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Live updates: George Floyd protests across the US

Protests following the death of George Floyd, a black man who pleaded that he couldn't breathe while he was held down with a knee by a former Minneapolis police officer, continue. Follow here for the latest updates. read more...

Author: By <a href="/profiles/helen-regan">Helen Regan</a> and <a href="/profiles/brett-mckeehan">Brett McKeehan</a>, CNN
Date Published: Saturday 6th of June 2020

Is the US still the world's moral leader? Not after what Trump just did this week

Remnants of the Berlin Wall in Germany still stand as a reminder that freedoms have always been hard won. Today, part of the wall has been painted over with a mural of George Floyd and the words "I can't breathe," another reminder of how quickly freedoms can … read more...

Author: Angela Dewan and Jennifer Hansler, CNN
Date Published: Saturday 6th of June 2020

Two New York lawyers are in custody in connection with a Molotov cocktail attack on a police patrol car during weekend protests

The lawyers, Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman had been out on bail with electronic monitoring. read more...

Author: Erica Orden
Date Published: Saturday 6th of June 2020

Cooper: Trump couldn't bring himself to utter Floyd's full name - CNN Video

CNN's Anderson Cooper criticizes President Donald Trump's lack of reaction to the underlying issues of systematic racism fueling protests around the country. read more...

Author: Unknown
Date Published: Saturday 6th of June 2020

In reactions to Roger Goodell's mea culpa, most seized on what he didn't say

Goodell made no mention of Colin Kaepernick, who first led the peaceful protest back in 2016 against police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem. read more...

Author: Leah Asmelash, CNN
Date Published: Saturday 6th of June 2020

US Park Police spokesperson said it was a mistake to deny using tear gas. The acting chief then again denied using tear gas.

A spokesperson for the US Park Police said Friday afternoon that the department had made a mistake by denying use of tear gas to clear peaceful protesters from a public park outside the White House earlier this week. Not long after, the department's acting ch… read more...

Author: Katelyn Polantz and Kelly Mena, CNN
Date Published: Saturday 6th of June 2020

Video captures Buffalo police push elderly man to the ground - CNN Video

An investigation is underway after police officers pushed a 75-year-old man to the ground in Buffalo, NY. Gov. Cuomo called the incident "wholly unjustified and utterly disgraceful". read more...

Author: Unknown
Date Published: Saturday 6th of June 2020

Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving 75-year-old to ground

Fifty-seven police officers in Buffalo, New York, have resigned from the force's emergency response team following the suspension of two officers who allegedly pushed a 75-year-old protester to the ground, a source close to the situation said Friday. read more...

Author: Jay Croft and Elizabeth Hartfield, CNN
Date Published: Friday 5th of June 2020

A bishop in El Paso kneeled in prayer for George Floyd. Two days later, Pope Francis called

Catholic Bishop Mark Seitz had no idea that his act of solidarity in El Paso, Texas, would be met with a phone call of gratitude from his boss, Pope Francis. read more...

Author: Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN
Date Published: Friday 5th of June 2020

Melania Trump's messaging frustrating the West Wing, source says

First lady Melania Trump's messaging in the wake of the killing of George Floyd and the resulting protests around the country has frustrated the West Wing, according to a White House official. read more...

Author: Kate Bennett, CNN
Date Published: Friday 5th of June 2020