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West

Security & Public Safety

State lawmaker wants to rework police chase policy and end legal defense officers use to avoid liability // Chicago Sun Times

Minneapolis braces for unrest as Derek Chauvin trial enters final phase // MSN News

Murder case against ex-cop in Floyd's death goes to the jury // AP

Judge Cahill Scolds Rep. Maxine Waters for Trial Comments // Mediaite


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Indo-Pacific

Surigae, the first typhoon of 2021, could become Earth's first Category 5 this year, now heads towards the northern Philippines this weekend // Severe Weather Europe

Trade & Tech

Jack Ma's fortune jumps $2 billion after record Alibaba fine // Alarabiya

China forces Jack Ma's Ant Group to restructure // BBC News

China

From cover-up to propaganda blitz: China's attempts to control the narrative on Xinjiang // CNN

Taiwan

Typhoon Surigae to bring no drought relief to western Taiwan // Taiwan News

Taiwan's president says Chinese military activities threaten regional stability // CNBC

Military Faceoff

US-China saber-rattling heightens East Sea tensions, risks: experts // e.vnexpress.net

Nimitz Wins CY2020 Aircraft Carrier Battle 'E' // US Navy

As the US Navy scrambles to field more missiles in Asia, a tough decision looms for aging cruisers // Defense News

Beijing has a navy it doesn't even admit exists, experts say. And it's swarming parts of the South China Sea // CNN

US and China deploy aircraft carriers in South China Sea // CNN

Trump

Trumpism lives on in new thinktank – but critics say it's 'just a grift' // Guardian

Trump goes after Pence, McConnell in speech to party donors // Times of India

Election

Matthew McConaughey may be a viable candidate for Texas governor; poll shows actor ahead of Abbott // Dallas Morning News

Democrats

Dems wrestle with whether to nudge a justice off the Supreme Court // Politico

Security & Public Safety

Adam Toledo: Chicago police say bodycam footage shows less than a second passes from when 13-year-old is seen holding a handgun and is shot by officer // CNN

Chicago releases graphic video of police shooting 13-year-old // Yahoo News