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Family-Ordered Autopsy: George Floyd Died of Asphyxiation

An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd’s family found that Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes and ignored his cries of distress, the Floyd family’s attorneys said Monday.

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Ilhan Omar: We Must ‘Reject Any Attempt to Criminalize Peaceful Protest’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Sunday celebrated the news of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who once expressed support for Antifa, leading the George Floyd case. She added that Gov. Tim Walz’s (D) administration must now “reject any attempt to criminalize peaceful protest” as U.S. cities recoup from days of violent riots and brace for more.

People walk past a dumpster fire in front of the Hampton Inn on west 35th street during a rally in response to the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody on May 31, 2020 in New York City. Protesters demonstrated for the fourth straight night after video emerged …

Pink: Trump Can Watch His Election Defeat From ‘His Baby Bunker’

President Donald Trump responded to the escalating riots around the country by urging “law & order.” That triggered pop star Pink, who launched into a rant calling him a “coward” and “racist” and predicting that Trump would lose the presidential election and watch the results from his “baby bunker.”

DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Singer Pink performs live on stage at Forsyth Barr Stadium on September 1, 2018 in Dunedin, New Zealand. (Photo by Dianne Manson/Getty Images)