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# minneapolis - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict
# Front Pages
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# Front Pages

'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict

Apr 21st 2021, 8:20 AM 18,101 Views 57 Comments

Derek Chauvin was found guilty of Floyd’s murder yesterday.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd

Apr 20th 2021, 10:14 PM 99,599 Views 158 Comments

Floyd family lawyer Ben Crump hailed the three guilty verdicts as a landmark victory for civil rights.

# minneapolis - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial
# Trial
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# Trial

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 4:08 PM 38,234 Views 0 Comments

“I will invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege today,” Chauvin told the trial.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Former Minnesota police officer arrested on manslaughter charge in shooting of Daunte Wright
# Kim Potter
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# Kim Potter

Former Minnesota police officer arrested on manslaughter charge in shooting of Daunte Wright

Apr 14th 2021, 8:24 PM 34,867 Views 51 Comments

The officer faces a maximum of 10 years in jail if convicted of second-degree manslaughter.

Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'
# Derek Chauvin Trial
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# Derek Chauvin Trial

Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'

Apr 14th 2021, 7:16 AM 24,376 Views 0 Comments

His evidence contradicts that given by a range of authorities in the trial.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
# US
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# US

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'

Apr 13th 2021, 7:32 AM 17,945 Views 103 Comments

The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.

# minneapolis - Monday 8 March, 2021

Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd
# Derek Chauvin
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# Derek Chauvin

Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd

Mar 8th 2021, 7:40 AM 6,340 Views 0 Comments

Floyd’s death from neck compression sparked protests against racial injustice in the US and abroad.

# minneapolis - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Police in Minneapolis fatally shoot man during traffic stop
# Minneapolis
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Police in Minneapolis fatally shoot man during traffic stop

Dec 31st 2020, 8:26 AM 29,424 Views 75 Comments

Witnesses reportedly said the man had shot at police first.

# minneapolis - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis
# Single Proceeding
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# Single Proceeding

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis

Nov 5th 2020, 4:28 PM 9,959 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the four former officers had urged the judge to move the trial away from the city.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers

Jul 15th 2020, 10:32 PM 20,575 Views 59 Comments

Floyd died on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against his neck for nearly eight minutes.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year
# Minneapolis
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# Minneapolis

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

Jun 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 11,589 Views 0 Comments

Judge Peter Cahill said he did not want the sensitive case to become a media circus with the US presidential election looming.

# minneapolis - Monday 8 June, 2020

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department
# Minneapolis
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# Minneapolis

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department

Jun 8th 2020, 7:04 AM 15,940 Views 85 Comments

The move comes amid nationwide protests against racism following the death of George Floyd.

# minneapolis - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Justin Trudeau takes a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters in Canada
# Canada
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# Canada

Justin Trudeau takes a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters in Canada

Jun 6th 2020, 11:51 AM 29,738 Views 66 Comments

“These are not just black Canadians. It’s everyone who’s saying black lives matter.”

# minneapolis - Friday 5 June, 2020

More Republicans rebuke Trump over lack of unity in America as memorial service held for George Floyd
# Minneapolis
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# Minneapolis

More Republicans rebuke Trump over lack of unity in America as memorial service held for George Floyd

Jun 5th 2020, 7:09 AM 29,833 Views 66 Comments

After Lisa Murkowski added to the criticism of the president, he warned of the consequences if Republicans turn against him.

# minneapolis - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial
# Black Lives Matter
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# Black Lives Matter

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Jun 4th 2020, 9:20 PM 12,300 Views 92 Comments

Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder
# Minneapolis
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# Minneapolis

Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder

Jun 3rd 2020, 9:06 PM 17,247 Views 0 Comments

George Floyd’s family described news of the new charges as a “bittersweet moment”.

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled

Jun 3rd 2020, 8:04 PM 38,093 Views 124 Comments

A protest on Saturday is still scheduled to go ahead, despite concerns from health officials.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death
# Reaction
# Reaction

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death

Jun 2nd 2020, 8:04 AM 5,216 Views 7 Comments

America is witnessing its most widespread protests since the 1960s.

# minneapolis - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death
# Black Lives Matter
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# Black Lives Matter

Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death

Updated May 30th 2020, 6:52 PM 59,757 Views 0 Comments

Several hundred people angrily rallied outside the White House, clashing with the secret service.

# minneapolis - Friday 29 May, 2020

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

Updated May 29th 2020, 7:30 PM 44,492 Views 34 Comments

The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd
# Rest In Power
# Rest In Power

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd

May 29th 2020, 8:09 AM 6,612 Views 25 Comments

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was ostracised by the NFL after his own protest in 2016.

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death

May 29th 2020, 7:12 AM 20,565 Views 65 Comments

Demonstrations have been sparked by those angered at a video showing 46-year-old George Floyd’s arrest.

# minneapolis - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death
# Minneapolis
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# Minneapolis

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death

May 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 40,129 Views 83 Comments

Floyd’s death is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans in the US.

