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LIVE UPDATES: Protests escalate over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Denver, New York

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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George Floyd, a black man, died on Monday after an officer knelt on Floyd's neck for several minutes, as Floyd said he couldn't breathe.
He became unresponsive four minutes into the eight-minute video, according to reports, and police said they called an ambulance. He died later at the hospital.
Video of the incident prompted protests on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Demonstrations continued into Thursday, follow our live updates on the protests below.
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Target is closing 24 stores in Minnesota 'until further notice' amid looting and protests following the death of George Floyd

Target is closing 24 stores in Minnesota 'until further notice' amid looting and protests following the death of George Floyd

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Target is closing 24 stores in Minnesota "until further notice" amid protests against the death of George Floyd.
Photos and videos showed people looting Target stores in Minneapolis-St.Paul on Wednesday and Thursday.
"At this time, we have made the decision to close a number of our stores until further notice," Target said in a statement. "Our focus will remain on our team members' safety and helping our community heal."
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