The moves followed two nights of protests just miles from Minneapolis, a city already on edge with the trial of Derek Chauvin. Relatives of Wright have lamented the loss of a man they say was kind, liked basketball and worked multiple jobs to support his two-year-old son.
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Tech stocks push S&P 500 to record close, buoy Nasdaq
The S&P 500 closed at another record high on Tuesday and the Nasdaq composite index jumped, as investors shook off concerns about the halt in Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine rollout and strong U.S. inflation.
Iran to begin 60% uranium enrichment after nuclear site incident
DUBAI (Reuters) -Iran said on Tuesday it will start enriching uranium to 60% purity, a move bringing the fissile material closer to levels suitable for a bomb, after accusing Israel of sabotaging a key nuclear installation.
Ford, GM among Michigan companies opposing Republican-backed voting limits
The top executives of more than three dozen Michigan-based companies, including General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co, on Tuesday issued a joint statement opposing Republican-backed legislation to restrict voting.
Biden sends unofficial delegation to Taiwan in 'personal signal'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Former U.S. Senator Chris Dodd and former Deputy Secretaries of State Richard Armitage and James Steinberg headed to Taiwan on Tuesday at President Joe Biden's request, in what a White House official called a "personal signal" of the president's commitment to the Chinese-claimed island and its democracy.
Chinese, U.S. luxury lovers power rebound at LVMH
Sales at French luxury goods group LVMH bounced back far more quickly than expected in early 2021, carried by demand for Louis Vuitton handbags and Dior products as Chinese and U.S. shoppers made the most of an easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
Dislodged ship held in Suez Canal as talks continue over $916 million claim
CAIRO (Reuters) -A ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week in March is being held in the waterway as canal authorities pursue a $916 million compensation claim against the ship's Japanese owner, one of the vessel's insurers and canal sources said on Tuesday.
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