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Protests over George Floyd’s death turn deadly in Minneapolis

Protests over George Floyd’s death turn deadly in Minneapolis

Protests spread beyond Minneapolis on Thursday over the death of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, in police custody, with looting and fires set along a major St. Paul street. Earlier on Wednesday, a man was shot to death in Minneapolis forcing the mayor’s office for call in the National Guard. There have also been protests in Chicago, Illinois, Los Angeles, California, and Memphis, Tennessee.

Mike 3 months

Have we heard the actual cause of death? Was it a broken neck, broken wind pipe or suffocation? Honest question. I'm not saying the cops weren't at fault, just wondering what the actual cause of death was.

John W
John W 3 months

It was not a cop, could have been shop owner or fellow looter. As to cops killing, i suggest we turn minneapolis into cop free zone, and wall it off. Here is how it would work.

Emperor Tito
Emperor Tito 3 months

You lock down a country, cause mass economic strife, and force people out of their jobs.... and riots start? Shocker.

John W
John W 3 months

They don't want police? They need to build a big wall and live in that police free no jail, democrat utopia. Here is the opening of escape from new York. Showing how it would work.

Doug 3 months

Mayor had lame answers when asked,"What's the plan, who's in charge?" "Where are the police, firefighters, National Guard?"

Seekster 3 months

It is against the law to kill people. It is also against the law to set things on fire, vandalize, and loot property. The who violate the law should be protected.

Jax Milovitch
Jax Milovitch 3 months

Man I can’t wait to belly flop into a mental Stone Age, this is definitely the intelligent response to the issue. Tonight for dinner I shall have my table with a side of couch. The neighbors house looks like it needs smouldering.

intherough 3 months

I saw the older white woman in a wheelchair being hit, but who was killed during the looting? The article says nothing except it was a gunshot wound.

IIZard 3 months

"protests" looting

Dust Phoxner
Dust Phoxner 3 months

Did that headline just criticise trump for criticizing the people burning the town down. Ultimate Clown World 🤡🌎

not the 1%
not the 1% 3 months

that " i cant breath" sign is heelarious--- was it the smoke, the tear gas? or a cops knee? wonder how long it will be before there are HK/france style weekly protests in the US?? yellow vests, with guns? and how many people on this site that support HK will blow the trumpet for US yellow vests?? or will they call for the CCP-LIKE national guard/military??

John W
John W 3 months

It was the pawnshop owner.

is it 2021 yet?
is it 2021 yet? 3 months

Protests should be held until this officer is jailed. Violence and rioting are not the answer, Floyd, I’m sure, would not want his legacy tarnished like this. It’s a shame a few morons are stealing the spotlight from Floyd.

Lee 3 months

Cops will always find a reason to kill. Period. Did that person have a weapon?

Adam Marceau
Adam Marceau 3 months

Play stupid games win stupid prizes

Joseph Cribari
Joseph Cribari 3 months

See, now I dont care if the cops shoot them anymore

The 3 months

I get their outrage but looting and setting building's on fire is just stupid. Let them burn down everything and let's see them see the reprocussions of their actions. I wouldn't rebuild the target or any other building they just trash. If they rebuild only to see people loot and burn crap down the road then they would be stupid. They should leave those burndt buildings there as a reminder.

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