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Trump as thug or hero? Depends on what network you watch

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 9:37pm

It was a split screen for the ages on MSNBC Monday: on the left side, President Donald Trump talking about restoring law and order. On the right, a tear-gassed young woman vomiting in a Washington street.

SUV hits 2 officers at Floyd protest in Buffalo, speeds off

Carolyn Thompson and John Wawrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 8:58pm

A vehicle plowed through a group of law enforcement officers at a George Floyd demonstration Monday night in Buffalo, injuring at least two.

Video shows SUV plowing into officers at Floyd protest in Buffalo, New York, running over at least 1, then speeding away

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 8:52pm

Video shows SUV plowing into officers at Floyd protest in Buffalo, New York, running over at least 1, then speeding away.

Federal judge upholds use of sedative in Arkansas executions

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 7:32pm

A federal judge on Monday upheld Arkansas’ execution process, ruling that the state can continue to use a sedative in lethal injections that other states have backed away from and rejecting claims that its use amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.

Democratic governors reject Trump's call to send in military

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 7:20pm

Democratic governors of some of the nation's most populous states on Monday pushed back against President Donald Trump's threat to deploy the U.S. military unless they dispatch National Guard units to “dominate the streets” in reaction to the violence that has erupted across the country.

Las Vegas coroner: Drugs killed 'Twilight' actor, girlfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 5:19pm

Drug use killed an actor from the film “Twilight” and his girlfriend, the coroner in Las Vegas said Monday.

Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide

Darlene Superville, Tim Sullivan and Aaron Morrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 5:12pm

Wielding extraordinary federal authority, President Donald Trump threatened the nation’s governors on Monday that he would deploy the military to states if they did not stamp out violent protests over police brutality that have roiled the nation over the past week.

Charges: Illinois man went to Minneapolis to riot

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 5:08pm

An Illinois man who allegedly traveled to Minneapolis to participate in riots after the death of George Floyd has been arrested and charged with federal counts, after prosecutors say videos posted to his Facebook page showed him handing out explosives and damaging property.

U. of Miami professor pleads guilty in Venezuela graft case

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 5:01pm

A University of Miami professor blamed a controversial law enforcement informant for his career-ending decision to try and hide $3 million in proceeds from a corruption scheme run by a businessman connected to Venezuela’s socialist government.

Man dies in Arkansas after being shot by US Marshals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 4:56pm

A man died after after being shot by U.S. Marshals as they tried to arrest him Monday in a northwest Arkansas parking lot on an attempted murder warrant, authorities said.

Unrest emerges in neighborhoods, suburbs beyond city centers

Tammy Webber and Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 4:47pm

Vandals robbed malls and shopping centers in communities outside Chicago. They stormed stores across the San Francisco Bay in what appeared to be coordinated smash-and-grabs. Banks and a sleek, modern office building were burned to the ground in a San Diego suburb.

Louisville, Kentucky mayor fires police chief, says officers involved in fatal shooting failed to activate body cameras

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 4:24pm

Louisville, Kentucky mayor fires police chief, says officers involved in fatal shooting failed to activate body cameras.

Protesters invoke different names to decry police treatment

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 4:20pm

In Baltimore, protesters shouted the name of Freddie Gray. In Topeka, Kansas, T-shirts were emblazoned with the name of Dominique White. In Tulsa, Oklahoma, people gathered in a spot where white mobs killed hundreds of blacks a century ago and chanted the name of Terence Crutcher.

Trump comments raise governor's ire ahead of visit to Maine

David Sharp and Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 4:19pm

Democratic Gov. Janet Mills urged Republican President Donald Trump to “check the rhetoric at the door" when he pays a visit Friday to a manufacturer of specialized swabs used in testing for the coronavirus.

Peaceful protesters get lost in action-packed coverage

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 4:10pm

The nation's unrest has made for an unprecedented nightly action show on television, with control rooms that switch quickly between cars ablaze, police officers advancing on demonstrators and ransacked stores in cities across the country.

Medical examiner lists Floyd's death a homicide, says heart stopped while police restrained him and compressed his neck

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 3:47pm

Medical examiner lists Floyd's death a homicide, says heart stopped while police restrained him and compressed his neck.

Depression forms in Gulf, heavy rain threat for south Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 3:20pm

A tropical depression formed Monday in the Gulf of Mexico and forecasters warn it could become a tropical storm during the night or on Tuesday, capably of dumping heavy rains over parts of southern Mexico and Central America.

Celebs take to streets for historic demonstrations

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 3:10pm

Jamie Foxx stood shoulder-to-shoulder with activists in Minneapolis, proclaiming that “we’re not afraid of the moment.” In Los Angeles, pop star Halsey and “Insecure” actor Kendrick Sampson were hit with rubber bullets during a tense stand-off. And in Chicago, John Cusack was filming a burning car when officers rushed up to him and began screaming at him to leave, and he says, hitting his bike.

On the spot where George Floyd died, his brother urges calm

Aaron Morrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 2:31pm

George Floyd’s brother pleaded for peace in the streets Monday, saying destruction is “not going to bring my brother back at all.”