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People pay their respects during a memorial service for George Floyd, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Raeford, N.C. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.  (Ed Clemente/The Fayetteville Observer via AP, Pool)

The Latest: Ninth straight day of protests in Seattle

Jun. 6, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

TOP OF THE HOUR: — A ninth straight day of protests underway in Seattle. — French protest in port city of Marseille erupts in skirmishes. — Jesse Jackson calls for Congress to pass anti-lynching law. — Floyd honored with memorial service near his North Carolina hometown. ___ SEATTLE --...

Clenched fists are raised during a demonstration in Paris, France, Saturday, June 6, 2020, to protest against the recent killing of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, U.S.A., after being restrained by police officers on May 25, 2020. Further protests are planned over the weekend in European cities, some defying restrictions imposed by authorities because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Voices of the protesters from around the world

Jun. 6, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

Protests over the death of George Floyd and ongoing discrimination against minorities took place in many global capitals Saturday including Berlin, London, Paris, Tokyo and Seoul, South Korea, as well as U.S. cities. Voices of some of the protesters: ___ “People are sick and tired of being sick and tired....

Texans' longtime special teams coach Brad Seely retiring

Jun. 5, 2020 5:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans special teams coordinator Brad Seely is retiring after 31 seasons coaching in the NFL. Seely served as a team’s special teams coordinator from 1989-2019. In all, he has been a coach for 41 years and won three Super Bowls. “I’ve been incredibly fortunate...

FILE - In this May 30, 2016, file photo, fans cheer as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry yells after the Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif. The roar of the crowd has been a staple of major sports and an advantage for the home team. Playing in empty buildings would require a significant recalibration. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

After a forgettable season, Warriors ready to move forward

Jun. 5, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After reaching five straight NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors couldn't have foreseen such a strange, disappointing season as they debuted their snazzy new Chase Center in San Francisco. The Warriors had the worst record in the NBA at 15-50 with a roster of largely unknowns taking...

Protesters march Thursday, June 4, 2020, in San Diego. Protests continue to be held in U.S. cities, sparked by the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

California curfews lifting amid peaceful protests

Jun. 5, 2020 1:21 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California cities and counties cautiously lifted curfews after days of sporadic mayhem were replaced by peaceful protests and pledges by lawmakers to fight inequality. Marches and rallies Thursday in Los Angeles, San Francisco and elsewhere were marked by “Black Lives...

Protesters who were arrested by police for breaking a curfew during a solidarity rally calling for justice over the death of George Floyd, sit on a sidewalk as they wait to be taken away in a van on Thursday, June 4, 2020, in New York. Floyd, an African American man, died on May 25 after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into his neck for several minutes even after he stopped moving and pleading for air. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

The Latest: Protesters take to NYC streets after curfew

Jun. 5, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: TOP OF THE HOUR: — Protesters take to New York City streets after curfew, again. — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tells protesters they...

Stephen Chang of Los Angeles protests in front of police officers at Los Angeles Police Department headquarters, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Los Angeles. Protests continue to be held in U.S. cities over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Most California curfews lifted as peace replaces unrest

Jun. 4, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After days of raucous protests accompanied by sporadic violence and scattered looting that led to deployment of the National Guard, Los Angeles, San Francisco and most other cities in California anxiously lifted curfews Thursday amid more peaceful demonstrations. “I’m a...

Federal court rejects EPA approval of widely used herbicide

Jun. 4, 2020 8:27 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The federal government must revoke its approval of a widely used weed killer that has damaged other crops and turned neighbor against neighbor in some farm communities, a federal appeals court in California ruled. Dicamba is used on tens of millions of acres of soybeans and cotton...

Slack: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 4, 2020 7:48 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Slack Technologies Inc. (WORK) on Thursday reported a loss of $75.2 million in its fiscal first quarter. On a per-share basis, the San Francisco-based company said it had a loss of 13 cents. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, came to 2 cents per share....

FILE - In this May 30, 2020, file photo, women carry merchandise from a Union Square Victoria's Secret store in San Francisco. Police say many of the smash-and-grab thefts have been carried out by caravans of well-coordinated criminals that have coincided with or followed protests over the death of George Floyd, who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into Floyd's neck. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)

'Strategic' well-orchestrated heists seen amid protest chaos

Jun. 4, 2020 3:46 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police in a small San Francisco Bay Area community were about to help authorities in neighboring Oakland keep the peace during a protest when a more pressing crisis hit home: groups of thieves were pillaging malls, setting fire to a Walmart and storming a car dealership. By the time...