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factbox: 'I can't breathe' protests spread across America after Minneapolis killing

Reuters Saturday, 30 May 2020
Thousands of protesters stormed the perimeter of Barclays Center in New York as protests spread across the United States over the killing of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man who died after being pinned by the neck under a white police officer's knee.
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Protests in Minneapolis on Wednesday erupted into violence and looting, in a second day of rage over the police killing of a black man named George Floyd. Gloria Tso reports.

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