Day: March 31, 2021

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Echoes of guilt on George Floyd at Derek Chauvin’s trial

Christopher Martin took the stand on day three of Derek Chauvin’s criminal trial, echoing other witnesses who expressed helplessness and regret for what they did and did not do before Floyd’s murder in May 2020. Martin is barely older than others who have described to the jury their pain and shame as survivors. He testified […]

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Starbucks reaches deal with EEOC over alleged racial discrimination

Starbucks bags with free items, in recognition of Starbucks Coffee slated to be placed at the CollegeTowne site in Reading, Pa. On January 12, 2021. Ben Hasty | MediaNews Group | Read Eagle via Getty Images Starbucks said on Wednesday it had resolved allegations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of alleged racial bias in […]

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Witnesses heard police plead to check Floyd’s pulse while detaining him

Swimming pool The video released in court on Wednesday includes the first public defense of Derek Chauvin’s actions, in his own words. Prosecution witness Charles McMillian said he confronted the Minneapolis police officer shortly after George Floyd was taken in an ambulance, and told him, “I don’t respect what you did” . On Chauvin’s body […]

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Bank records of Trump organization leader Allen Weisselberg subpoenaed

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. Jeenah Moon | Getty Images CNBC Policy Learn more about CNBC’s political coverage: The newspaper, citing people familiar with the case, said prosecutors working under Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. recently focused on Weisselberg in an apparent effort to get him to cooperate with the broad criminal […]

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Derek Chauvin’s body camera footage includes him defending his actions. Here is what he said.

Swimming pool The video released in court on Wednesday includes the first public defense of Derek Chauvin’s actions, in his own words. Prosecution witness Charles McMillian said he confronted the Minneapolis police officer shortly after George Floyd was taken in an ambulance, and told him, “I don’t respect what you did” . On Chauvin’s body […]

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IRS refunds to start in May for $ 10,200 in unemployment tax relief

Samuel Corum / Bloomberg via Getty Images The IRS will begin issuing tax refunds in May to Americans who have filed their returns without demanding a new break on unemployment benefits, the federal agency said on Wednesday. The American Rescue Plan waived federal tax on up to $ 10,200 in unemployment benefits, per person, received […]

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New cell phone video shows moments after George Floyd was pulled out of his car

Swimming pool Christopher Martin, an employee of Cup Foods, was questioned today during the lawsuit over a possibly counterfeit $ 20 bill that George Floyd was using to buy cigarettes inside the store on May 25, 2020. Martin said after reviewing the bill Floyd gave him, he thought it was a fake. Initially, Martin said, […]

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Businesses split over whether to fight corporate tax hikes

President Joe Biden speaks during his first press briefing in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on March 25, 2021. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images The American business community is trying to figure out how to approach President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, which calls for increased corporate taxes to […]

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Health

Will a sharp drop in common viruses lead to forever masks?

Isolation for unwell could be maintained after the pandemic. But isolation, distance and masks don’t work for many children, Vehec said. Children who have speech problems do not see their teacher’s mouth to learn to speak correctly, for example. “I think it has been a necessary evil because of the pandemic, and I have completely […]

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Surveillance video of the store read during the Chauvin trial

Witness Donald Williams answers questions on March 30 during the trial of former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Short TV / Pool / AP Feelings of horror and fear were recalled in a Minneapolis court Tuesday as a series of onlookers testified about what it was like to […]

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