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Trump sheltered in bunker Friday as George Floyd protesters gathered outside White House

Secret Service agents rushed U.S. President Donald Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion, some of them throwing rocks and tugging at police barricades. Trump spent nearly an hour in the bunker, which was designed for use in emergencies like terrorist attacks, according to […]

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Journalists covering America’s protests face violence from police, protesters

As anger grips the United States over the killing of George Floyd, several journalists have become the target of violence and arrests while covering the protests in the last several days. READ MORE: Fox News reporter attacked, chased by George Floyd protesters outside White House Images posted to social media show reporters being detained by […]

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Video shows crowd of George Floyd protesters running from speeding truck

Footage out of Minnesota shows a tanker truck driving into a quickly parting crowd of thousands of people peacefully protesting the death of George Floyd. Officials say it appears no protesters were hit. The video shows the truck moving fast along Interstate 35W Bridge in Minneapolis, the crowd scattering, before coming to a stop.  Dozens […]

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Coronavirus changes how doctors deal with death

During the Covid-19 pandemic, doctors have had to deal with death more often than many are used to, and due to restrictions in place over hospital visitors, they are often the last person to spend time with a terminally ill patient. Filmmaker Paul Myles spoke to five doctors administering end-of-life care during the crisis. Producer […]

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Tornado confirmed near Beiseker

CALGARY — Officials confirm a small tornado touched down 15 kilometres southeast of Beiseker. A small debris cloud was spotted at the base, but no damage has been reported, so the tornado has been given a preliminary rating of EF0.   According to Alberta Emergency Alert, called into effect in Wheatland County at 4:21 p.m., […]

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George Floyd death: Lawyer calls it ‘premeditated murder’

A lawyer for the family of George Floyd, whose death sparked unrest across the US, has accused a police officer of “premeditated murder”. Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder, but lawyer Benjamin Crump told CBS news it was a case of first-degree murder. “We think that he had intent… almost nine […]