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First Thing | George Floyd’s family to visit White House, one year since his death
Rallies marking anniversary of Floyd’s killing to take place across US. Plus, father of Belarusian journalist says his son was forced to record confession

Vivian Ho

25, May, 2021 @12:53 PM

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Rick Santorum claims he was ‘savaged for telling truth’ after CNN firing
Ex-senator refuses to apologize for remarks about Native Americans as Sean Hannity jokes about application for Fox News slot

Martin Pengelly

25, May, 2021 @12:24 PM

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Tell us: are you attending a UK vigil to mark the anniversary of George Floyd’s death?
We would like to hear from people who plan to attend a vigil to commemorate the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd

Guardian community team

25, May, 2021 @9:49 AM

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Can direct elections restore UAW as America’s most powerful labor union?
After a corruption scandal saw 12 union officials convicted of crimes, United Auto Workers members hope direct elections will bring inspiring leaders

Steven Greenhouse

25, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Threats by menacing clowns led DC police to surveil online accounts
Police records reveal that threats from social media users led to intensive surveillance of those participating in the clown craze

Jason Wilson

25, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Biden staffers urge president to ‘hold Israel accountable’ and protect Palestinians – as it happened
Over 500 staffers sign letter urging Biden to ‘continue using the power of your office to hold Israel accountable’ – follow all the day’s politics news

Gabrielle Canon and Joan E Greve in Washington

25, May, 2021 @12:16 AM

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Most Republicans still believe 2020 election was stolen from Trump – poll
May opinion poll finds that 53% of Republicans believe Trump is the ‘true president’ compared with 3% of Democrats

Guardian staff and agencies

24, May, 2021 @10:29 PM

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Biden to meet with George Floyd family but miss police reform deadline
President wanted George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passed by 25 May, on anniversary of police killing but bill is stalled in the Senate

David Smith in Washington

24, May, 2021 @9:25 PM

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2.7m people have signed up for $1m vaccine lottery, Ohio governor says
Mike DeWine hails ‘Vax-a-Million’ for improving vaccine takeup but Republicans say lottery incentive is ‘frivolous use of taxpayer dollars’

Richard Luscombe

24, May, 2021 @8:27 PM

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Over 500 Democratic staffers urge Joe Biden to ‘hold Israel accountable’
Open letter comes amid a deepening split in Democratic ranks between progressives and more centrist figures

Martin Pengelly

24, May, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Anger after high school alters girls’ photos to cover chests and shoulders
Bartram Trail high school in Florida censored 80 yearbook photos, while portraits of males were unchanged

Richard Luscombe in Florida

24, May, 2021 @6:13 PM

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Gretchen Whitmer apologizes for violating Michigan’s Covid rules
Governor was photographed with a dozen others who pushed tables together at a bar but state only allows six to sit together

Alexandra Villarreal

24, May, 2021 @2:04 PM

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