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'It was a murder in the full light of day': Biden

25 days ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the murder conviction of former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd was much too rare in a country plagued by systemic racism and called for meaningful police reform measures.
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George Floyd's family can ‘breathe again' after Derek Chauvin conviction

George Floyd's family can ‘breathe again' after Derek Chauvin conviction

25 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

George Floyd's family is “able to breathe again” after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of his murder on Tuesday, but loved ones, activists and politicians across the country say the fight for justice and policing reform is far from over.
“Today is a pivotal moment for America. It's something this country's needed for a long time now,” Floyd's nephew, Brandon Williams, told reporters after the verdict was read. “We need change in this broken system that was built to oppress us, that was built against us.... We need police reform, bad.”
A jury on Tuesday found...
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Here's what Derek Chauvin wrote on his hand ahead of murder conviction

Here's what Derek Chauvin wrote on his hand ahead of murder conviction

25 days ago   |   By New York Post

Derek Chauvin jotted down his lawyer's phone number on his hand ahead of his Tuesday conviction for killing George Floyd, a new report said. Chauvin's lawyer, Eric Nelson, confirmed with TMZ that his client wrote down the number in anticipation of having his bail revoked - which it was - following the guilty verdicts on...
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Biden responds to Derek Chauvin's conviction in the murder of George Floyd

Biden responds to Derek Chauvin's conviction in the murder of George Floyd

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden addressed the nation on Tuesday night after a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the murder of George Floyd.
"No one should be above the law," Biden said. "And today's verdict sends that message. But it's not enough."
He also called the killing of Floyd, "a murder in full light of day," saying "it ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic racism the Vice President just referred to."
The president called on state and local governments to do more to reform policing to reduce killings by law...
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Charles Oliveira stops Michael Chandler at UFC 262 to claim lightweight crown

Charles Oliveira stops Michael Chandler at UFC 262 to claim lightweight crown

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