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From TheJournal.ie George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers George Floyd

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers

Floyd died on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against his neck for nearly eight minutes.

From TheJournal.ie US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year Minneapolis

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

Judge Peter Cahill said he did not want the sensitive case to become a media circus with the US presidential election looming.

From TheJournal.ie Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department Minneapolis

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department

The move comes amid nationwide protests against racism following the death of George Floyd.

From TheJournal.ie Justin Trudeau takes a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters in Canada Canada

Justin Trudeau takes a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters in Canada

“These are not just black Canadians. It’s everyone who’s saying black lives matter.”

From TheJournal.ie More Republicans rebuke Trump over lack of unity in America as memorial service held for George Floyd Minneapolis

More Republicans rebuke Trump over lack of unity in America as memorial service held for George Floyd

After Lisa Murkowski added to the criticism of the president, he warned of the consequences if Republicans turn against him.

From TheJournal.ie Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial Black Lives Matter

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.

From TheJournal.ie Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder Minneapolis

Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder

George Floyd’s family described news of the new charges as a “bittersweet moment”.

From TheJournal.ie Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled George Floyd

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled

A protest on Saturday is still scheduled to go ahead, despite concerns from health officials.

From The42 Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death Reaction

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death

America is witnessing its most widespread protests since the 1960s.

From TheJournal.ie Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death Black Lives Matter

Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death

Several hundred people angrily rallied outside the White House, clashing with the secret service.

From TheJournal.ie Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd George Floyd

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was ostracised by the NFL after his own protest in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death George Floyd

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death

Demonstrations have been sparked by those angered at a video showing 46-year-old George Floyd’s arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death Minneapolis This post contains videos

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death

Floyd’s death is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans in the US.

From TheJournal.ie 'They murdered my brother': Protests held in Minneapolis over black man's killing by police officer George Floyd

'They murdered my brother': Protests held in Minneapolis over black man's killing by police officer

The case is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans.

From TheJournal.ie Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video George Floyd

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video

A video showed George Floyd pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck.

From TheJournal.ie R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl Minnesota

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl

The charges relate to an alleged incident in 2001.

From TheJournal.ie US policeman who fatally shot woman who attempted to report possible rape found guilty of murder Justine Damond

US policeman who fatally shot woman who attempted to report possible rape found guilty of murder

The 40-year-old victim was shot after calling emergency services twice.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis Minnesota

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis

A gas explosion led to the collapse of the school building.

From TheJournal.ie Minneapolis police chief resigns in toxic fallout from shooting dead of unarmed Australian woman Justine Damond

Minneapolis police chief resigns in toxic fallout from shooting dead of unarmed Australian woman

Australian Justine Damond was shot dead last Saturday in her pyjamas by an officer who had responded to her distress call.

From TheJournal.ie Officer who shot man in incident streamed on Facebook charged with manslaughter Philando Castile

Officer who shot man in incident streamed on Facebook charged with manslaughter

Officer Jeronimo Yanez was also charged with two felony counts of intentional discharge of a dangerous weapon.

From TheJournal.ie Prince has been cremated and laid to rest in a secret location RIP This post contains videos

Prince has been cremated and laid to rest in a secret location

The music icon was celebrated in a private location yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie America goes purple to pay tribute to the life of Prince Dearly Beloved

America goes purple to pay tribute to the life of Prince

Prince, one of the greatest talents the musical world has seen, died yesterday at his home in Minneapolis aged just 57

From TheJournal.ie It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off Freezing
From TheJournal.ie Five Black Lives Matter protesters shot by "three white men" Minneapolis

Five Black Lives Matter protesters shot by "three white men"

None suffered life-threatening injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Protests after US police allegedly shoot man in handcuffs Protest

Protests after US police allegedly shoot man in handcuffs

The incident happened at around 1am on Sunday morning.

From TheJournal.ie This mayor says she wasn’t throwing gang signs with a convicted felon Pointergate

This mayor says she wasn’t throwing gang signs with a convicted felon

The police said the mayor ‘should have known better’.

From TheJournal.ie Toddler survives 'huge fall' from 11th floor into 'small patch of mulch' Minneapolis

Toddler survives 'huge fall' from 11th floor into 'small patch of mulch'

Musa Dayib suffered a broken spine and ribs, as well as a punctured lung and concussion.

From The42 'This is a market people seriously need to look at' - US rugby combine a success Crossover

'This is a market people seriously need to look at' - US rugby combine a success

The NFRL hosted its inaugural rugby combine event in Minneapolis two weekends ago, with a number of former NFL players attending.

From TheJournal.ie "I won't go to strip clubs any more" - Minneapolis mayoral candidate's pledge Political Promises

"I won't go to strip clubs any more" - Minneapolis mayoral candidate's pledge

An underwear-clad candidate in the race to become mayor of Minneapolis emerges from a lake to tell his electorate to “wake the f**k up” in a bizarre new ad.

PIC: St Patrick's Day delivery to a single Irish pub

Guess how many pints these barrels in Minneapolis contain?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie Bruton kicks off five-day trade mission to US Jobs

Bruton kicks off five-day trade mission to US

Richard Bruton will visit Boston, Raleigh, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Chicago on a five-day mission organised by IDA Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Want more bikers? Build more bike lanes like these ones On Yer Bike This post contains images

Want more bikers? Build more bike lanes like these ones

Cycle lane encourage more cycling – look at Irish bike lanes in comparison to our international counterparts.

How long could YOU stay in the world's quietest room?

The lack of sound, which has been described as “disturbing” by those who have entered the room, can even result in visitors beginning to hallucinate.

From The42 This is what a stadium roof collapse looks like… Snow Way! This post contains videos

This is what a stadium roof collapse looks like…

Heavy snow brings the roof in on one of the NFL’s stadiums.

From TheJournal.ie Couple 'considering abortion' create online poll Abortion Debate

Couple 'considering abortion' create online poll

A couple in the US say that they are putting the fate of their unborn child to the public vote.