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Rams depth chart: Who’s up, who’s down, position by position

Here’s a look at the Rams’ roster as the team prepares to open training camp July 28 at UC Irvine. It will be updated throughout camp and the season. Players are listed in the likely playing-time pecking order at each position, as seen by Rams beat writer Kevin Modesti. Offseason additions are noted by T for trade acquisitions, FA for free-agent signings, W for waiver pickups, R-F for reserve-future contracts, D for drafted rookies and U for undrafted rookies. Quarterback Matthew Stafford (T), J...
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’30 Rock’ Returns to Netflix Next Month – Here Are Six Episodes to Revisit

It’s been a few years since 30 Rock was available on Netflix. Since then, it’s been kicking around Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Peacock. But let’s be honest, Netflix is where you want this series to be. It’s the streaming service everyone has, and since it was situated in their library for so long, it almost feels wrong to watch the antics of Liz Lemon (Tina Fey), Jenna Maroney (Jane Krakowski), Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan), and Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) anywhere else. In honor of the show’s triump...
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Trump said he regrets not 'immediately' sending in the US military to quash nationwide unrest last summer

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to Air Force personnel during an event September 15, 2017 at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. President Trump attended the event to celebrate the 70th birthday of the U.S. Air Force. Alex Wong/Getty Images A new book from two Washington Post reporters reveals one of former President Trump's regrets. He told them he wishes he had sent in the military "immediately" to quell unrest last summer. The nationwide unrest followed the murder of George Floyd by ...
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‘Through The Stroke Of A Pen, Lives Will Be Changed’: REFORM Alliance CEO Robert Rooks On Mission To Improve Criminal Justice System

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George Floyd Mural Struck By Lightning In Toledo, Ohio

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Donald Trump Jr. says destruction of George Floyd mural might be a sign from God

Donald Trump Jr. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Getty Images Donald Trump Jr. thinks a destroyed George Floyd mural in Ohio might be a sign from God. "I mean you have to wonder if ... a higher power, is telling us something here?!?" he wrote. Don Jr. made the comments in a lengthy caption on an Instagram post. See more stories on Insider's business page. In a 131 word Instagram caption, Donald Trump Jr. speculated that the destruction of a George Floyd mural in Toledo, Ohio might be a sign from G...
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Faith leaders push for understanding, solidarity in Asian and Black communities

“Asian Lives Matter.” Those three words — spoken loudly and emphatically by a Black pastor — moved Hyepin Im to tears. “I felt chills going down my spine,” recalled Im, who leads Faith and Community Empowerment, a nonprofit based in Los Angeles’ Koreatown, which works to connect Asian American faith leaders with the community at large. “I was so grateful. I’ve waited a long time to hear this.” Im and the Rev. Mark Whitlock, who spoke those words, have had a professional relationship and a person...
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Attorney General challenges judge's characterization of girls' reactions at Floyd murder scene

Phrasing in Judge Peter Cahill's sentencing memorandum questioned.
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Ben Crump: Black lives have always had a price. Floyd case brought new accountability.

Emancipation liberated Black people from confines of slavery, not criminal justice system. Chauvin sentence, million dollar civil suits beginning of change.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Floyd, Ben Crump, Chauvin


Teen Who Recorded Floyd's Arrest Loses Uncle in Police Crash

The teenager who recorded the last moments of George Floyd’s life in a video that helped launch a global protest movement against racial injustice says her uncle has died in a crash involving a Minneapolis police car.
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Ben Crump: Blacks have always had a price. Floyd case brought new era of accountability.

Emancipation liberated Blacks from confines of slavery, not criminal justice system. Chauvin sentence, million dollar civil suits beginning of change.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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LAPD officer accused of mocking George Floyd cleared by internal panel

A Los Angeles Police Department officer who was accused of distributing a Valentine’s Day-themed social media post mocking the death of George Floyd was found not guilty by the department’s administrative trial board, his attorney said Tuesday, July 6. The accused officer, who has not been publicly identified, will not face any discipline after being cleared on Friday by the department’s Board of Rights, which comprises three hearing officers, according to his attorney Leslie Wilcox. Police Chie...
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The Geek in Review Ep. 123 – Eugene Giudice on Reflections During a Pandemic

