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Minnesota: State in the northern central United States
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and northern regions of the United States. Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd U.S. state on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory. The state has many lakes, and is known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Its official motto is L'Étoile du Nord.

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Minnesota Town Honors Prince With Life-Sized Statue [Video]

Minnesota Town Honors Prince With Life-Sized Statue

Prince fans may not have heard of Henderson Minnesota, but they're sure to recognize it. The Minnesota town is where one of the most famous scenes from Prince's movie "Purple Rain" was filmed...

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Klobuchar pulls back from Biden's VP search [Video]

Klobuchar pulls back from Biden's VP search

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar effectively pulled herself from Joe Biden's search for a running mate on Thursday, saying the position should go to a woman of color instead. Gloria Tso reports.

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Barbra Streisand gifts Disney stock to George Floyd's daughter [Video]

Barbra Streisand gifts Disney stock to George Floyd's daughter

Barbra Streisand has presented Disney shares to the young daughter of slain Minnesota man George Floyd.

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Amazon halts police use of its facial recognition technology [Video]

Amazon halts police use of its facial recognition technology

Amazon announced that it will ban police use of the company's facial recognition tool Rekognition for a year, in a blogpost dated Wednesday.

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz calls special session for police reform [Video]

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz calls special session for police reform

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Wednesday (June 10) announced that he will convene a special legislative session starting Friday, with police reform and building a stronger economy at the top of his..

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Bail for cop charged with Floyd murder upped to $1.25 mln [Video]

Bail for cop charged with Floyd murder upped to $1.25 mln

The bail for Derek Chauvin, the police officer accused of murdering George Floyd, had his bail raised to $1.25 million on Monday (June 8). Gavino Garay has more.

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Mass protests in London over the death of George Floyd [Video]

Mass protests in London over the death of George Floyd

Protesters gathered in London's Parliament Square on Saturday to show solidarity with protesters in the United States over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota last week.View on euronews

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NFL admits league should have listened earlier to players protesting racism [Video]

NFL admits league should have listened earlier to players protesting racism

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has admitted the league has been at fault for not listening to its players denouncing racism. The United States is currently gripped by widespread protests over police..

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Minneapolis architect seeks to rebuild his city after protests [Video]

Minneapolis architect seeks to rebuild his city after protests

George Floyd's death in Minneapolis while in police custody, and the destruction that followed during demonstrations throughout the region, cut especially deep for Saint Paul architect James Garrett..

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All four ex-cops charged in George Floyd death [Video]

All four ex-cops charged in George Floyd death

A fired Minneapolis police officer will face a more serious murder charge and three other sacked officers will be charged with aiding and abetting in the death of an unarmed black man that triggered..

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Three assisting officers charged in George Floyd's death: prosecutor [Video]

Three assisting officers charged in George Floyd's death: prosecutor

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on Wednesday said he amended his charge for Derek Chauvin to 2nd degree murder and said the three other officers have been charged aiding and abetting in the..

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Lambeth town hall lit purple to mark death of George Floyd [Video]

Lambeth town hall lit purple to mark death of George Floyd

Lambeth town hall in Brixton has been lit purple to mark the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. It is also organising a “community listening event” to discuss issues including increased use of..

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U.S. protesters defy curfews, threats of military force [Video]

U.S. protesters defy curfews, threats of military force

Peaceful marches and demonstrations were marred by instances of looting and attacks on police officers as protesters decried police for the use of force against minorities. This report produced by..

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Jay-Z speaks to Minnesota governor about murder of George Floyd [Video]

Jay-Z speaks to Minnesota governor about murder of George Floyd

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz recently revealed that Jay-Z reached out to him to speak about George Floyd.

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Uber, Lyft, and Lime Suspending Services In Cities With Curfews [Video]

Uber, Lyft, and Lime Suspending Services In Cities With Curfews

Uber and Lyft said they'll suspend rides and deliveries in cities where curfews are issued. Over the weekend, Uber temporarily shut down in parts of country says Business Insider. California,..

