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Sheriff: Officer shoots, kills man while executing warrant

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — At least one law enforcement officer with a sheriff's department shot and killed a man while executing a search warrant Wednesday, the sheriff's office said.
Garland announces sweeping police probe after Floyd verdict

Garland announces sweeping police probe after Floyd verdict

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is opening a sweeping investigation into policing practices in Minneapolis after a former officer was convicted in the killing of George Floyd there, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday.
Indonesia searching for missing submarine with 53 on board

Indonesia searching for missing submarine with 53 on board

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia's navy is searching for a submarine that went missing north of the resort island of Bali with 53 people on board, the military said Wednesday.
Relief after verdict in Floyd killing, but what comes next?

Relief after verdict in Floyd killing, but what comes next?

NEW YORK — When the verdicts came in — Guilty, Guilty, Guilty — Lucia Edmonds let out the breath she hadn't even realized she'd been holding.
Ohio Republicans aim to rename state park after Donald Trump

Ohio Republicans aim to rename state park after Donald Trump

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A GOP-backed bill introduced Monday would change the name of an Ohio state park to honour former President Donald Trump. The bill primarily sponsored by freshman state Rep. Mike Loychik to rename Mosquito Lake State Park to Donald J.
Behind production of a top-selling bourbon, push to go green

Behind production of a top-selling bourbon, push to go green

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The process of making fine whiskey involves aging spirits to a golden brown, but a bourbon producing giant is going green along the way.
Jury's swift verdict for Chauvin in Floyd death: Guilty

Jury's swift verdict for Chauvin in Floyd death: Guilty

MINNEAPOLIS — After three weeks of testimony, the trial of the former police officer charged with killing George Floyd ended swiftly: barely over a day of jury deliberations, then just minutes for the verdicts to be read — guilty, guilty and guilty —

At this wedding, the bride and groom were the crashers

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla. — Courtney Wilson and Shenita Jones invited family and friends to their “dream home and estate” for their weekend wedding celebration: the ceremony Saturday, brunch on Sunday.
Oxygen supply disruption kills 22 COVID-19 patients in India

Oxygen supply disruption kills 22 COVID-19 patients in India

NEW DELHI — Twenty-two COVID-19 patients on ventilators died in a hospital in western India on Wednesday when their oxygen supply was interrupted by a leak in a supply line, officials said.
Floyd's hometown exalts in verdict but tempers expectations

Floyd's hometown exalts in verdict but tempers expectations

HOUSTON — The streets of Houston’s Third Ward, a historically Black neighbourhood where George Floyd grew up, echoed with screams filled with the word “justice” in the moments after white former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted