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Minnesota police chief describes the shooting of Daunte Wright as an 'accidental discharge' by the officer

Bodycam footage of Daunte Wright shooting released
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:10:58 GMT
Brooklyn Center Police have released bodycam footage showing the moment Daunte Wright was shot by a police officer during a traffic stop in Minnesota. Police chief Tim Gannon said he believes the officer accidently drew her handgun instead of a taser in the encounter with Wright. A warning, this video is very graphic, and you may find it disturbing.
Curfew ordered for Minneapolis and St. Paul

Reporters get heated with mayor and police chief
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:30:03 GMT
Reporters press Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, officials over the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright who was fatally killed by a female police officer during a traffic stop.
Biden calls for 'peace and calm' after Wright's shooting
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:57:13 GMT
President Joe Biden on Monday called for "peace and calm" in the wake of Daunte Wright's fatal encounter with police in Minnesota, saying his death does not justify violence or looting.
Police chief gets emotional during tense news conference
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:44:22 GMT
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, Police Chief Tim Gannon gets emotional during a tense news conference while discussing the protests over the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
Use-of-force expert: 'Not appropriate' to put Floyd in prone position once he was handcuffed

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Ukraine's President runs for cover on front line against Russia
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:39:00 GMT
• Biden keeping Trump's pick for Moscow ambassador in place • The bitter battle over Russia's lake that holds 23% of the world's freshwater
Embattled Rep. Matt Gaetz is denied a meeting with Trump
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 01:58:12 GMT
• Analysis: Don't believe that McConnell is competing with Trump for GOP control • CEOs vow to fight voting restrictions despite threats from Trump and McConnell
Police officer who pepper-sprayed soldier in 'disturbing' traffic stop has been fired
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:03:04 GMT
One of the police officers accused of using excessive force in a Virginia traffic stop has been fired following an investigation, the town manager said late Sunday.
Suspect killed, 3 officers injured during police chase in Georgia
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:48:14 GMT
Avlon: Marjorie Taylor Greene shows that crazy has a constituency
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:11:13 GMT
CNN's John Avlon breaks down the large amount of political funds raised by a handful of controversial figures in US Congress.
Opinion: As people flee climate change on the coasts, this Midwest city is trying to become a safe haven
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:19:12 GMT
Tracy thought she'd built her forever home. She and her 5-year-old granddaughter live in an energy-efficient house in Northern California that Tracy designed — by a pond that's frequented by otters, ducks and herons (oh my!).
Analysis: Texas's governor doesn't seem to know what 'herd immunity' actually is
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:37:38 GMT
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has been touted as a hero of the Trump conservative movement for his decision, contra science, to end the mask mandate in his state last month and open all businesses at 100% capacity.
A shooter is on the run in Paris after killing one and injuring another outside a hospital
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 17:41:53 GMT
One person was killed and another injured after a shooting in front of a private hospital in Paris on Monday, a police source told CNN.
17-year-old killed after getting electrocuted by power line downed during severe weather
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:58:19 GMT
A Florida teen is dead after she stepped on a downed power line while trying to escape her burning car.
Scores of Californians are moving to Texas
Sun, 11 Apr 2021 14:10:24 GMT
So many people are moving to Texas during the pandemic, the housing market can hardly keep up. Many say they want less Covid-19 restrictions and a safe space for their politics.
Analysis: 100 days later, Brexit isn't working and business wants it fixed
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:35:09 GMT
When British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his Brexit trade deal on December 24, he said it would enable UK companies "to do even more business" with the European Union.
'That is obviously false': CNN reporter on Trump supporter's attempt to rewrite history
Sat, 10 Apr 2021 19:22:16 GMT
CNN's Donie O'Sullivan reports on the "Save America Summit" held by Women for America First at Trump National Doral outside Miami where Trump supporters are echoing his claims that he didn't lose the 2020 presidential election.
