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Site Icon Somalia's president OKs mandate extension, alarming US, EU Site Icon SEOUL, South Korea __ South Korea has recorded its highest daily jump in new COVID-19 infections in about three months, as officials urge the public to maintain vigilance. Site Icon Mike Elliott is among many who celebrated his election as mayor of Brooklyn Center as the beginning of a new era, marking the first time one of Minnesota's most racially diverse places would be...
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Site Icon The Monitor's View Manifold justice for George Floyd Site Icon First Look Derek Chauvin found guilty in murder of George Floyd Site Icon Minnesota officer faces manslaughter charge over shooting of Black man Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defense at former Officer Derek Chauvin's... Site Icon Soldier charged after video of confrontation with Black man Site Icon Minnesota officer who shot Black man after traffic stop charged with manslaughter Site Icon CHICAGO (AP) — The attorney for the former officer charged with killing George Floyd says several studies suggest police can safely use their bodyweight to hold a handcuffed suspect facedown on... Site Icon In a matter of days, the white police officer who fatally shot a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb went from being a respected professional who trained less experienced colleagues and led the... Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A friend of George Floyd who was with him the night he died won't testify at the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged in his death, the judge overseeing the... Site Icon Defense expert testifies George Floyd died of heart disease, car exhaust fumes Site Icon Minnesota cop who shot Black man after traffic stop charged with manslaughter Site Icon Prosecutors grill defense expert who said George Floyd died from heart disease, exhaust fumes Site Icon BOSTON (AP) — A white former police officer is being charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, just three days after the Black man was shot during a... Site Icon Defense expert testifies George Floyd died from heart disease, exhaust fumes Site Icon Cop who shot Black man after traffic stop arrested, to face manslaughter charge Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm problem due to his heart disease while being restrained by police, a retired forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday... Site Icon Ex-police officer who shot Black man to be charged with manslaughter -report Site Icon Charges expected against Minnesota ex-police officer who fatally shot Black man Site Icon Expert: Ex-cop justified in pinning George Floyd to pavementBy AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBERApril 14, 2021 GMT Site Icon BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors expect to decide Wednesday whether to charge the white former police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb,... 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(AP) — The pressure built Tuesday to fire the suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed a 20-year-old Black man during an altercation after a traffic stop, a shooting... Site Icon Black man killed by police in Minnesota was 'amazing, loving kid' Site Icon Black man killed by police in Minnesota was 'amazing, loving kid' - media Site Icon More clashes in Minnesota after police shoot, kill Black man Site Icon Police shooting death of Black man near Minneapolis sparks second night of unrest Site Icon A suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a weekend traffic stop accidentally drew her firearm instead of a stun gun, the city's police chief said Monday. Although... Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins postponed their game against the Boston Red Sox on Monday because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man and the potential for... Site Icon Officer mistakenly fired gun instead of Taser in killing of Black man in Minnesota -police Site Icon Judge refuses to sequester jury in George Floyd murder caseBy AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBERApril 12, 2021 GMT Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The judge overseeing the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer in the death of George Floyd said Monday that he'll leave it up to the jury to sort out whether Floyd... Site Icon Fatal shooting of Black man in Minneapolis suburb likely an accident -police chief Site Icon Chauvin lawyer loses bid to sequester jury after police shoot Black man near Minneapolis Site Icon Police kill Black man in Minneapolis suburb, sparking protests near Chauvin trial Site Icon Judge denies bid to sequester Chauvin jury after police shoot Black man near Minneapolis Site Icon BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A Black man died after being shot by police in a Minneapolis suburb during a traffic stop and crashing his car several blocks away, sparking violent protests that... Site Icon Protests erupt after police shoot