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Trump has one of his most authoritarian weeks yet as president as the US surpassed 100,000 coronavirus deaths

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Associated Press
The same week that the US surpassed 100,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths, President Donald Trump threatened protesters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with lethal force.
Minneapolis has been consumed by unrest in recent days over the police killing of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, who died after an officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes.
In tweets, Trump threatened to send in the National Guard and said, "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."
Between threatening deadly force against US citizens, spreading misinformation on the 2020 election, and issuing an...
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A Minneapolis Target store was destroyed by looting. Photos show the flooded remains

A Minneapolis Target store was destroyed by looting. Photos show the flooded remains

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Looters ransacked a Target store in Minneapolis this week amid protests against the death of George Floyd.
Photos of the aftermath show widespread damage and flooding.
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A Minneapolis Target store was destroyed by looting this week.
Photos of the store in the aftermath of the looting show overturned beverage coolers, flooding, and broken windows, shelves, and cash registers.
The looting began after what started as peaceful protests against the death of George Floyd , an unarmed black man who died after a white police officer...
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Melania Trump says there is 'no reason for violence' in Minneapolis protests hours after Trump threatened that 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts'

Melania Trump says there is 'no reason for violence' in Minneapolis protests hours after Trump threatened that 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts'

1 month ago   |   By

Lamar Salter
First Lady Melania Trump said on Friday that there is "no reason for violence" following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man in Minneapolis who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes.
"Our country allows for peaceful protests, but there is no reason for violence," the first lady tweeted.
"I've seen our citizens unify & take care of one another through COVID19 & we can't stop now. My deepest condolences to the family of George Floyd. As a nation, let's focus on peace, prayers & healing."
Melania Trump's tweet urging against violence...
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