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Fighting demons, healing hatred, restoring hope: How to defeat extremism in the US military

The military needs a program as part of the mandatory demobilization process to promote the deradicalization of service members, says the author of this commentary.

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Government Model Suggests U.S. COVID-19 Cases Could Be Approaching 100 Million

Government scientists estimate that the true number of coronavirus infections is eight times the reported number of 12.5 million, meaning "most of the country remains at risk," the team reports.

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Most Number of People In Need of Food This Thanksgiving Since Great Depression, Data Shows

Roughly 1 in 6 adults and 1 in 4 children in the U.S. are struggling to meet their basic food needs this holiday season.

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Potential COVID-19 surge after Thanksgiving could cause 'humanitarian crisis'

As Americans prepare for what will likely be an unconventional Thanksgiving, health officials are pleading with the public to heed public health guidelines.

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Are More Lockdowns Inevitable, Or Can Other Measures Stop The Surge?

The U.S. added more than 1 million cases in the past week. More than 85,000 people are hospitalized. Some states may have no choice but to lock down again. Others are trying a "surgical approach."

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Public Officials Campaign To Keep People Home For Thanksgiving

As COVID-19 cases continue to soar across the country, officials are pleading with the public to rethink large holiday gatherings to mitigate the spread.

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Former Navy analyst convicted of spying is expected in Israel soon, says Netanyahu

Jonathan Pollard, a civilian intelligence analyst for the U.S. Navy, sold military secrets to Israel while working at the Pentagon in the 1980s.

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COVID-19 Denial Still Rampant In Some Coronavirus Hot Spots

Efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus are being hampered because many people don't believe it's real. "It's absolute garbage," said Craig Mann of Flathead County in northwest Montana.

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New Orleans Mayor Cancels Mardi Gras Parades In 2021

"With COVID-19 cases increasing around the country, we will have to modify how to observe [Carnival] season," the mayor said. She's asking for alternative ideas from the public.

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'The Rise Of The New South': Black Women Organizers Turn Georgia Bluish

LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter, talks about her work getting out the vote in Georgia.

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Biden's First 100 Days: Here's What To Expect

Joe Biden has made dozens of campaign promises. A significant amount of his agenda centers on reversing or updating positions taken by the Trump administration.

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US election: Trump says Biden won but again refuses to concede

The president says for the first time his rival won the US election, but backtracks almost immediately.

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States Issue New Covid-19 Restrictions As Virus Surges | NBC Nightly News

Whether urging residents to stay home or rolling back reopenings, officials across the country are imposing more restrictions. North Dakota’s governor issued...

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Doug Emhoff: The first 'second dude' in the White House

By way of Kamala Harris's historic candidacy her husband will also be breaking barriers.

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U.S. Adds 184,000 Coronavirus Cases In 1 Day, With No End In Sight

The country set another record for daily infections. America is the world leader in COVID-19 fatalities. President-elect Joe Biden expressed alarm and urged the Trump administration to take action.

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Trump Supporters Descend On Washington For Events Contesting Biden's Victory

Right-wing activists and protesters designated as hate groups echo the president's false claims of a stolen election. He even made an appearance with a drive-by in his motorcade.

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With DeVos out, Biden plans series of reversals on education

The first task will be addressing schools’ needs in the pandemic.

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How The Navajo Nation Helped Flip Arizona For Democrats

Support from Navajo voters may have been what pushed the Grand Canyon State to support its first Democratic presidential candidate since Bill Clinton in 1996.

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Covid in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

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A global black market for negative COVID-19 test results has emerged, with fakes starting around $200

As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, people around the world are turning to the black market for negative tests that enable them to travel.

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Veterans And Gold Star Families Granted Lifetime Passes To National Parks

Former service members and families of those killed on active duty will have "free access to the iconic and treasured lands they fought to protect."

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TikTok users troll Trump's voter fraud hotline in viral videos

Social media pranksters are calling into Trump's campaign team to taunt operators with false fraud accounts

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Extremism Experts Warn Of Dangers In Baseless Claims Of 'Stolen' Election

Activists pushing baseless claims about a "stolen" election mobilized in several cities in response to President-elect Joe Biden's victory.