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Shattered glass outside White House after nationwide protests [Video]

Shattered glass outside White House after nationwide protests

Residents and business owners in cities across the United States swept up broken glass, took stock of looted goods and surveyed the damage after a sixth straight night of violent protests over racial..

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Klobuchar's VP Chances Plummet [Video]

Klobuchar's VP Chances Plummet

Amy Klobuchar's chances of becoming Joe Biden's running mate have taken a significant hit as widespread racial unrest roils her home state. That's according to Democrats who spoke to CNN. Klobuchar was..

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Battle of the bullhorns: cops and protesters negotiate over loudspeakers [Video]

Battle of the bullhorns: cops and protesters negotiate over loudspeakers

Protesters and police in Portland, Oregon on Sunday held a public dialogue through bullhorns at a protest against police brutality.

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Estallan disturbios en Minneapolis después de la muerte de George Floyd [Video]

Estallan disturbios en Minneapolis después de la muerte de George Floyd

El 27 de mayo, cientos de manifestantes salieron a las calles de Minneapolis, Minnesota, para mostrar su ira contra el departamento de policía de la ciudad.

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U.S. cities braced for another night of violence [Video]

U.S. cities braced for another night of violence

Major U.S. cities feared another night of violent protests on Sunday over the death of George Floyd in police custody, cleaning up broken glass and burned out cars after curfews failed to stop..

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Chrissy Teigen Pledges $200,000 Bail Out Protesters [Video]

Chrissy Teigen Pledges $200,000 Bail Out Protesters

(CNN) Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen is donating $200,000 to bail out protesters after President Trump declared Saturday night "MAGA night" at the White House. Trump, in his tweet, said the..

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George Floyd: Violence escalates across USA as unrest comes to White House [Video]

George Floyd: Violence escalates across USA as unrest comes to White House

Violence has escalated in the USA as protests over the death of George Floyd continue across the country. On a fifth night of widespread unrest, demonstrators converged on the White House in..

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Trump offers to send troops to quell Minnesota violence [Video]

Trump offers to send troops to quell Minnesota violence

President Trump offered to send U.S. military troops to Minneapolis "quickly" to help deal with an outbreak of violence that was said to be instigated by anarchists and outside agitators. Conway G...

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Pentagon: US Troops On Four-Hour Standby To Aid Minnesota [Video]

Pentagon: US Troops On Four-Hour Standby To Aid Minnesota

US military units are on a four-hour recall status to be ready if requested by the governor of Minnesota. The move from the Pentagon comes amid civil unrest following the killing of a black man by a..

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Second man charged with torching Minneapolis police station during protests

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Protesters tear down Christopher Columbus statue in Saint Paul, Minnesota

A group of protesters pulled down a statue of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on Thursday, the latest U.S. monument to be torn down amid nationwide demonstrations..
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Republican 'law and order' appeal prompts U.S. #IAmASuburbanMom backlash

When a senior Republican state lawmaker demanded that Minnesota's Democratic governor apologize to "moms out in the suburbs scared to death" about protests over racism and police brutality, Jamie..
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California moves to end state police use of carotid restraint

California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Friday that he would end state police training in the use of carotid restraints after a similar move was used on George Floyd, whose death in police custody in..
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Black architect who knew George Floyd hopes to rebuild a more just Twin Cities

George Floyd's death in Minneapolis while in police custody, and the destruction that followed during demonstrations throughout the region, cut especially deep for Saint Paul architect James Garrett..
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ACLU sues Minnesota police, alleging harassment of journalists at protests

The American Civil Liberties Union has accused Minnesota law enforcement of wrongly arresting, injuring and harassing journalists covering unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black..
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Minnesota attorney general says first-degree murder charge still possible

