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Daily Mail publishes leaked police body-camera footage of George Floyd’s arrest

Protesters block the street in front of the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse during a Black Lives Matter protest on Sunday in Portland, Ore. (Nathan Howard/Getty Images)

With the United States continuing to grapple with a reckoning spurred by George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis police custody, protests in Portland, Ore., have calmed since federal agents pulled back.

Here are some significant developments:

  • The Daily Mail has published partial footage from police body-camera videos that captured Floyd’s May arrest by Minneapolis police. It shows a White police officer pulling a gun on Floyd within seconds of approaching him in a parked car, prompting the 46-year-old Black man to panic, cry and beg for his life. The Associated Press reported that an investigation has begun into the leak.
  • The House Intelligence Committee is opening an investigation into the compiling of “intelligence reports” on journalists.
  • A racist Facebook post about Joe Biden picking his “Aunt Jemima” as his running mate on the account of Luray, Va., Mayor Barry Presgraves spurred calls for his resignation.
  • An artist stopped posting protest photos online to shield activists from police. Then he was arrested.