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1 - Chinese and Iranian hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaigns, Google says
2 - NBA: League approves plan to restart season at Disney World - reports
3 - Attorney General Barr says foreign groups, extremists stoking divisions in U.S. protests
4 - Mourners gather in Minneapolis to remember George Floyd; attorney general sees protest 'agitators'
5 - Germany's Merkel calls for reconciliation after 'terrible' Floyd murder
6 - American held in Iran since 2018 freed, on his way home, Trump says
7 - Wall Street ends four-day rally in advance of May jobs report
8 - Special Report: How union, Supreme Court shield Minneapolis cops
9 - New charges against Minneapolis policemen as protests continue
10 - Outpouring of rage over George Floyd killing tests limits of U.S. police tactics
11 - Factbox: What U.S. police are shooting at protesters
12 - Minnesota attorney general says first-degree murder charge still possible
13 - From power lunches to plywood: Vandalized Washington boards up business
14 - Three white men to face Georgia judge in death of Ahmaud Arbery
15 - ECB sends euro higher, stocks pause after week-long rally
16 - Exclusive: Pompeo to urge stock exchanges globally to tighten rules for Chinese companies
17 - U.S. to revise Chinese passenger airline ban after Beijing move
18 - New York's Cuomo, concerned about COVID-19 spread, asks protesters to get tested
19 - U.S. lawmaker prepares bill aiming to end court protection for police
20 - White defendant in shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery used racial slur, investigator says
1 - Chinese and Iranian hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaigns, Google says

State-backed hackers from China have targeted staffers working on the U.S. presidential campaign of Democrat Joe Biden, a senior Google security official said on Thursday. The same official said Iranian hackers had recently targeted email accounts belonging to Republican President Donald Trump's campaign staff.

6/4/2020 2:35:40 PM

2 - NBA: League approves plan to restart season at Disney World - reports

The NBA's Board of Governors on Thursday have approved a plan to restart its suspended season at Disney World in Florida amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to multiple reports.

6/4/2020 2:33:47 PM

3 - Attorney General Barr says foreign groups, extremists stoking divisions in U.S. protests

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that foreign interests and "extremist agitators" affiliated with groups like Antifa have sought to widen divisions in U.S. society following the death of a black man at the hands of a white police officer.

6/4/2020 2:32:28 PM

4 - Mourners gather in Minneapolis to remember George Floyd; attorney general sees protest 'agitators'

Mourners gathered in Minneapolis on Thursday for a service to remember George Floyd, the black man whose death in police custody set off a wave of protests that have roiled America in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and a divisive presidential election campaign.

6/4/2020 2:21:42 PM

5 - Germany's Merkel calls for reconciliation after 'terrible' Floyd murder

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the murder of George Floyd, the black man whose death in U.S. police custody set off a wave of protests, was a "very very terrible thing" and called for reconciliation.

6/4/2020 2:21:42 PM

6 - American held in Iran since 2018 freed, on his way home, Trump says

A U.S. Navy veteran detained in Iran since 2018 was freed on Thursday and was on his way back home, his family and President Donald Trump said, in a rare instance of cooperation between the archenemies.

6/4/2020 2:16:36 PM

7 - Wall Street ends four-day rally in advance of May jobs report

Wall Street retreated on Thursday as investors hit the pause button in advance of Friday's jobs report, capping a four-day rally driven by rising economic sentiment.

6/4/2020 2:14:58 PM

8 - Special Report: How union, Supreme Court shield Minneapolis cops

Long before the death of George Floyd last week, efforts to overhaul the way policing is done in Minneapolis repeatedly fizzled in the face of a powerful 800-member union that championed military-style police tactics.

6/4/2020 2:14:36 PM

9 - New charges against Minneapolis policemen as protests continue

Prosecutors on Wednesday leveled new criminal charges against four Minneapolis policemen implicated in the death of a black man pinned by his neck to the street during an arrest that sparked more than a week of nationwide protest and civil strife.

6/4/2020 2:12:13 PM

10 - Outpouring of rage over George Floyd killing tests limits of U.S. police tactics

Responses by law enforcement authorities in the U.S. capital and in Flint, Michigan, to protests over the police killing of George Floyd illustrated starkly contrasting approaches to handling angry crowds on American streets and repairing relations with grieving communities.

6/4/2020 2:12:13 PM

11 - Factbox: What U.S. police are shooting at protesters

Police across the United States are using a variety of weapons on protesters as demonstrations against the police killing of George Floyd intensify. Often described as “non-lethal,” these weapons include tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets. They have sometimes seriously injured protesters.

6/4/2020 2:12:13 PM

12 - Minnesota attorney general says first-degree murder charge still possible

Minnesota Attorney General Ellison said on Wednesday that if the prosecution gets evidence to support a first-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the George Floyd case it will be presented to a jury.

6/4/2020 2:12:13 PM

13 - From power lunches to plywood: Vandalized Washington boards up business

Days after outbursts of arson and vandalism struck downtown Washington following peaceful protests against police brutality, the largely deserted heart of the U.S. capital resembles a city girding for a hurricane.

6/4/2020 2:12:13 PM

14 - Three white men to face Georgia judge in death of Ahmaud Arbery

Three white men charged with the murder of an unarmed black man in Georgia will face a judge Thursday morning in a case that caused a national outcry after cellphone video of the shooting was leaked on social media.

6/4/2020 2:10:36 PM

15 - ECB sends euro higher, stocks pause after week-long rally

The euro jumped to a 12-week high against the dollar on Thursday after another shot of European Central Bank stimulus to help economies slammed by the coronavirus pandemic, but world equity markets pulled in the reins after a strong seven-day run.

6/4/2020 2:09:38 PM

16 - Exclusive: Pompeo to urge stock exchanges globally to tighten rules for Chinese companies

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set warn American investors on Thursday against 'fraudulent' accounting practices of China-based companies and will suggest the Nasdaq's recent decision to tighten listing rules for such players should be a model for all other exchanges around the world.

6/4/2020 2:08:59 PM

17 - U.S. to revise Chinese passenger airline ban after Beijing move

The U.S. Transportation Department plans to issue a revised order in the coming days that is likely to allow some Chinese passenger airline flights to continue, government and airline officials said.

6/4/2020 2:08:07 PM

18 - New York's Cuomo, concerned about COVID-19 spread, asks protesters to get tested

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday said several days and nights of demonstrations in the state after the killing of George Floyd could accelerate the spread of the coronavirus, and urged protesters to get tested.

6/4/2020 1:53:54 PM

19 - U.S. lawmaker prepares bill aiming to end court protection for police

(This June 1 story corrects to say Amash is a former Republican turned Libertarian instead of a conservative independent, paragraph 2)

6/4/2020 1:48:41 PM

20 - White defendant in shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery used racial slur, investigator says

One of the white men charged in the Georgia killing of Ahmaud Arbery used a racial slur after shooting the unarmed black man, an investigator for the prosecution said in court on Thursday, an explosive new allegation in one of the cases roiling race relations in the United States.

6/4/2020 1:20:56 PM

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