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Police unions shift stance on protecting bad officers

In response to the police killing George Floyd, 15 unions that represent law enforcement officers across the US have endorsed a blueprint for policing that includes an unprecedented shift in the way unions protect bad police officers, according to a copy of the plan obtained by CNN ahead of its release this week.
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'This is a huge step for law enforcement.' Police unions shift stance on protecting bad officers

In response to the police killing George Floyd, 15 unions that represent law enforcement officers across the US have endorsed a blueprint for policing that includes an unprecedented shift in the way unions protect bad police officers, according to a copy of the plan obtained by CNN ahead of its release this week.
Tags: US, Cnn, George Floyd


The FBI is supposed to track how police use force – years later, it’s falling well short

Guardian investigation finds FBI failing to collect data from police departments on use of force – where’s the transparency?In the weeks after George Floyd was murdered, US police flooded the streets in more than 100 cities with some form of teargas, according to an analysis by the New York Times.A later analysis of 7,305 protest events in all 50 states, involving millions of attendees during May and June, found that police used teargas or related substances in about 183 of these events, or 2.5%...
Tags: Race, US, World news, US news, Fbi, New York Times, Global development, George Floyd


Trial for three other ex-officers charged in George Floyd's killing set for August

The federal trial for former Minneapolis police officers Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng, and Thomas Lane, accused of civil rights violations in the death of George Floyd, is scheduled for August 2, a judge said Friday.
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Stories, Thomas Lane, George Floyd, Tou Thao J Alexander Kueng


Federal trial for three other ex-officers charged in George Floyd's killing set for August

The federal trial for former Minneapolis police officers Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng, and Thomas Lane, accused of civil rights violations in the death of George Floyd, is scheduled for August 2, a judge said Friday.
Tags: Minneapolis, Cnn, Thomas Lane, George Floyd, Tou Thao J Alexander Kueng


Mighty Mighty Bosstones’ George Floyd Tribute Horrifies Twitter Users

A reviewer called "The Killing Of Georgie (Part III)" “well-intentioned, and a towering achievement in the field of no.”
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School district investigating high school assignment questioning if Derek Chauvin deserves a new trial

Students at an upstate New York high school were given a writing assignment about whether Derek Chauvin should be granted a new trial over the murder of George Floyd because of questions about one of the jurors.
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School district investigating divisive high school assignment questioning if Derek Chauvin deserves a new trial

Students at an upstate New York high school were given a writing assignment about whether Derek Chauvin should win a new trial over the death of George Floyd because of questions about one of the jurors who presided over his trial.
Tags: New York, Cnn, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin


ABC News Plans Two ‘Soul of a Nation’ Primetime Specials

ABC News will expand its recent “Soul of a Nation” series with two primetime specials designed to commemorate the first anniversary of George Floyd’s death and Juneteenth. “After Floyd: The Year that Shook the World – A Soul of a Nation Special,” will air Tuesday, May 25 from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m., and will […]
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Judge Postpones Trial For 3 Ex-Cops Charged In George Floyd’s Death

Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao were scheduled to face trial in August.
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State trial for three other ex-officers charged in George Floyd's killing is delayed until next year

The state trial for the three former Minneapolis Police officers accused of aiding and abetting the murder of George Floyd has been postponed until March 7, 2022, so that a federal trial on civil rights charges can take place first, Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill announced in a Thursday hearing, according to a pool reporter in court.
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NAR Forum Examines How Nation Can Heal, Unify in the Wake of a Divisive Year

Washington, D.C. – May 12, 2021 (nar.realtor) Political commentator Van Jones and NPR political correspondent Mara Liasson discussed political division and a legislative outlook for the 117th Congress at an event held today by the National Association of Realtors®. Jones and Liasson were invited to address some 14,000 Realtors® and real estate industry stakeholders as part of the 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings(link is external)‘ Federal Legislative & Political Forum(link is external). ...
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Texas officials move forward on requesting posthumous pardon for George Floyd

