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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

On Tuesday, Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer, was found guilty of murdering US citizen George Floyd. He was then taken into custody until sentencing, and could spend up to 40 years in prison.

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Wikinews discusses DRM and DMCA with Richard Stallman after GitHub re-enables public access to youtube-dl
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Wikinews discusses DRM and DMCA with Richard Stallman after GitHub re-enables public access to youtube-dl

On November 16, code-sharing and hosting service GitHub re-enabled the public access to youtube-dl repository, a software which can download videos from the internet via the command-line. Wikinews spoke with Free Software Foundation's founder Richard Stallman to discuss harms of DRM and DMCA.

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Wikinews interviews Democratic candidate for the Texas 6th congressional district special election Daryl Eddings, Sr's campaign manager
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Wikinews interviews Democratic candidate for the Texas 6th congressional district special election Daryl Eddings, Sr's campaign manager

Wikinews extended invitations by e-mail on March 23 to multiple candidates running in the Texas' 6th congressional district special election of May 1 to fill a vacancy left upon the death of Republican congressman Ron Wright.

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India records 14 millionth case of COVID-19 amid new surge in infections
India records 14 millionth case of COVID-19 amid new surge in infections

According to multiple reports, India recorded its 14 millionth case of COVID-19 and new infections of over 200 thousand on Thursday, causing multiple hospitals running on full capacity.

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People protest in Berlin against German Court overturning five-year rent cap
People protest in Berlin against German Court overturning five-year rent cap

On Thursday, Germany's Federal Constitutional Court ruled a five-year rent freeze introduced earlier in February last year illegal due to lack of the Berlin Senate's jurisdiction.

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