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June 10, 2020 - 4:18 pm
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- As cities and organizations across the country continue to take down monuments, memorials and other symbols of hate, one controversial historical figure has come back into the spotlight: Christopher Columbus. While the debate over the controversial European...
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June 10, 2020 - 3:33 pm
By MEREDITH DELISO, ALEX PEREZ, and ANDY FIES, ABC NEWS (MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) -- Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was considering a guilty plea in the death of George Floyd, but the deal fell apart, ABC News has learned. The Hennepin County prosecutor's office confirmed to ABC News...
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FILE - In a Friday, April 24, 2020 file photo, Alexis Garrod, CrossFit Potrero Hill partner and head coach, cleans off weight training equipment in an empty gym, which closed for shelter in place orders over COVID-19 concerns, in San Francisco. Reebok says it has cut ties with CrossFit chief executive and founder invoked George Floyd’s name in a Twitter post chastising a health group for saying that racism was a public health problem. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
AP News Staff
June 10, 2020 - 2:05 pm
The founder and CEO of CrossFit is stepping down after his tweet about George Floyd sparked a social media backlash and a wave of affiliated gyms cut ties with the company. Reebok also dropped its affiliation with CrossFit this week. Greg Glassman wrote on CrossFit's website late Tuesday that he...
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June 10, 2020 - 11:20 am
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (PASO ROBLES, Calif.) -- A manhunt is underway in California for an armed man who authorities say fired at a Paso Robles police officer Wednesday morning. San Luis Obispo County deputies and California Highway Patrol officers responded and one deputy was shot, the sheriff...
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Christy Strawser
June 10, 2020 - 10:57 am
George Floyd and Derek Chauvin previously worked together — and didn’t mingle, according to several former coworkers. A new report from CBS News says not only did the two men know each other, they also had a history of ‘friction.’
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June 10, 2020 - 9:52 am
By ELLA TORRES, ABC News (REXBURG, Idaho) -- Officials announced on Wednesday that Chad Daybell, the husband of an Idaho mother suspected in her kids' months-long disappearance, has been charged with two felony counts of destruction, alteration or concealment of evidence. The charges were announced...
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Cutouts of Looney Tunes characters Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Yosemite Sam
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KMBZ News Staff
June 10, 2020 - 9:47 am
Still plenty of 'Acme' mayhem, but both Elmer Fudd and Yosemite Sam are hanging up their guns in the new "Looney Tunes Cartoons" on the new HBO Max streaming platform.
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June 10, 2020 - 9:16 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As tens of thousands of people across the United States protest against racism and police brutality, the nation's leading infectious disease expert expressed concern from a health perspective on how the demonstrations may hinder the fight against the novel...
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June 10, 2020 - 9:05 am
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (HOUSTON) -- Texas Southern University is honoring the memory of George Floyd by providing a full scholarship for his 6-year-old daughter, Gianna. TSU announced the offer Tuesday on its website as thousands of mourners, family and friends gathered in Houston, where...
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June 10, 2020 - 8:59 am
By GEORGE COSTANTINO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Paramount Network announced Tuesday it has canceled its long-running reality series Cops after 32 seasons. The move comes in the wake of nationwide -- and worldwide -- protests following the death of George Floyd while in police custody on May 25. "'...
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