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Derek Chauvin trial: New footage shows George Floyd pleading with officers

Derek Chauvin trial: New footage shows George Floyd pleading with officers

World
A court has been shown new police bodycam footage of George Floyd pleading with officers during his arrest, saying: "I'm not a bad guy."The video comes as the murder trial of ex-officer Derek Chauvin continues for a third day. In it, Mr Floyd is seen begging for police not to harm him.The footage also shows Mr Chauvin with his knee on Mr Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes.Mr Floyd's 2020 death sparked global protests over policing and racism.Mr Chauvin, 45, denies charges of murder and manslaughter. Defence lawyers have indicated they will argue that 46-year-old Mr Floyd died of an overdose and poor health, and the force used was reasonable. Observers of the trial say footage shown of Mr Floyd's actions before and during the arrest may be an attempt by prosecutors to deal with the all...
Bahrain GP: George Russell says he can win races in the right car

Bahrain GP: George Russell says he can win races in the right car

Sports
Britain's George Russell says he has proved he can fight for world titles and wants a car that will allow him to do that.Russell said: "That opportunity I had last year showed that when the pressure is on, when I am thrown into the deep end, I was able to do a pretty solid job."He added: "I got a small taste of being at the front. I believe in myself. I believe I'm capable."Russell is in the running for a Mercedes seat in 2022, with both Hamilton and team-mate Valtteri Bottas out of contract."I don't believe I'm the finished product yet," he told 5 Live Breakfast. "I believe I've still got to improve but I think I'm definitely capable of winning races and fighting for World Championships."Ultimately I need to find myself in a car and a team that I think will give me the best opportunity in...
George Segal: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? actor dies aged 87

George Segal: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? actor dies aged 87

Entertainment
EPAGeorge Segal, the US actor who was Oscar-nominated for his performance in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, has died at the age of 87.The New Yorker starred alongside Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in the 1966 film adaptation of Edward Albee's play.He went on to play comic roles in shows like The Goldbergs and Just Shoot Me.His wife Sonia Segal said she and her family were "devastated" to confirm he died on Tuesday in California.She added Segal had died "due to complications from bypass surgery".Hollywood actor and director Ben Stiller led tributes to Segal, describing him as an "iconic cool funny" movie star. My personal favorite George Segal movie is “The Hot Rock”. What a career. What a nice man, what an iconic cool funny 70’s movie star. #RIP— Ben Stiller (@RedHourBen) March 2...
‘A wonderful human’: The Goldbergs actor George Segal dies aged 87

‘A wonderful human’: The Goldbergs actor George Segal dies aged 87

Entertainment
Actor George Segal, best known for starring in US sitcom The Goldbergs, has died at the age of 87.Segal, who was Oscar-nominated for 1966 black comedy-drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, died on Tuesday in Santa Rosa, California. His wife Sonia Segal said: "The family is devastated to announce that this morning George Segal passed away due to complications from bypass surgery."The actor has played Albert 'Pops' Solomon on TV comedy The Goldbergs since 2013.Also an accomplished banjo player, he starred as magazine publisher Jack Gallo in the US sitcom Just Shoot Me from 1997 to 2003. ...
Muthoot Finance chairman MG George passes away

Muthoot Finance chairman MG George passes away

Finance
MG George Muthoot, the chairman of which is the largest gold loan NBFC in the country, passed away this evening in his New Delhi home after a fall, according to the family. The 71-year-old Muthoot was for long based in the National Capital even though his diversified group that runs over 20 businesses from gold loans to securities, realty estate to infrastructure, hospitals to hospitality and education, is headquartered in Kochi making it one of the largest business houses in the state. The company had not issued any statement till the filing of the story and its spokesperson could not be reached for confirmation. Mathai George George Muthoot was born in November 1949 in Kozhencherry in the present day Pathanamthitta district of Kerala as the son of M George Muthoot, who began the finan...