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In photos: Americans react to Biden's victory

It took several days of vote counting, but we finally have a projected winner in the 2020 presidential race. And across the United States, Joe Biden supporters poured into the streets to celebrate his win.

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LIVE: Americans Celebrate as Joe Biden Defeats Donald Trump to Win 2020 Election

(Nov. 7) Joe Biden campaigned on the premise that his calm competency could lead the country out of the tumultuous years of Donald Trump. In the end, it was ...

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Biden Wins Presidency, According To AP, Edging Trump In Turbulent Race

With Pennsylvania in Joe Biden's column, the former vice president gains the 270 electoral votes needed to be elected.

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Biden is projected winner in Michigan as tense nation watches final tally

Biden's Electoral College lead grew Wednesday afternoon as he flipped Wisconsin and Michigan, two states that went for Trump in 2016.

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Vienna terrorist attack: at least two dead after shooting near synagogue in Austria – live updates

Austrian police say one civilian and one suspect are dead after shootings across six locations in the centre of Vienna

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Teen told police "I shot two white kids" after allegedly killing two Kenosha protesters

Kyle Rittenhouse cried and vomited as he described what happened on August 25, police records show.

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'Guns, Protests And Elections Do Not Mix': Conflict Experts See Rising Warning Signs

If no clear winner emerges on election night, experts in global conflict warn conditions are ripe for potential violence in the U.S.

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Hundreds of Trump supporters stuck on freezing cold Omaha airfield after rally, 7 taken to hospitals

Overall, 30 people were "contacted" for medical reasons, the Omaha Police Department said in a statement.

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Why Diversity Training Has Been Suspended At USAID

The suspension followed an executive order from the Trump administration that called such workplace programs "divisive," "anti-American," racist against white people and sexist against men.

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'Boogaloo Bois' member charged in connection to shooting at MN police station

Prosecutors say Ivan Harrison Hunter, 26, fired 13 rounds from an AK-47 during Minneapolis protests in late May.

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Covid-19 Is Surging at Weddings, Dinner Parties and Big Group Events

The desire of Americans to gather at events, including performances, weddings and parties, helps explain the steep rise in new cases.

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Santee customer berates Starbucks barista when asked to wear a mask

The incident took place Saturday at the Starbucks located on North Magnolia Avenue in Santee.

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Fauci admits administration has restricted his media appearances, says he's not surprised Trump got COVID

In a wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci expresses his frustration with a Trump campaign ad; explains why, early in the pandemic, masks were largely recommended for health care workers; and says whether he plans to vote in person.

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Michigan Bans Open Carry Of Guns At Polling Locations On Election Day

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson issued the directive Friday. It said the presence of guns "may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others."

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The End Of Oil? Battle Lines Drawn As Industry Grapples With Energy's Future

The pandemic is adding renewed urgency to a critical debate: Just how quickly can the planet reduce its dependence on oil?

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Facebook Bans Ads Discouraging Vaccines, In Latest Misinformation Crackdown

The move is a reversal of Facebook's longstanding reluctance to block problematic content. Critics say public health misinformation has flourished on the social network.

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The Lincoln Project: Career Republicans call on Americans to vote out President Trump

A group of longtime Republican strategists who have worked with the likes of John McCain and George W. Bush have launched a scorching campaign against the president. Lesley Stahl reports.

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Q and the ABCs of spreading conspiracy theories

Followers of the online conspiracy theorist "QAnon" have propagated outlandish disinformation about secret plots by a "deep state" cabal of Satanic, cannibalistic child-traffickers; how are such ideas spread?

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Trump Has Now Moved $2.3 Million Of Campaign-Donor Money Into His Private Business

The richest president in American history still has not donated a dollar to his reelection campaign.

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    White Gun-Wielding St. Louis Couple Reportedly Indicted By Grand Jury

    "I've been told they've been charged with exhibiting a firearm and tampering with evidence," Joel Schwartz, who represents Mark and Patricia McCloskey told NPR.

