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Radioactive water leaks at Minn. nuclear plant for 2nd time


Monticello, Minn.: Water containing a radioactive material has leaked for a second time from a nuclear plant near Minneapolis and the plant will be shut down, but there is no danger to the public, the plant’s owner said last Thursday. A leak of what was believed to be hundreds of gallons of water containing tritium...

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Trump signs EO on policing amid calls for reform


Washington: President Donald Trump has signed an executive order on policing amid calls for action against police brutality and racism. It comes three weeks after the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man, in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which has triggered nationwide demonstrations.  The executive order focuses on three areas: credentialing and certifying police...

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Trump signs executive order on policing amid calls


Washington: US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order on policing amid calls for action against police brutality and racism. It comes three weeks after the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man, in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which has triggered nationwide demonstrations. The executive order focuses on three areas: credentialing and...

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Minneapolis bids adieu to George Floyd


Minneapolis: Minneapolis bid farewell to George Floyd 10 days after his death in police custody which triggered the country's largest racial justice protests of the 21st century. Floyd's funeral will take place in Texas on June 9, but on Thursday a memorial service was held in Minneapolis, the city in which he had lived for the...

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The Center Will Not Hold


By Kyle Singh We are at an inflection point.  The ruthless killing of yet another innocent African American has put the country on the edge. It has pushed people to anger and shock. It has made people cry and made people riot. It has made people stand with peace for an event that goes against the...