US braces for verdict in George Floyd murder trial – HEDGE accordingly
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Minneapolis (AFP) – Jurors began a first full day of deliberations on Tuesday in the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd as US cities braced for a verdict in a case that sparked nationwide protests against racism last summer. After deliberating for four hours on Monday, the jury in “Minnesota vs Derek Chauvin” reconvened at 8:00 am Central Time (1300 GMT) on Tuesday. Chauvin, 45, is charged with murder and manslaughter for Floyd’s May 25, 2020 death, which sparked protests against racial injustice around the world and is being seen as a landmark t…

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