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    The #ProudBoys Twitter hashtag has been taken over by gay men - CNN

    The Proud Boys hashtag, which members of the far-right group have been using, was trending Sunday after gay men on Twitter hijacked it and flooded the feed with photos of their loved ones and families and with memes.

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    News consumers in the heartland

    Ted Koppel talks with Trump voters in West Virginia about their views on the president's COVID-19 diagnosis, and explores the increasing reliance on partisan social media sources for one's news

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    What is QAnon: Far-right conspiracy movement’s growing influence

    Support for QAnon is growing online and showing up in the crowds of Trump rallies. The movement, labeled a domestic terror threat by the FBI, pushes a long list of false, outlandish and anti-Semitic conspiracy theories that experts worry will be a politic

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    Judge rules that Karen McDougal failed to prove Tucker Carlson was accusing her of an actual crime by calling her payout "extortion."

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    DHS memo told officials to make comments favorable to Kenosha shootings suspect

    In prepping DHS officials for questions about Rittenhouse, the document suggests they say he took a gun to Kenosha "to help defend small business owners."

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    For the fire-ravaged ship Bonhomme Richard, the US Navy has no good options

    The damage to Bonhomme Richard is tremendous, but the Navy doens't have any good choices

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    Fred Perry stops selling polo shirt associated with the 'Proud Boys' - CNN

    British apparel-maker Fred Perry has pulled a polo shirt from the US market after it became associated with the far-right group the Proud Boys.

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    NY Times: Trump Paid $750 In US Income Taxes in 2016, 2017

    President Donald Trump paid no federal income taxes in 10 of the past 15 years, according to a report in The New York Times. A lawyer for the Trump Organization called the report “inaccurate.”

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    The controversy over qualified immunity

    The doctrine whereby police officers are protected from civil lawsuits in certain cases has come under question – as citizens who claim their Constitutional rights had been violated by police have been mired in legal actions for years

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    Video Of Seattle Officer Rolling Bicycle Over Protester's Head Leads To Suspension

    The unnamed officer will be placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the incident that occurred during protests earlier this week.

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    California Governor Signs Order Banning Sales Of New Gasoline Cars By 2035

    Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday that amounts to the most aggressive clean-car policy in the U.S. and would end the sale of new gas vehicles in the state in 15 years.

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    In Rural Oregon, Threats And Backlash Follow Racial Justice Protests

    Online fights over racial justice have spilled onto the courthouse lawn in Prineville, Ore. Black Lives Matter protesters there stand off regularly with counterdemonstrators waving Trump flags.

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    Family Of Man Killed By National Guard In Louisville Files Wrongful Death Suit

    David "Ya Ya" McAtee was killed in June as he stood in the doorway of the barbecue stand he owned in the Kentucky city's West End.

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    Omaha Bar Owner Has Died By Suicide After He Was Charged In Shooting Of Black Man

    Jake Gardner was on the West Coast when a grand jury indicted him last week for the May killing of James Scurlock in Omaha, Neb. Gardner died "at his own hand," his lawyers said Sunday.

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    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87

    Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, died from complications from cancer. Her death will set in motion what promises to be a tumultuous political battle over who will succeed her.

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    Backup Driver Of Autonomous Uber SUV Charged With Negligent Homicide In Arizona

    Rafaela Vasquez was watching the television show The Voice when the car struck a pedestrian walking her bike across a Tempe street at night.

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    Conspiracies Add Fuel To An Already Challenging Wildfire Season : Consider This from NPR

    Wildfires in Western states aren't slowing down and conspiracy theories about who started them are only making things harder for responders. Conrad Wilson from Oregon Public Broadcasting reports on how claims of Antifa arsonists have clogged up the phone

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    'I Don't Think Science Knows': Visiting Fires, Trump Denies Climate Change

    On the other side of the country Joe Biden also addressed the fires, linking them to climate change.

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    Rochester mayor fires police chief, suspends city attorney over death of Daniel Prude

    Rochester, N.Y., Mayor Lovely Warren (D) said Monday she is firing the city's chief of police and suspending its city attorney in the aftermath of the death of Daniel Prude in police custody in March. Warren's announcement that she is firing Roche

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    QAnon Website Shuts Down After N.J. Man Identified as Operator

    A popular website for posts about the conspiracy group QAnon abruptly shut down after a fact-checking group identified the developer as a New Jersey man.

