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Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals
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Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals

Jun 5th 2021, 12:17 PM 25,593 Views 24 Comments

Winston Boogie Smith Jr died on Thursday night in Minneapolis.

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd
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Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd

Apr 20th 2021, 10:14 PM 99,697 Views 158 Comments

Floyd family lawyer Ben Crump hailed the three guilty verdicts as a landmark victory for civil rights.

As the jury reaches a decision, Joe Biden says he's 'praying for the right verdict' in Derek Chauvin trial
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As the jury reaches a decision, Joe Biden says he's 'praying for the right verdict' in Derek Chauvin trial

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 8:55 PM 36,262 Views 0 Comments

The verdict will be read in a Minneapolis courtroom at 9.30pm Irish time.

Minnesota police officer who shot black motorist Daunte Wright resigns
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Minnesota police officer who shot black motorist Daunte Wright resigns

Apr 13th 2021, 7:20 PM 22,819 Views 39 Comments

The city’s police chief has said he believes Kim Potter mistakenly grabbed her gun instead of her Taser.

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest
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Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 7:17 PM 49,026 Views 0 Comments

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said he expected closing arguments to begin next week.

One dead and four injured after man opens fire at medical clinic in the US
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One dead and four injured after man opens fire at medical clinic in the US

Feb 10th 2021, 7:07 AM 17,022 Views 7 Comments

It’s believed the culprit – who was later arrested – had a grievance over medical care he’d received.

American pair hold joint-lead heading into final day at Minnesota
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American pair hold joint-lead heading into final day at Minnesota

Jul 26th 2020, 10:14 AM 3,147 Views 0 Comments

Richy Werenski and Michael Thompson are both two shots clear of South Africa’s Charl Schwartzel.

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

Jul 15th 2020, 10:32 PM 20,576 Views 59 Comments

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

Two Buffalo police officers charged with assault on 75-year-old man
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Two Buffalo police officers charged with assault on 75-year-old man

Jun 6th 2020, 6:23 PM 33,901 Views 0 Comments

State governor Andrew Cuomo said of the incident: “What we saw was horrendous and disgusting, and I believe, illegal.”

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial
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Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Jun 4th 2020, 9:20 PM 12,303 Views 92 Comments

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

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd
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Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

Updated May 29th 2020, 7:30 PM 44,495 Views 34 Comments

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

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

May 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 40,136 Views 83 Comments

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

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

Aug 6th 2019, 3:01 PM 18,196 Views 0 Comments

The charges relate to an alleged incident in 2001.

Tottenham earn victory over Milan thanks to N'Koudou strike
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Tottenham earn victory over Milan thanks to N'Koudou strike

Aug 1st 2018, 1:04 PM 3,836 Views 1 Comment

Gennaro Gattuso’s men created plenty, but the Frenchman struck early in the second half for Spurs.

Skyscraper-scaling raccoon finally makes it to the top, but its fate remains unknown...
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Skyscraper-scaling raccoon finally makes it to the top, but its fate remains unknown...

Updated Jun 13th 2018, 9:15 AM 54,467 Views 37 Comments

The intrepid animal has spent most of the last 24 hours climbing up and down the outside of the UBS Plaza building in St Paul, Minnesota.

US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims
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US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims

Jun 1st 2018, 11:04 AM 12,677 Views 59 Comments

Victims welcomed the settlement with relief but stressed that their emotional scars have remained.

Woman who shot boyfriend dead in YouTube stunt jailed for 6 months
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Woman who shot boyfriend dead in YouTube stunt jailed for 6 months

Mar 15th 2018, 8:48 AM 38,012 Views 78 Comments

Monalisa Perez believed her boyfriend would be shielded by a thick book as she shot him at close range

A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare
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A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare

Dec 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 18,935 Views 33 Comments

“There are women alive today that would otherwise have died as a result of domestic violence.”

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis
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Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis

Aug 3rd 2017, 9:18 AM 14,284 Views 0 Comments

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

US police officer who shot dead Australian woman was startled by a 'loud sound', investigators say
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US police officer who shot dead Australian woman was startled by a 'loud sound', investigators say

Jul 19th 2017, 7:56 AM 26,264 Views 70 Comments

Justine Damond called Minneapolis police on Saturday at around 11:30pm to report a possible assault occurring near her home.

