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    TOU Thao, an ex-Minneapolis cop who was charged in George Floyds death, has been released from jail. The former officer was released on Saturday morning on a conditional bond, kstp reported. 1Credit: AP:Associated Press His bail was set at $1million without conditions and $750,000 with conditions. Thao was charged with unintentional aiding and abetting second-degree murder, as well as aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter. In the video of George Floyds arrest, Thao can be seen to the right of the...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Tou Thao, one of the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the deadly arrest of George Floyd in late May, has been released from jail late Saturday morning after posting bond, according to Hennepin County officials. READ MORE: ‘It’s Going To Be A Fight’: Family Of George Floyd Speak Out About The Trial Thao is now the third ex-officer to leave custody. Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng have also been freed after posting $750,000 bails....
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- A man from Ulster County who prosecutors say provided the bottle used to make a Molotov cocktail which was then thrown at an NYPD van was arrested Friday.Timothy Amerman, 29, had an initial appearance Saturday in Albany and was detained.According to a criminal complaint, investigators searched Samantha Shaders vehicle and found a note addressed to her with Amermans fingerprint on it which read in part I found a few more glass bottles... Love, Tim.Shader, 27, is...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Tao Thao, one of the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the deadly arrest of George Floyd in late May, has been released from jail Saturday after posting bond, according to Hennepin County officials. This is a developing story. Check back for further updates.
    In his speech, Biden recalled that the United States has been living centuries of racism, with episodes such as the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. or George Floyd The former US vice president and virtual Democratic candidate for the November elections, Joe Biden, launched this Saturday a conciliatory message all Americans to unite to fight racism, on the occasion of the feast of July 4th, he Independence Day. “We have an opportunity to root out the roots of...
    Trump held a rally in front of the four president carved on Mount Rushmore, plans to be on the esplanade to give a “salute to the United States” accompanied by music and military aircraft. (Free Press Photo: .) The covid-19 pandemic caused the closure of popular beaches – normally crowded on the weekend of July 4 – in the extreme parts of the country, as California and Florida suffer alarming waves of virus cases. Los Angeles Mayor Eric...
    A Black high school athlete says his dreams were dashed when he was attacked with racist taunts during a baseball game in Iowa. Jeremiah Chapman, a junior who was playing in his first game with Charles City High School since the coronavirus pandemic put the country on lockdown, was met with cheers from some and racist chants from others in the game against Waverly-Shell Rock High School According to CNN, Chapman was called “Colin,” and told “You should have been...
    ▶ Watch Video: Biden blasts Trump over coronavirus response Evoking the names of Martin Luther King and George Floyd, Joe Biden said Saturday that the U.S. “never lived up” to its founding principle that “all men are created equal.” The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said “we have a chance to rip the roots of systemic racism out of this country.” In the Fourth of July video message, Biden said that even though America had fallen short of equality, the effort...
    Evoking the names of Martin Luther King and George Floyd, Joe Biden said Saturday that the U.S. never lived up to its founding principle that all men are created equal. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said we have a chance to rip the roots of systemic racism out of this country. In the Fourth of July video message, Biden said that even though America had fallen short of equality, the effort to live up to the nations founding ideals...
    SKY Sports pundits today switched Black Lives Matters badges for Kick It Out pins, after the group was accused of hijacking George Floyds death. Most guests on Soccer Saturday instead wore the football-linked anti-racism charitys emblem after a week of debates. 6Jeff Stelling chose to wear a Kick It Out badge today 6Paul Merson also decided to switch which pin he wore 6Jake Humphrey kept his BLM badge on on BT Sport Jeff Stelling, Clinton Morrison, Matt Le Tissier and...
    SKY Sports pundits today switched Black Lives Matters badges for Kick It Out pins, after the group was accused of hijacking George Floyds death. Most guests on Soccer Saturday instead wore the football-linked anti-racism charitys emblem after a week of debates. 6Jeff Stelling chose to wear a Kick It Out badge today 6Paul Merson also decided to switch which pin he wore 6Jake Humphrey kept his BLM badge on on BT Sport Jeff Stelling, Clinton Morrison, Matt Le Tissier and...
    Two days after George Floyd died, the police chief of Minneapolis called the mayor around dinnertime. He needed help. What had begun as peaceful protests outside the 3rd Police Precinct was turning into mayhem. “He said, ‘The Target is getting looted. We are not going to be able to handle this on our own,’” recalled Mayor Jacob Frey, who called Gov. Tim Walz, and asked for the National Guard. The governor said he would consider the request. Afterward, he expressed...