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    4 Houston Police Officers Fired Over Fatal Shooting Of Nicolas Chavez

    "You don't get to shoot somebody 21 times," Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said of the deadly encounter in April. "I cannot defend that."

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    Protesters Were Supposed To Hear Warnings Before Federal Police Moved In. They Didn't.

    In June, federal police cleared peaceful protesters from a park by the White House. Lawyers now say U.S. Park Police violated a settlement that set out rules for engaging mass demonstrations in D.C.

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    Portland, Oregon, passes toughest ban on facial recognition in US

    The ordinance outlaws the use of facial recognition not only by government agencies, but also by private businesses.

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    7th US service member has died from COVID-19

    In total, the Pentagon has reported nearly 38,500 COVID-19 cases among military personnel.

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    Congress Launches Investigation Into Fort Hood Deaths

    The probe will focus on whether the recent tragedies "may be symptomatic of underlying leadership, discipline, and morale deficiencies throughout the chain-of-command."

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    Rochester, N.Y., Police Chief La'Ron Singletary Resigns

    "The entire Rochester Police Department command staff has announced their retirement," Mayor Lovely A. Warren said Tuesday.

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    Multiple boats sink during Trump Boat Parade on Lake Travis

    A parade for President Donald Trump gets dicey when multiple boats sink on Lake Travis. According to first responders, nobody was injured. At around 2:50 p. m. the TCSO confirmed via tweet that they had responded to multiple calls made about boats being i

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    Trump Defends Kenosha Shooting Suspect

    The president on Monday painted the accused 17-year-old Kenosha shooter's actions as possible self-defense, saying, without evidence, that the teenager "probably would have been killed."

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    OPINION: Public Health Leaders Deserve More Respect

    This pandemic is like war, and federal, state and local health officers are leading the U.S. response. Yet unlike war heroes, who are lionized, they are facing unprecedented attacks and death threats.

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    Now showing: The return of the drive-in

    Since the coronavirus and social distancing shut down nearly all indoor entertainment venues this summer, outdoor projections of movies may be just the ticket

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    Sources: Sailor possibly linked to USS Bonhomme Richard ship fire under investigation

    A Navy sailor is under investigation in connection with the fire that caused extensive damage to the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego, sources told ABC 10News.

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    Kentucky Man Accused Of Breaking Canada's COVID-19 Rules Faces $569,000 Fine

    John Pennington was arrested and charged with violating Canada's Quarantine Act while visiting the town of Banff, Alberta. Police saw his Ohio plates at the parking lot for a sightseeing gondola.

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    Police in Wisconsin shoot Black man in back multiple times, sparking protests

    Jacob Blake, 29, was hospitalized in serious condition after police shot him several times in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Graphic video of the incident was shared widely online.

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    Man who believed virus was hoax loses wife to Covid-19

    A couple from Florida did not follow health guidelines after believing lies about the virus online.

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    How Russian intelligence officers interfered in the 2016 election

    Twelve Russian military officers have been indicted for breaking into the Democratic Party's computers, stealing compromising information and selectively releasing it to undermine candidates. Bill Whitaker reports on the case against them.

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    A 17-year-old Sesame Place employee was brutally attacked after asking a visitor to wear a mask, revealing a crisis for workers across America

    A 17-year-old employee was attacked by an anti-mask visitor to the theme park, as workers are tasked with enforcing mask policies.

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    Top Navy official: Sailor burnout a concern amid COVID-19 crisis

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday told NBC News the pandemic has forced ships to remain at sea for longer periods of time.

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    Small Group Burns Masks as ‘Tools of Terror’ in Protest in Mission Bay Park

    By Ken Stone / Times of San Diego / August 8, 2020 As if casting out demons, dozens of people tossed pricey KN95 face masks into a fire pit Friday in Mission Bay Park. The coverings were depicted a…

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    Oprah Winfrey Commissions 26 Billboards Demanding Arrests In Breonna Taylor's Killing

    The billboards will be placed across Louisville, Ky., where Taylor was shot and killed in her apartment by police. The signs' message urges the arrest of the officers involved.

