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German Chancellor Angela Merkel briefs the media after a meeting with German federal state governors at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, Pool)
Merkel won't attend G7 summit in person if US goes aheadChancellor Angela Merkel's office says she will not personally attend a meeting in the U.S. with the leaders of the world’s major economies if President Donald Trump goes ahead with it, unless the course of the coronavirus spread changes by then
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Protesters kneel in the middle of the street to block traffic as they protest the death of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, Friday, May 29, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Breonna Taylor, a black woman, was fatally shot by police in her home in March. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Louisville PD apologizes for targeting news crew at protestLouisville police have apologized on the heels of video that showed a police officer firing what appeared to be pepper balls at a news crew during a live television broadcast
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A protester gets tagged with a marker round as they skirmished with the National Guard near the 3rd Precinct before heading down Lake St. towards the 5th Precinct in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, May 29, 2020. Peaceful protests turned increasingly violent in the aftermath the death of George Floyd during an arrest. Mayor Jacob Frey ordered a citywide curfew at 8 p.m. local time, beginning on Friday.  (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)
Thousands ignore Minneapolis curfew as U.S. protests spreadThousands of protesters ignored a curfew and vows of a forceful police response to take to the Minneapolis streets for the fourth straight night, as the anger that began with the death of George Floyd in police custody spread to more cities across the U.S.  The Pentagon on Saturday ordered the Army to put military police units on alert to head to the city on short notice at President Donald Trump’s request, according to three people with direct knowledge of the orders
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In this photo taken on Sunday May 3, 2020, a buoy floats in the Gulf of Naples, Italy. Preliminary results from a survey of seawater quality during Italy’s coronavirus lockdown indicate a sharp reduction in pollution from human and livestock waste in the seas off Rome. Authorities stressed it was too soon to give the lockdown sole credit for the change. They say shifting sea currents and limited rainfall in April and May also could have reduced runoff from agriculture. (AP Photo/Paolo Santalucia)
Italy's seas speak: No tourists or boats mean cleaner waterPreliminary results from a survey of seawater quality during Italy’s coronavirus lockdown indicate a sharp reduction in pollution from human and livestock waste in the seas off Rome
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FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to members of the press at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Biden said Friday, May 29, that the "open wound” of systemic racism was behind the police killing of a handcuffed black man in Minnesota, and swiped at President Donald Trump for inciting violence, without mentioning him by name. "We are a country with an open wound. None of us can turn away,” Biden in a brief online address. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Biden speaks of racial 'open wound,' contrasting with TrumpJoe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, responded to the police killing of a black man in Minnesota with an empathetic contrast to President Donald Trump, who has suggested authorities could respond with violence to racially charged protests around the country
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In this May 29, 2020, photo, Portlanders march with flares from the George Floyd vigil at Peninsula Park towards the Justice Center downtown in Portland, Oregon. Protests have been erupting all over the country after George Floyd died earlier this week in police custody in Minneapolis. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)
National Guard summoned to aid cities amid police clashesGeorgia’s governor declared a state of emergency early Saturday to activate the state National Guard as violence flared in Atlanta and in dozens of cities nationwide
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, May 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and student visasThe rift between the United States and China is growing
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, May 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump walks back his incendiary Minneapolis 'thugs' postPresident Donald Trump tried to explain that an early morning tweet was an attempt to warn against the risk of violence
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Demonstrators argue with uniformed U.S Secret Service police officers during a protest about the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, Friday, May 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Crowds protest Floyd killing and Trump outside White HouseCrowds have gathered around the White House to protest the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis — and President Donald Trump’s response
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