Black man in Minneapolis traffic stop Site Icon Protests erupt after police shoot Black man in U.S. traffic stop Site Icon Police fatally shoot Black man in traffic stop near Minneapolis, protests erupt Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd 's death enters its third week Monday, with the state nearing the end of a case built on searing witness... Site Icon Police fire tear gas at protesters after Black man shot dead near Minneapolis Site Icon Doctor who performed George Floyd autopsy stands by homicide conclusion Site Icon Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugsBy AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBERApril 9, 2021 GMT Site Icon Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugsBy AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBERApril 9, 2021 GMT Site Icon Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugsBy AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBERApril 8, 2021 GMT Site Icon CHICAGO (AP) — The foundation of the case against the former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd is a mountain of video evidence, but presenting that to jurors isn't as... Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s neck area — and was bearing down with most of his weight — the entire 9 1/2 minutes the Black man lay facedown with his... Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer on trial in the death of George Floyd tried Wednesday to show that Floyd yelled "I ate too many drugs” as three... Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The parade of Minneapolis police officers rejecting a former officer’s actions in restraining George Floyd continued at his murder trial, including a use-of-force instructor who... Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The parade of Minneapolis police officers rejecting a former officer’s actions in restraining George Floyd continued at his murder trial, including a use-of-force instructor who... Site Icon Prosecution witnesses say Chauvin disregarded training in deadly encounter with George Floyd Site Icon Minneapolis police chief testifies Chauvin violated policy in George Floyd arrest Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo was a star witness for the prosecution Monday at the trial of a former officer charged with killing George Floyd, repeating the... Site Icon George Floyd had “pulseless electrical activity” and his heart wasn’t beating when he arrived at a Minneapolis hospital, a doctor testified Monday. Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The emergency room doctor who pronounced George Floyd dead after trying to resuscitate him testified Monday that he theorized at the time that Floyd most likely died of... Site Icon Minneapolis police chief expected to testify against Chauvin in murder trial over arrest of George Floyd Site Icon Viewers watching the trial of a former Minneapolis officer charged with murder in George Floyd 's death may be struck by the array of prosecutors taking turns presenting their case. The choice of... Site Icon For some it’s too much to watch. Others just can’t turn away. The televised trial of Derek Chauvin, the former white police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, has provoked strong... Site Icon Senior officer says Chauvin used 'totally unnecessary' force on George Floyd Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police supervisory sergeant who was on duty the night George Floyd died testified that he believes the officers who restrained Floyd could have ended it after he... Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police supervisory sergeant who was on duty the night George Floyd died testified that he believes the officers who restrained Floyd could have ended it after he... Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd's girlfriend cried on the witness stand Thursday as she told the story of how they first met in 2017 at a Salvation Army shelter where Floyd was a security guard... Site Icon George Floyd girlfriend tells trial of their struggle with addiction, first kiss Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd's girlfriend cried on the witness stand Thursday as she told the story of how they first met in 2017 at a Salvation Army shelter where Floyd was a security guard... Site Icon Jurors on Wednesday saw Minneapolis police officers’ body camera footage showing how an initial confrontation over an alleged misdemeanor last year spiraled into George Floyd begging for his life... 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Site Icon The nationwide reexamination of policing after the killing of George Floyd has led an Ivy League college town in upstate New York to consider an ambitious — and contentious — plan to remake its... Site Icon WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden intends to nominate three prosecutors to run the U.S. attorney’s offices in New York, including the first Black man to run the Southern District of New... Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A prospective juror who once lived in the neighborhood where George Floyd was arrested told the attorney for an ex-officer charged in Floyd's death that he had a personal reason... Site Icon MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A prospective juror who once lived in the neighborhood where George Floyd was arrested told the attorney for an ex-officer charged in Floyd's death that he had a personal reason... Site Icon Movement for Black Lives opposes George Floyd Justice ActBy KAT STAFFORDMarch 17, 2021 GMT Site Icon In the months since the police killing of George Floyd sparked a racial reckoning in the United States, American corporations have emerged as an unexpected leading source of funding for social... Site Icon Movement for Black Lives opposes George Floyd Justice Act Site Icon Judge to query jurors in George Floyd murder trial about $27 million settlement Site Icon Ex-officer on trial for deadly arrest asks to show jury an earlier George Floyd arrest Site Icon Ex-officer wants jury to hear about 2019 George Floyd arrestBy STEVE KARNOWSKI and AMY FORLITIMarch 16, 2021 GMT Site Icon Ex-officer wants jury to hear about 2019 George Floyd arrestBy STEVE KARNOWSKI and AMY FORLITIMarch 16, 2021 GMT
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Site Icon Drinking alcohol in moderation can reduce stress on the brain, lower heart disease risk Site Icon Cup of leafy green veggies (even in a smoothie) a day keeps heart disease away! Site Icon Pandemic has wreaked health havoc on moms with children in pre-school, study reveals Site Icon Pokémonas: Scientists discover bacteria linked to lung parasites, name them after Pokémon Site Icon One cup of leafy green vegetables (even in a smoothie) can lower heart disease risk Site Icon Pausing the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is doing more harm than good, scientists warn Site Icon Scientists discover bacteria linked to lung parasites, name them after Pokémon Site Icon No immunity? COVID-19 virus reinfection ‘common’ in healthy young adults, study suggests Site Icon Past COVID-19 infection may not mean immunity for young adults, study warns Site Icon How many bubbles are in a glass of beer? Scientists say they have the answer! Site Icon Do fish feel pain? 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Site Icon Defense expert testifies Floyd died from heart disease in Chauvin murder trial Site Icon Brazil's P1 coronavirus variant mutating, may become more dangerous: study Site Icon ‘Language of the spider’: Scientists turn spider webs into otherworldly music Site Icon Elderly show similar antibody response to 1st dose of Astra, Pfizer COVID-19 shots -UK study Site Icon Study finds people want more than watchdogs for journalistsBy DAVID BAUDERApril 14, 2021 GMT Site Icon South African regulator says no major safety concerns from local J&J study Site Icon Scientists turn spider webs into otherworldly music Site Icon Nearly one in three Americans say they donate to a crowdfunding effort each year, according to a first-of its-kind study by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. And all... Site Icon MOSCOW (AP) — Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Tuesday he was suing his prison for withholding the Quran, which he intended to study while serving time outside... Site Icon Comfort food a myth? Feeling stress does not push people to binge-eat, study says Site Icon New gene discovery may ‘revolutionize’ heart attack treatment Site Icon Regeneron's COVID-19 cocktail helps prevent symptomatic disease: study Site Icon About 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through medication — rather than surgery — and that option has become all the more pivotal during the COVID-19 pandemic. Site Icon South African variant may evade protection from Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says Site Icon South African variant can 'break through' Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says Site Icon ‘Doomsday glacier’ in the Antarctic is melting faster than scientists feared Site Icon Biden forms panel to study possible U.S. Supreme Court expansion Site Icon Easy does it? 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Site Icon Climate change shrinks marine life richness near equator: study Site Icon Venezuela doctors and scientists urge COVID-19 vaccination progress as cases spike Site Icon New study discovers why some cancer drugs work on mice, but not people Site Icon SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — North Atlantic right whales gave birth over the winter in greater numbers than scientists have seen since 2015, an encouraging sign for researchers who became alarmed three... Site Icon RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An advocacy group plans to spend millions next year to elect more doctors, scientists and other professionals to office, arguing the pandemic and Donald Trump's handling of it... 