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National Guard called to respond to Minneapolis violence


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:41:37 +0000

Author: Doug Glass, Associated Press

Fires are burning and looting is taking place after violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night.

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Shots fired during Denver protest of Minneapolis man's death


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:18:58 +0000

Author: Associated Press

Authorities say shots were fired and protesters blocked traffic during a demonstration in downtown Denver to protest this week's death of a handcuffed black man during a confrontation with a white police officer in Minnesota.

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Man charged in Mennonite woman's death grew up in the faith


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 00:39:06 +0000

Author: Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press

An airman charged with murder in the death of a 27-year-old Mennonite Sunday school teacher told authorities he was raised in the religion and joined the Air Force to escape a difficult, sheltered and restricted life.

Read more: Man charged in Mennonite woman's death grew up in the faith


Officer accused in Floyd's death opened fire on 2 people


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 00:29:15 +0000

Author: Todd Richmond, Associated Press

The white Minneapolis police officer accused of killing a black man by kneeling on his neck while he was handcuffed has a service record that includes three shooting incidents, nearly 20 complaints and two letters of reprimand.

Read more: Officer accused in Floyd's death opened fire on 2 people


Lives Lost: Veteran guarded Nazis during war crimes trial


Created: Thu, 28 May 2020 23:44:41 +0000

Author: Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press

Emilio DiPalma, who fought on the front lines during World War II and served as a courtroom guard during the trial of top Nazi war criminals, has died from the coronavirus.

Read more: Lives Lost: Veteran guarded Nazis during war crimes trial


Police, experts condemn knee restraint used on George Floyd


Created: Thu, 28 May 2020 23:13:34 +0000

Author: Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press

Police around the U.S. and law enforcement experts are broadly condemning the way George Floyd, who died in police custody, was restrained by a Minneapolis officer who dug his knee into the man's neck.

Read more: Police, experts condemn knee restraint used on George Floyd


Court rejects bid to revive cancelled US pipeline program


Created: Thu, 28 May 2020 22:38:25 +0000

Author: Associated Press

A U.S. appeals court has turned down a request by the Trump administration to revive a permit program for new oil and gas pipelines that was canceled by a lower court.

Read more: Court rejects bid to revive cancelled US pipeline program


Court orders defiant Michigan barber to close his shop


Created: Thu, 28 May 2020 22:15:59 +0000

Author: Ed White, Associated Press

The Michigan appeals court has ordered a barber who has been defying the state's coronavirus restrictions to close his shop.

Read more: Court orders defiant Michigan barber to close his shop


Doctors sue to block FDA abortion pill rule during pandemic


Created: Thu, 28 May 2020 20:13:47 +0000

Author: Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press

A group of physicians has asked a federal court to suspend a U.S. Food and Drug Administration rule that requires patients to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to get an abortion pill.

Read more: Doctors sue to block FDA abortion pill rule during pandemic


Mitch McConnell stresses need to wear face masks in public


Created: Thu, 28 May 2020 19:36:40 +0000

Author: Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is stressing the importance of wearing masks in public as the nation's economy reopens.

Read more: Mitch McConnell stresses need to wear face masks in public

 
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