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George Floyd, Tropical Storm Cristobal, Derek Chauvin in court: 5 things to know Monday

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George Floyd's public viewing, Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Louisiana, NYC begins to reopen and more things to start your Monday.
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News video: Attorney For George Floyd’s Family Appeals To U.N. To Intervene In Case

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Ben Crump, the attorney for the family of George Floyd, has appealed to the United Nations to intervene in the case, calling for all four officers involved in his death to be charged with first-degree murder. Katie Johnston reports.

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Hacked 'BlueLeaks' Docs Show Cops Were Tracking George Floyd Protesters [Video]

Hacked 'BlueLeaks' Docs Show Cops Were Tracking George Floyd Protesters

Law enforcement has kept tabs on demonstrators since anti-police-brutality protests first broke out after the death of George Floyd. According to Business Insider, leaked documents reveal police exchanged protesters' Twitter handles. They also monitored protest plans in private Slack and Telegram channels, and kept lists of people who responded to protest events on Facebook. Records also show law enforcement focusing heavily on perceived threats against officers' lives posted to social media.

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US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

Minneapolis (AFP) - A Minneapolis judge on Monday set the trial date for four ex-police officers charged in the murder of African American George Floyd for March..
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Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family [Video]

Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family

Former President Barack Obama has brought "solace" to George Floyd's family. Obama and Floyd's family had an emotional 25-minute phone call recently, reports Business Insider. Al Sharpton spoke with the New York Times, revealing some of the finer details. "I want you to have hope. I want you to know that Michelle and I will do anything you want me to do." Obama The call shows how powerful Obama's role remains in American public life.

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9 things to make Black Lives Matter in our public schools

George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and now Rayshard Brooks — all Black people whose lives and purposes were snuffed out by White Supremacy. These four slain..
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Derek Chauvin, three other ex-Minneapolis Police officers charged in George Floyd death expected in court Monday

The court session in Minneapolis comes more than one month after George Floyd died when Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes.

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Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Louisiana [Video]

Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cristobal brought heavy rains to the Southeastern United States over the weekend before making landfall in Louisiana late on Sunday. Gloria Tso reports.

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I run a Louisiana abortion clinic. Despite Supreme Court win, I'm nervous for our future.

States have passed hundreds of anti-abortion laws in the last few years. At the Supreme Court, we were successful in striking down just one.

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Should Bars Reopen? [Video]

Should Bars Reopen?

The U.S. national tally of COVID-19 cases stands at more than 2.4 million with nearly 125, 000 deaths. According to Gizmodo, a spike in cases happened when a number of states decided to reopen. Now states like Florida and Texas are reclosing bars or banning the consumption of alcohol at its bars. Kaiser Health News reported that bars in Idaho, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Florida are linked to coronavirus outbreaks.

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Here's the latest for Monday, June 29th: WH denies Trump briefed about US troop bounties; Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law; More Florida..
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Science prevails in Supreme Court ruling on abortion law that provided no medical benefit

The Supreme Court followed scientific research and evidence when it came to abortion in Louisiana. All courts and lawmakers should do the same.

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Activists react to SCOTUS abortion clinic ruling

A divided Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics on Monday, ruling the law requiring doctors who perform abortions have admitting..
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Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s Former ‘Confidante,' Arrested on S*x Abuse Charges [Video]

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s Former ‘Confidante,' Arrested on S*x Abuse Charges

Maxwell was arrested by the FBI in New Hampshire on Thursday. According to court documents, she's been charged by New York federal prosecutors with six counts.

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Japan’s May household spending, machinery orders seen falling as virus hits: poll

Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s household spending..
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A group of partygoers ignored requests for help in coronavirus contact tracing. This New York county responded with subpoenas.

The party in mid-June was hosted by someone who was sick with coronavirus at the time, Rockland County Executive Ed Day told USA TODAY on Thursday.
 

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