Minneapolis and other U.S. cities were ramping up security measures on Monday, girding for possible protests after a jury delivers a verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with murdering George Floyd by kneeling on his neck. Gloria Tso reports.
A group of Jewish House Democrats are condemning controversial comments made on Twitter by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). CNN’s Sunlen Serfaty reports the Minnesota senator sparked outrage when she appeared to equate the US and Israel with the Taliban and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group designated as a terrorist organization by the US.
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 across America calling for police reforms, human rights and end of racial discrimination against people of African origin.
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A year after his killing sparked a national reckoning over racial injustice, George Floyd's relatives met on Tuesday with President Joe Biden to urge passage of a police reform bill, while people around the country continued the call for change. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
One year ago today, George Floyd was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis. His death sparked global protests against police brutality. Today, as the family continue to mourn his death, activists and communities around the country march and pay tribute to the man who became a symbol for racial justice. CNN’s Omar Jimenez has the latest from Minneapolis.
The United States on Sunday denied a report by Iran's state television that the arch-foes had reached a prisoner swap deal in exchange for the release of $7 billion frozen Iranian oil funds under U.S. sanctions. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Britain is to send more than 600 pieces of urgently-needed medical equipment to India following the devastating surge in coronavirus cases which has overwhelmed the country’s health services.The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office said the first of nine plane-loads of life-saving kit – including ventilators and oxygen concentrators – would arrive in New Delhi early on Tuesday.The move follows discussions with the Indian government, with further consignments due be dispatched later this week.
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