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What We’re Reading Today: Officers Charged In Floyd Death, COVID-19 Study Unravels, Trump Blocks Passenger Planes From China . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Riots & Politics

New Charges In George Floyd’s Death: Derek Chauvin Faces Second-Degree Murder; 3 Other Officers Charged — Lorenzo Reyes, USA Today

Research Shows There Are At Least 6 Proven Ways To Reduce Police Brutality — And 2 Strategies That Don’t Work — Aylin Woodward And Michelle Mark, Business Insider

Pentagon Chief Breaks With Trump On Use Of Military To Quell Protests — Voice of America News

Who Is Funding And Organizing The Antifa Insurrection? — Debra Heine, American Greatness

Black Americans Killed In Riots Across American Cities — John Binder, Breitbart

COVID-19

A Mysterious Company’s Coronavirus Papers In Top Medical Journals May Be Unraveling — Kelly Servick And Martin Enserink, Science

Governments And WHO Changed COVID-19 Policy Based On Suspect Data From Tiny U.S. Company Surgisphere — Melissa Davey, Stephanie Kirchgaessner And Sarah Bosely, The Guardian

The Lancet, HCL and Trump — The Wall Street Journal

COVID-19: WHO Retracts Order, Allows Hydroxychloroquine Trials To Resume — OneIndia

U.S.-China Conflict

Trump Administration To Block Chinese Passenger Airlines From Traveling To U.S. — Danielle Zoellner, The Independent

For Hong Kong, Tiananmen Looms Over The Future — Bryant Rousseau, The New York Times

Boris Johnson Promises UK Will Provide Hong Kongers Path To Citizenship After National Security Fears —  James Griffiths And Chermaine Lee, CNN

China Is Stoking Racial Tensions In America — Gordon Chang, Newsweek

Business & Economy

Senate OKs Bill To Give Businesses Flexibility In Spending Coronavirus Aid, Sends It To Trump — Jacob Pramuk, CNBC

Feds Indict Execs From Chicken Companies Pilgrim’s Pride, JBS USA For Price-Fixing — Reuters, via New York Post

Things Are Looking Grim for AMC Theatres — Catie Keck, Gizmodo

Labor Market Appears To Stabilize As Private Payrolls Fall Less Than Expected — Lucia Mutikani, MSN Money

— Written by the I&I Editorial Board.

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