The brother of George Floyd made an impassioned plea to members of the US House Judiciary Committee. Philonise Floyd asked that his brother be honored with the end of police violence against African Americans. Floyd’s death has ignited world-wide protests, calling for police reform.
The United States is now facing nearly two million coronavirus cases, with more than 112-thousand deaths.The US economy is also struggling to recover, with some 38-million people filing for unemployment benefits since the pandemic began.
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"I should not have been there" – Mark Milley, the U.S. top general says going with Trump to the church photo op was a 'mistake'. pic.twitter.com/NTfRzomltF
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Attorney General Barr has repeatedly blamed anti-fascist activists for violence that has erupted during protests over George Floyd's killing.
But an NPR review found no alleged links to Antifa in any Justice Department cases brought over unrest so far.https://t.co/pSGkqmOovd
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