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Floyd's hometown exalts in verdict but tempers expectations

Floyd's hometown exalts in verdict but tempers expectations

HOUSTON — The streets of Houston’s Third Ward, a historically Black neighbourhood where George Floyd grew up, echoed with screams filled with the word “justice” in the moments after white former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted
Sikh group wants probe of gunman's possible supremacist link

Sikh group wants probe of gunman's possible supremacist link

INDIANAPOLIS — A Sikh civil rights organization called on law enforcement Tuesday to investigate whether a former FedEx employee who fatally shot eight people — four of them Sikhs — at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis last week had any ties to hate g
Queen Elizabeth expresses thanks for 'support and kindness'

Queen Elizabeth expresses thanks for 'support and kindness'

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II has expressed her thanks for all the “support and kindness” shown following the death of her husband, Prince Philip.
Atlético Madrid, Inter Milan drop out of Super League

Atlético Madrid, Inter Milan drop out of Super League

MADRID — Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan both decided to drop out of the Super League on Wednesday.
Globes group ousts member over his Black Lives Matter email

Globes group ousts member over his Black Lives Matter email

LOS ANGELES — A former president of the organization that hosts the Golden Globes has been dropped from the group’s board after sending an email that called Black Lives Matter a “hate movement.
Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd's death

Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s neck in a case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious
Biden to America after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

Biden to America after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Tuesday the conviction of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd “can be a giant step forward” for the nation in the fight against systemic racism.
DiCaprio, Fonda urge US not to sign climate deal with Brazil

DiCaprio, Fonda urge US not to sign climate deal with Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO — Dozens of celebrities including actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Jane Fonda and Joaquin Phoenix on Tuesday called on U.S.
Scott Rudin says he will 'step back' from film projects also

Scott Rudin says he will 'step back' from film projects also

NEW YORK — Scott Rudin says he's “stepping back” from film and streaming projects, along with his Broadway productions, as the fallout continued for one of the entertainment industry's most powerful and prolific producers following renewed accusation

Oklahoma seeks co-ordination on Indigenous peoples cold cases

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Tuesday signed into law a bill intended to co-ordinate state and federal law enforcement efforts when investigating missing or murdered Indigenous people.