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Minneapolis Police To Be Investigated By State Civil Rights Department

16 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced Tuesday that it will begin an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department after filing a civil rights...
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Judge blocks sit-down dining at central Minnesota bar chain

18 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

A judge on Tuesday blocked a chain of central Minnesota bars and restaurants from offering sit-down dining in violation of Gov. Tim Walz's peacetime emergency order during the...
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More protests sweep US cities as Trump decries ‘lowlifes'

19 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By ZEKE MILLER and TIM SULLIVAN WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday turned up the pressure on governors to quell the violence set off by the death of George Floyd...
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A billionaire tech investor is calling out Apple CEO Tim Cook for not speaking up publicly about the company's values amid protests over George Floyd's death

A billionaire tech investor is calling out Apple CEO Tim Cook for not speaking up publicly about the company's values amid protests over George Floyd's death

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Tech billionaire Vinod Khosla is urging Apple CEO Tim Cook to speak publicly about the company's values in light of the ongoing George Floyd protests. Cook sent an internal...
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GOP senators offer rare rebuke of Trump on church visit

20 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON - A handful of GOP senators spoke out Tuesday against President Donald Trump, criticizing his visit to a church after police removed peaceful...
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Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

21 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   6 articles

The state will investigate whether the Minneapolis Police Department has engaged in systemic discrimination toward people of color, Gov. Tim Walz said.
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Decade of Policies, Procedures at Minneapolis Police Department Under Investigation, Minnesota Governor Announces

22 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Governor Tim Waltz announced the investigation eight days after George Floyd died while in police custody.
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Minnesota to conduct state's first civil rights probe into police department

Minnesota to conduct state's first civil rights probe into police department

22 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

"The investigation will review MPD policies and practices in the last 10 years,'' Gov. Tim Walz said.
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Emirates may reconsider plane orders from Airbus and Boeing because of the pandemic, but that's especially bad news for the US plane-maker

Emirates may reconsider plane orders from Airbus and Boeing because of the pandemic, but that's especially bad news for the US plane-maker

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Emirates suggested that it is reexamining its outstanding aircraft orders as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on the airline industry. This could be particularly bad news...
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Minnesota files civil rights charge against Minneapolis police in George Floyd's death

23 hours ago   |   ABC   |   6 articles

Gov. Tim Walz said his administration will investigate whether Minneapolis police have used "systemic discriminatory practices toward people of color."
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper opposes Trump on use of military in riots

Defense Secretary Mark Esper opposes Trump on use of military in riots

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday that he opposes the use of the military to quell violence in US cities, a stance that runs counter to President Trump's vow to... Read more ...

Study: Same-sex weddings have boosted economies by $3.8 billion since gay...

Study: Same-sex weddings have boosted economies by $3.8 billion since gay marriage was legalized

Same-sex weddings have been a boon for the wedding industry since gay marriage was legalized in 2015 - and in the years since, it's boosted state and local economies by $3.8... Read more ...

AMC Theatres has ‘substantial doubt' it can remain in business

AMC Theatres has ‘substantial doubt' it can remain in business

AMC Theatres has ‘substantial doubt' it can remain in business AMC Theatres , the world's biggest movie theater chain, said on Wednesday that it has “substantial doubt” it can... Read more ...

Trump administration to ban Chinese passenger airlines from US

Trump administration to ban Chinese passenger airlines from US

The Trump administration said Wednesday it will ban Chinese passenger carriers from flying in and out of the US starting June 16, ramping up pressure on Beijing to allow... Read more ...

Defense Secretary Mark Esper: 'I Do Not Support Invoking The Insurrection Act'

Defense Secretary Mark Esper: 'I Do Not Support Invoking The Insurrection Act'

President Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to use the law to deploy the military to police U.S. cities. Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few...

National coronavirus updates: Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few infections

Chinese officials identified just 300 positive cases, all of whom had no symptoms. Read more ...

Kansas adds 169 new COVID-19 cases to top 10,100 total in first update since...

Kansas adds 169 new COVID-19 cases to top 10,100 total in first update since Monday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported an increase of 169 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its first update since Monday pushing the statewide total to 10,170... Read more ...

Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

After years of incendiary comments on race, King was largely abandoned by GOP leaders. He was defeated in Tuesday's primary by state Sen. Randy Feenstra, according to the... Read more ...

Trump: I Was Only Inspecting That Bunker

Trump: I Was Only Inspecting That Bunker

President Trump is disputing reports that he was rushed to an underground bunker as protests raged outside the White House Friday. The president told Brian Kilmeade on Fox New... Read more ...

Margaret Kimberley: Black Misleaders Are Seeking an End to Grassroots Protest

Margaret Kimberley: Black Misleaders Are Seeking an End to Grassroots Protest

New York City - The aftermath of George Floyd's murder at the hands of Minneapolis, Minnesota police has created a national political crisis. The revulsion caused by this... Read more ...