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Daunte Wright’s mother on son’s death: ‘There’s never going to be justice’ – as it happened
Katie Wright speaks at press conference as ex-officer Kim Potter to appear in court charged with manslaughter

Victoria Bekiempis

15, Apr, 2021 @7:50 PM

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George Floyd killing: defense rests case after Derek Chauvin declines to testify
Both sides will make closing arguments on Monday and the case over the death of George Floyd will then go to the jury

Chris McGreal

15, Apr, 2021 @5:24 PM

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Chauvin trial: prosecution quizzes defense witness over carbon monoxide claim – as it happened
Forensic pathologist David Fowler claims carbon monoxide poisoning could have been contributing factor in George Floyd’s death – follow the latest

Victoria Bekiempis

14, Apr, 2021 @9:44 PM

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Derek Chauvin trial: defense claims bad heart and drug use killed George Floyd
Dr David Fowler, testifying for the defense, also said vehicle exhaust may have played a part in Floyd’s death

Chris McGreal

14, Apr, 2021 @9:20 PM

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Bernie Madoff obituary
Financier who defrauded thousands of investors through a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme

Michael Gillard

14, Apr, 2021 @5:55 PM

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Chauvin trial: use-of-force defense witness says ‘I felt Derek Chauvin was justified’ – as it happened
Chauvin’s defense lawyers call witnesses after prosecution rests its case – follow all the latest news from the trial

Victoria Bekiempis

13, Apr, 2021 @9:57 PM

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Daunte Wright shooting: parents say they ‘can’t accept’ killing was a mistake
Parents say they could not accept official explanation that officer Kim Potter mistook her handgun for a Taser

Richard Luscombe and agencies

13, Apr, 2021 @6:35 PM

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Minneapolis: police and protesters clash for second night over death of Daunte Wright
Police deploy teargas and flash-bangs in Brooklyn Center as Wright’s father Aubrey rejects police claim that officer intended to fire Taser

Oliver Laughland in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota and Martin Pengelly in New York

13, Apr, 2021 @4:41 PM

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Tinder’s plan for criminal record checks raises fears of ‘lifelong punishment’
Critics argue the new integration could mimic notoriously faulty background checks without necessarily making dating apps safer

Hope Corrigan

13, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Derek Chauvin trial: George Floyd was ‘a person everybody loved’, brother says
Philonise Floyd tells jury how his brother was ‘a leader’ while cardiologist says George Floyd’s death was ‘absolutely preventable’

Joanna Walters , Victoria Bekiempis and Chris McGreal

12, Apr, 2021 @10:12 PM

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Derek Chauvin trial: George Floyd was ‘a person everybody loved’, says his brother – as it happened
Murder trial over George Floyd’s death enters 11th day amid protests near Minneapolis after fatal police shooting of Black man

Victoria Bekiempis

12, Apr, 2021 @10:12 PM

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‘They didn’t have to kill him’: anger and outrage as locals mourn Daunte Wright
Protesters in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center pay their respects to the unarmed Black man, 20, shot dead by police

Amudalat Ajasa and Oliver Laughland in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota

12, Apr, 2021 @9:21 PM

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