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2020

10

Jul

George Floyd told officers ‘I can’t breathe’ more than 20 times, transcripts show

Newly released transcripts of the minutes leading up to George Floyd’s death reveal he told officers “I can’t breathe” more than 20 times, only to have his plea dismissed by Derek Chauvin, the white officer pressing his knee into Floyd’s neck, who said: “It takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk.” Floyd’s dying […]

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Country: United States
Source: The Guardian

06

Jul

Former officer charged in Floyd’s death posts $750K bond

A former Minneapolis police officer charged in the killing of George Floyd has been released from jail, according to Hennepin County jail records. Tou Thao, age 34, is the third former officer accused in Floyd’s death to be released on bond. He posted $750,000 bond on Saturday, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported. All four officers on […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , abc

25

Jun

Fauci, Citing ‘Disturbing Surge,’ Tells Congress the Virus Is Not Under Control

The testimony of the nation’s top infectious disease expert countered President Trump’s upbeat assessment, describing a “mixed bag” of some bright spots amid worrying trends and unknowns. Dr. Anthony S. Fauci told Congress on Tuesday that he was seeing a “disturbing surge” of infections in some parts of the country, as Americans ignore social distancing […]

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Country: United States
Source: INDEPENTENT , The New York Times

12

Jun

Tulsa police release body cam video of officers handcuffing black teenagers for jaywalking

Tulsa police have released body camera footage from two officers who arrested a black teenager and handcuffed a second for jaywalking last week. The videos were released in response to social media messages from the community about the arrest, police said. The videos appear to have been blurred and redacted by police to conceal the […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER ,

05

Jun

35-year-old inmate found dead inside Brooklyn prison after he was pepper-sprayed

An investigation is underway after an inmate died Wednesday morning at a Brooklyn prison after he was pepper sprayed. According to officials, at approximately 10 a.m., staff responded to an incident at the Metropolitan Detention Center, in which an inmate was being disruptive. Staff say they saw 35-year-old Jamel Floyd barricaded inside his cell and […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , EYEWITNESS

02

Jun

Two-thirds of people put in neck restraints by Minneapolis police were black, department data shows

In the years leading up to George Floyd’s death with his neck beneath the knee of a Minneapolis policeman, at least 58 people lost consciousness after the city’s officers put them in neck restraints, according to a CNN analysis of use of force data from the police department. Officers used neck restraints on 428 people since 2012, […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , CNN

02

Jun

Trump threatens to deploy military as George Floyd protests continue to shake the U.S.

As the nation prepared for another night of violent protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military if states and cities failed to quell the demonstrations. “I am mobilizing all federal and local resources, civilian and military, to protect the rights of law abiding Americans,” Trump said […]

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Country: United States
Source: Bloomberg , CNBC

29

May

CNN crew arrested live on air while reporting on Minneapolis protests

CNN’s Omar Jimenez and his crew were arrested Friday by Minneapolis state police while reporting on the protests that followed the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in the city. What happened: CNN anchors said Jimenez and his crew were arrested for not moving after being told to by police, though […]

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Country: United States
Source: AXIOS , AXIOS

29

May

George Floyd: Protests over deadly arrest rock US’s Minneapolis

Protesters overtake police building as outrage grows over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man. Protests erupted across the United States on Thursday night as anger over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, intensified, with some demonstrators gaining access to a police precinct in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and setting sections of […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , ALJAZEERA

18

May

It is claimed that Turkish citizens lost their lives because of late diagnosis in the USA

Ali Rıza Doğan, who has been running a restaurant in New York for years and who lost his 74-year-old mother Kıymet Doğan, stated that his mother’s first two COVID-19 tests were negative, “Two weeks later, the third test was diagnosed with COVID-19. It was too late. ” he spoke. The funeral of businessman Doğan, who […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER