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Minneapolis: Largest city in Minnesota
Minneapolis is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the seat of Hennepin County. With an estimated population of 429,606 as of 2019, it is the 46th most populous city in the US. Seven counties encompassing Minneapolis and its neighbor Saint Paul are known as the Twin Cities. In 2019, those counties are among sixteen making up the Minneapolis–St. Paul–Bloomington MN–WI metropolitan area of 3.6 million, and twenty-two making up the combined statistical area of 4.0 million — the sixteenth largest metropolitan area in the United States.

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Derek Chauvin Sentenced to 22.5 Years for Murder of George Floyd [Video]

Derek Chauvin Sentenced to 22.5 Years for Murder of George Floyd

The former Minneapolis police officer received the prison sentence from Judge Peter A. Cahill on June 25

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Chauvin publicly speaks to Floyd family for the first time [Video]

Chauvin publicly speaks to Floyd family for the first time

Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who killed George Floyd on a Minneapolis street last year, was sentenced to 22 and half years in prison. Chauvin spoke briefly before the sentence was imposed,..

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Statue of George Floyd unveiled in New York for Juneteenth [Video]

Statue of George Floyd unveiled in New York for Juneteenth

A six-foot statue of George Floyd, the Black man killed by a white policeman in Minneapolis in May 2020, is unveiled in Brooklyn as part of Juneteenth celebrations in New York.

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Teenager wins Pulitzer honour for capturing George Floyd's last moments | Oneindia News [Video]

Teenager wins Pulitzer honour for capturing George Floyd's last moments | Oneindia News

In a first, a teenager was awarded the Pulitzer special citation for filming George Floyd in Minneapolis last year. The video that went viral following the death of George Floyd sparked off protests..

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Police shooting sparks protest in Minneapolis [Video]

Police shooting sparks protest in Minneapolis

A protest broke out in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Thursday, after a multi-agency task force shot dead a man for allegedly displaying a handgun.

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Derek Chauvin gets 22 and a half years in jail for murdering George Floyd

Former US police officer Derek Chauvin has been jailed for 22 and a half years for murdering George Floyd in Minneapolis last year.
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Derek Chauvin to be sentenced for the murder of George Floyd: Here's what to expect

A judge will today sentence the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
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Prosecutors seek 30-year sentence for Derek Chauvin

Prosecutors have asked a judge to sentence Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer found guilty of murdering George Floyd, to 30 years in prison.
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In the city where he died, cautious hope that George Floyd's murder can bring real change

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As evening drew in over George Floyd Square in Minneapolis, the carnival atmosphere was in full swing.
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Gunshots Ring Out at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis

A live news report from George Floyd Square in Minneapolis turned into chaos and panic as the gunshots rang out and people ran for cover. Alex Presha was reporting for the ABC news affiliate from the..
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More calls for racial justice to mark the first anniversary of George Floyd's murder

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Hundreds of people are expected to join members of George Floyd's family in Minneapolis today to commemorate one year since he was murdered by a white police officer in an act that shocked the world..
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Man Attempts to Destroy George Floyd Square Memorial with Ax

A man full of hate tried his best to destroy the George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis, but he got scared away ... and left his ax behind. The video tells the story ... the man drive up to the memorial..
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Derek Chauvin Wants a New Trial in George Floyd Murder Case

Derek Chauvin's attorney says he deserves a new trial after the former Minneapolis police officer got convicted for murdering George Floyd. Chauvin's attorney, Eric Nelson, filed legal docs Tuesday..
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Minnesota AG Keith Ellison Says He 'Felt a Little Bad' for Chauvin After Verdict

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Daunte Wright's funeral held days after Derek Chauvin convicted of George Floyd's murder

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Two days after Minneapolis saw justice for George Floyd, this community buried another young black life.
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'It's a start but a drop in the ocean' - Mark Duggan's brother reacts to Derek Chauvin verdict

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Philonise Floyd Says George Would Be 'Just Another Dead Man' Without the Video

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US Justice Department to investigate Minneapolis policing after conviction over George Floyd murder

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The US Justice Department is opening an investigation into policing practices in Minneapolis after the murder conviction of former officer Derek Chauvin, it has been announced.
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Cheers and tears as jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty of murder

