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George Floyd’s funeral will be live-streamed from Houston on Tuesday

Family and close friends will gather in Houston on Tuesday for the funeral of George Floyd, two weeks after he died at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. The private ...

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America is treating mental illness and addiction with police, not healthcare

US Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey said that “as a society, need to reimagine how to create police.” “America knows that we are treating mental illness in this ...

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Picture of George Floyd appears on famous Bethlehem site for political graffiti

A picture of George Floyd has appeared in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem on the concrete wall built by Israel that separates it from the West Bank. Since it went ...

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American police shoot, kill and imprison more people than other developed countries

The Black Lives Matter protests have rippled across the United States and throughout the world. George Floyd was just one of the many Americans killed by police officers each year. ...

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Sen. Mitt Romney joins demonstrators marching in DC protest

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney marched in a DC protest Sunday afternoon along Pennsylvania Avenue to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Romney posted images of himself wearing a mask and ...

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Houston mayor: “We need more police officers”

At protests around the country, demonstrators are calling to defund and demilitarize the American police. But Sylvester Turner, mayor of Houston, Texas, suggested the opposite earlier this week — that ...

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Sydney protesters demand justice over indigenous deaths in custody

Up to 3,000 people have gathered in central Sydney after a court overturned a previous protest ban over social distancing concerns. “These protests here today are inspired by what’s happening ...

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Justin Trudeau takes a knee at Black Lives Matter demonstration

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a knee during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Ottawa on Friday. Trudeau’s act of solidarity comes after he declined to comment earlier in ...

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There have been 624 arrests in Minnesota since May 31 

There have been 624 arrests by the Multi-Agency Command Center (MACC) in Minnesota since May 31, according to a tweet Thursday from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (MDPS). MDPS ...

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Nancy Pelosi expresses concern over the increased presence of federal law enforcement in the nation’s capital

In the letter, she demands clarity and answers from the administration on the situation and why members of the National Guard from other states are operating in Washington, DC. “We ...

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