Floyd discussed on AP 24 Hour News

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State and federal investigations are under way the four officers involved in Floyd's arrest have been fired at least one could face murder charges Hennepin county attorney Mike Freeman says his office will not make the mistakes made by Baltimore prosecutors in the Freddie gray case there was a rush to charge it was a rush to justice and all of those people were found not guilty I will not rush to justice I'm going to do this right there have been mostly peaceful protests in other cities including New York president trump signed an executive order calling on federal regulators to curb liability protections for social media companies the president wasn't happy when Twitter put a fact check tag on two of his tweets Facebook's mark Zuckerberg tells CNBC he takes issue with that I don't think that Facebook or or internet platforms in general should be arbiters of truth I think that's a kind of a dangerous line to get down to house speaker Nancy Pelosi calls an outrageous situation while Twitter is putting up there fact check it under what the president says about voting they still won't take off the misrepresentations the president is putting out there this is a P. news how union that represents meatpacking workers has more than forty workers have died from the corona virus the United food and commercial workers union says at least forty four meatpacking workers in the United States have died from cold at nineteen while the union estimates another three thousand workers have tested positive for the virus its director of food processing and meat packing says the actual numbers are likely higher than the estimate the union says thirty meat packing plants were closed at some point due to infections since March the U. F. C. W. was the largest union representing meatpacking workers in the US hi Mike Rossi up a man who was shot as he threatened New York City police last month with a knife in an anti gun died of the corona virus five days after he was wounded on April first Ricardo Cardona called nine one one to drop police and then threatened the arriving officers he later told investigators he wanted to die because he had recently tested positive for the virus I'm timid wire AP news hi Mike Rossi a reporting the largest union for meatpacking workers says over forty have died from the corona virus the United food and commercial workers union says at least forty four meatpacking workers in the United States have died from cold in nineteen while the union estimates another three thousand workers have tested positive for the virus its director of food processing and meat packing says the actual numbers are likely higher than the estimate the union says thirty meat packing plants were closed at some point due to infections since March hi Mike Rossio corona virus update I'm timid wire with an A. P. news minute more than two million people file claims for unemployment last week we're still in a situation where the economy is seen in dire straits about forty one million people have filed unemployment claims since a corona virus pandemic intensified in March revise government figures show the economy shrank at an even faster pace in the first three months of this year a seventy seven year old small town barber in Michigan says he will ignore the state's latest separate to close his shop Carl Mann ki was cut hair all as life in Owosso says he won't abide by a state appeals court order to close under governor Gretchen Whitmer's coronavirus orders the house has approved legislation to modify a new paycheck protection program for businesses that have suffered corona virus related losses president trump is expected to sign the protection bill but talks are stalled on a much larger three trillion dollar measure I'm timid wire thank.

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