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Minnesota: State in the northern central United States
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and northern regions of the United States. Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd U.S. state on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory. The state has many lakes, and is known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Its official motto is L'Étoile du Nord.

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Klobuchar pulls back from Biden's VP search [Video]

Klobuchar pulls back from Biden's VP search

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar effectively pulled herself from Joe Biden's search for a running mate on Thursday, saying the position should go to a woman of color instead. Gloria Tso reports.

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Barbra Streisand gifts Disney stock to George Floyd's daughter [Video]

Barbra Streisand gifts Disney stock to George Floyd's daughter

Barbra Streisand has presented Disney shares to the young daughter of slain Minnesota man George Floyd.

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Amazon halts police use of its facial recognition technology [Video]

Amazon halts police use of its facial recognition technology

Amazon announced that it will ban police use of the company's facial recognition tool Rekognition for a year, in a blogpost dated Wednesday.

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz calls special session for police reform [Video]

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz calls special session for police reform

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Wednesday (June 10) announced that he will convene a special legislative session starting Friday, with police reform and building a stronger economy at the top of his..

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Bail for cop charged with Floyd murder upped to $1.25 mln [Video]

Bail for cop charged with Floyd murder upped to $1.25 mln

The bail for Derek Chauvin, the police officer accused of murdering George Floyd, had his bail raised to $1.25 million on Monday (June 8). Gavino Garay has more.

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Mass protests in London over the death of George Floyd [Video]

Mass protests in London over the death of George Floyd

Protesters gathered in London's Parliament Square on Saturday to show solidarity with protesters in the United States over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota last week.View on euronews

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NFL admits league should have listened earlier to players protesting racism [Video]

NFL admits league should have listened earlier to players protesting racism

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has admitted the league has been at fault for not listening to its players denouncing racism. The United States is currently gripped by widespread protests over police..

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Minneapolis architect seeks to rebuild his city after protests [Video]

Minneapolis architect seeks to rebuild his city after protests

George Floyd's death in Minneapolis while in police custody, and the destruction that followed during demonstrations throughout the region, cut especially deep for Saint Paul architect James Garrett..

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All four ex-cops charged in George Floyd death [Video]

All four ex-cops charged in George Floyd death

A fired Minneapolis police officer will face a more serious murder charge and three other sacked officers will be charged with aiding and abetting in the death of an unarmed black man that triggered..

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Three assisting officers charged in George Floyd's death: prosecutor [Video]

Three assisting officers charged in George Floyd's death: prosecutor

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on Wednesday said he amended his charge for Derek Chauvin to 2nd degree murder and said the three other officers have been charged aiding and abetting in the..

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Lambeth town hall lit purple to mark death of George Floyd [Video]

Lambeth town hall lit purple to mark death of George Floyd

Lambeth town hall in Brixton has been lit purple to mark the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. It is also organising a “community listening event” to discuss issues including increased use of..

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U.S. protesters defy curfews, threats of military force [Video]

U.S. protesters defy curfews, threats of military force

Peaceful marches and demonstrations were marred by instances of looting and attacks on police officers as protesters decried police for the use of force against minorities. This report produced by..

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Jay-Z speaks to Minnesota governor about murder of George Floyd [Video]

Jay-Z speaks to Minnesota governor about murder of George Floyd

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz recently revealed that Jay-Z reached out to him to speak about George Floyd.

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Uber, Lyft, and Lime Suspending Services In Cities With Curfews [Video]

Uber, Lyft, and Lime Suspending Services In Cities With Curfews

Uber and Lyft said they'll suspend rides and deliveries in cities where curfews are issued. Over the weekend, Uber temporarily shut down in parts of country says Business Insider. California,..

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Shattered glass outside White House after nationwide protests [Video]

Shattered glass outside White House after nationwide protests

Residents and business owners in cities across the United States swept up broken glass, took stock of looted goods and surveyed the damage after a sixth straight night of violent protests over racial..

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Klobuchar's VP Chances Plummet [Video]

Klobuchar's VP Chances Plummet

Amy Klobuchar's chances of becoming Joe Biden's running mate have taken a significant hit as widespread racial unrest roils her home state. That's according to Democrats who spoke to CNN. Klobuchar was..

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Battle of the bullhorns: cops and protesters negotiate over loudspeakers [Video]

Battle of the bullhorns: cops and protesters negotiate over loudspeakers

Protesters and police in Portland, Oregon on Sunday held a public dialogue through bullhorns at a protest against police brutality.

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Estallan disturbios en Minneapolis después de la muerte de George Floyd [Video]

Estallan disturbios en Minneapolis después de la muerte de George Floyd

El 27 de mayo, cientos de manifestantes salieron a las calles de Minneapolis, Minnesota, para mostrar su ira contra el departamento de policía de la ciudad.

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U.S. cities braced for another night of violence [Video]

U.S. cities braced for another night of violence

Major U.S. cities feared another night of violent protests on Sunday over the death of George Floyd in police custody, cleaning up broken glass and burned out cars after curfews failed to stop..

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Chrissy Teigen Pledges $200,000 Bail Out Protesters [Video]

Chrissy Teigen Pledges $200,000 Bail Out Protesters

(CNN) Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen is donating $200,000 to bail out protesters after President Trump declared Saturday night "MAGA night" at the White House. Trump, in his tweet, said the..

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George Floyd: Violence escalates across USA as unrest comes to White House [Video]

George Floyd: Violence escalates across USA as unrest comes to White House

Violence has escalated in the USA as protests over the death of George Floyd continue across the country. On a fifth night of widespread unrest, demonstrators converged on the White House in..

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Trump offers to send troops to quell Minnesota violence [Video]

Trump offers to send troops to quell Minnesota violence

President Trump offered to send U.S. military troops to Minneapolis "quickly" to help deal with an outbreak of violence that was said to be instigated by anarchists and outside agitators. Conway G...

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Pentagon: US Troops On Four-Hour Standby To Aid Minnesota [Video]

Pentagon: US Troops On Four-Hour Standby To Aid Minnesota

US military units are on a four-hour recall status to be ready if requested by the governor of Minnesota. The move from the Pentagon comes amid civil unrest following the killing of a black man by a..

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'Outside agitators' blamed for violent protest wave [Video]

'Outside agitators' blamed for violent protest wave

Minnesota officials said Friday's outbreak of violence across the country went beyond normal protesters and was the work of 'outside agitators' like white supremacists. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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