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Derek Chauvin trial: New video shows George Floyd using fake bill before death

New video showing George Floyd (center in a black tank top) inside the Minneapolis Cup Foods store moments before his death was played in court on Wednesday at the start of day three of Derek Chauvin's murder trial

New video of George Floyd inside a Minneapolis convenience store moments before his death was played in court today at Derek Chauvin’s murder trial as a witness said that his hands were shaking, he was unable to make conversation and he appeared to be under the influence of drugs.  Cup Foods clerk Christopher Martin, who…

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Derek Chauvin’s bodycam seen discarded under patrol car during George Floyd’s arrest 

Derek Chauvin was seen with his hands around George Floyd's neck in never-before-released footage from the officer's body camera played at his murder trial on Wednesday

Derek Chauvin was seen with his hands around George Floyd’s neck in never-before-released footage from the officer’s body camera shown at his murder trial today.    The prosecution called Lt Jeff Rugel, who runs the Minneapolis Police Department’s Business Technology Unit, to the stand on Wednesday afternoon to authenticate officers’ body camera footage and other video evidence from…

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Derek Chauvin trial: Witness who watched George Floyd being wrestled into squad car breaks down

Charles McMillian, 61, wept on the stand on Wednesday as he watched body camera footage of George Floyd's arrest

The first man to confront police about their treatment of George Floyd on the day of his fatal arrest broke down in tears at Derek Chauvin’s murder trial today as the prosecution played body camera footage of cops wrestling with the handcuffed black man in a squad car.  Charles McMillian, 61, stepped up to the…

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Derek Chauvin trial: MMA fighter says he ‘believed he witnessed murder’ of George Floyd 

Testifying at Derek Chauvin's trial on Tuesday, Donald Winn Williams II (pictured) told the court today that he told one of the other officers involved in George Floyd's fatal arrest: 'You'll shoot yourself in two years' time for what you did'

Tensions peaked on the second day of Derek Chauvin’s murder trial on Tuesday as a witness for the prosecution was cross-examined by the defense over his confrontations with cops during George Floyd’s fatal arrest.   Donald Winn Williams II, a mixed martial arts fighter and the prosecution’s third witness who had yelled at Chauvin to check…

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How the trial of former police officer charged with murder of George Floyd is already a TV circus

It seems disquieting that such a high-profile court battle is being covered with a pizzazz more suited to a major sporting event or even the Oscars

‘Fasten your seat belts, folks!’ exclaimed the excited television presenter. ‘Our teams will be live for every moment.’ If viewers had not known otherwise, they might have thought they were watching the build-up to a Super Bowl final.  But this was Court TV – and what was being shown was live coverage of the most…

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Derek Chauvin trial: Judge defers ruling on witness who said George Floyd was ‘frozen by fear’

Judge Peter Cahill slammed Minneapolis city officials for discussing the $27 million payout to George Floyd's family for a second time after the city attorney confessed the settlement hasn't actually been finalized despite announcing it in the middle of jury selection

The judge in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial has slammed Minneapolis city officials for discussing the $27 million payout to George Floyd’s family for a second time after the city attorney confessed the settlement hasn’t actually been finalized despite announcing it in the middle of jury selection. Judge Peter Cahill demanded the city, the prosecution and the defense…

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3rd-degree murder charge added to Derek Chauvin’s case in George Floyd trial – National

Click to play video 'George Floyd case: Jury selection begins in ex-officer Derek Chauvin’s trial'

A judge on Thursday granted prosecutors’ request to add a third-degree murder count against a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd‘s death, offering jurors an additional option for conviction and resolving an issue that might have delayed his trial for months. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill reinstated the charge after the former officer,…

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How members of Toronto’s Black community hope to build on George Floyd movement months later

Chantelle Krupka was shot in the hip by a Peel Regional Police office in early May 2020.

Black community members shared their perspectives with Global News on how to maintain positive changes sparked by the George Floyd movement in the Great Toronto Area, and how to build upon the momentum of last year’s racial reckoning. Here’s what they had to say: Chantelle Krupka Chantelle Krupka was shot in the hip by a…

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‘It’s not just a fad’: Black-owned businesses lack support months after George Floyd movement

‘It’s not just a fad’: Black-owned businesses lack support months after George Floyd movement

Some Black business owners in Toronto say financial and public support has dried up months after the George Floyd movement put a spotlight on supporting Black people in workspaces. Hazel Antwi, owner of All Star Beauty Supply on Eglinton Avenue, said she saw a wave of support during the Black Lives Matter protests. “The support…

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Poet and Philosopher George Santayana on the Formation and Confirmation of Our Standards and Sensibilities – Brain Pickings

Why We Like What We Like: Poet and Philosopher George Santayana on the Formation and Confirmation of Our Standards and Sensibilities

In the 1850s, Emily Dickinson’s passionate first love shaped her uncommon body of work for a lifetime to come, shaped the spare and searing poems that would go on animating lives for generations to come. In the 1950s, Rai Weiss fell in love with a pianist, fell in love with his lover’s passion for music,…

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Prospective jurors in trial over George Floyd’s murder were sent 16-page questionnaire

Prospective jurors in George Floyd's (pictured) murder trial were sent a 16-page questionnaire asking how many times they watched the video of his death, it has been revealed

Prospective jurors in George Floyd’s murder trial were sent a 16-page questionnaire asking how many times they watched the video of his death, it has been revealed. They were asked if they took part in Black Lives Matter protests in the questionnaire filed to Minnesota District Court Tuesday. Four former Minneapolis Police officers accused of…

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Billionaire investor George Soros breaks his silence on right-wing conspiracies in new documentary

Billionaire financier George Soros, 90, has made a rare acknowledgement of innumerable right-wing conspiracy theories surrounding him in a new documentary [File photo]

George Soros has made a rare acknowledgement of a slew of right-wing conspiracy theories that have falsely linked him to numerous causes including Antifa and Black Lives Matter. The 90-year-old financier has long been seen by the right wing as a bogeyman lurking behind almost every controversial issue in US politics – from gun control…

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Police bodycam footage shows George Floyd arrest in detail

Bodycam footage from two cops accused in the murder of George Floyd is revealed exclusively by DailyMail.com today ¿ and it shows a rookie officer terrifying Floyd by pointing a handgun at his head and another callously picking a pebble from the squad car tire just inches from the dying man and seconds before he draws his last breath on May 25 in Minneapolis

Bodycam footage from two cops accused in the murder of George Floyd is revealed exclusively by DailyMail.com today — and it shows a rookie officer terrifying Floyd by pointing a handgun at his head and another callously picking a pebble from the squad car tire just inches from the dying man and seconds before he…

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21 Fascinating George Washington Quotes

Robert Downey Jr quotes

As the first president of the United States, George Washington had to set a great example for generations to come. A military and political leader and strategist, he was the only man who Electoral College elected unanimously and served as president twice. His actions and his personal philosophy have greatly shaped the American culture. I’ve crafted…

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U.S. attorney general argues George Floyd protests ‘hijacked’ by rioters in House testimony – National

U.S. attorney general argues George Floyd protests ‘hijacked’ by rioters in House testimony - National

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr defended the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest in America, saying on Tuesday “violent rioters and anarchists have hijacked legitimate protests” sparked by George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police. Barr told members of the House Judiciary Committee at a much-anticipated election year hearing the…

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