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

Seattle

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

Argentinian

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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New York governor expects to sign police reform bills this week

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he expects to sign newly passed state legislative police reform bills by the end of the week, including a ban on chokeholds by police ...

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George Floyd’s brother: “Stop the pain. Stop us from being tired.”

George Floyd’s brother Philonise Floyd delivered an emotional testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, urging lawmakers to listen to “the call” for change from the Floyd family and protesters across ...

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House Democrat: As the US holds up human rights globally, we also “have to hold them up in our country”

Democratic lawmaker Karen Bass told a House hearing today she hopes America will pass meaningful police reform before the end of the year. “I hope that we work for passage ...

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Chicago sees deadliest day in decades amid protests and curfew

Mexico City “won’t tolerate” police brutality against protesters Chicago saw its deadliest day in at least 30 years last month, with 18 killings within a 24-hour period on 31 May. ...

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The funeral of George Floyd has heard impassioned pleas for racial justice

The funeral of George Floyd, an African American whose death in police custody spawned global outrage, has heard impassioned pleas for racial justice. Speakers in the church in Houston, Texas, ...

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New analysis finds Trump’s support among white voters is slipping

If President Donald Trump is reelected in November, he will need a heavy and enthusiastic turnout among white voters — especially older white male voters in swing states and red ...

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Biden wins West Virginia and Georgia primary

Georgia , West Virginia

Former Vice President Joe Biden won the West Virginia primary Tuesday as he continues to amass delegates ahead of his formal nomination as the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee. Biden defeated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), ...

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