CNN journalists arrested live on air while covering George Floyd protests

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CNN has reported that its correspondent Omar Jimenez, producer Bill Kirkos and photojournalist Leonel Mendez have been released from police custody after they were arrested in Minneapolis live on air. The crew were covering the riots that have followed the killing of George Floyd. Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died in police custody on 25 May after a white officer handcuffed him and kneeled on his neck for several minutes. His death has prompted demonstrations across the US
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