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    2 killed in Chicago, 4 police officers injured in St Louis as protests over George Floyd's death grows

    Cicero (US): Two people were killed during unrest in the Chicago suburb of Cicero. This happened as protests continued to swell over the death of George Floyd, according to a town official here. The policeman involved in the killing of George Floyd has been booked for murder and also sacked. Spokesman Ray Hanania says 60 people were arrested...

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    This company may be the 1st one to cross the USD 2-trillion mark: Find out who it may be

    San Francisco: Riding on its growing services and wearables business, Apple may become the first company ever to touch the $2-trillion valuation mark in next four years, according to a top analyst. Apple was the first US company to cross the $1-trillion mark in 2018. According to market research firm 'Evercore ISI', the Cupertino-based iPhone maker would...

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    PIA tragedy: Teenage girl wounded on ground dies in hospital

    Karachi: A 13-year-old girl was critically wounded on the ground when the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crashed in a crowded neighbourhood here. The girl has succumbed to her burn injuries. It took the death toll in the PIA crash to 98, according to a media report Tuesday. Crash details The PIA flight PK-8303 from Lahore crashed here May 22 with 99 people on board....

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    Top Indian-American honchos come out in support of African-Americans after George Floyd's death

    Washington: Prominent India-American CEOs, including Microsoft's Satya Nadella and Google's Sunder Pichai, have expressed solidarity with the African-American community. It came in the wake of violent widespread protests across the US by the custodial killing of George Floyd. Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man, was handcuffed and pinned to the...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    COVID-19 response plan: Amartya Sen, Kailash Satyarthi among over 225 global leaders to call for USD 2.5 trillion

    United Nations: Indian Nobel laureates Amartya Sen and Kailash Satyarthi and economist Kaushik Basu are among the over 225 global leaders who have jointly called for a meeting of the G20 nations to agree to a USD 2.5 trillion coronavirus global health and economic recovery plan. The letter signed by over 225 past and current leaders...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    George Floyd's brother pleads for peace; Donald Trump takes combative tone

    Minneapolis (US): George Floyd's brother pleaded for peace in the streets Monday, saying violence is 'not going to bring my brother back at all,' while President Donald Trump berated most of the nation's governors as 'weak' for not cracking down harder on the lawlessness that has convulsed cities from coast to coast. The competing messages — one conciliatory, one...

    • 10 hrs ago
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    Facebook employees speak out against company over Donald Trump

    Oakland (US): Facebook employees are using Twitter to register their frustration over CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot. While Twitter demoted and placed a warning on a tweet about the protests that read, in part, that 'when the looting starts the shooting starts,' Facebook has let it...

    • 10 hrs ago
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    There's no place for hate, racism in society, says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

    Washington: There is no place for hate and racism in the society, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said, asserting that empathy and shared understanding are a start, but more needs to be done. Nadella's remarks come in the wake of the custodial death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man who was pinned to the ground in Minneapolis on May 25 by a white...

    • 10 hrs ago
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    Curfew imposed in New York City as protesters loot stores across Manhattan

    New York: The authorities in the upscale New York City have imposed a curfew and ramped up police presence after violence and looting incidents were reported across the city amid widespread protests triggered by the custodial killing of African-American George Floyd. Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio announced Monday that the citywide curfew in New York City will...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    George Floyd's heart stopped while restrained: Medical examiner

    Minneapolis: A medical examiner Monday classified George Floyd's death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and suppressed his neck, in a widely seen video that has sparked protests across the nation. 'Decedent experienced a cardiopulmonary arrest while being restrained by law enforcement officer(s),' the report read. Under 'other significant conditions'...

    • 12 hrs ago

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