Barack Obama urges young Americans to push for change in wake of George Floyd’s...

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Young people in the United States must capitalize on the momentum they have created through protests in the wake of George Floyd's death before the attention moves away, former president Barack Obama said in a virtual town hall...

Trump says he likely won’t order military to respond to protests

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he did not believe that he would need to use troops to counter domestic protests sparked by a police killing of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis.

Officer in George Floyd death faces 2nd-degree murder charge, others also charged

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is upgrading the charge against fired officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder in George Floyd's death and is charging the other three officers who were present at the arrest.

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on June 1

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Britain has begun cautiously easing lockdown restrictions despite warnings from some health officials that the risk of spreading COVID-19 is still too great. And in South Korea, the top infectious disease expert has pleaded with people over...

Medical examiner classifies George Floyd’s death a homicide

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A Minnesota medical examiner on Monday classified George Floyd's death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and suppressed his neck, in a widely seen video that has sparked protests across the nation....

1 dead, at least 3 injured in suicide bomb attack at mosque compound in...

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A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a large mosque compound near a high-security diplomatic district in Kabul on Tuesday, government officials said. At least three people were injured in the blast.

Bipartisan U.S. blame directed at Beijing over China-India border dispute

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior Democratic congressional leader have reprimanded China for bullying behaviour toward India during a military standoff on their disputed border.

Trump threatens military force against protesters across the U.S.

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U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened the nation's governors that he would deploy the military to states if they did not stamp out violent protests. His announcement came as police forced back peaceful demonstrators with tear gas...

Black and Asian people in England more likely to die from COVID-19, public health...

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Black and Asian people in England are up to 50 per cent more likely to die after being infected with COVID-19, an official study said on Tuesday, reinforcing previous reports which indicated ethnic minority groups were more...

Mumbai braces for its 1st cyclone in over a century

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A cyclone in the Arabian Sea was barrelling toward India's business capital Mumbai on Tuesday, threatening to deliver high winds and flooding to an area already struggling with the nation's highest number of coronavirus infections and deaths....

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