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George Floyd: Joe Biden visits site of Wilmington protests during weekend of turmoil

USATODAY.com Monday, 1 June 2020
Late Saturday night, Joe Biden released a statement comparing George Floyd's death to Eric Garner's, a black man who died while being arrested.
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Here in the valley, thousands turned out this weekend to demand justice for George Floyd. There were many peaceful protests, but a few of the scenes did turn tense.

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The new movie gives the family a chance to place officer Daniel Pantaleo on trial.

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The lawyer for a man who was arrested as a police officer knelt on his neck – in a case that “mirrors almost identically what happened to George Floyd” – has called for a formal apology from Scotland Yard.Marcus Coutain, 48, was filmed pleading with officers to “get off my neck” as he was handcuffed on the pavement in Islington, north London, on Thursday evening.The police watchdog is investigating the manner of the arrest, which has resulted in one Metropolitan Police officer being suspended and another placed on restricted duties.

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Family of George Floyd Files Civil Suit [Video]

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Attorneys for the family of George Floyd filed a federal civil lawsuit on Wednesday. The suit is against the city of Minneapolis and the police officers involved in the death of George Floyd. Floyd died May 25 after former officer Derek Chauvin used his leg to pin Floyd's neck to the ground for nearly nine minutes. Chauvin was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. The lawsuit was filed in US District Court for the District of Minnesota.

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A trustee for the family of George Floyd, who died on May 25 after a Minneapolis policeman knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, sued the city of Minneapolis and four of its police officers in federal court on Wednesday, civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump said.

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Milley: 'Personally outraged' by George Floyd's death [Video]

Milley: 'Personally outraged' by George Floyd's death

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley on Thursday told the House Armed Services Committee that he was 'personally outraged by George Floyd's brutal and senseless killing" and that the military was still struggling with racism.

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Hacked 'BlueLeaks' Docs Show Cops Were Tracking George Floyd Protesters [Video]

Hacked 'BlueLeaks' Docs Show Cops Were Tracking George Floyd Protesters

Law enforcement has kept tabs on demonstrators since anti-police-brutality protests first broke out after the death of George Floyd. According to Business Insider, leaked documents reveal police exchanged protesters' Twitter handles. They also monitored protest plans in private Slack and Telegram channels, and kept lists of people who responded to protest events on Facebook. Records also show law enforcement focusing heavily on perceived threats against officers' lives posted to social media.

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3 cases of COVID-19 detected among workers who sought access to Democratic convention site in Milwaukee

Convention organizers said those positive tests are not what trigger Wednesday's announcement that speakers, including Joe Biden, would not be traveling to..
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Trump falsely says Biden, a practicing Catholic, is "against God"

"Hurt the Bible. Hurt God. He's against God. He's against guns. He's against energy," Trump said of his opponent in Ohio.
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Donald Trump: Joe Biden is against God and against guns [Video]

Donald Trump: Joe Biden is against God and against guns

US president Donald Trump launches a scathing attack on his Democrat electionrival Joe Biden on a visit to Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday, in which he saidMr Biden was "against God" and "against guns".

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Panel rejects Donald Trump's request to add a fourth debate with Joe Biden

The Trump campaign had asked the Commission on Presidential Debates to add a fourth debate or move up the September one due to early voting.

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Donald Trump claims Joe Biden is 'against God;' Biden aides call Trump a hypocritical divider

Biden has often talked about how his Catholic faith helped him survive the death of his first wife and their daughter in a 1972 car crash.

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