Local officials in Texas unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday calling for a posthumous pardon for George Floyd on a drug charge from more than 15 years ago.
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Derek Chauvin may face longer sentence after judge rules on aggravating factors in George Floyd's death

Former officer Derek Chauvin may face a longer sentence after a Minnesota judge ruled there were several aggravating factors in George Floyd's murder.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Judge's ruling allows for longer sentence for Derek Chauvin in murder of George Floyd

The judge who oversaw Derek Chauvin's murder trial ruled Wednesday that there were four aggravating factors in the killing of George Floyd, a decision that allows the judge to give Chauvin a lengthier prison sentence.
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Ruling allows for longer sentence for Chauvin

The judge who oversaw Derek Chauvin's murder trial ruled Wednesday that there were four aggravating factors in the killing of George Floyd, a decision that allows the judge to give Chauvin a lengthier prison sentence.
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Judge's ruling allows for longer sentence for Derek Chauvin

The judge who oversaw Derek Chauvin's murder trial ruled Wednesday that there were four aggravating factors in the killing of George Floyd, a decision that allows the judge to give Chauvin a lengthier prison sentence.
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'This gives us hope.' George Floyd's family praises federal indictment of 4 former officers

• Lawyers for family of Andrew Brown Jr. ask district attorney to recuse himself
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'This gives us hope.' George Floyd's family praises federal indictment of 4 former police officers

Members of George Floyd's family on Saturday praised the news that four former Minneapolis police officers will face federal charges in connection to his death, saying they were "very grateful."
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Chauvin And Three Other Officers Face New Federal Civil Rights Charges

Four Minneapolis police officers, including Derek Chauvin, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for alleged civil rights violations in the death of George Floyd. [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Indictment, Chauvin, Kate Riga, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin


Federal grand jury indicts four ex-Minneapolis police officers in George Floyd's death

• Jury selection in Ahmaud Arbery case set for October • DA: No charges in fatal police shooting of mentally ill Black man
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Stories, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd


The indictment alleges the officers violated Floyd's constitutional rights, according to court documents

A federal grand jury has indicted four former Minneapolis police officers in connection with the death of George Floyd, alleging the officers violated Floyd's constitutional rights.
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George Floyd: Four police officers charged with violating civil rights

Derek Chauvin, already convicted of murder, and three others are accused of denying Floyd's rights.
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The jury finds the four former Minneapolis police officers violated Floyd's constitutional rights

A federal grand jury has indicted four former Minneapolis police officers in connection with the death of George Floyd, alleging the officers violated Floyd's constitutional rights.
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Michelle Obama says many Black people 'live in fear' and admits she worries about her daughters 'every time they get in a car by themselves'

Petar Kujundzic/Reuters Michelle Obama says Black people "live in fear" when grocery shopping, driving, and walking their dogs. The former first lady shared with CBS News her concerns about her daughters. "Every time they get in a car by themselves, I worry about what assumption is being made," she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former first lady Michelle Obama in a new interview discussed the fear that Black Americans often experience in their everyday lives and o...
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What we know about the 2017 encounter that led to Derek Chauvin's second indictment

Derek Chauvin, who was convicted last month on state murder charges in the death of George Floyd, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with a separate incident involving a teen in 2017.
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Federal grand jury indicts four former Minneapolis police officers in George Floyd's death

A federal grand jury has indicted four former Minneapolis police officers in connection with the death of George Floyd, alleging the officers violated Floyd's constitutional rights, according to court documents filed in federal court in Minnesota.
Tags: Minneapolis, Cnn, Floyd, George Floyd


George Floyd death: four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges

Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J Kueng and Tou Thao chargedQuartet accused of violating Floyd’s constitutional rightsA federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s arrest and murder, accusing them of violating the Black man’s constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping for air, according to indictments unsealed on Friday.The three-count indictment on civil rights charges names Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, ...
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Derek Chauvin, 3 other former Minneapolis police officers indicted on civil rights charges in George Floyd's death

A federal grand jury has indicted Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers for civil rights charges over the death of George Floyd, according to an indictment released Friday.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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