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Further widespread US protests but violence falls
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Further widespread US protests but violence falls

Tens of thousands of people have demonstrated, mainly peacefully, across the United States for an eighth night following the death of African-American George Floyd in police custody. One of the biggest protests, joined by Floyd's relatives, took place in his hometown of Houston, Texas. Many defied ... Read full article

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Sporadic violence flares in latest U.S. protests
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Sporadic violence flares in latest U.S. protests

WASHINGTON/MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people defied curfews to take to the streets of U.S. cities on Tuesday for an eighth night of protests over the death of a black man in police custody, as National Guard troops lined the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Clashes between protester... Read full article

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Missouri students who appear to mock George Floyd's death withdraw
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Missouri students who appear to mock George Floyd's death withdraw

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Two incoming Missouri college students who participated in a video that appeared to mock the killing of George Floyd have withdrawn. The students were supposed to attend... Read full article

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Canada's Trudeau At A Loss For Words On Trump's Handling Of Unrest In U.S.
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Canada's Trudeau At A Loss For Words On Trump's Handling Of Unrest In U.S.

June 3, 2020 • When a reporter asked the Canadian prime minister what he thought of President Trump's actions to quell protests across the U.S., Trudeau fell silent for 21 seconds before answering. Read full article

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Don't Send U.S. Military To Protests, Hill Democrats Warn Trump
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Don't Send U.S. Military To Protests, Hill Democrats Warn Trump

June 2, 2020 • Calling out active-duty troops to quell widespread unrest over the death of George Floyd is an option congressional Democrats are warning would only make matters worse. Read full article

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Joe Biden sweeps all seven presidential primaries
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Joe Biden sweeps all seven presidential primaries

Joe Biden has scored a clean sweep of the seven states conducting Democratic presidential primaries on Tuesday, not at all a surprise given that the presumptive Democratic nominee has no... Read full article

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Millions Of Americans Skipping Payments As Tidal Wave Of Defaults And Evictions Looms
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Millions Of Americans Skipping Payments As Tidal Wave Of Defaults And Evictions Looms

June 3, 2020 • Hardship programs appear to be helping many people pause payments and survive the economic shutdown so far. But not everybody is getting the help and advocates see big potential trouble ahead. Read full article

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Ex-Department Of Justice Leader Who Appointed Mueller To Testify In Senate
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Ex-Department Of Justice Leader Who Appointed Mueller To Testify In Senate

June 3, 2020 • Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies as allies of President Trump seek to tie former Vice President Joe Biden to what they call abuses in the Russia investigation. Read full article

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LanzaJet launches to make renewable jet fuel a reality
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LanzaJet launches to make renewable jet fuel a reality

Over a fifteen year stretch, LanzaTech has developed technologies that can turn carbon emissions into ethanol that can be used for chemicals and fuel. Today, the company announced the spinout of Lanza Read full article

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Idinvest shares some trends on European consumer tech
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Idinvest shares some trends on European consumer tech

French VC firm Idinvest has compiled some data about the European tech ecosystem. The firm has decided to focus on consumer tech in general, and there are some interesting trends that I’m going to b Read full article

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Two charged for allegedly hurling Molotov cocktails into Minneapolis courthouse
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Two charged for allegedly hurling Molotov cocktails into Minneapolis courthouse

Two men were charged with arson and possession of Molotov cocktails after they threw them at a Dakota County Government building, located south of Minneapolis, Friday. U.S. Attorney’s Office announced... Read full article

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Police officer fatally shot at Alabama motel; two in custody
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Police officer fatally shot at Alabama motel; two in custody

A police officer was fatally shot Tuesday night when responding to a call at a motel in Alabama, local news outlets reported. He was identified as Moody Police Sgt. Stephen... Read full article

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