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Atlanta police chief resigns after officer shoots and kills a black man

Less than 24 hours after a white police officer shot and killed an African-American man outside a fast-food restaurant, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta announced on Saturday that the ...

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Seven Minneapolis police officers have resigned since George Floyd’s death

At least seven Minneapolis police officers have resigned from the department since unrest began over the death of George Floyd last month, and more than half a dozen are in ...

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Donald Trump delays Oklahoma election rally to avoid Juneteenth slavery date

D.C. National Guard, coronavirus

Donald Trump has postponed his planned election rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma – the scene of one of the worst race massacres in US history – amid outcry over its clash with the ...

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Second George Floyd? Oklahoma police releases video of black man saying ‘I Can’t Breathe’ in 2019

The Oklahoma City Police Department has released video recordings of a 2019 arrest of a black man who repeatedly pleaded “I can’t breathe” in between moans shortly before he died ...

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The NFL commits $250 million over the next 10 years to help fight systematic racism


The NFL announced it would pledge $250 million over the next ten years to help fight systematic racism. The money will be allocated to a fund that will also “support ...

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Trump immigration order may halt work visa entries until fall


The White House has developed proposals severely limiting employment-based immigration visas as the nation recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, though President Donald Trump has yet to decide whether to push ...

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Canada’s Military sales to Saudi Arabia skyrocket

Newly-released figures have revealed that Canada’s sales of military hardware to Saudi Arabia hit a record in 2019, despite a moratorium that was in place on approval of new arms ...

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Federal judge orders Seattle police to halt use of tear gas, pepper spray on protesters


A federal judge in Seattle has ordered local police to stop using tear gas, pepper spray and other force against nonviolent protesters, finding that the Seattle Police Department used excessive ...

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US Senate increases pressure on Argentinian government to apprehend 1994 AMIA bombing suspects


A US Senate resolution has increased the pressure on the Argentine government to press on with its investigation and apprehend the suspects of the 1994 bombing of the Argentine Israelite ...

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Trump says he’ll leave office peacefully if he loses in November

President Donald Trump sought to brush aside fears he might not leave office willingly if November’s election doesn’t go his way. “Certainly, if I don’t win, I don’t win,” he ...

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