Biden: Trump 'awful slow' to use power of office

Biden: Trump 'awful slow' to use power of office

Former vice president Joe Biden said President Donald Trump had been "awful slow" to use the powers of his office in the fight against the new coronavirus. The Democratic presidential candidate held an online town hall on Sunday.
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AP Top Stories June 4

AP Top Stories June 4

Here's the latest for Thursday June 4th: Congressional Democrats prepare police reform measures; New York City enforces curfew; One NYPD officer stabbed, two shot; Wildfire northeast of San Francisco.
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Trump: 'the nation needs law and order'

Trump: 'the nation needs law and order'

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the nation needs "law and order" and defended his walk to a Washington, DC church after protesters were dispersed from the area.
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Calif. wildfire: Homes burned, evacuations ordered

Calif. wildfire: Homes burned, evacuations ordered

A grass fire burning northeast of San Francisco destroyed or damaged about a dozen homes Wednesday and prompted evacuations of several streets, fire officials said.
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On This Day: 4 June 1998

On This Day: 4 June 1998

Smashing Pumpkins released their fourth album with a rooftop concert in Paris.
Second man accuses Brooklyn bishop of sexual abuse

Second man accuses Brooklyn bishop of sexual abuse

The Roman Catholic bishop of Brooklyn, already under a church investigation for alleged sex abuse, has been accused by a second man who says he was molested in the 1970s. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has denied the accusations.
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Pandemic plugs sewer pipes with wads of wipes

Pandemic plugs sewer pipes with wads of wipes

Clogs in sewers pipes are increasing during the pandemic as home-bound Americans are seeking alternatives to bathroom tissue because of occasional shortages while stepping up efforts to sanitize their dwellings and themselves.
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Today in History for June 4th

Today in History for June 4th

Highlights of this day in history: Chinese troops crush a pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square; World War II's Battle of Midway begins; Henry Ford tests his quadricycle; Bruce Springsteen releases 'Born in the U.S.A.'
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NYPD enforce strict curfew with several arrests

NYPD enforce strict curfew with several arrests

Police made several arrests shortly after a curfew kicked in Wednesday for a second night in New York City to curb violent protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Earlier in the day, several peaceful protests across the city d...
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West Coast afternoon protests appear peaceful

West Coast afternoon protests appear peaceful

West Coast afternoon protests appear peaceful
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Calif. LGBTQ groups march over George Floyd death

Calif. LGBTQ groups march over George Floyd death

A march in support of Black Lives Matter sponsored by a gay and lesbian group filled the streets of West Hollywood Wednesday. One protester said the march showed solidarity between the black and LGBTQ communities.
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Rapper Bun B on his distant musical ties to George Floyd

Rapper Bun B on his distant musical ties to George Floyd

Grammy nominated recording artist Bun B speaks on his distant musical ties to George Floyd who rapped on a few mid ‘90s DJ Screw mixtapes. Screw’s iconic Houston collective, the Screwed Up Click, introduced the "screwed" sound to hip-hop and is st...
Floyd family thanks prosecutors, demands justice

Floyd family thanks prosecutors, demands justice

The attorney for George Floyd's family expressed gratitude to Minnesota prosecutors for filing a tougher charge against the police officer at the center of the case and charging three others. Still, Ben Crump says it's too early to celebrate.
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Protesters fill streets of Georgia town

Protesters fill streets of Georgia town

Hundreds of protesters filled the streets of Decatur on Wednesday, chanting the name of George Floyd and demanding justice for those now charged in his death.
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4 Minneapolis cops now charged in Floyd's death

4 Minneapolis cops now charged in Floyd's death

Prosecutors have charged a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd's neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time are leveling charges against three other officers.
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Demonstraters continue DC protest of Floyd's death

Demonstraters continue DC protest of Floyd's death

Protestors face off with National Guard troops in the streets of Washington DC on the same day the perimeter around the White House is expanded.
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Harvard experts worry over infections at protests

Harvard experts worry over infections at protests

Harvard public health experts worried that COVID-19 infections could spike in communities from large, nationwide protests seeking to end white-on-black brutality like the deadly arrest of George Floyd by a white Minneapolis police officer
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AP Top Stories June 3

AP Top Stories June 3

Here are the top stories for Wednesday, June 3: More charges announced in George Floyd case; Esper breaks with Trump over military response to protests; Rosenstein defends role in Russia probe; Museum closed due to pandemic reopens in Florence.
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Stacey Abrams: Echoes of 1992 riots felt today

Stacey Abrams: Echoes of 1992 riots felt today

Georgia voting rights activist Stacey Abrams is demanding protesters' voices be heard in the aftermath of George Floyd's death. Abrams draws parallels between current protests and 1992 riots after officers were acquitted in Rodney King's beating.
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Shea: NYPD stands with Floyd family

Shea: NYPD stands with Floyd family

The New York Police Department stands with George Floyd's family in the wake of his death, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said on Wednesday.Shea was speaking shortly after meeting with Terrence Floyd, brother of George and some religious leaders.
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US seeks block on Chinese airlines flying to US

US seeks block on Chinese airlines flying to US

The Trump administration moved Wednesday to block Chinese airlines from flying to the U.S. in an escalation of trade and travel tensions between the two countries.
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Clyburn: Trump misuses religion as political prop

Clyburn: Trump misuses religion as political prop

The U.S. House Majority Whip said President Donald Trump "seems to think that religion is some kind of prop to further his political interest" as the president is seen cloaking himself in religion twice this week.
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Mom seeks independent probe of killing by police

Mom seeks independent probe of killing by police

The mother of a black man who was fatally shot by an Indianapolis police officer is calling for an independent investigation of his death, nearly a month after he was killed following a police pursuit.
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Cuomo on NYC's 'better night', calls for leadership

Cuomo on NYC's 'better night', calls for leadership

Gov. Andrew Cuomo lauded demonstrators and police after a "much better" night of protests in New York City Wednesday. Cuomo said the coronavirus pandemic and the protests over the death of George Floyd made for "a perilous time in this country".
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Floyd family demands charges against 4 officers

Floyd family demands charges against 4 officers

George Floyd’s family has demanded the arrest of all four police officers involved in his death. The Floyd family on Wednesday visited a makeshift shrine at the Minneapolis street corner where Floyd died on May 25.
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