Minnesota Attorney General Ellison said on Wednesday that if the prosecution gets evidence to support a first-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the George..
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Minnesota to toughen murder charge in George Floyd case, charge three other officers, Klobuchar says

Minnesota's attorney general will increase the murder charge against a fired Minneapolis police officer in the death of an unarmed black man that has triggered nationwide protests and will level..
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Minnesota raises charge against fired officer in George Floyd case, charges three others

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will increase the charge against a fired Minneapolis police officer to second-degree murder in the death of an unarmed black man and level charges against the..
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'We got to act': Minnesota ex-felon finds purpose at George Floyd memorial

Alfonzo Williams waved his massive forearms and urged onlookers to clear the way for the procession of clergy members marching toward the site in his Minneapolis neighborhood where a white police..
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Minnesota files civil rights charge against police over Floyd death

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..
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Minnesota trucker who drove through protesters was 'frustrated' at road closure, governor says

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said a truck driver who drove through marchers on a Minneapolis highway on Sunday appeared to do so unintentionally and was "frustrated" at the road closure for the protest..
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Minnesota attorney general to lead prosecutions related to George Floyd

Minnesota's state attorney general said on Sunday he will lead the prosecution of the case involving the killing of George Floyd, the unarmed African-American man who died after a policeman knelt on..
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U.S. military units put on four-hour standby amid Minnesota unrest

In an extraordinary move, the Pentagon on Saturday said it put military units on a four-hour recall status to be ready if requested by Minnesota's governor amid civil unrest following the killing of a..
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George Floyd death: Minnesota governor decries violent protests

Minnesota fully mobilises the National Guard as it and other US cities prepare for more unrest.
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Factbox: Killing of Minnesota black man in 'I can't breathe' case sparks U.S. protests

The killing of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man who died after being pinned by the neck by a white police officer's knee, has triggered a wave of protests across the country, with more..
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Minneapolis police officer arrested in George Floyd case

One of four Minneapolis police officers involved in the arrest of a black man, who died after one of the policeman pinned him with a knee to the throat, has been arrested and taken into custody,..
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Minnesota governor calls for end to violent protests, expects 'swift' justice in Floyd case

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz called on Friday for an end to the violent protests that have rocked Minneapolis following the death of an unarmed black man in police custody and said he expected "swift"..
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Minnesota police arrest CNN reporter on air covering Minneapolis protests

The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN reporter reporting live on television early Friday morning while covering the Minneapolis protests, without giving any reason, and led him and three crew..
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George Floyd death: Minneapolis clashes run into third night

Images show how unrest spread in Minnesota after the death of George Floyd in police custody.
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Minnesota calls in National Guard to quell unrest over black man's death in police custody

Minnesota's governor activated the National Guard on Thursday to help police restore order following two days of violent protests in Minneapolis city over the death of a black man seen in graphic video..
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George Floyd: Minnesota sees second night of clashes over death in custody

Tear gas is fired at protesters angry at the death of a man pinned down by a policeman in Minnesota.
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Minnesota violence: Clashes over death of black man in police custody

Tear gas is fired at protesters angry at the death of a man pinned down by a policeman in Minnesota.
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FBI to investigate death of black man in Minnesota after arrest

The FBI investigates Minnesota police after video shows man being arrested and saying he can't breathe.
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How big unions smooth the way for Amazon worker protests

Warehouse employees last month staged a walkout in Michigan to demand safer working conditions at their facility. So did workers in New York, Illinois and Minnesota.
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Could coronavirus help Amazon workers unionize?

Warehouse employees last month staged a walkout in Michigan to demand safer working conditions at their facility. So did workers in New York, Illinois and Minnesota.
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Widow of late John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies at 100 of COVID-19

Annie Glenn, philanthropist and the widow of pioneering astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn, died at age 100 early on Tuesday at a Minnesota nursing home from complications of COVID-19, the disease..
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Trump's tariffs add to pandemic-induced turmoil of U.S. manufacturers

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