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Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said it’s too soon to say if suburbs will be put into lockdown. But he said the “clearly big numbers today” were “absolutely concerning”. He said any possible lockdowns on certain suburbs – something the premier has indicated could happen – are a “balancing act”. “It would be a …

Another tragic milestone has been passed in the coronavirus pandemic: 500,000 deaths worldwide. The reported tally comes from Johns Hopkins University researchers. About 1 in 4 of those deaths – more than 125,000 – have been reported in the US. The country with the next highest death toll is Brazil, with more than 57,000, or …

FAYETTE COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) — Nearly 2 years to the day that a teen was killed while driving his moped south of Fayette, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office announced an arrest in the case. The sheriff’s office arrested and charged Kelli Jo Michael, 26, of Des Moines on Friday in the death of Kaiden Estling. …

The police chief of Tucson, Ariz., abruptly offered to resign on Wednesday while releasing a video in which a 27-year-old Latino man, Carlos Ingram Lopez, died in police custody two months ago. The video, taken by police officers’ body cameras and not made public until Wednesday, depicts a gruesome episode on April 21. Before his …

By Chanel Zagon23 Jun 2020 23:46 Victoria’s latest coronavirus outbreaks include seven cases linked to known clusters, one detected through hotel quarantine, nine cases through routine testing and three others under investigation. Three staff members have tested positive at Hampstead Dental clinic in Maidstone. “All staff members at the clinic have been classified as close …

Victorian Labor minister Adem Somyurek has resigned following branch stacking allegations and explosive recordings. “This morning I advised the Premier (Daniel Andrews) of my resignation as a minister. ”It follows publication of numerous personal and private conversations between myself and a long term friend and factional ally of mine. “It is clear that I was …

(Reuters) – One of the four former white Minneapolis police officers who were charged over the death of George Floyd, 46, a black man whose death in custody set off protests for police reform and racial justice, was released on bail on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Former Minnesota police officer Thomas Lane poses in a combination …

By STEVE KARNOWSKIAssociated PressMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has set $1 million bail for a Minneapolis police officer charged with second-degree murder in George Floyd’s death. Derek Chauvin said almost nothing during an 11-minute hearing Monday in which he appeared on closed-circuit television from the state’s maximum security prison in Oak Park Heights. His attorney, …

New video footage of the violent arrest emerged late Thursday night, showing Tacoma police officers beating Ellis on the side of the road. The footage, provided by the Tacoma Action Collective, also shows officers telling him to “just put your hands behind your back” while they are already on top of him. In a video …

In a hopeful speech, Obama said that the significant events over the last months, including the protests over the killing of Floyd and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, represent “the kinds of epic changes … in our country that are as profound as anything I have seen in my lifetime.” Obama cheered the protesters throughout the …