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Newspapers around the country and world led their front pages on Wednesday morning with news of the conviction of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd.

Why it matters: It underscores the global nature of the movement that Floyd's tragic killing last year inspired, with newspapers in Mexico, Jamaica and the United Kingdom among those that covered the high-stakes proceedings at a Minneapolis courthouse.

A sampling ...
The Star Tribune via Freedom Forum.
The New York Times via Freedom Forum.
The Washington Post via Freedom Forum.
The Los Angeles Times via Freedom Forum.
The Globe and Mail from Toronto, Canada via Freedom Forum.
O Estado de S. Paulo from São Paulo, Brazil via Freedom Forum.
La Vanguardia from Barcelona, Spain via Freedom Forum.
The Irish Times from Dublin, Ireland via Freedom Forum.
The Daily Mail from London, U.K. via Freedom Forum.
Jamaica Observer via Freedom Forum.

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Derek Chauvin found guilty of all 3 charges in George Floyd's murder

Photo: Screenshot of CNN

A jury on Tuesday found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in George Floyd's death.

Why it matters: This rare conviction of a police officer may come to be seen as a defining moment in America's collective reckoning with issues of race and justice.

Minneapolis reflects on Chauvin verdict as a step toward healing and calm

Screenshot via CNN

A growing crowd outside the Hennepin County Government Center broke out into cheers, hugs and tears of relief as word of the Derek Chauvin verdict spread just after 4pm CT.

Catch up quick: Eleven months after George Floyd died under the former Minneapolis police officer's knee, a jury of 12 neighbors returned a guilty verdict on all three counts.

Biden calls Chauvin verdict a "giant step towards justice"

President Biden addressed the country on Tuesday, saying "we must not turn away" in the fight for racial justice after a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges.

Driving the news: Chauvin was convicted late Tuesday afternoon on charges of second-degree and third-degree murder, as well as second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.