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JUST IN: White House says President Trump will hold a news conference at 2pm ET.

📸Rachel Perez stands a distance away from a burning vehicle with bruising around her eye and plaster on her forehead, from injuries sustained by rubber bullets during protests in Minneapolis, Minnesota, over the death of George Floyd.

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Am I the only one who is totally confused by the Governor of Minnesota?

Barack Obama has responded to the death of George Floyd after a policeman was seen kneeling on his neck saying it "should not be 'normal' in 2020 America" and if we want our children to grow up in a nation that lives up to its highest ideals" it must do better

This captures the current state of Brazilian soft power quite well. Bolsonaro’s education minister tries to cite the Matrix. The Matrix director replies:

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Twitter has censored a post from the official White House Twitter account, after it reposted a tweet from President Trump

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Monkeys attack lab technician, STEAL #COVID19  blood samples and proceed to chew on the sample collection kits #India  DETAILS:

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz apologized Friday and took responsibility for the arrest of a CNN crew that was covering the protests over the death of George Floyd, saying there was "absolutely no reason something like this should happen."

Democrats accuse President Trump on Friday of inciting violence against protesters who were demonstrating in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd.

George Floyd’s Girlfriend Says He Would Be ‘Devastated’ To See Minneapolis On Fire


Scoops of the Day

Minnesota police arrest CNN reporter and camera crew as they report from protests in Minneapolis

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."

As a reporter, I’ve been detained in Iran, spied on in China, and followed and harassed in Russia. I’ve never had colleagues arrested and handcuffed while doing their job here in the US.

Coronavirus: Monkeys 'escape with COVID-19 samples' after attacking lab assistant

I’ve long worried how Trump would react when forced into a corner/ nervous/angry. For 3 years, he’s mostly gotten his way - passing though impeachment proceedings and various scandals; but times could be changing and reaching a head. The signs look dangerous.

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.

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 

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

White America, don’t you EVER talk to me about riots. I know too much history. In that history, your rioting, slaughtering and massacring is epic.


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

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to "strongly regulate" or even shut down social media platforms after Twitter applied a fact-check to two of his tweets this week.

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

With numerous precautions in place, some congregants around the country headed for their churches, synagogues and mosques, days after President Trump declared houses of worship essential and asked governors to reopen them.

‘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.

Sufficient data worldwide now exists to conclude that, to date, the UK has the highest rate of excess deaths in the Coronavirus pandemic in the world Free to read article with @jburnmurdoch  1/

Watch: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern barely skipped a beat when an earthquake struck during a live television interview Monday morning

"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.