Minneapolis to pay $27 million to settle family lawsuit over George Floyd's death

By Jonathan Allen (Reuters) - The city of Minneapolis on Friday agreed to pay a $27 million to settle a lawsuit by the family of George Floyd over his death in police custody, a case that stirred national protests over racial injustice and police brutality. Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died in May as Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer, kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes. Floyd's dying pleas for help were captured on widely viewed bystander video, sparking one of the largest protest movements ever seen in the United States. Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the Floyd fa...