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Minnesota files civil rights charge against police over Floyd death

Reuters US News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:19
The state of Minnesota on Tuesday filed a civil rights charge against the Minneapolis Police Department over the death of George Floyd and said it would investigate the department to see if it engaged in systemic discriminatory practices.
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Reasonable to expect some coronavirus vaccine by year-end, Pentagon researcher says

Reuters US News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:16
A senior U.S. Army vaccine researcher said on Tuesday it was reasonable to expect that some sort of coronavirus vaccine could be available to part of the U.S. population by the end of the year.
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TikTok has its Arab Spring moment as teen activism overtakes dance moves

Reuters US News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:09
Just a few months ago, 17-year-old Taylor Cassidy was spending hours flailing her arms in an attempt to pick up the latest dance move the "Renegade."
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Confusion, missing ballots as eight U.S. states vote during coronavirus pandemic

Reuters US News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:03
Confusion, missing mail-in ballots and long lines at some polling centers marred primary elections on Tuesday in eight states and the District of Columbia, the biggest test yet of voting during the coronavirus outbreak.
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African, Haitian migrants in Honduras defy border closure in attempt to reach U.S.

Reuters US News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:00
African, Cuban and Haitian migrants stranded in Honduras after borders were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic began trekking northward on Tuesday in an attempt to reach the United States, migration authorities said.
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