Relatives want answers after Australian woman who called 911 killed by US officer
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Relatives want answers after Australian woman who called 911 killed by US officer

Jul 18th 2017, 7:19 AM 53,534 Views 68 Comments

Reports say that Justine Damond had called to report a sexual assault when she was shot.

Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death
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Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death

Jun 26th 2017, 9:19 PM 15,003 Views 16 Comments

The 32-year-old was several times by police officer Jeronimo Yanez in Minnesota.

Clarke insists Danny Willett still has a big role to play, despite opening match omission
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Clarke insists Danny Willett still has a big role to play, despite opening match omission

Sep 30th 2016, 9:07 AM 5,363 Views 2 Comments

The Masters champion was at the heart of this week’s controversy.

IS claims responsibility after man stabs 8 people in shopping mall before being shot dead
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IS claims responsibility after man stabs 8 people in shopping mall before being shot dead

Sep 18th 2016, 3:55 PM 32,346 Views 156 Comments

An organisation with links to IS said the attacker was “a soldier of the Islamic State”.

US man admits abducting and killing 11-year-old boy in 1989
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US man admits abducting and killing 11-year-old boy in 1989

Sep 6th 2016, 9:40 PM 37,080 Views 39 Comments

Danny Heinrich donned a mask and confronted Jacob Wetterling and his two friends before abducting him.

The remains of an 11-year-old boy abducted in 1989 have finally been found
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The remains of an 11-year-old boy abducted in 1989 have finally been found

Sep 4th 2016, 12:20 PM 40,126 Views 19 Comments

Jacob Wetterling was with his brother and friend when taken by a masked gunman.

Two more people have come forward claiming to be heirs to Prince
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Two more people have come forward claiming to be heirs to Prince

May 19th 2016, 2:19 PM 19,614 Views 31 Comments

Prince died suddenly on April 21 and had no recognised children or will even though his estate may be worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

A dog 'drove' its owner's truck over a tree and into a car
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A dog 'drove' its owner's truck over a tree and into a car

Mar 6th 2016, 3:17 PM 22,239 Views 17 Comments

It appears the Labrador put the idling truck into gear.

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off
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It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off

Jan 21st 2016, 4:01 PM 30,797 Views 9 Comments

The trend was started back in 2013.

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off
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It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off

Jan 21st 2016, 2:34 PM 5,148 Views 0 Comments

Aw, you guys.

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

Nov 24th 2015, 3:33 PM 10,460 Views 34 Comments

None suffered life-threatening injuries.

Woman arrested for telling neighbour "your children look delicious"
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Woman arrested for telling neighbour "your children look delicious"

Oct 23rd 2015, 4:08 PM 28,139 Views 31 Comments

She says the children were leaving things on her porch.

Couple sent bill after bailing on friend's wedding at the last minute
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Couple sent bill after bailing on friend's wedding at the last minute

Oct 1st 2015, 2:43 PM 56,262 Views 66 Comments

“Reimbursement and explanation for no show, card, call or text would be appreciated.”

Dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work amid angry protest scenes
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Dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work amid angry protest scenes

Sep 8th 2015, 4:56 PM 22,280 Views 67 Comments

A group of protesters gathered outside his office.

A weatherman found a coat hanger still in his suit jacket live on air
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A weatherman found a coat hanger still in his suit jacket live on air

Mar 28th 2015, 4:22 PM 5,039 Views 3 Comments

It could happen to the best of us. Probably.

This entire wedding party fell into a lake, and it was all caught on slow-mo video
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This entire wedding party fell into a lake, and it was all caught on slow-mo video

Jun 3rd 2014, 4:25 PM 18,609 Views 3 Comments

Til manky water do us part.

Man arrested for flinging money from 4th floor of shopping centre
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Man arrested for flinging money from 4th floor of shopping centre

Dec 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 45,328 Views 43 Comments

The Black Friday shoppers were treated to a snowstorm of cash.

Irish priest accused of child sex abuse in US
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Irish priest accused of child sex abuse in US

Oct 10th 2013, 10:50 PM 11,177 Views 63 Comments

The allegations relate to 81-year-old Father Cornelius Kelleher’s time as a Catholic pastor in Minnesota between 1975 and 1986.

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

Sep 13th 2013, 10:30 PM 12,521 Views 33 Comments

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.

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday
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Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday

Sep 1st 2013, 5:30 PM 17,767 Views 21 Comments

Why didn’t we think of that?

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