May 24, 2021: Belarus faces fury, Ronald Greene, George Floyd, Capitol riot and China ultramarathon

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Five stories to know for May 24: Belarus diverts plane, Ronald Greene video, George Floyd, Jan. 6 Capitol riot, and China ultramarathon 1. Western politicians accused Belarus of state piracy amounting to a “warlike act” after Minsk forced a plane to land and arrested a dissident journalist. 2. More video of a fatal 2019 encounter of Ronald Greene with police in Louisiana was released by authorities late Friday. 3. Relatives of George Floyd, the Black man whose death triggered protests against racism and police brutality across the United States and around the world, gathered in a rally to mark the first anniversary of his death. 4. Republicans in Congress clashed over the need for an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. 5. Twenty-one people were killed when extremely cold weather struck during an ultramarathon in rugged Gansu province in northwestern China. #Belarus #flight #journalist #plane #Ryanair #Minsk #EU #Europe #EuropeanUnion #Ryanair #RonaldGreene #Louisiana #Republicans #Democrats #Congress #Capitol #China #Ultramarathon #Marathon #News #Reuters Subscribe: Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: Follow Reuters on Facebook: Follow Reuters on Twitter: Follow Reuters on Instagram:
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