☀April 12: Unrest in Minnesota after police shoot Black man, COVID-19 funeral reimbursement and a Masters first

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Monday April 12, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣🚔 Police fatally shoot man in traffic stop near Minneapolis, protests erupt

Flash bombs are used by authorities to disperse a crowd gathered in protest at the Brooklyn Center Police Department, late Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. The family of Daunte Wright, 20, told a crowd that he was shot by police Sunday before getting back into his car and driving away, then crashing the vehicle several blocks away. The family said Wright was later pronounced dead. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)

2️⃣🚔 1 of 2 Virginia police officers involved in traffic stop incident terminated following internal investigation

In this image made from Windsor, (Va.) Police video, A police officer uses a spray agent on Caron Nazario on Dec. 20, 2020, in Windsor, Va. Nazario, a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, is suing two Virginia police officers over a traffic stop during which he says the officers drew their guns and pointed them at him as he was dressed in uniform. Caron Nazario says his constitutional rights were violated by the traffic stop in the town of Windsor in December. (Windsor Police via AP)

3️⃣🚨 Mom arrested in death of her 3 kids was in custody dispute


4️⃣🚨 Chauvin trial: Prosecution case nears end


5️⃣🏥 FEMA begins accepting applications for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance


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Hideki Matsuyama wins the Masters to become first Japanese major champion

Hideki Matsuyama delivered golf-mad Japan the grandest and greenest prize of all.

Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, holds the trophy after winning the Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 The murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will continue at 10:15 a.m. ET. 

🔴 The White House COVID-19 task force will give a briefing at 11 a.m. ET.

🔴 Lawmakers returns to D.C. to work on an infrastructure bill as the Ethics Committee opens an investigation into two Republicans.

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