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George Floyd’s body will return to Houston, mayor says

HOUSTON — The mayor of Houston said Saturday that the body of George Floyd, whose death after a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee on his neck during an arrest has sparked protests across the U.S, will be returning to the city where he grew up.Floyd was a Houston native before moving to Minnesota. Houston Mayor Sylvester…

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This Day in History: May 31

On this day, May 31 … 2014: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan, is freed by the Taliban in exchange for five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Bergdahl, who’d gone missing in June 2009, would later plead guilty to endangering his comrades by walking away from…

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Philadelphia protests of George Floyd death turn violent as mayor enacts ‘mandatory curfew’

Public protests and demonstrations in Philadelphia in response to the death of George Floyd and against alleged police brutality began as peaceful assemblies but have since turned more violent as the evening continued.As one major protest intensified, Democratic Mayor James Kenney announced a “mandatory curfew” set to begin at 8 p.m. ET through early Sunday morning.A…

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George Floyd’s body will return to Houston, mayor says

HOUSTON — The mayor of Houston said Saturday that the body of George Floyd, whose death after a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee on his neck during an arrest has sparked protests across the U.S, will be returning to the city where he grew up.Floyd was a Houston native before moving to Minnesota. Houston Mayor Sylvester…

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This Day in History: May 31

On this day, May 31 … 2014: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan, is freed by the Taliban in exchange for five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Bergdahl, who’d gone missing in June 2009, would later plead guilty to endangering his comrades by walking away from…

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Philadelphia protests of George Floyd death turn violent as mayor enacts ‘mandatory curfew’

Public protests and demonstrations in Philadelphia in response to the death of George Floyd and against alleged police brutality began as peaceful assemblies but have since turned more violent as the evening continued.As one major protest intensified, Democratic Mayor James Kenney announced a “mandatory curfew” set to begin at 8 p.m. ET through early Sunday morning.A…

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