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Site Icon AP sources: NCAA dumps requirement that transfers sit a year Site Icon Republicans want to yank baseball's antitrust immunity after MLB reaction to Georgia voting law Site Icon MLB will have minor league experiment with moving back mound Site Icon INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bobby “Slick” Leonard, the former NBA player and Hall of Fame coach who won three ABA championships with the Indiana Pacers and spent more than a half century with the... Site Icon Immediately eligible: NCAA on verge of transfer rule change Site Icon NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt has hired Shea Ralph away from UConn to help revive the Commodores' struggling women's basketball program, which hasn't reached the NCAA Tournament since... Site Icon As teams gear up for the stretch run of the NBA regular season, it’s injuries to key players — not just their unavailability due to COVID-19 — that is having the biggest effect on the playoff race... Site Icon NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Schroder helped send a Lakers team missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis off to a sizzling start.And after Schroder was thrown out along with Kyrie Irving in the... Site Icon T-wolves owner: A-Rod, partner in agreement to buy NBA club Site Icon Catching No-Nos: Padres’ Caratini an MLB 1st with 2nd in row Site Icon Advocates call on NCAA to act in response to anti-trans laws Site Icon The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The possibility of the Toronto Blue Jays playing games this season in Buffalo, New York, has... Site Icon LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Paul George and Kawhi Leonard are both healthy, they are one of the most difficult duos to stop in the NBA. The Los Angeles Clippers superstars showed that again Thursday... Site Icon The Stanford logo was missing on Shane Griffith's all-black wrestling singlet when he won an NCAA national title last month. Site Icon Arizona has parted ways with men's basketball coach Sean Miller as the program awaits its fate in an NCAA infractions investigation, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated... Site Icon AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — It was April 7, 2003. Exactly 18 years ago Wednesday, Syracuse defeated Kansas to win the NCAA men’s basketball national championship. The biggest win in school history, the... Site Icon SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry’s tender tailbone much-improved, the two-time MVP led one of those furious finishes that defined Golden State during recent years and all those NBA Finals... Site Icon Colorado to host MLB All-Star Game after Georgia voting law prompts pullout Site Icon NEW YORK (AP) — Even an NCAA championship matchup between two widely acknowledged as the best men's college basketball teams in the country wasn't enough to set the television world... 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Site Icon West has been the best in this year's NCAA Tournament Site Icon Detroit’s Baddoo homers on first pitch of first MLB at-bat Site Icon INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The only reason Baylor's backcourt can't be considered a true brotherhood is the blood coursing through their veins.Whether they were declaring together for the NBA... Site Icon Undefeated Gonzaga beats UCLA on last-second shot, advances to NCAA Tournament final against Baylor Site Icon INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Health officials in Indiana said Saturday they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to COVID-19 by Alabama residents following Friday night’s death of a Crimson Tide... Site Icon The Latest: Baylor rolling over Houston 45-20 at halftime Site Icon Georgia governor vows a fight after MLB yanks All-Star GameMAE ANDERSONApril 3, 2021 GMT Site Icon Oklahoma hired Loyola Chicago’s Porter Moser as its basketball coach Saturday following Lon Kruger’s retirement.Moser, who led Loyola to two deep runs in the NCAA Tournament, takes over a... Site Icon Arizona reaches NCAA title game with 69-59 win over UConn Site Icon Stanford and Arizona meet in all Pac-12 NCAA title game Site Icon SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Haley Jones scored 24 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 32 seconds left, to help Stanford beat South Carolina 66-65 on Friday night and advance to the women's NCAA... Site Icon A first: NCAA names women's Final Four officials early Site Icon UCLA’s Juzang could be first Asian American NBA lottery pick Site Icon NCAA tourney teams get concierge help to survive bubble life Site Icon NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant was fined $50,000 by the NBA on Friday for his offensive and derogatory language in social media messages to actor Michael Rapaport. Site Icon MLB moving All-Star Game, draft out of Georgia following outcry over voting law Site Icon AP Sources: NCAA has not tested for drugs at championshipsBy EDDIE PELLSApril 2, 2021 GMT Site Icon SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will allow indoor concerts, theater performances and other private gatherings starting April 15 as the rate of people testing positive for the coronavirus in... Site Icon MLB moving All-Star Game in response to voting restrictionsBy RONALD BLUMApril 2, 2021 GMT Site Icon MLB postpones rest of Nationals-Mets series due to COVID-19 Site Icon ROME — Police in Italy have seized computers and other devices allegedly used by four Italians to send death threats and offensive emails to the country's health minister to protest his firm... Site Icon MIAMI (AP) — Victor Oladipo got swept out of the first round of the playoffs last season by Miami, and when that series concluded he had no doubt the Heat would end up in the NBA Finals. Site Icon A trio of men's basketball players asked NCAA President Mark Emmert during a video call Thursday to abide by, and enforce, Title IX gender equity rules and to create a waiver that would let... Site Icon Amid glow open day, cloud looms over MLB All-Star Game Site Icon What cold? 