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George Floyd live updates: North Carolina memorial; DC could see 'one of the largest' protests

USATODAY.com Saturday, 6 June 2020
A second memorial service for George Floyd is planned in North Carolina Saturday. D.C. could see one of its largest protests. Latest on Floyd's death.
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News video: Memorial held for George Floyd in Denver

Memorial held for George Floyd in Denver 01:53

Thousands of people descended upon Civic Center Park to honor the life of George Floyd, who died while in police custody on Memorial Day. Denver7's Jessica Porter reports.

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Police must apologise for ‘knee on neck’ arrest, says lawyer [Video]

Police must apologise for ‘knee on neck’ arrest, says lawyer

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]

Family of George Floyd Files Civil Suit

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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Floyd's family sues Minneapolis over his death [Video]

Floyd's family sues Minneapolis over his death

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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5.1-Magnitude Earthquake Struck North Carolina [Video]

5.1-Magnitude Earthquake Struck North Carolina

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit North Carolina on Sunday. The quake shook an area about 2 miles from the town of Sparta, North Carolina, along the state's border with Virginia. According to CNN, it struck about 8:07 a.m. There were no immediate reports of injuries, but damage to homes and other structures have been reported. According to the US Geological Survey offices, earthquakes become destructive at a magnitude of 4.0 to 5.0.

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5.1 magnitude earthquake shakes North Carolina

It's the largest earthquake to hit the state since 1916. It was felt as far away as Tennessee and South Carolina.
CBS News

Rare 5.1 magnitude earthquake hits North Carolina, but felt in several southern states

The rare quake was the strongest to rock the region since a magnitude 5.2 quake in 1916.

USATODAY.com

Earthquake in North Carolina Is Strongest in the Area Since 1916

The earthquake near the border with Virginia was the strongest in the region since 1916, the authorities said.
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