UN is 'very concerned' about Princess Latifa's situation and still waiting for 'proof of life'
Sun, 11 Apr 2021 21:54:53 GMT
The United Arab Emirates has not proven that Princess Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, the missing daughter of Dubai's ruler, is alive, the United Nations has said.
Fareed gets emotional over his mom's Covid-19 related death
Sun, 11 Apr 2021 15:41:14 GMT
Fareed remembers his mother, Fatma Zakaria, who passed away from Covid-related complications in India. She was 85.
3,000-year-old city discovered and looks like it was 'left as if it were yesterday'
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:01:28 GMT
Brick walls, pottery, jewelry, and even a bakery. The ancient Egyptian city "Rise of Aten" dates back more than 3,000 years, but archaeologists say it looks like it was left "as if it were yesterday."
Harry pays tribute to 'cheeky' grandpa Prince Philip as he arrives in UK for funeral
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:20:09 GMT
Britain's Prince Harry has paid tribute to his grandfather Prince Philip, describing him as "a man of service, honour and great humour," after flying back to the United Kingdom ahead of the funeral on Saturday.
IBM spinoff joins a long list of questionable corporate names
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:30:00 GMT
There's a new member in the pantheon of the worst-named companies in history. Introducing "Kyndryl."
Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song welcome their first child together
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:31:06 GMT
Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song have welcomed a new baby, a rep for Culkin confirmed to CNN.
People are moving to Duluth, Minnesota, for one particularly big reason
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 17:23:10 GMT
The climate crisis is raising a question for millions of Americans: Is anywhere safe from the climate crisis£ Some say this city is the new "climate refuge."
Nike wants to resell your (lightly) worn shoes
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:49:47 GMT
Nike is now reselling returned sneakers at a discount in select stores in an effort to reduce waste.
Will Smith and Antoine Fuqua pull 'Emancipation' production from Georgia
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:09:52 GMT
Georgia has lost a major production because of its newly restrictive voting legislation.
Fed chair: This is the top threat to the global financial system
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 17:31:08 GMT
Cyberattacks are now the foremost risk to the global financial system, even more so than the lending and liquidity risks that led to the 2008 financial crisis, according to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
Luke Bryan to miss first 'American Idol' live show due to Covid diagnosis
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:42:51 GMT
"American Idol" judge Luke Bryan is sitting out the first live show after testing positive for Covid-19, the singer announced on Monday.
'The Talk' returns with Sheryl Underwood remarks and an episode on race
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:32:47 GMT
"The Talk" returned Monday by jumping right into a conversation about race.
See huge water tornado approach buildings on beach shore
Sat, 10 Apr 2021 21:07:05 GMT
The massive tornado funnel cloud was spotted tumbling over the Gulf of Mexico.
Michigan's Covid-19 crisis could be a sign of what's to come for the US, expert says
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:01:06 GMT
As the US races to vaccinate more Americans, Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations are rising, predominantly among younger people who haven't yet gotten a shot.
11 US states have already vaccinated 50% of adults with at least one dose of vaccine, CDC data shows

Covid-19 is out of control in Brazil. So why are some officials easing restrictive measures£
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:12:38 GMT
Last week, Brazil saw its deadliest day since the start of the pandemic, with 4,195 people killed in just 24 hours. The state of Sao Paulo and the city of Rio de Janeiro rank among the worst in the country for Covid-19 deaths. Yet both plan to ease movement restrictions starting on Monday.
How California's 'deeply flawed' vaccine rollout failed Latino and Black communities
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:09:33 GMT
Dr. Jerry Abraham is determined to ensure California's most vulnerable communities have access to the Covid-19 vaccine.
New antibody cocktail reduce symptomatic Covid infection by 81%, Regeneron says
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:05:39 GMT
New Phase 3 trial data finds a single shot of Regeneron's Covid-19 antibody cocktail was able to prevent symptomatic Covid-19 among people exposed to the virus, the company said Monday.