    Rick Carlisle is unsure what to expect from his players when the national anthem is performed at NBA games, once the campaign resumes in Florida’s empty arenas. What the Dallas Mavericks coach does know is how he will react if team members kneel or star in another act of protest, violating old league policy that forces them to stand up at that solemn moment. “We support our players 100% in terms of their ability to express themselves individually or collectively...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpSecret Service members who helped organize Pence Arizona trip test positive for COVID-19: report Trump administration planning pandemic office at the State Department: report Iran releases photo of damaged nuclear fuel production site: report MORE on Friday during a Fourth of July event at Mount Rushmore lambasted protesters calling for the removal of Confederate statues, accusing them of wanting to “overthrow the American Revolution” and fundamentally change the country. “There is a new far-left fascism that demands...
    Lin-Manuel Mirandas Wife Says She Always Boos When He Kisses Someone in Hamilton Think tank explains why its pointless to delist Chinese companies from U.S. stock markets K-State players end threat of boycott over Floyd tweet MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Kansas State football players have called off a threatened boycott in response to an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd. © APWF FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2019, file photo, Kansas State head coach...
    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State football players have called off a threatened boycott in response to an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd. The decision, announced on social media by several players, follows moves by the school to address diversity concerns. “We appreciate the diligent work of our university and athletics administration as we work through these important issues,” according to the letter posted on Twitter. “The plans and action items released Wednesday...
    A prominent conservative activist urged Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) to allow the National Guard to “shoot to kill” protesters who were demonstrating against police brutality and systemic racism after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May. I want you to give a message to the governor, Steve Hotze told Abbotts chief of staff, Luis Saenz, in a voicemail that was obtained by The Texas Tribune. I want to make sure that he has National Guard down here...
    Federal prosecutors have brought charges – including arson and murder – in 150 cases connected to rioting and protests that followed the death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis, the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia said. Many of the cases are related to the destruction of federal property,” D.C. prosecutor Michael Sherwin said on the “Tucker Carlson Tonight” show on Thursday. Sherwin added that charges also include a litany of other crimes that have been lost...
    “Are they supposed to stab protesters?” That was Rep. Ted Lieu’s (D-Calif.) response Thursday to a letter by the highest-ranking military officer in the United States confirming that bayonets were issued to some of the troops deployed to the nation’s capital last month as part of the Trump administration’s effort to crack down on demonstrators protesting the police killing of George Floyd. Faced with questions from Lieu and Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.), Joint Chiefs Chairman Army Gen. Mark Milley admitted that members of the...
    In a Friday op-ed for Fox News, the network’s top-rated primetime host, Tucker Carlson, took aim at the Democratic Party for the riots that have been spreading across the country in the wake of George Floyd’s death. In particular, Carlson highlighted Mark McCloskey and his wife’s encounter with Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists and the death threats they have allegedly received since the encounter. “American citizens trapped in their home by a violent mob, knowing that something awful could happen...
    A Lowertown artist said she had a mission as she painted a mural on a store’s boarded up windows — she wanted the message to be about the need for more conversation about racism in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody. But the painting came to an end before it was done. Olga Nichols said the owner of the business — Adam’s Market on 5th Street, between Jackson and Robert streets — gave her and a...
    On Saturday, Epic Games will host a discussion about race in America inside the popular video game, Fortnite. In partnership with marketing firm Opus United, the event will be hosted by author and commentator Van Jones. Guests will include Jemele Hill, Elaine Welteroth, and Killer Mike. The event will be rebroadcast in-game for 24 hours throughout July 4. According to a news release issued today, the event is titled We The People. It will feature “a series of conversations that...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An advertising agency’s parent company has changed a rule forbidding employees from using “Black Lives Matter” in social media posts after 179 workers in the city where George Floyd was killed walked off the job. Employees at Minneapolis-based Periscope told the Star Tribune that they wanted to cite the movement to show solidarity with Black and racial-justice protesters but were repeatedly told no by Quad, the parent marketing company, based in Sussex, Wisconsin. After Thursdays walkout, Quad...
    A white Minneapolis police officer kneeled on an unarmed Black man’s neck for more than eight minutes. The incident, which killed 46-year-old George Floyd, prompted national fury, with protests repeating for days from New York and Georgia to California and Washington. But the well-documented police brutality and scores of similar scenarios haven’t stopped the quiet racists among us from trying to weaponize police against people of color and in some cases, unabashedly discriminating against them.  However, things haven’t always ended the way these racists probably...
    Madison Summers July 3, 2020 0 Comments A report was confirmed that some soldiers who were sent to Washington, D.C., amid the protests following the death of George Floyd, were given bayonets. The Associated Press (AP) confirmed from Joint Chiefs Chairman Army Gen. Mark Milley that soldiers from the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg in North Carolina and the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment based just outside D.C. were sent, but were not actually deployed into D.C. amid the protests....