When we all started working from home last March, we each did something to help us keep sane and stay engaged with our families, our friends, and our peers. Eugene Giudice found a unique way of doing just that with a daily note to all of the above. After more than a year of these daily inspirational emails, he put them into a book called Reflections During a Pandemic: Thoughts While Sheltering In Place Paperback . Eugene’s writings mark places in time and bring back memories of those peri...
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Court OKs 3rd-degree murder against 3-ex cops in George Floyd death

By STEVE KARNOWSKI | The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS  — Prosecutors may file aiding and abetting third-degree murder charges against three former Minneapolis police officers in the death of George Floyd, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday. The appeals court sent the case back to Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill. He denied prosecutors’ motion to add the charges against former officers J Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao back in February during the runup to the separate trial...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Sport, Soccer, Associated Press, Minnesota Supreme Court, Floyd, Noor, Steve Karnowski, Cahill, Minnesota Court of Appeals, Hennepin County, New York New Jersey, National News, Chauvin


Salaries are on the rise in police departments across the US, despite protests and calls to defund the police

NYPD officers stand guard on April 4, 2021 in New York City. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images The 2020 median salary for a police officer in the US was $67,290 - the median for all jobs was $48,769. Despite ongoing calls to defund police departments, officer salaries are only getting higher. Police forces are growing, too, with incentives to join such tuition reimbursement and signing bonuses. See more stories on Insider's business page. Police work can be one of the best-paid professions in t...
Tags: Mississippi, Minneapolis, California, Opinion, Police, Boston, Massachusetts, New York City, US, Careers, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Law Enforcement, Austin, Bureau of Labor Statistics


This Week’s Extreme Heat Shows Why We Need to Care for Each Other

When the heat started building in the Pacific Northwest over the weekend, LeeAnn Floyd started having nightmares about people dying. Frustrated by what she said was a lack of any visible, detailed government or official suggestions for how to stay safe in a hot home, Floyd posted a thread of dozens of heat-beating…Read more...
Tags: Crowdsourcing, Science, Technology, Air Conditioning, Articles, Paypal, Communism, Aid, Pacific Northwest, Venmo, Humanitarian Aid, Floyd, KC, Occupational Safety and Health, Collectivism, Mutual Aid


Interesting split Fourth Circuit panel debate while upholding resentencing to 52 years for violent offenses by 15-year-old

A helpful reader made sure I did not miss the interesting discussion of sentencing practices and outcomes by a Fourth Circuit panel yesterday in US v. Friend, No. 20-4129 (4th Cir. June 28, 2021) (available here). The first paragraph of the majority opinion sets the terms: Appellant Philip Friend, who actively participated as a fifteen-year-old juvenile in a series of violent carjackings, challenges the fifty-two-year sentence imposed by the district court after a remand in this case.  Our rema...
Tags: Law, US, United States, Philip, Fourth Circuit, Floyd, Douglas A Berman, Appellant Philip Friend, Philip Bernard Friend


Federal plea deal on civil rights charges reportedly in the works for Derek Chauvin

This new local press piece, headlined "Derek Chauvin Closing In On Federal Plea Deal, Sources Tell WCCO," reports on an unsurprising but still interesting development in the legal sagas around George Floyd's killing.  Here are the details: Multiple sources tell WCCO that federal prosecutors are in talks with former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin about a possible plea deal.  They say Chauvin is close to reaching a deal, and that is what he was likely referring to when he made a cryptic...
Tags: Minnesota, Law, Minneapolis, WCCO, Floyd, Blakely, U S Attorney 's Office, Ben Crump, Douglas A Berman, Eric Nelson, Moriarity, Chauvin, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, George Floyd Derek Chauvin, Federal Plea Deal Sources Tell WCCO


Congress' inadequate 'framework' for police reform

Congress is now in recess, and only has a "framework" for a police reform bill from the Senate. Since early March, there have been negotiations but no decisive action on the Justice in Policing Act (JPA) that bears George Floyd's name. Floyd died at the knee of Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020, which ignited a firestorm of protests around the world due to the excessive force and abuse of power that led to another unnecessary death of a Black man, and a murder conviction for Chauvin. It brought to t...
Tags: News, Congress, Stories, Floyd, Chauvin, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin


Justices won’t intervene in dispute over transgender rights and bathrooms

The Supreme Court said Monday it will not take up a dispute over whether transgender students must be allowed to use restrooms that match their gender identities. The justices also added a First Amendment case and an immigration case to their docket for next term, and they ordered a lower court to take a closer look at a wrongful-death lawsuit by the parents of a man who died after police officers pinned him to the ground while he was handcuffed. Those items and others were part of a busy Monda...
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A day after Derek Chauvin's sentencing, lawmakers in Minnesota reached an agreement on policing measures and will create a warning system to keep bad cops off the street

