As protests continue, prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd’s death

Curfews were credited with preventing more widespread damage to some cities overnight.

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes use of the Insurrection Act, which would allow President Donald Trump to use active-duty military forces for law enforcement duties in containing street protests.

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Boating and water sports restrictions relaxed statewide

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More than 50 performers were involved. Some of them live on the mainland.
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  Protests turn subdued after new charges in Floyd case

The calmer protests came on the same day that prosecutors charged three more police officers and filed a new, tougher charge against the officer at the center of the case.

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Autopsy report shows Floyd had tested positive for COVID-19

The 20-page report released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office came with the family's permission and after the coroner's office released summary findings Monday that Floyd had a heart attack while being restrained by officers, and classified his May 25 death as a homicide.

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‘Bows offensive lineman arrested for mandatory quarantine violations

Investigators said they went to the address Vaipulu had given them upon his arrival on May 18 to discover that he had also moved residences without informing authorities.

NFL teams can reopen facilities Tuesday, with provisos

NFL teams can begin reopening their facilities on Tuesday if state and local governments will allow it.

Tagovailoa signs reported 4-year, $30M contract with Miami Dolphins

Former Alabama and Saint Louis School quarterback Tua Tagovailoa put pen to paper on Monday, signing his rookie contract to officially become a member of the Miami Dolphins.

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The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission plans to conduct an emergency investigation into the financial condition of an ocean shipping company seeking $25 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to remain in business.
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  Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in Floyd’s death; curfews credited for calmer protests

The calmer night came as many cities intensified their curfews, with authorities in New York and Washington ordering people off streets while it was still daylight.

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