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Minneapolis had been braced for this moment.
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Family Attorney Gets Threatened, Harassed, Mistaken for Chauvin's Lawyer

Eric Nelson is defending Derek Chauvin in trial -- but another attorney with the same name as Chauvin's lawyer is getting mistaken for him... and it's causing a whole lot of grief, and potential..
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Former Vice President Walter Mondale Dead at 93

Walter Mondale, the influential former Senator, Vice President and Democratic nominee for president, is dead. Mondale, who served as President Jimmy Carter's veep from 1977 to 1981, died Monday in..
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Violent Clashes Over Adam Toledo, Daunte Wright Shootings

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Floyd accused acted 'reasonably' and was following training, says witness

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Daunte Wright and George Floyd Families Hold News Conference (LIVE STREAM)

The family of Daunte Wright -- the 20-year-old Black man killed by police near Minneapolis -- will be joined by George Floyd's family and civil rights attorney Ben Crump to address the incident ... and..
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Daunte Wright Shooting Sparks Night Two of Unrest, Standoffs with Cops

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Officer who 'accidentally' shot black man identified as more protests take place

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The police officer who shot a black man after a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb has been identified as a veteran of 26 years.
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For an officer to mistake their gun for a Taser and fatally shoot a man in tense Minneapolis beggars belief

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Officer who fatally shot black man in Minneapolis 'meant to reach for Taser - not handgun', police say

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Protests over police shooting of black man near Minneapolis

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'The world is watching': Former officer Derek Chauvin goes on trial over killing of George Floyd

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'US at racial crossroads': Nation braced for Derek Chauvin's trial over George Floyd killing

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Once again, the eyes of the world are on Minneapolis - the city is braced for the trial of the former police officer accused of murdering George Floyd.
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City of Minneapolis to pay $27m settlement to George Floyd family

Minneapolis City Council will pay George Floyd's family $27m to settle a civil lawsuit over his killing in police custody.
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Derek Chauvin Jury Selection Delayed, Floyd Supporters Flock to Courthouse

A throng of George Floyd supporters are gathered outside a Minneapolis courthouse for what's supposed to be jury selection day in ex-cop Derek Chauvin's murder case. The judge in the case on Monday..
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Jury selection halted in trial of ex-police officer charged over George Floyd death

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The judge overseeing the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused over the death of George Floyd paused jury selection only hours after it began - to investigate a change to the charges.
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Minneapolis to Hire Influencers for Messaging on George Floyd Trial

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Before this smiling sweetheart was stomping down some of the fiercest fashion runways, she was just another little kid showing off her big grin in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This cute kid made headlines..
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Body Cam Footage Shows Cops Serving Warrant After Dolal Idd's Death

Just a day after Minneapolis cops shot and killed Dolal Idd, his family's home was raided ... and there's new body cam video showing the tense scene inside the home. Idd was shot and killed during a..
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Minneapolis Cop Knocked Down After Garbage Can Lid Thrown At Him

A Minneapolis cop is recovering after he was knocked down to the ground when an apparent looter threw a garbage can lid ... hitting the cop squarely in the neck. The incident went down Wednesday night..
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New George Floyd Body Cam Video Shows Horrified Crowd, Pleas for His Life

George Floyd had at least 8 civilian onlookers, including a Minneapolis firefighter, pleading for his life ... and this newly released police body cam shows the panic and horror they all felt. The..
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For black people in France, George Floyd protests are personal

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Americans have taken to the streets following the death of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis on May 25 after a white police officer pinned his knee against his neck for nearly nine minutes.
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George Floyd's brother asks U.S. Congress to 'stop the pain' of police killings

A brother of George Floyd, whose killing in Minneapolis sparked protests around the world, asked the U.S. Congress on Wednesday to stop the pain of black people caused by police violence.
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The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives took up the issues of police violence and racial injustice in America on Wednesday in the first congressional hearing since the death of George Floyd in..
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U.S. companies vow to fight racism but face critics on diversity

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George Floyd to be buried Tuesday as global anti-racism protests spread

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Bail raised to $1.25 million for former police officer in George Floyd death

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