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George Floyd's family is set to honor him as a nation demands justice for his death

George Floyd's death inspired a national movement and forced his family to demand justice. Now, it's time for them to celebrate his life. The first in a series of memorial services honoring Floyd will take place Thursday afternoon.
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Joshua Kimmich says Bayern Munich is planning to join George Floyd protests

Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich says the club is planning on joining the protests against George Floyd's death and believes white players should stand with their black teammates in showing solidarity.
Tags: Cnn, Bayern Munich, Joshua Kimmich, George Floyd


Has the UK just canceled summer by imposing a 14-day quarantine?

Europe is readying for its first socially distanced foreign visitors amid hopes that peak tourist season can be salvaged. But for the UK, new rules quarantining arrivals for 14 days could still see summer cancelled and the tourism industry at risk
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George Floyd's friend who was in the car with him reveals his last moments

George Floyd pleaded with officers before his death in Minneapolis, asking them what was going on and not resisting arrest in any way, a friend said.
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37 children injured in a knife attack at elementary school in China

An attacker with a knife injured 37 children and two adults at an elementary school in southern China on Thursday, according to a local government statement.
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Video captures police officer in Florida kneeling on a black man's neck during an arrest

A Florida police department has launched an internal investigation after a video surfaced on social media showing a Sarasota police officer kneeling on a black man's neck during an arrest.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Sarasota


Some YouTubers say they plan to donate their ad revenue from videos to Black Lives Matter movement

After George Floyd's death at the hand of Minneapolis police, thousands took to the streets to protest, or opened their wallets to donate to help support the Black Lives Matter movement.
Tags: Minneapolis, Cnn, Black Lives Matter, George Floyd


Lance Armstrong: The man who 'gained the world but lost his soul'

Betsy Andreu is frustrated. She's just watched the first two hours of Lance Armstrong sharing what the disgraced cyclist calls "his truth" in ESPN's recent 30-for-30 documentary. She isn't buying it.
Tags: Cnn, Espn, Lance Armstrong, Betsy Andreu


Astronomers confirm Earth-size exoplanet around nearest star and maybe more

Astronomers have confirmed the existence of Proxima b, an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting the closest star to our sun, Proxima Centauri. The planet was first detected in 2016. New research has suggested there may be other planets in the nearby system.
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Wildfire destroys homes and forces evacuations in northern California

A California fire department is battling a four-alarm wildfire near the Suisun City Wildlife Center in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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India's cyclone response saves lives. Climate resilient infrastructure will save livelihoods

Mumbai avoided the worst of Cyclone Nisarga, which made landfall close to the Indian financial capital in western Maharashtra on Wednesday, but caused minimal damage, officials said.
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Anderson Cooper Dismantles Kayleigh McEnany’s ‘Like Churchill’ Defense Of Trump

The CNN host thoroughly debunked the White House press secretary's comparison.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Churchill, Trump, Anderson Cooper Dismantles Kayleigh McEnany


New Zealand to provide free sanitary products in schools to fight period poverty

The New Zealand government said Wednesday that it will provide free sanitary products in schools across the country in an effort to tackle period poverty -- where girls or women are unable to afford or access sufficient menstrual hygiene products.
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Anderson Cooper rips Trump's photo-op: He stood there, Bible in hand, and couldn't think of anything to say

CNN's Anderson Cooper responds to White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany saying that President Donald Trump's photo-op in front of St. John's Episcopal Church amid the George Floyd protests was akin to Winston Churchill touring the rubble of London during WWII.
Tags: London, News, White House, Cnn, Winston Churchill, Stories, Anderson Cooper, Donald Trump, Trump, St John s Episcopal Church, Kayleigh McEnany, George Floyd


Anderson Cooper scoffs at Trump being compared to Churchill

CNN's Anderson Cooper responds to White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany saying that President Donald Trump's photo-op in front of St. John's Episcopal Church amid the George Floyd protests was akin to Winston Churchill touring the rubble of London during WWII.
Tags: London, News, White House, Cnn, Winston Churchill, Stories, Anderson Cooper, Donald Trump, Churchill, Trump, St John s Episcopal Church, Kayleigh McEnany, George Floyd


Indian defense minister says there have been 'significant' Chinese troop movements amid border tensions

Chinese troops have moved into a tense, disputed section of the Himalayan border shared by China and India, according to a high-ranking Delhi official.
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George Floyd protests spread nationwide

Protests following the death of George Floyd, a black man who pleaded that he couldn't breathe while he was held down with a knee by a former Minneapolis police officer, have spread nationwide. Follow here for the latest updates.
Tags: Minneapolis, Cnn, George Floyd


Video captures police officer in Florida kneeling on a man's neck during an arrest

A Florida police department has launched an internal investigation after a video surfaced on social media showing a Sarasota police officer kneeling on a man's neck during an arrest.
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June 3 George Floyd protest news

Protests following the death of George Floyd, a black man who pleaded that he couldn't breathe while he was held down with a knee by a former Minneapolis police officer, have spread nationwide. Follow here for the latest updates.
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Stelter: Trump encourages people not to believe their eyes, ears or lungs

Don't believe what you read, hear or see. That's what the Trump White House and the pro-Trump media are relying upon: Disbelief.
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HSBC, Standard Chartered publicly support China's national security law for Hong Kong

Two of Hong Kong's biggest retail banks are backing a controversial national security law that would drastically broaden China's power over the financial hub.
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Cnn, HSBC Standard Chartered


First elected black mayor of Ferguson says 'people will have a voice' and police need to work with communities

Ella Jones -- who was elected as the first black and first female mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, on Tuesday -- shared what her election symbolizes and where the nation should go next after George Floyd's death.
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Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Here's the latest updates on Covid-19 cases, deaths, government responses and more.
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Military leaders condemn Trump over protest response

President Donald Trump is facing an unprecedented revolt from the elite corps of ex-military leaders and presidents over his brazen response to mass protests and inflaming of racial divides.
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'It feels like a betrayal.' US diplomats worry that crackdowns at home will undermine their mission abroad

Less than 24 hours after law enforcement officials violently dispersed peaceful protesters outside the White House with pepper balls and rubber bullets, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with survivors of China's brutal 1989 crackdown on the pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square.
Tags: White House, China, US, Cnn, State, Mike Pompeo


One small reason to be optimistic after a week of protests

After a week of demonstrations and public outcry over the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer, President Donald Trump is increasingly isolated in his efforts to villainize those marching against racial injustice.
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Retired Marine Gen. John Allen: Trump's threats of military force may be 'the beginning of the end of the American experiment'

A retired four-star Marine general on Wednesday excoriated President Donald Trump's threats to use the military on protesters and his controversial church photo op on Monday, writing that his actions "may well signal the beginning of the end of the American experiment."
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Drew Brees catches heat from Malcolm Jenkins and other star athletes for 'disrespecting the flag' remark

Drew Brees, the popular New Orleans Saints quarterback, caught heat from the likes of LeBron James and his own teammates, after saying he will "never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag."
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Airline restarts flights, cancels them again when passengers can't follow Covid-19 regulations

Just weeks after restarting domestic flights, Indonesian carrier Lion Air has canceled them again, citing issues with passengers not following Covid-19 regulations.
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Why Mattis' verdict on Trump is devastating

The legendary general President Trump picked as his defense secretary flamed the president in a statement Wedndesday, joining a growing number of retired military officers who accuse Trump of dividing the nation, writes Peter Bergen. Mattis' stature in the military and his time spent working with Trump give his comments particular heft.
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