The trial saw Chauvin - a former Minneapolis police officer - plead not guilty to charges of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and manslaughter.
A message that reads "Justice for George Floyd" is displayed in front of the former Minnesota National Guard armory near the Hennepin County Government Center as the city prepares for the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on March 28, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The defense argues that Chauvin did what he was trained to do and that Floyd's use of drugs and underlying health conditions caused his death.
Prosecutors in the second week of Derek Chauvin's trial are set to shift their focus from what happened to George Floyd last May to a closer analysis of what it means legally.
Floyd's treatment by police was captured on widely seen bystander video that sparked protests that rocked Minneapolis and quickly spread to other US cities and beyond and descended into violence in some cases. Two use-of-force experts are also expected to testify against Chauvin's actions on Monday.Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo was the first of these officials to testify on Monday, walking jurors through the various trainings required by his department‚ including de-escalation techniques."The goal is to resolve the situation as safely as possible". "Chauvin knew what he was doing".
The city moved soon after Floyd's death to ban police chokeholds and neck restraints.
Prosecutors have already called supervisory officers to build the case that Chauvin improperly restrained Floyd.
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Safadi said the security services have asked for those involved in the plot be referred to the state security court. He has often found himself pitted against entrenched government bureaucracy resistant to his plans, observers say.
"Totally unnecessary", Lt. Richard Zimmerman, the longest-tenured officer on the force, testified Friday. Arradondo agreed and acknowledged that this must also be taken into consideration when officers decide to use force. A duty sergeant and a lieutenant who leads the homicide division both questioned Chauvin's actions in pinning Floyd after officers responded to a report that Floyd had passed a counterfeit $20 bill.
Zimmerman, who joined the department in 1985, said he has never been trained to kneel on someone's neck if their hands are cuffed behind their back and they are in the prone position.
Genevieve Hansen, an off-duty firefighter who came on the scene as she was out for a walk, said she immediately recognized Floyd was in trouble and tried to offer help. Prosecutors stated that when Floyd was loaded into the ambulance, he had no pulse.The Hennepin County Medical Examiner concluded Floyd died of cardiac arrest from the restraint and neck compression, also noting that Floyd had heart disease and fentanyl in his system. Instead, Officer Tou Thao ordered her to stay on the sidewalk.
The emergency room doctor who pronounced George Floyd dead after trying to resuscitate him testified Monday that he theorized at the time that Floyd's heart most likely stopped because he didn't get enough oxygen.
Heavy rain and strong waves are making it hard for rescuers to reach the remote and worst-hit area in East Flores regency. Landslides and flash floods are not uncommon across the Indonesian archipelago during the rainy season.
The province is only reporting preliminary data over the Easter long weekend, but will have full data available Monday. About 10,000 vaccine doses were administered Friday, bringing the provincial total to an estimated 685,000.
The authorities have become increasingly concerned with his efforts to build ties with disgruntled figures within powerful tribes. Some opposition figures have rallied around him, a move that has displeased the king, officials familiar with the situation said.
South Korea's Foreign Ministry said the woman was shot while Myanmar security forces inspected the company vehicle she was using. Access to mobile networks and all wireless - the less costly options used by most people in the developing country - was blocked.
Manatee County, the state and HRK Holdings, who now owns the property, have worked for years in finding a solution. "It's old. The initial evacuation zone included between 15 and 20 houses, and officials say all of them have been evacuated.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said at a March 25 congressional hearing that barring users from sharing the story was a "total mistake". It could be that I was hacked. "I can say this, is I'm cooperating, completely".
As of Thursday afternoon, Canada reported a cumulative total of 986,011 COVID-19 cases and 22,993 deaths, according to CTV. Saturday's report brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Ontario to 358,558 including deaths and recoveries.
Mr Partridge explained that a change of wind direction would bring a change in the atmosphere, leading to chilly weather. The east and west coasts of the country are likely to see a "wintry mix" of showers, which may include some hail.
The canal normally handles about 50 ships a day, but had to increase that to between 80 and 90 to clear the backlog. An SCA investigation began on Wednesday into what caused the vessel to run aground in the Suez Canal.
Today's Forecast: Drying out with some pm sun, warm
The forecast from FOX 17 Meteorologist Erik Kostrzewa: We will slowly dry out today after a morning round of showers and storms. The Eastern half - Temperature: Fine and cool, but partly cloudy in the south, becoming cloudy with rain from the afternoon.
State launches website for Piney Point updates
The water being discharged is mostly seawater from the Port Manatee dredge project, process water and storm water, officials said. The pond where the leak was found is in a stack of phosphogypsum, a radioactive waste product from the manufacture of fertiliser.
Florida works to avoid "catastrophic" pond collapse
Phosphogypsum is a byproduct of fertilizer from phosphate rock, and is considered to be weakly radioactive. Officials saw recently, an increase of water that leaks out but Hopes said it appears to have plateaued.
Eight people injured in boat explosion north of Sydney
Eight people have been injured, including four critically, after a boat exploded on the Hawkesbury River in Sydney 's north. The cause of the fire is under investigation, with further official updates expected by Monday morning.
UK to trial Covid certificates at sporting events
Ministers have made clear that the ban on foreign travel will remain in place until at least 17 May. The UK has given 31 million people a first vaccine dose and a second dose to more than 5 million.