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@Bakari_Sellers  .: “Law enforcement in Minneapolis had the audacity…to arrest a reporter of color while doing his job and following command, but the...officer who put his knee in the back of the neck of a man and choked him for 8 minutes is still free to walk around. "

Let’s name all of them: CNN Correspondent Omar Jimenez, CNN Producer Bill Kirkos and CNN Photojournalist Leonel Mendez — ARRESTED by Minnesota State Police for lawfully doing their jobs. #CNN 

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CNN crew has been released. Governor has apologized. For the record: arresting journalists is the kind of thing that happens in dictatorships and authoritarian regimes. We live in a democracy.

This is not accurate - our CNN crew identified themselves, on live television, immediately as journalists. We thank Minnesota @GovTimWalz  for his swift action this morning to aid in the release of our crew.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has apologized for the arrest of a CNN reporter and camera crew and says he will have them released. “It was totally unacceptable.”

CNN’s @OmarJimenezWBAL  and his crew have been released from police custody. He recounts getting arrested and what happened while they were in custody.

Arresting reporters at a protest is an affront to the First Amendment, writes @brianstelter 

@Eugene_Robinson : "We have had this conversation too many times ... I get sick of it. I was so angry. I've been so angry this week at what happened to George Floyd ... black men walk around with a bullseye on their chest and back."

Watch: @OmarJimenez 's account of his arrest this morning

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You're not stealing that TV to honor George Floyd or protest police brutality. You're stealing that TV because you're a POS. And yes, of course the officers in that video should be prosecuted to the full extent of their lawbreaking.

Tonight, @POTUS  just threatened to have law enforcement murder Americans. Which is how we ended up here in the first damn place.

Andrea Jenkins, vice president of Minneapolis City Council, says George Floyd and Officer Chauvin worked at restaurant near Third Precinct. "They were coworkers for a very long time."

It is estimated that the Boston Tea Party, the riot that gave birth to this country, resulted in $1.7 million dollars (in today’s dollars) in property damage (tea). I’m just going to leave this right here for whoever needs to read it.

NEW: Twitter places public interest notice on this new tweet from President Trump. "violates our policies regarding the glorification of violence based on the historical context of the last line, its connection to violence, and the risk it could inspire similar actions today"

China’s parliament has officially passed the controversial bill that critics say ends democratic freedom in Hong Kong

BREAKING: Twitter places a notice on a tweet by Donald Trump that says it “violated the Twitter Rules about glorifying violence”

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@chrislhayes : “There is no plan from the President...Not the pandemic. Not the economic crisis. Not the societal inequities. Not predatory policing. Not the protests in Minnesota. Nothing except to make it all worse...This is what Donald Trump’s America has wrought."

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Scoops of the Week

Canada, and the world, must stand up to China’s latest attack on Hong Kong@GlobeDebate 

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Consider this man’s words before you call the cops on a Black person

"I can't breathe." A Black man in Minneapolis died after pleading for his life as a white officer knelt on his neck. He was later identified as #GeorgeFloyd .

On weekend dedicated to war dead, Trump tweets insults, promotes baseless claims and plays golf

@jack  Read the letter and please do the right thing. If you agree, please retweet. #Pleasedeletethosetweets 

‘It’s time to move on’ says government that’s worked harder to safeguard one man’s job in three days than it has to protect frontline workers and care home residents in three months.

TIME connected with Suga of @BTS_twt  ahead of the release of “D-2” to discuss the complex themes and inspirations of his new work

"We're just having a bit of an earthquake here": New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern barely skipped a beat when a quake struck during a live TV interview.

i knew @PressSec  from her time at FNC, and must say, she's grown into a serious badass. The media preferred her to be the CNN punching bag, and treated her like a joke. Now that joke schools their asses.

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