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In George Floyd’s death, federal grand jury indicts 4 ex-cops on civil rights charges

By AMY FORLITI and MICHAEL BALSAMO | Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s arrest and death, accusing them of willfully violating the Black man’s constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping for air. A three-count indictment unsealed Friday names Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao. Specifically, Chauvin is charged with violating Floyd’s right to be ...
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How cell phone data can help redesign cities

A treasure trove of mobility data from devices like smartphones has allowed the field of "city science" to blossom.I recently was part of team that compared mobility patterns in Brazilian and American cities.We found that, in many cities, low-income and high-income residents rarely travel to the same geographic locations. Such segregation has major implications for urban design. Almost 55 percent of the world's seven billion people live in cities. And unless the COVID-19 pandemic puts a serious...
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Mitch McConnell draws a red line at $600 billion for infrastructure and jobs - and says Trump tax cuts are off-limits

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Samuel Corum/Getty Images McConnell said the GOP won't cut a deal with Biden above $600 billion on a jobs package. He said there would be "zero" Republican support for Biden's $4 trillion pair of spending packages. Biden has proposed two packages with trillions of spending on physical and social infrastructure. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell drew a $600 billion red line for an in...
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Anna Nicole Smith's Daughter Dannielynn Makes Annual Kentucky Derby Trip With Dad Larry Birkhead

The 14-year-old and her father made their traditional trip to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday.
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4 arrested at a Black Lives Matter march in Louisville following the Kentucky Derby

Four people were arrested at a Black Lives Matter march in Louisville, Kentucky, according to police, shortly after the Kentucky Derby was held at Churchill Downs a few miles away.
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Should the COVID-19 vaccine be mandated? Debate takes center stage, as hospitals, colleges and businesses start requiring the shot.

lechatnoir/Getty Images A new phase of the US immunization campaign has begun, with supply now expected to exceed demand. Public-health experts are debating whether vaccine mandates for some groups would help or hurt. Some organizations, like a major Houston health system, are requiring the shot for their employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US vaccination campaign is entering a new phase, marked by excess supply of shots. And public-health experts, bioethicists...
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3 charged with federal hate crimes in killing of Ahmaud Arbery

By Sarah N. Lynch | Reuters WASHINGTON — U.S. prosecutors charged three white men in Georgia on Wednesday with federal hate crimes and the attempted kidnapping of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who died last year after they gunned him down while he was jogging through a suburban neighborhood. The Justice Department said that former police officer Gregory McMichael, 65, his son Travis McMichael, 35, and William “Roddie” Bryan, 51, were each charged with one count of interference with rights and with ...
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Fully vaccinated people can go without masks outside unless in crowds, CDC advises – live

Agency relaxes guidelines on mask-wearing for AmericansUS urged to assist India and others countries with vaccinesKilling of Black Americans amounts to crimes against humanity 5.23pm BST US health officials say fully vaccinated Americans don’t need to wear masks outdoors anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers, and those who are unvaccinated can go without a face covering outside in some cases, too, the Associated Press reports.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relea...
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Justice Dept. Opens Police Probe After Breonna Taylor Death

Attorney General Merrick Garland says the Justice Department is opening a sweeping probe into policing in Louisville, Kentucky over the March 2020 death of Breonna Taylor, who was shot to death by police during a raid at her home.
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DOJ Revives Its Oversight Of Police With Major Probes In Two High-Profile Cities

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Monday that the Justice Department has launched a civil rights investigation into the policing practices of Louisville, Kentucky, which have been under public scrutiny since last year’s killing of Breonna Taylor. [Author: Tierney Sneed]
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Justice Dept Opens Policing Probe Over Breonna Taylor Death

The Justice Department is opening a sweeping probe into policing in Louisville, Kentucky over the March 2020 death of Breonna Taylor, who was shot to death by police during a raid at her home.
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Justice Department to investigate whether Louisville police engaged in abuse

The Justice Department has launched an investigation into police in Louisville, Kentucky, where Breonna Taylor was killed.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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The DOJ is launching a probe into the Louisville Police Department

Attorney General Merrick Garland arrives to address the staff on his first day at the Department of Justice March 11, 2021 in Washington, DC. Garland, a one time Supreme Court nominee under former President Barack Obama, was confirmed by a Senate of vote of 70-30. Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images The Department of Justice is launching a probe into the police department in Louisville, Kentucky. This investigation comes the wake of the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in March 2020. See more ...
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U.S. Launches Civil-Rights Probe of Louisville, Kentucky, Police

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Justice Department on Monday launched a probe of the Louisville, Kentucky, police department whose officers last...
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3 Arrested in Protest of Man's Arrest in Louisville

Three people have been arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, during a protest following a confrontation between a man and police.
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Humana Appoints Spark Foundry as US Media Agency of Record

Health insurance provider Humana has appointed Publicis Media agency Spark Foundry as its U.S. media agency of record, following a review. Spark Foundry will be responsible for all online and offline media buying and planning across local and national campaigns, the agency told Adweek. Spark Foundry will lead the Louisville, Kentucky-based account out of its...
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Simon & Schuster refuses to distribute book by officer who shot Breonna Taylor

