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Minneapolis: Largest city in Minnesota
Minneapolis is the largest city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the principal city of the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. As of 2019, Minneapolis has an estimated population of 429,606, making it the 46th-largest city in the United States. Minneapolis and its neighbor Saint Paul make up the Twin Cities, with Minneapolis being the larger of the two. The Twin Cities metro and their surrounding suburbs contain about 3.63 million people, making it the third-largest economic and population center in the Midwest. Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County.

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Police Clear 'Lawless' Seattle Zone [Video]

Police Clear 'Lawless' Seattle Zone

Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) area was taken over by protesters after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Cops were kept out of the area. The mayor of Seattle, Jenny Durkan, said the area..

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Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest [Video]

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Mourners gathered on Monday for the public viewing of Rayshard Brooks, the Black man shot in the back by an Atlanta police officer outside a Wendy's.

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A New York police officer was suspended on Sunday after a video posted online appeared to show him rendering a Black man unconscious in a chokehold during an arrest, a few days after city council..

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Black Lives Matter protesters marched through central London on Sunday as demonstrations continue nearly a month after the death of George Floyd.

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President Donald Trump addressed a smaller-than-expected crowd with criticism of anti-racism protests on Saturday at a rally meant to reinvigorate his re-election campaign amid U.S. racial unrest and a..

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One person died and 11 were injured in a shooting in Minneapolis in the early hours of Sunday, according to a tweet by police.

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U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar effectively pulled herself from Joe Biden's search for a running mate on Thursday, saying the position should go to a woman of color instead. Gloria Tso reports.

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Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed -Pelosi [Video]

Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed -Pelosi

Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.

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Brother of George Floyd urges U.N. probe into U.S. racism, violence [Video]

Brother of George Floyd urges U.N. probe into U.S. racism, violence

The brother of the late George Floyd, a black man whose death under the knee of a white officer roused world protests against racial injustice, urged the United Nations on Wednesday to investigate U.S...

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'You have the power to help us' -George Floyd's brother to the U.N. [Video]

'You have the power to help us' -George Floyd's brother to the U.N.

The brother of the late George Floyd, Philonise Floyd, called on the top United Nations human rights body on Wednesday to investigate police brutality and racial discrimination in the United States.

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Schumer calls Trump's executive order on policing 'inadequate' [Video]

Schumer calls Trump's executive order on policing 'inadequate'

During a news conference Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order on police reform, calling it 'inadequate."

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Barbra Streisand Gives George Floyd's Daughter Shares Of Disney [Video]

Barbra Streisand Gives George Floyd's Daughter Shares Of Disney

Barbara Streisand has given Gianna Floyd a financial gift that could help the 6-year-old in the future. Gianna is the daughter of George Floyd, the man who was killed in Minneapolis while in police..

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Racial justice signs destined for Smithsonian exhibit [Video]

Racial justice signs destined for Smithsonian exhibit

Following weeks of protests over the death of George Floyd while in police custody, curators from the Smithsonian in Washington have begun collecting artifacts for an eventual exhibit. Lisa Bernhard..

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Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man [Video]

Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man

An Atlanta police officer has been sacked following the fatal shooting of an African-American man, and another has been placed on administrative duty, the police department has announced. The moves..

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London braces for violence at Saturday protests [Video]

London braces for violence at Saturday protests

London's mayor called on people to stay away from central London on Saturday as the capital prepared for potential confrontation between anti-racism protesters and far right groups.

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