FEMA accepting applications for up to $9,000 for Covid-19 funeral expenses
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:44:39 GMT
Families who lost loved ones to Covid-19 can now get help with funeral expenses from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
'Shameless' series finale after-party hit a snag
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:52:14 GMT
No spoilers here, but people were sad about Sunday's "Shameless" series finale.
'MacGyver' fans campaign to save show
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 17:47:03 GMT
It looks like "MacGyver" will not be returning for a sixth season -- and some viewers are not happy about that.
Hugh Jackman celebrates 25th wedding anniversary with Deborra-Lee Furness
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:10:29 GMT
Hugh Jackman and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness are celebrating 25 years of marriage.
Grimes shows off the 'beautiful alien scars' she's had tattooed across her back
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:14:40 GMT
Canadian musician Grimes has unveiled the "beautiful alien scars" she's had tattooed across her entire back.
A guide for Muslims observing Ramadan during the pandemic
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:09:12 GMT
This week, Muslims across the United States will begin observing another pandemic Ramadan.
A Black family's beach property in California was taken during the Jim Crow era. The county is now giving it back, and it's worth millions
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:19:00 GMT
A century ago, a Black couple owned a beach resort in Manhattan Beach -- a Southern California town known for its scenic expanse. An inviting soulful energy and the songs of Black entertainers radiated throughout the corridors of the dance hall and lodge.
Hear iconic cellist play for Anderson Cooper
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 21:57:07 GMT
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma plays music for Anderson Cooper on Full Circle to foster a sense of comfort. Watch "Full Circle" every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 6pm E.T.
Nick Cannon expecting twin boys with Abby De La Rosa
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:11:34 GMT
Actor and TV presenter Nick Cannon is preparing to welcome his second set of twins into the world.
Opinion: Biden wants to make the US more competitive. His tax hikes will do the opposite
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:53:08 GMT
President Joe Biden recently introduced his "Made in America Tax Plan" as part of his ambitious infrastructure agenda. But the problem is, the plan would reduce the incentive to make most things in America.
Head's up: The IRS can tax bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:27:31 GMT
Even though you can buy things with bitcoin, it's not the same as cash. At least not in the eyes of the IRS.
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Get ready for the new Roaring '20s
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:43:07 GMT
There is a section of my closet -- I live in New York City, so by "section" I mean a few hangers bunched together -- packed with tulle and sequins and leather, increasingly over-the-top items that I bought during the pandemic as I dreamt of life after lockdown. The longer lockdown lasted, the more months without family gatherings or travel or nights out, the wilder my closet grew. And I know I'm not alone.
Is NY ready for a pro-Trump governor£
Sat, 10 Apr 2021 23:33:37 GMT
To Democrats in New York, former President Donald Trump is the gift that keeps on giving. Trump's enormous unpopularity in his home state -- which he lost twice -- has been an electoral millstone around the necks of New York Republican candidates, helping to turn an already-blue state even bluer.
The 30% who could end the pandemic
Sun, 11 Apr 2021 22:33:54 GMT
When losing soldiers flee a battlefield -- or people migrate in search of a better life -- they are voting with their feet. "Foot voting" lets people control their own destiny, law professor Ilya Somin argues.
The real reason for GOP's attacks on transgender athletes
Sun, 11 Apr 2021 01:11:06 GMT
You've surely read about girls' sports recently. State legislators across the country have introduced dozens of bills that would bar transgender girls from competing in girls' sports, based on the misguided concern that their participation would somehow hurt their cisgender teammates and competitors.
Prince Philip was flawed. He was also family
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 23:29:40 GMT
In 2016, Queen Elizabeth II turned 90. Devoted subjects crowded outside Buckingham Palace to cheer. One told a newspaper that they'd come to celebrate "the mother of the nation."
What Joe Manchin gets exactly right
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 23:52:50 GMT
US Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia is in the catbird's seat -- the pivotal politician in a 50-50 Senate. He's the keeper of the keys to President Joe Biden's policy kingdom, whether the President or the progressives pressuring him like it or not.
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