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France bans George Floyd protest; Biden slams Trump’s ‘blinding ego’; Minnesota prosecutors eye charges for other officers

The latest news on the protests over the death of George Floyd Tuesday (this file will be updated throughout the day). Web links to longer stories if available. READ MORE FROM THE STAR’S ED KEENAN HERE 1:54 p.m. PARIS—Thousands of French protesters defied a virus-related police ban and rallied Tuesday against racial injustice and heavy-handed…

Trump’s draft executive order targets political bias at Twitter, Facebook

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, an extraordinary attempt to intervene in the media that experts said was unlikely to survive legal scrutiny. Trump signed an executive order on Thursday afternoon after attacking Twitter…