A small group of protesters who had closed the intersection of Hennepin Avenue and Lake Street in Uptown clashed with officers on bike who were trying to take over the area as protests continue in response the the shooting of Winston Smith the day before by police in Minneapolis, Minn., on June 4, 2021. Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via Getty Images Lawmakers in Minnesota reached an agreement on police reform efforts in a larger public safety bill. The agreement came a day after forme...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Trends, Ap, House, Associated Press, Wright, Floyd, Democratic House, Uptown, Brooklyn Center, Lake Street, Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis Minn, Melissa Hortman


Gervonta Davis scores 11th round TKO over Mario Barrios for 3rd world title

ATLANTA (AP) — Gervonta Davis stopped Mario Barrios in the 11th round Saturday night to claim the WBA super lightweight title, his third world championship. Davis (25-0) moved up in weight and won by knockout for the 24th time as a professional. The Baltimore native also holds the WBA lightweight and super featherweight belts. There was little action through the first half of the fight in front of a sellout crowd of 16,570 at State Farm Arena as Barrios (26-1) and Davis alternated as the aggress...
Tags: Uncategorized, Sports, Atlanta, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Davis, Boxing, Baltimore, Floyd Mayweather, San Antonio, Floyd, Deontay Wilder, State Farm Arena, Barrios, Gervonta Davis


NYT: Trump aides drafted proclamation on Insurrection Act amid Floyd protests

White House aides prepared a draft proclamation last June to invoke the Insurrection Act as then-President Donald Trump debated deploying active-duty US soldiers in response to protests after the death of George Floyd, The New York Times reported Friday, citing two senior Trump administration officials.
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New York Times: Trump White House aides drafted proclamation on Insurrection Act amid Floyd protests

White House aides prepared a draft proclamation last June to invoke the Insurrection Act as then-President Donald Trump debated deploying active-duty US soldiers in response to protests after the death of George Floyd, The New York Times reported Friday, citing two senior Trump administration officials.
Tags: White House, Cnn, New York Times, Donald Trump, Trump, Floyd, Trump White House, George Floyd


Floyd statues defaced by hate group in New York, New Jersey

By Mark Morales and Lila Watts | CNN A statue of George Floyd that was unveiled in New York on Juneteenth by Floyd’s brother was vandalized early Thursday morning and police are investigating the incident as a hate crime, a law enforcement official told CNN. Black spray paint was daubed on the face of the statue and over the inscription on the base. The name of a website was stenciled with white spray paint on the pedestal, the New York Police Department said. The site painted onto the pedestal ...
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Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd

At his Friday sentencing hearing, Chauvin offered his "condolences" to Floyd's family but did not apologize for his actions.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Floyd, Chauvin, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin


Floyd Girlfriend Seeks 'Evening of Nonviolence' in Minnesota

George Floyd’s girlfriend is calling for an “evening of nonviolence” in Minneapolis after a judge sentenced a former police officer to 22 1/2 years in prison for Floyd’s murder.
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George Floyd's family speak of their trauma at Chauvin sentencing – video

George Floyd's family members asked for the maximum sentence for Derek Chavin, the white former Minneapolis police officer who was later sentenced to 22 years and six months in prison.Two months ago, Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder for pressing his knee against Floyd’s neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds before Floyd died.'The sudden murder of George has forever traumatized us. You may see us cry, but the full extent of our pain and trauma will never be seen with the naked eye,' s...
Tags: Minneapolis, US news, Black Lives Matter Movement, George, Floyd, Chauvin, George Floyd, Derek Chavin, Brandon Williams Floyd


George Floyd's family reveal their trauma at Chauvin sentencing – video

George Floyd's family members asked for the maximum sentence for Derek Chavin, the white former Minneapolis police officer who was later sentenced to 22 years and six months in prison.Two months ago, Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder for pressing his knee against Floyd’s neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds before Floyd died.'The sudden murder of George has forever traumatized us. You may see us cry, but the full extent of our pain and trauma will never be seen with the naked eye,' s...
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Members of Floyd's family gave statements before the former officer was sentenced. Prosecutors had asked for more time in prison.

• Chauvin's motion for new trial is denied hours before sentencing
Tags: News, Stories, Floyd, Chauvin