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June 06, 2020 - 11:43 am
BY: BENJAMIN SIEGEL AND KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- The House Judiciary Committee is expected to hear testimony on Wednesday from Philonise Floyd, George Floyd's brother, in the first House hearing on policing reforms since Floyd's death, two congressional sources involved in...
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June 06, 2020 - 11:35 am
BY: MOLLY NAGLE AND JOHN VERHOVEK, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden has officially secured the majority of delegates needed to formally be named the Democratic presidential nomination, according to ABC News’ delegate count. The delegate count officially sets up a face-off...
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June 06, 2020 - 11:18 am
BY: DANIEL MANZO, ABC NEWS (NEW ORLEANS) -- Tropical Storm Cristobal is still moving north across the Gulf of Mexico Saturday at 14 mph with winds at 45 mph. The storm is located about 370 miles south of the Mississippi River. A tropical storm watch and tropical storm warning are in effect for...
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June 05, 2020 - 6:36 pm
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- "NO KNEELING," President Donald Trump asserted on Friday in response to the latest round of NFL controversy. Trump called out New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' most recent apology for comments he made on players who take a knee during the...
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June 05, 2020 - 6:08 pm
By ABBY CRUZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- Muriel E. Bowser on Friday renamed a street outside the White House “Black Lives Matter Plaza” after ordering city crews to paint the message in gigantic yellow letters down 16th Street. A major street in the heart of Washington, D.C, leading to the White...
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June 05, 2020 - 5:49 pm
By JOHN PARKINSON, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- Former White House chief of staff John Kelly is the latest former senior official to criticize President Donald Trump after he threatened to use active-duty military to deal with raging protests over police brutality in the wake of the killing of George...
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June 05, 2020 - 5:37 pm
BY SOPHIE TATUM, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- A new report released Thursday reveals thousands of school buildings across the country could need critical repairs, raising more questions about what it will take for schools to ensure students can safely return to the classroom this fall. According to the...
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June 05, 2020 - 5:25 pm
By GOOD MORNING AMERICA (NEW YORK) -- Michael Jordan and his signature Jordan Brand will donate $100 million over the next decade to 10 organizations "dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice, and grater access to education," according to a statement released by his spokeswoman, Estee...
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June 05, 2020 - 5:00 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- The class of 2020 has seen their real-life graduation ceremonies canceled in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but really, would dozens of stars have shown up to their event without it? That's the idea behind the YouTube Originals event Dear Class of 2020 , an online, all-star...
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June 05, 2020 - 4:37 pm
By STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC NEWS (MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) -- In Yates High School, in Houston, Texas, where George Floyd attended, the vast majority of the students qualify for a free lunch and almost all of them are African American, according to state data published by the Texas Tribune. In Minnesota,...
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