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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison: "I would not call today's verdict justice, however—because justice implies restoration. But it is accountability."

Derek Chauvin is handcuffed after being found guilty on all three counts, including second-degree murder

Derek Chauvin’s bail was immediately revoked as he was led out of the courthouse in handcuffs. Chauvin will be sentenced in two months. He faces a maximum of 75 years in prison.

The family of #georgefloyd  and their their attorneys walks in to press conference chanting “say his name. George Floyd

Cops need to resign en masses now


Harris says racial injustice "is not just a Black America problem or people of color problem. It is a problem for every American. It is keeping us from fulfilling the promise of liberty and justice for all. And it is holding our nation back from realizing our full potential."

The three other officers involved in #GeorgeFloyd  's killing will face trial on Aug. 23. Tou Thao, Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng face charges of aiding and abetting second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. They each face up to 40 years in prison if convicted.

NEW: The FBI arrested a Capitol rioter today who they acknowledged tracking down using facial recognition. The feds say got a hit off of his girlfriend’s publicly available Instagram page. More:


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BREAKING: The jury has found Derek Chauvin guilty of all murder and manslaughter charges for the police killing of #GeorgeFloyd . He faces a maximum 75 years in prison.

Reminder to all journalists... This is how Minneapolis initially reported the death of #GeorgeFloyd 

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Now, everyone call it “the murder of George Floyd.”

While today’s verdict is a small win for police accountability and may help heal a grieving community, the systems that allowed George to be murdered — ripping him away from his family and the communities that loved him so much — remain fully intact.

New iPhone 12 color is coming on April 30th. What do you think of it? #AppleEvent 

“WELL, MY TIME HAS COME.” Here’s the email Walter Mondale sent 300+ staffers and associates over the weekend. He noted how he looked forward to seeing his late wife, Joan, and late daughter, Eleanor. “Never has a public servant had a better group of people working at their side!”

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The Japanese government presses the Myanmar junta to release Yuki Kitazumi, a former Nikkei business newspaper reporter currently based in Yangon as a freelance journalist. What is the junta covering up?

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BREAKING: Chad's President Idriss Deby has died, an army spokesman said on Tuesday.

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I support lockdown & don't think there was any other way. But this isn't about that. Did you (Delhi CM Kejriwal) make no preparations since last year? You give lectures, don't take questions & lie. Is there any hospital in Delhi where beds are available?: BJP MP Gautam Gambhir

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GUILTY ON ALL COUNTS: Watch as Judge Peter Cahill reads the verdict in the #DerekChauvinTrial . | Latest story:


Scoops of the Week

ASEAN will let Myanmar junta chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attend a summit next week. The big question: will it legitimize him or treat him like the mass-atrocity criminal that he is and insist he stop -- and return power to the elected government.

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"Tonight you'll watch Barcelona against Newcastle United in the European Super League." In this clip from 1994, Standing Room Only made some big predictions about the future of football in the year 2004. #SuperLeague 

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh writes to Prime Minister Modi, suggests measures to tackle #COVID19  surge across India

Myanmar: A Japanese freelance journalist, Yuki Kitazumi, who previously was a reporter for the Tokyo-based Nikkei business daily and now lives in Yangon, "was carried away by a police vehicle near his house on Sunday night," local media reported.

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Patreng Non, the woman behind the first community pantry in Maginhawa, shuts down the project today due to redbaiting by police officers and the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC). | via @newsdwight 

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Ontario Police now have the authority to require any individual not at home, on the street or in their cars, to provide the reason that they’re out and provide their home address.

Reporter: Why not try to pass a more limited gun bill? Jen Psaki: Why won’t Republicans vote for universal background checks, which 80% of the public supports?

Actress Helen McCrory, known for her roles in Peaky Blinders and the Harry Potter film series, dies aged 52

LOOK: Another community pantry opens in front of a call center office in Barangay Batong Malake, Los Baños, Laguna. Photos from Ja Abdel/Facebook

#WATCH Delhi: A woman, who has come to purchase liquor, at a shop in Shivpuri Geeta Colony, says, "...Injection fayda nahi karega, ye alcohol fayda karegi...Mujhe dawaion se asar nahi hoga, peg se asar hoga..."