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George Floyd’s family reaches historic $27mn settlement

MINNEAPOLIS: The family of George Floyd, the Black man who died while being arrested by a white police officer in Minneapolis, has reached a $27 million “wrongful death” settlement. The lawyers for the family announced the settlement is the “largest

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

MINNEAPOLIS: A Minneapolis judge set the trial date for four ex-police officers charged in the murder of African-American George Floyd for March 8, 2021. The judge made it clear he did not want the sensitive case to become a media

Protests erupt across US over killing of unarmed black man

MINNEAPOLIS: A former Minneapolis police officer has been arrested and charged with murder following the death of an unarmed black man in custody. Derek Chauvin, who is white, was shown in footage kneeling on an unarmed black man George Floyd’s