'They murdered my brother': Protests held in Minneapolis over black man's killing by police officer
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

'They murdered my brother': Protests held in Minneapolis over black man's killing by police officer

May 28th 2020, 7:23 AM 21,707 Views 67 Comments

The case is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video

May 26th 2020, 10:32 PM 48,600 Views 60 Comments

A video showed George Floyd pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl
# Minnesota
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# Minnesota

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl

Aug 6th 2019, 3:01 PM 18,196 Views 0 Comments

The charges relate to an alleged incident in 2001.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

US policeman who fatally shot woman who attempted to report possible rape found guilty of murder
# Justine Damond
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# Justine Damond

US policeman who fatally shot woman who attempted to report possible rape found guilty of murder

May 1st 2019, 10:18 AM 34,702 Views 26 Comments

The 40-year-old victim was shot after calling emergency services twice.

# minneapolis - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis
# Minnesota
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Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis

Aug 3rd 2017, 9:18 AM 14,282 Views 0 Comments

A gas explosion led to the collapse of the school building.

# minneapolis - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Minneapolis police chief resigns in toxic fallout from shooting dead of unarmed Australian woman
# Justine Damond
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# Justine Damond

Minneapolis police chief resigns in toxic fallout from shooting dead of unarmed Australian woman

Jul 22nd 2017, 7:47 AM 25,491 Views 31 Comments

Australian Justine Damond was shot dead last Saturday in her pyjamas by an officer who had responded to her distress call.

# minneapolis - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Officer who shot man in incident streamed on Facebook charged with manslaughter
# Philando Castile
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# Philando Castile

Officer who shot man in incident streamed on Facebook charged with manslaughter

Nov 17th 2016, 8:18 AM 10,557 Views 25 Comments

Officer Jeronimo Yanez was also charged with two felony counts of intentional discharge of a dangerous weapon.

# minneapolis - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Prince has been cremated and laid to rest in a secret location
# RIP
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# RIP

Prince has been cremated and laid to rest in a secret location

Apr 24th 2016, 8:00 AM 21,696 Views 20 Comments

The music icon was celebrated in a private location yesterday.

# minneapolis - Friday 22 April, 2016

America goes purple to pay tribute to the life of Prince
# Dearly Beloved
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# Dearly Beloved

America goes purple to pay tribute to the life of Prince

Apr 22nd 2016, 7:36 AM 20,017 Views 35 Comments

Prince, one of the greatest talents the musical world has seen, died yesterday at his home in Minneapolis aged just 57

# minneapolis - Thursday 21 January, 2016

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off
# Freezing
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# Freezing

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off

Jan 21st 2016, 4:01 PM 30,797 Views 9 Comments

The trend was started back in 2013.

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off
# Frozen Pants
From The Daily Edge
# Frozen Pants

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off

Jan 21st 2016, 2:34 PM 5,148 Views 0 Comments

Aw, you guys.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Five Black Lives Matter protesters shot by "three white men"
# Minneapolis
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# Minneapolis

Five Black Lives Matter protesters shot by "three white men"

Nov 24th 2015, 3:33 PM 10,459 Views 34 Comments

None suffered life-threatening injuries.

# minneapolis - Monday 16 November, 2015

Protests after US police allegedly shoot man in handcuffs
# Protest
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# Protest

Protests after US police allegedly shoot man in handcuffs

Nov 16th 2015, 6:07 PM 11,259 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened at around 1am on Sunday morning.

# minneapolis - Friday 14 November, 2014

This mayor says she wasn’t throwing gang signs with a convicted felon
# Pointergate
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# Pointergate

This mayor says she wasn’t throwing gang signs with a convicted felon

Nov 14th 2014, 5:44 PM 12,933 Views 9 Comments

The police said the mayor ‘should have known better’.

# minneapolis - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Toddler survives 'huge fall' from 11th floor into 'small patch of mulch'
# Minneapolis
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# Minneapolis

Toddler survives 'huge fall' from 11th floor into 'small patch of mulch'

May 15th 2014, 8:42 AM 14,541 Views 15 Comments

Musa Dayib suffered a broken spine and ribs, as well as a punctured lung and concussion.

# minneapolis - Sunday 20 April, 2014

'This is a market people seriously need to look at' - US rugby combine a success
# Crossover
# Crossover

'This is a market people seriously need to look at' - US rugby combine a success

Apr 20th 2014, 9:30 AM 15,343 Views 5 Comments

The NFRL hosted its inaugural rugby combine event in Minneapolis two weekends ago, with a number of former NFL players attending.

# minneapolis - Friday 13 September, 2013

"I won't go to strip clubs any more" - Minneapolis mayoral candidate's pledge
# Political Promises
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# Political Promises

"I won't go to strip clubs any more" - Minneapolis mayoral candidate's pledge

Sep 13th 2013, 10:30 PM 12,520 Views 33 Comments

An underwear-clad candidate in the race to become mayor of Minneapolis emerges from a lake to tell his electorate to “wake the f**k up” in a bizarre new ad.

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