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Minnesota AG Keith Ellison says ‘George Floyd mattered ... his life had value, and we will seek justice’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota AG Keith Ellison says ‘George Floyd mattered ... his life had value, and we will seek justice’.
Jun. 3, 2020

Minnesota Attorney General Ellison says arrest warrants issued for 3 officers newly charged in George Floyd’s death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General Ellison says arrest warrants issued for 3 officers newly charged in George Floyd’s death.
Jun. 3, 2020

Nevada betting on health safety as Las Vegas casinos reopen

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After 58 days of historic quiet, cards will be cut, dice will roll and jackpots can jingle again 12:01 a.m. Thursday at casinos in Las Vegas...
Jun. 3, 2020

US stocks climb on reopening hopes, extending recent gains

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street, extending the market’s winning streak to a fourth day. The S&P 500 rose 1.4% Wednesday. Investors are hoping that the economy will continue to...
Jun. 3, 2020

AP report raises concerns about China and WHO; China denies

At least two U.S. senators said Wednesday that China hid data from the World Health Organization that could have altered the course of the coronavirus outbreak, even as a Chinese...
Jun. 3, 2020

Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday expanded their case against the police who were at the scene of George Floyd's death, charging three of the officers with aiding and abetting...
Jun. 3, 2020

The Latest: Los Angeles County shortens curfew

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his...
Jun. 3, 2020

Trump won't be in Charlotte, but RNC may still hold events

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican National Committee unveiled plans on Wednesday to proceed with certain convention activities in Charlotte, even though President Donald Trump will deliver his nomination acceptance...
Jun. 3, 2020

EU, China postpone September summit due to pandemic

BERLIN (AP) — Germany says the European Union and China have agreed to postpone a summit planned for Sept. 14 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke Wednesday...
Jun. 3, 2020

EU, China agree to postpone summit planned for September due to coronavirus pandemic

BERLIN (AP) — EU, China agree to postpone summit planned for September due to coronavirus pandemic.
Jun. 3, 2020

Snapchat to stop 'promoting' Trump amid uproar over tweets

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Snapchat will stop “promoting” President Donald Trump on its video messaging service, the latest example of a social media platform adjusting how it treats this U.S...
Jun. 3, 2020

Malaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in a rigorous study

A malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large, high-quality study to test it in health workers and others...
Jun. 3, 2020

4 Minneapolis cops now charged in George Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors charged a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder on Wednesday, and for the first time leveled charges...
Jun. 3, 2020

Activists use informal tools to keep the peace at protests

When Berto Aguayo heard that Chicago protests started turning violent over the weekend, he called a few dozen people to meet in front of a colorful mural in a South...
Jun. 3, 2020

Minnesota AG charges 3 more cops in Floyd's death, upgrades charge against 1st officer charged to 2nd-degree murder

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota AG charges 3 more cops in Floyd's death, upgrades charge against 1st officer charged to 2nd-degree murder.
Jun. 3, 2020

The Latest: UN chief notes heroism, crises of refugees

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more...
Jun. 3, 2020

Report: 3 more officers to be charged in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The three other police officers on the scene when a Minneapolis officer pressed his knee on George Floyd’s neck are being charged with aiding and abetting a...
Jun. 3, 2020

People harmed by OxyContin have more time to file claims

People injured by the powerful prescription painkiller OxyContin have another 30 days to file legal claims against the manufacturer. A federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday agreed to extend the filing...
Jun. 3, 2020

Mother fights order allowing death of ill son in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A mother who lost custody of her terminally ill son to the state is fighting an effort to withhold life support measures and let the child...
Jun. 3, 2020

West Virginia governor says he welcomes all, except Obama

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday said he would welcome any president to the state besides former President Barack Obama. The unprompted comment came during...
Jun. 3, 2020

Restaurants in much of NY get green light for outdoor dining

NEW YORK (AP) — New York will start to allow outdoor dining at restaurants as soon as Thursday in much of the state outside of New York City and its...
Jun. 3, 2020

People are blowing up, or just taking, ATMs in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Explosions have destroyed or damaged 50 cash machines in and near Philadelphia since the weekend, and one man has died, in a coordinated effort to steal them...
Jun. 3, 2020

Military IDs woman, man killed in North Dakota base shooting

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The military on Wednesday identified the woman and man killed in a shooting at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota. The U.S...
Jun. 3, 2020

Thousands in Europe decry racial injustice, police violence

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people demonstrated in London on Wednesday against police violence and racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which has set off days...
Jun. 3, 2020

The Latest: Charge upgraded against Minneapolis policeman

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his...
Jun. 3, 2020

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