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Eight U.S. states cast ballots on biggest voting day since coronavirus pandemic

Domestic News from Reuters - 32 min 48 sec ago
Eight states and the District of Columbia hold primary elections on Tuesday, the biggest test yet of officials' readiness to manage a surge of mail ballots and the safety risks of in-person voting during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Factbox: Seven U.S. states hold primaries for seats in Congress

Domestic News from Reuters - 32 min 48 sec ago
Seven U.S. states hold congressional primaries on Tuesday, some of which were delayed by the coronavirus. Voting for members of Congress will take place in Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. Here are details of some of the more interesting races:
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Five police shot during U.S. protests, Trump says he could bring in military

Domestic News from Reuters - 46 min 44 sec ago
At least five U.S. police were hit by gunfire during violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody, police and media said, hours after President Donald Trump said he would deploy the military if unrest does not stop.
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Louis Vuitton designer apologises for comments on U.S. protests

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 13 min ago
Virgil Abloh, the designer for Louis Vuitton's menswear collections and founder of streetwear label Off-White, has apologised after being criticised for chastising looting by U.S. protesters.
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As racial tensions turn violent, a careful balancing act for Biden

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 27 min ago
The demonstrations convulsing U.S. cities have forced Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden to strike a careful balance between validating anger over police mistreatment of minorities while condemning violence as a response.
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Floyd family autopsy could help accused policeman's defense, legal experts say

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 29 min ago
An independent autopsy that found George Floyd died solely from asphyxiation could actually bolster the defense of the former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing him, legal experts said.
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EU 'appalled' by Floyd's death, warns against excess force

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 33 min ago
The European Union is "shocked and appalled" by the death of black American George Floyd in police custody, the bloc's top diplomat said on Tuesday, calling it "an abuse of power" and warning against further excessive use of force.
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Five police shot during protests after Trump vows to bring in U.S. military

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 3 min ago
At least five U.S. police were hit by gunfire during violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody, police and media said, hours after President Donald Trump vowed to use the military to halt the unrest.
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Four police shot in violent protests after Trump vows to bring in U.S. military

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 6 min ago
Four St Louis police officers were hit by gunfire late on Monday during violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody, hours after President Donald Trump vowed to use the U.S. military to halt the spreading clashes.
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U.S. lawmaker prepares bill aiming to end court protection for police

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 37 min ago
With cities across America in turmoil over the death of George Floyd, a U.S. lawmaker plans to introduce legislation this week that he hopes will end a pattern of police violence by allowing victims to sue officers for illegal and unconstitutional acts.
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Las Vegas police officer shot amid protests, police say: AP

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 3 min ago
A Las Vegas police officer was shot amid protests on Monday night over the killing of George Floyd, AP news agency said.
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State, independent autopsies agree on homicide in George Floyd case, but clash on underlying cause

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 57 min ago
A medical examiner's office on Monday ruled that the death of George Floyd, the black man whose killing in Minneapolis police custody last week triggered nationwide protests, was a homicide and that he died from asphyxiation.
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Frequent testing, less contact recommended to get Hollywood cameras rolling again

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 21 min ago
Hollywood studios and labor unions on Monday proposed extensive coronavirus testing and other safeguards to allow actors and crew members to resume movie and TV show production in the United States.
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Police say four officers hit by gunfire in St. Louis

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 43 min ago
Missouri state's St. Louis police said late Monday night four police officers had been struck by gunfire in an ongoing clash between protesters and the police.
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Violence erupts at L.A., N.Y. protests after Trump vows to bring in military

Domestic News from Reuters - 6 hours 22 min ago
President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to use the U.S. military to halt protests over the death of a black man in police custody, before law enforcement officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas to clear demonstrators and allow the president to walk to a church and pose for pictures.
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Explainer: Can Trump send the U.S. military to quell violence at protests?

Domestic News from Reuters - 6 hours 46 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would use federal troops to end unrest that has erupted following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed in police custody last week.
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Mayweather offers to cover funeral costs for George Floyd

Domestic News from Reuters - 7 hours 14 min ago
Boxing great Floyd Mayweather has offered to cover the funeral expenses for George Floyd, the 46-year-old African-American man whose death while in police custody in Minneapolis prompted protests across the United States.
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Stitch Fix to cut 1,400 jobs in California, invest in other U.S. states

Domestic News from Reuters - 7 hours 53 min ago
Stitch Fix Inc said on Monday it plans to cut up to 1,400 jobs in California and invest in other U.S. states where the apparel seller would offer new roles to all those affected.
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Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse peaceful protest near White House

Domestic News from Reuters - 8 hours 23 min ago
Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse peaceful demonstrators near the White House on Monday as U.S. President Donald Trump vowed a massive show of force to end violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody.
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U.S. health experts, officials warn protests may add to virus spread

Domestic News from Reuters - 8 hours 23 min ago
Public health experts and government officials, including New York's governor, are warning that large street protests over racial inequities and excessive police force could worsen the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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