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Site Icon Winter storms hammer U.S. manufacturing production Site Icon Yemeni protesters storm palace with cabinet members inside Site Icon Texas state Senate passes bill to cut $5.1 billion in winter storm power fees Site Icon Texas lawmakers pass bill to cut $5.1 billion in winter storm power fees Site Icon Texas lawmakers prepare bill to cut $5.1 billion in winter storm power fees Site Icon Dangerous winter storm batters western U.S. as airport, highways shut down Site Icon Winter storm closes roads in Wyoming, Colorado, NebraskaThe Associated PressMarch 14, 2021 GMT Site Icon Dangerous spring snow storm takes aim at U.S. Rockies, High Plains Site Icon Texas regulator warns lawmakers against rollback in storm power prices Site Icon Texas power regulator warns lawmakers against retroactively cutting storm power prices Site Icon Exclusive: Texas power regulator, under pressure to roll back storm prices, huddles with Wall Street Site Icon HOUSTON (AP) — Ernest and Hester Collins already faced their share of hardships before last month's deadly winter storm plunged much of Texas into a deep freeze and knocked out power to millions... 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Site Icon NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When frantic messages started trickling in that a tornado had hit a beloved music venue in Nashville, Mike Grimes told himself it couldn't possibly be that bad. Site Icon Texas power company seeks bankruptcy protection after storm Site Icon AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' top utilities regulator resigned Monday in the widening fallout from blackouts triggered by an unusually heavy and widespread winter storm that left millions in the... Site Icon LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky firefighter Eddie Stacy was turning his fire truck around in the dark while responding to storm damage when he noticed a tiny light coming from the flooded Red... Site Icon AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' attorney general said Monday he's suing electricity provider Griddy for passing along massive bills to its customers during last month's winter storm. Site Icon BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Work to replace a section of roadway along Big Sur that crumbled during a recent storm is set to begin on Monday and is expected to continue until summer, officials... Site Icon AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When an unusually heavy winter storm blanketed much of Texas with snow, knocking out electricity to millions of homes and leaving many struggling to find clean water, one... Site Icon Biden brings empathy to storm-battered Texas, security official lays out state's mistakes Site Icon White House climate czar to AP: Texas storm ‘a wake-up call’By MATTHEW DALYFebruary 26, 2021 GMT Site Icon Vitamin B6 may prevent lethal cytokine storms, blood clots in COVID-19 patients Site Icon Biden to exercise empathy skills in Texas visit after storms Site Icon By the numbers, 2021 looks promising for Miami. Humans are more skeptical about the Hurricanes being back.On the flip side, the math on Notre Dame suggests regression next season. The... 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Site Icon LGBTQ Catholics stung by Vatican rebuff of same-sex unionsBy DAVID CRARY and LUIS ANDRES HENAOMarch 15, 2021 GMT Site Icon The road to reclaiming Jewish property rarely runs smoothly Site Icon France to return Nazi-looted Klimt to rightful Jewish heirs Site Icon LGBTQ Catholics stung by Vatican rebuff of same-sex unionsBy DAVID CRARY and LUIS ANDRES HENAOMarch 15, 2021 GMT Site Icon ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Colorful kites danced in the skies above the hilltops and seafront promenades of Athens on Clean Monday as Greeks turned out to celebrate the Eastern Christian holiday in... Site Icon In setback for gay Catholics, Vatican says church cannot bless same-sex unions Site Icon Vatican decrees that Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions Site Icon ROME (AP) — The Vatican decreed Monday that the Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions since God “cannot bless sin.”The Vatican’s orthodoxy office, the Congregation for the Doctrine... 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