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Republicans planning to force censure vote against Maxine Waters – but here’s how it could backfire

Raw Story 20 Apr 2021
Republicans in the House and Senate are claiming to be furious after Waters went to Minnesota to talk with Black Lives Matter protestors and told them if former police officer Derek Chauvin is not found guilty of killing George Floyd they must "stay on the street" and become "more confrontational.".
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Police violently arrests CNN producer, reportedly asked ‘Do you speak English?’

The Grio 20 Apr 2021
An attorney representing dozens of news outlets has issued a letter to Minnesota Gov ... CNN producer Carolyn Sung was wrongfully arrested by Minnesota state troopers on Tuesday night ... CNN reported Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner Harrington claimed an estimated 500 people became disorderly.
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Nancy Pelosi Says Maxine Waters Should 'Absolutely Not' Apologize for 'Confrontational' Comment

Democratic Underground 20 Apr 2021
Representative Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has no reason to apologize for comments she made in Minnesota that resulted in backlash from Republicans ... House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday rejected GOP claims Democratic Rep.
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McCarthy slammed for threatening Maxine Waters with censure: 'She didn't incite an insurrection'

Alternet 20 Apr 2021
Maxine Waters (D-CA), the chair of the Financial Services Committee, with censure and claiming she "broke the law." ... "This weekend in Minnesota, Maxine Waters broke the law by violating curfew and then incited violence," McCarthy falsely claimed.
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My life and every other Black life matters

The CT Mirror 20 Apr 2021
The recent killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and now Daunte Wright of Minnesota help reveal the sad truth about how devalued lives of people of color are in the United States ... The shooting was just recently ruled as a homicide, but is claimed to be accidental.
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Kevin McCarthy destroyed for threatening Maxine Waters with censure: 'She didn't incite an insurrection'

Raw Story 20 Apr 2021
Maxine Waters (D-CA), the chair of the Financial Services Committee, with censure and claiming she “broke the law.” Waters is being used by the right as a straw man after she traveled to Minnesota to speak with Black Lives Matter protestors and telling them they must continue confrontations.
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Here’s what happened in the trial over George Floyd’s death and why it matters

Metro UK 20 Apr 2021
A demonstrator holding a painting of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on April 9 (Picture ... Two weeks ago, black man Daunte Wright was killed by Minnesota cop, Kim Potter, just 10 miles away from where Floyd died. Potter claimed she meant to use a Taser when pulled out her gun and fired a single bullet.
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US Jury Starts Deliberations in Trial of Officer Charged with Killing George Floyd

Voa News 20 Apr 2021
jury in a Minnesota courtroom Monday heard sharply different claims of how George Floyd, a Black man, died last year, then began deliberations in the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who is accused of killing Floyd in one of the country’s highest profile cases in recent years.
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Column: When it comes to the Derek Chauvin trial, Maxine Waters is not the issue

The Los Angeles Times 20 Apr 2021
Over the weekend, Waters was in Minnesota to attend a protest against the police violence that had just claimed the life of yet another unarmed Black man, 20-year-old Daunte Wright ... Was she implying there would be violence in the event that a Minnesota jury fails to convict former ...
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Judge in Derek Chauvin trial says Rep. Maxine Waters' comments may be grounds for appeal

News-Press Now 20 Apr 2021
Waters on Saturday night had called for protesters to "stay on the street" and "get more confrontational" if Chauvin is acquitted in Floyd's killing, comments immediately seized on by Republicans who claimed that Waters was inciting violence.
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Insurer to pay $8M to Black man paralyzed by Iowa officer

The Grio 20 Apr 2021
The payout will settle a long-running lawsuit brought by Jerime Mitchell over a shooting that had sparked protests and exposed tensions ... Read More ... 1, 2016, near Coe College, claiming Mitchell’s license plate light was not working. Read More. White Minnesota man seen dragging, hitting cop–and lives to tell about it In this Jan ... .
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Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin is found guilty of all charges of murder and manslaughter in ...

The Daily Mail 20 Apr 2021
'You can believe your eyes' he said, 'That it's a homicide, that it's a murder.' MINNESOTA V DEREK CHAUVIN - CHARGES ... The motion came hours before the jury heard testimony from Floyd's girlfriend, Courteney Ross, who claimed both she and Floyd were supplied illicit drugs by Hall - who denied that allegation.
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Trump buddy and MyPillow CEO ups election legal battle by $1.6bn

Al Jazeera 19 Apr 2021
MyPillow sued Monday in federal court in Minnesota, where the company is based, doubling down on Lindell’s discredited claims of fraud against Dominion, saying “the adverse impact of electronic voting systems on the 2020 election was significant.” ... District Court, District of Minnesota (Minneapolis).
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Duluth murder conviction upheld by appeals court

Duluth News Tribune 19 Apr 2021
The Minnesota Court of Appeals rejected a series of arguments from Jamal Tyshawn Jackson, who was convicted of shooting 31-year-old Scott Allen Pennington as he stood amid a crowd on the 100 block of West First Street just before 1 a.m ... claim ... MINNESOTA COURT OF APPEALS.
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