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George Floyd memorial service brings Americans together in mourning, outrage like never before

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 3:58pm
Across the nation Thursday, Americans stopped to commemorate the life and mourn the death of George Floyd.        ...
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Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond to come down ‘as soon as possible,’ Va. gov says; 4 others on Monument Avenue to be removed, too

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 3:54pm
The Robert E. Lee statue and other Confederate monuments on Richmond's Monument Avenue will be removed amid protests over George Floyd's death.        ...
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Las Vegas Strip reopening scenes: Foot traffic light, but Bellagio fountains dancing

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 3:54pm
After being closed for nearly three months, Las Vegas Strip hotels and casinos were getting ready to open their doors.        ...
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‘He was like the general’: Mourners grieve George Floyd at memorial service

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 3:49pm
Thursday's memorial for George Floyd is the first of several to honor the man whose death has sparked protests across the US over racial inequalities.        ...
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As Minneapolis and the nation mourns, George Floyd memorial at Cup Foods is ‘like a Mecca’

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 3:27pm
Outside the Cup Foods store where George Floyd was killed, his name, picture and memory are everywhere. The crowds gather for reasons unseen.        ...
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Fact check: Feds buy syringes that may have RFID chips, but no evidence COVID-19 vaccination required

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 2:58pm
USA TODAY confirmed that the syringes can be equipped with RFID/NFC tracking, but there is no evidence vaccination for COVID-19 will be mandatory.        ...
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George Floyd, Lea Michele and the problem with performative outrage

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 2:44pm
When expressing outrage is as easy as posting a hashtag or an empty black square, there's a question of whether it's genuine or performative.        ...
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AG Barr defends clearing protest near White House, disputes claims demonstration was peaceful

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 2:38pm
"It was not a political act," Barr said of the visit where the president was photographed with a bible. "It was entirely appropriate for him to do."        ...
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Don’t Expect A Second Stimulus Check

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 2:25pm
If you’re counting on a second stimulus check, you may want to reconsider....
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‘You sound completely barking mad’: Piers Morgan, Giuliani trade insults over Trump’s George Floyd tweet

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 2:25pm
"You sound deranged. You're abusive. And it's really sad to see what's happened to you," the British TV host said to the former New York mayor.        ...
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Opinion: Drew Brees needs to do more than apologize for comments on protests

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 2:10pm
Teammates and others were outraged by Drew Brees characterizing protests over police brutality of black and brown people as "disrespecting" the flag.        ...
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Live George Floyd Memorial Service and Protest Updates

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 2:05pm
The somber event followed more than a week of upheaval around the United States. Also on Thursday, a Republican senator backed criticism of President Trump’s leadership....
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McConnell Protégé Moves Toward Confirmation to D.C. Appeals Court

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 1:51pm
The Judiciary Committee cleared Judge Justin Walker for a floor vote over the objections of Democrats, who said he was not qualified....
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N.B.A. Sets July 31 Return to Play Entirely in Florida

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 1:41pm
The proposal approved by owners will next go to the players’ union. The 22 teams would play eight games each to help determine the playoff field of 16....
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A leader of a New York City march got arrested. Here’s how the protest unfolded

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 1:41pm
Waze won't help. Lyft is toast. When the apps of modern life fail, what happens when a protest leader gets arrested?        ...
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