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# minneapolis - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis

Lawyers for the four former officers had urged the judge to move the trial away from the city.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers

Floyd died on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against his neck for nearly eight minutes.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

Judge Peter Cahill said he did not want the sensitive case to become a media circus with the US presidential election looming.

# minneapolis - Monday 8 June, 2020

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department

The move comes amid nationwide protests against racism following the death of George Floyd.

# minneapolis - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Justin Trudeau takes a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters in Canada

“These are not just black Canadians. It’s everyone who’s saying black lives matter.”

# minneapolis - Friday 5 June, 2020

More Republicans rebuke Trump over lack of unity in America as memorial service held for George Floyd

After Lisa Murkowski added to the criticism of the president, he warned of the consequences if Republicans turn against him.

# minneapolis - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder

George Floyd’s family described news of the new charges as a “bittersweet moment”.

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled

A protest on Saturday is still scheduled to go ahead, despite concerns from health officials.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

From The42 Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death Reaction

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death

America is witnessing its most widespread protests since the 1960s.

# minneapolis - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death

Several hundred people angrily rallied outside the White House, clashing with the secret service.

# minneapolis - Friday 29 May, 2020

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was ostracised by the NFL after his own protest in 2016.

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death

Demonstrations have been sparked by those angered at a video showing 46-year-old George Floyd’s arrest.

# minneapolis - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death Minneapolis This post contains videos

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death

Floyd’s death is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans in the US.

'They murdered my brother': Protests held in Minneapolis over black man's killing by police officer

The case is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video

A video showed George Floyd pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl

The charges relate to an alleged incident in 2001.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

US policeman who fatally shot woman who attempted to report possible rape found guilty of murder

The 40-year-old victim was shot after calling emergency services twice.

# minneapolis - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis

A gas explosion led to the collapse of the school building.

# minneapolis - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Minneapolis police chief resigns in toxic fallout from shooting dead of unarmed Australian woman

Australian Justine Damond was shot dead last Saturday in her pyjamas by an officer who had responded to her distress call.

# minneapolis - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Officer who shot man in incident streamed on Facebook charged with manslaughter

Officer Jeronimo Yanez was also charged with two felony counts of intentional discharge of a dangerous weapon.

# minneapolis - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Prince has been cremated and laid to rest in a secret location RIP This post contains videos

Prince has been cremated and laid to rest in a secret location

The music icon was celebrated in a private location yesterday.

# minneapolis - Friday 22 April, 2016

America goes purple to pay tribute to the life of Prince

Prince, one of the greatest talents the musical world has seen, died yesterday at his home in Minneapolis aged just 57

# minneapolis - Thursday 21 January, 2016

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off

The trend was started back in 2013.

From The Daily Edge It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off Frozen Pants

# minneapolis - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Five Black Lives Matter protesters shot by "three white men"

None suffered life-threatening injuries.

# minneapolis - Monday 16 November, 2015

Protests after US police allegedly shoot man in handcuffs

The incident happened at around 1am on Sunday morning.

# minneapolis - Friday 14 November, 2014

This mayor says she wasn’t throwing gang signs with a convicted felon

The police said the mayor ‘should have known better’.

# minneapolis - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Toddler survives 'huge fall' from 11th floor into 'small patch of mulch'

Musa Dayib suffered a broken spine and ribs, as well as a punctured lung and concussion.

# minneapolis - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The42 'This is a market people seriously need to look at' - US rugby combine a success Crossover

'This is a market people seriously need to look at' - US rugby combine a success

The NFRL hosted its inaugural rugby combine event in Minneapolis two weekends ago, with a number of former NFL players attending.

# minneapolis - Friday 13 September, 2013

"I won't go to strip clubs any more" - Minneapolis mayoral candidate's pledge

An underwear-clad candidate in the race to become mayor of Minneapolis emerges from a lake to tell his electorate to “wake the f**k up” in a bizarre new ad.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge PIC: St Patrick's Day delivery to a single Irish pub St Patrick's Day

PIC: St Patrick's Day delivery to a single Irish pub

Guess how many pints these barrels in Minneapolis contain?

# minneapolis - Saturday 29 September, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

# minneapolis - Monday 30 April, 2012

Bruton kicks off five-day trade mission to US

Richard Bruton will visit Boston, Raleigh, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Chicago on a five-day mission organised by IDA Ireland.

# minneapolis - Monday 23 April, 2012

Want more bikers? Build more bike lanes like these ones On Yer Bike This post contains images

Want more bikers? Build more bike lanes like these ones

Cycle lane encourage more cycling – look at Irish bike lanes in comparison to our international counterparts.

# minneapolis - Thursday 5 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge How long could YOU stay in the world's quietest room? Sound Of Silence

How long could YOU stay in the world's quietest room?

The lack of sound, which has been described as “disturbing” by those who have entered the room, can even result in visitors beginning to hallucinate.

# minneapolis - Monday 13 December, 2010

From The42 This is what a stadium roof collapse looks like… Snow Way! This post contains videos

This is what a stadium roof collapse looks like…

Heavy snow brings the roof in on one of the NFL’s stadiums.

# minneapolis - Saturday 20 November, 2010

Couple 'considering abortion' create online poll

A couple in the US say that they are putting the fate of their unborn child to the public vote.