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Attorneys: 2 ex-cops charged in Floyd's death were rookies

Attorneys: 2 ex-cops charged in Floyd's death were rookies

MINNEAPOLIS — Two of three Minneapolis police officers accused of aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd were rookies barely off probation when a more senior white officer ignored the black man's cries for help and pressed a knee into his n
Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran as part of deal

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran as part of deal

WASHINGTON — A U.S.
European Central Bank nearly doubles pandemic support scheme

European Central Bank nearly doubles pandemic support scheme

FRANKFURT — The European Central Bank has boosted its pandemic emergency support program by an unexpectedly large 600 billion euros to 1.35 trillion euros ($1.
Health official: No new COVID-19 cases from Missouri parties

Health official: No new COVID-19 cases from Missouri parties

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — No additional cases of the new coronavirus have been reported stemming from the crowded pool parties at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks over the Memorial Day weekend, the state's top health official said.
U.S. trade gap rises to $49.4 billion in April

U.S. trade gap rises to $49.4 billion in April

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit hit the highest level in eight months in April. Exports and imports both posted record monthly drops as the coronavirus pandemic smothered America's commerce with other countries. The gap between what the U.S.

At least 39 injured in knife attack at China kindergarten

BEIJING — A school security guard injured at least 39 people in a knife attack at a kindergarten in southern China on Thursday morning, state media reported. The motive remains unknown.
Trump administration moves to block Chinese airlines from US

Trump administration moves to block Chinese airlines from US

The Trump administration moved Wednesday to block Chinese airlines from flying to the U.S. in an escalation of trade and diplomatic tensions between the two countries.
Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd's death

Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS — Prosecutors charged three more police officers Wednesday in the death of George Floyd and filed a new, tougher charge against the officer at the centre of the case, delivering a victory to protesters who have filled the streets from coa
Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue

Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday to remove one of the country’s most iconic monuments to the Confederacy, a statue of Gen. Robert E.

Police: Man faked wife's disappearance so she'd avoid prison

A West Virginia woman and her husband faked her disappearance by pretending she plummeted from an overlook as part of a scheme to keep her out of having to go to prison, authorities said.