US publishing giant was due to distribute Jonathan Mattingly’s The Fight for Truth for rightwing outlet Post Hill PressSimon & Schuster has said that it will not be distributing a book by one of the police officers who shot Breonna Taylor, after a small publisher whose books are distributed through S&S announced the book to widespread criticism.The Fight for Truth: The Inside Story Behind the Breonna Taylor Tragedy is by Sgt Jonathan Mattingly, a Louisville, Kentucky, officer who shot Taylor and...
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CDC Study: Virtual School Can Be Damaging To Children’s Mental Health

(CNN) — Virtual instruction may pose more risks to the mental health and wellness of children and parents than in-person learning, according to a study published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More support may be needed to deal with the effects of the pandemic. Parents whose children received virtual instruction or a combination of virtual and in-person instruction were more likely to report increased risk on 11 of 17 indicators of child and parental well-being, a...
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'Breonna’s Law' bans on no-knock warrants are growing – but they're just one step

A year after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot when police entered her home with a no-knock warrant, experts and activists push for more accountability In the months after police officers in Louisville, Kentucky, burst into the home of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor, killing her as they conducted a botched narcotics raid, Lashrecse Aird knew that she wanted to take action.“I’ve witnessed first-hand officers showing up at a home or family members being arrested,” she said. As a mother, and as a Black w...
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After Breonna Taylor's death, activists fought to ban surprise police raids. One year later, they're winning

Experts say raids are disproportionately likely to ‘terrorize’ Black and brown communities, and restrictions are needed for all search warrantsIn the months after police officers in Louisville, Kentucky, burst into the home of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor, killing her as they conducted a botched narcotics raid, Lashrecse Aird knew that she wanted to take action.“I’ve witnessed first-hand officers showing up at a home or family members being arrested,” she said. As a mother, and as a Black woman on...
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Demonstrations held in memory of Breonna Taylor in Hollywood; police on scene

HOLLYWOOD — Two demonstrations were held in Hollywood on Saturday in memory of Breonna Taylor, who was fatally shot by police in her Louisville, Kentucky home one year ago, and whose death triggered angry protests nationwide. Video from the scene showed protesters climbing onto a police car and helmeted officers taking up positions near Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street to contain about two dozen of the demonstrators. There were also reports of vandalism in the area. The Los Angeles Police Dep...
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In Louisville, Breonna Taylor’s family honors her legacy

By PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN LOUISVILLE, Ky. — On the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s death, the slain Black woman’s family continued their call for justice as hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Louisville on Saturday. “Eyes are on Louisville, Kentucky, today so let’s show America what community looks like,” said Taylor’s aunt, Bianca Austin, who wore her niece’s emergency medical technician jacket. Austin spoke from a stage set up in Jefferson Square Park, which became an im...
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Breonna Taylor ‘armed’ protesters prompt Louisville police to declare ‘unlawful assembly’

A protest in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday night, on the one-year anniversary of the death of Breonna Taylor, was declared an...
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Breonna Taylor rally demands justice on first anniversary of her death

Hundreds gather in Louisville chanting ‘no justice, no peace’ for Black woman shot by police in her apartmentBreonna Taylor family has continued its call for justice as hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Louisville to mark the one year anniversary of her death.“Eyes are on Louisville, Kentucky, today so let’s show America what community looks like,” said Taylor’s aunt, Bianca Austin, who wore her niece’s emergency medical technician jacket. Continue reading...
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Breonna Taylor: Protest marks anniversary of police killing

The young black medic was shot dead when police raided her home in Louisville, Kentucky, a year ago.
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Demonstrators Call for Justice, Reforms a Year After Breonna Taylor's Death in Kentucky

By Amira KaraoudLOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) - Hundreds of demonstrators gathered for a rally and march in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday to mark...
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Breonna Taylor: Protest to mark anniversary of police killing

The young black medic was shot dead when police raided her home in Louisville, Kentucky, a year ago.
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2022 Ford Super Duty to Receive New Tech & Styling Updates

Work smarter, not harder. That’s the idea behind the latest tech updates for the 2022 Ford Super Duty. To complement the new range of interior technology, Ford is also offering different styling packages and exterior colors for the 2022 Super Duty. Owners of Super Duty trucks count on their vehicles to handle some of the roughest and dirtiest jobs, but there is no reason you can’t look good and enjoy cool tech while doing it. At least, according to Ford. “Super Duty customers aren’t just work...
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With J&J's vaccine, the US will have enough coronavirus shots for every adult in May, Biden says. Here's your vaccination timeline.

A trial volunteer participates in Johnson & Johnson's study to test a coronavirus vaccine. Janssen The US has authorized three coronavirus vaccines: from Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer. With the doses from J&J, the US could finish vaccinating priority groups in March. The US could distribute 500 million doses by the end of May — enough to vaccinate all of its adult population. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A shot for every American. Political leaders a...
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Respond to the homicide crisis by meeting the needs of our hurting communities

By Tinisch Hollins and Aqeela Sherrills A small but influential group within the Los Angeles law enforcement community is perpetrating fraud upon the people of their county. This vocal faction of the region’s prosecutors and police are hoping to reverse years of successful, popular reforms with false claims that these reforms harm public safety and go against the interests of crime victims. Their goal is to return California to the police-and-prison-first approach — which for decades has failed ...
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