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Three sentenced for trafficking counterfeit Disney DVDs

Jun. 27, 2020 10:10 AM EDT

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Three people were sentenced in federal court in Eastern Kentucky this week for trafficking counterfeit Disney DVDs. Hongtao Zhu, Hui Lin, and He Lin were sentenced to 46 months in federal prison on Wednesday and ordered to pay nearly $900,000 in restitution, according to a news...

In this June 1, 2020, photo, people gather near the Cup Foods grocery store where George Floyd died in Minneapolis. Floyd was accused of using a fake $20 bill to buy cigarettes from the grocery store. His story is similar to that of other African Americans who died at the hands of police over minor offenses. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Floyd's death spurs question: What is a black life worth?

Jun. 12, 2020 2:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For 12-year-old Tamir Rice, it was simply carrying a toy handgun. For Eric Garner, it was allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes. For Michael Brown, Sandra Bland and Ahmaud Arbery, it was the minor offenses of jaywalking, failing to signal a lane change and trespassing on a residential...