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U. of Miami professor pleads guilty in Venezuela graft caseA University of Miami professor blamed a controversial law enforcement informant for his career-ending decision to try and hide $3 million in proceeds from a corruption scheme run by a businessman connected to Venezuela’s socialist government
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Vasken Samuelian, owner of Men's Suit Outlet, and Janik Kayajian, the manager, survey damages inside the burned store building, Monday, June 1, 2020, in Long Beach after overnight protests over the death of George Floyd died in police custody on May 25 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Brooms in hand, people patch up stores damaged in protestsThousands of people from Los Angeles to New York have swept up glass from broken store windows, covered over graffiti and organized ransacked businesses after protests again turned destructive
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Brands weigh in on national protests over police brutalityAs thousands of protesters take to the street in response to police killings of black people, companies are wading into the national conversation but taking care to get their messaging right
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Depression forms in Gulf, heavy rain threat for south MexicoA tropical depression has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and forecasters warn it could become a tropical storm during the night or on Tuesday as it threatens to dump heavy rains over southern Mexico and parts of Central America
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Terrence Floyd, center, at the spot in the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn., where his brother George Floyd, encountered police and died while in their custody, Monday June 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
On the spot where George Floyd died, his brother urges calmGeorge Floyd's brother says violence isn't going to bring his brother back
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Protesters clash with police Sunday, May 31, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif. during unrest and protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
LA has seen racial uprisings, many not shocked by new roundWhen violent protests over the death of George Floyd reached Los Angeles, people of color expressed heartbreak but not necessarily surprise
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Protesters holds placards Saturday afternoon, May 30, 2020 in Chicago, I.L., as they join national outrage over the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis.(Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Spike Lee on what's different about these protestsIt’s not the first time that Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” has been freshly urgent, but Lee’s 1989 film has again found blistering relevance in the wake of George Floyd’s death
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This May 31, 2020 photo provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff shows Derek Chauvin, who was arrested Friday, May 29, in the Memorial Day death of George Floyd. Chauvin was charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter after a shocking video of him kneeling for several minutes on the neck of Floyd, a black man, set off a wave of protests across the country. (Hennepin County Sheriff via AP)
Medical examiner: Floyd's heart stopped while restrainedA Minneapolis medical examiner has classified George Floyd's death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and compressed his neck
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Protesters are reflected in a store window where a portrait of George Floyd is displayed in Manhattan, New York, Monday, June 1, 2020. New York City imposed an 11 p.m. curfew Monday as the nation's biggest city tried to head off another night of destruction erupting amid protests over George Floyd's death. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
New York City imposes 11 p.m. curfew amid Floyd protestsNew York City is imposing an 11 p.m. curfew as the nation’s biggest city tries to prevent another night of destruction amid continuing protests over George Floyd’s death
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Two police officers kneel after protesters attending a rally against the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor chanted "Kneel with us! Kneel with us!" in Lexington, Ky., on Sunday, May 31, 2020. (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
Louisville police chief fired in aftermath of fatal shootingLouisville's police chief has been fired after the mayor learned that officers failed to activate body cameras during a fatal shooting
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Two workers inspect the damage to a sporting goods store, Monday, June 1, 2020, in Tampa, Fla., after the establishment was looted and burned by protesters during a demonstration Saturday night. Several counties across Florida issued curfews to curb large crowds gathering to protest the killings of black people by police. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Florida police officer suspended for pushing kneeling womanA Fort Lauderdale police officer has been suspended after video showed him pushing a kneeling black woman to the ground during protests over police killings of African Americans
The Associated Press14 hours ago
In a show of peace and solidarity, law enforcement officials with riot shields kneel in front of protesters Monday, June 1, 2020, during a fourth day of protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwidePresident Donald Trump has threatened to deploy the United States military unless states quickly halt the violent protests that have convulsed cities from coast to coast
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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