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Three white men charged in Georgia slaying of black man to face judge

2:26am BST

ATLANTA Three white men charged with murdering an unarmed black man in Georgia will face a judge next week in a case that touched off a national outcry after cellphone video of the shooting was leaked on social media.

Virgin Orbit fails first rocket launch attempt from modified plane

26 May 2020

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit company aborted its first attempt to launch a rocket into space from the belly of a 747 airplane on Monday, the company said.

California opens places of worship, in-store retail businesses: health officials

26 May 2020

California retail with in-store shopping and places of worship that were closed under one of the most restrictive coronavirus containment rules in the United States may now open, health authorities announced on Monday.

UPDATE 2-California opens places of worship, in-store retail businesses -health officials

26 May 2020

May 25 California retail with in-store shopping and places of worship that were closed under one of the most restrictive coronavirus containment rules in the United States may now open, health authorities announced on Monday.

Billionaire's Virgin Orbit Co. fails first rocket launch attempt

26 May 2020

May 25 Billionaire mogul Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit company aborted its first attempt to launch a rocket into space from the belly of a 747 airplane on Monday, the company announced.

Georgia state police see no more arrests in murder of black jogger

22 May 2020

ATLANTA Georgia police expect no more arrests in the shooting death of a black jogger after taking a third suspect into custody in the racially charged case, which attracted national attention when a video of the incident went viral, authorities said on Friday.

Third suspect charged with murder of Georgia unarmed black jogger

22 May 2020

ATLANTA The man who videotaped the slaying of an unarmed black man gunned down as he jogged through a suburban neighborhood in Georgia was arrested on Thursday as the third white suspect accused of murder in the racially charged case. | Video

UPDATE 1-Michigan hit with '500-year' flooding in midst of COVID-19 pandemic

20 May 2020

May 20 Rising flood waters, already as high as five feet, submerged parts of the central Michigan of Michigan on Wednesday after days of heavy rain led to the failure of two dams and the evacuation of thousands of people.

Georgia rally for slain black jogger calls for removing district attorneys

16 May 2020

ATLANTA Protesters on Saturday demanded the removal of two district attorneys accused of dragging their feet in arresting two white men suspected in the shooting death of a young black jogger in the Brunswick, Georgia area.

Hopes of a new witness dashed in case of slain Georgia black jogger

15 May 2020

ATLANTA Hopes of finding a new witness in the case of an unarmed black jogger whose fatal shooting in Georgia triggered a national outcry were dashed Thursday afternoon.

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