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  1. George Floyd Officer Trial

    Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was justified in using his knees to pin down George Floyd, a use-of-force expert testified on Tuesday, contradicting testimony by former and current city police officers who said Chauvin's actions violated policy and were excessive.


    A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb and the city's chief of police both resigned Tuesday, moves that the mayor said he hoped would help heal the community and lead to reconciliation after two nights of protests and unrest.

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    U.S. health officials are recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as they investigate six reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.

  4. Egypt Suez Canal

    Egyptian authorities impounded a massive cargo vessel that blocked the Suez Canal last month amid a financial dispute with its owner, the canal chief and a judicial official said Tuesday.

  5. Russia military drills

    U.S. President Joe Biden proposed a summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a telephone call on Tuesday in which Biden voiced concern about a Russian military buildup on Ukraine's borders, the White House said.