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    Los Angeles to shut off water and power to homes hosting large parties or gatherings

    The announcement comes hours after the city introduced a motion to increase penalties for property owners who hold large house parties in violation of public health orders.

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    Former officer who shot Rayshard Brooks sues over firing

    ATLANTA (AP) — The former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks is suing the mayor and interim police chief, saying his firing violated his constitutional rights and the city code. Meanwhile, prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke hi

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    Defunding Seattle police: City council's plan starts to take shape

    After pledging to slash this year’s remaining budget of the Seattle Police Department, City Council members on Friday began the work to whittle its cuts into legislation that can be voted on. The council's police policy decisions came in the form of

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    What Lockdown 2.0 Looks Like: Harsher Rules, Deeper Confusion

    Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, is becoming a case study in handling a second wave of infections. There are lots of unanswered questions.

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    Missing Marines, sailor presumed dead as search is halted

    15 Marines and a Navy sailor were training off the coast California when their amphibious assault vehicle sank. Nine were killed.

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    Ten bucks left, no place to go: How the pandemic and a broken unemployment system are upending people’s lives

    Ten bucks left, no place to go: How the pandemic and a broken unemployment system are upending people’s lives

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    Video of plainclothes New York City police bundling teen into unmarked van called "terrifying"

    Police and protesters clashed in the streets of New York City after an arrest that some say looked more like a kidnapping.

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    Oregon, federal government reach deal for withdrawal of agents from Portland

    Oregon and the federal government have reached a deal for the withdrawal of agents from the anti-racism protests in Portland, according to statements released simultaneously by Gov. Kate Brown and the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Securit

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    Senators seek answers from Navy on human trafficking by sailors in Bahrain

    The query comes after a series of Military Times stories about sailor trafficking on the Middle Eastern island.

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    Two MN Shoppers Banned From Walmart After Wearing Nazi Flag Face Masks Inside Store

    Two shoppers have been told not to come back to Walmart after wearing Nazi flag face coverings inside the store Saturday morning.

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    Saturate OC revival meeting held in Huntington Beach despite city orders to cancel

    City officials say event organizers are violating state-mandated safety measures such as social distancing and wearing masks. About 300-400 participants attended.

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    The U.S. Military Won’t Return to Business as Usual After the Pandemic - War on the Rocks

    As America logs record-breaking numbers of daily COVID-19 infections and deaths, the U.S. military is far from immune. In the first half of July,

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    Derek Chauvin and wife face felony tax fraud charges

    If convicted, Derek and Kellie Chauvin could each face a maximum sentence of 45 years in prison and/or have to pay a $90,000 fine.

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    Protests Helped Save Black-Owned Business That Coronavirus Nearly Killed

    When coronavirus killed foot traffic at Tommy Rhine's downtown Denver cobbler shop, he fell behind on rent. A "Black owned business" sign in his shop window during protests led to lots of business.

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    Israel's anti-government protests deepen Netanyahu's problems | DW | 20.07.2020

    Thousands of Israelis have been taking to the streets to protest the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. Now, as Israel grapples with a second wave, Prime Minister Netanyahu is under increasing pressure.

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    'I wanted to take action': behind the 'Wall of Moms' protecting Portland's protesters

    Hundreds of mothers have attended demonstrations and stood as a human barricade between protesters and federal officers

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    St. Louis couple who aimed guns at protesters charged with felony weapons count

    Lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey allegedly menaced protesters who were marching past their home en route to the St. Louis mayor's residence.

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    Teachers are so worried about returning to school that they're preparing wills

    Back-to-school is looking a little different for many teachers nationwide this year, as they grapple with returning to their classrooms amid a pandemic. Added to their list of concerns: Death.

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    Utah public hearing on schools dismissed after angry parents pack room without masks

    A public hearing over a mask order for Utah students erupted into pandemonium after a crowd of angry parents refused to wear mask or socially distance.

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    White Men Accused Of Attack On Black Man Face Felony Charges In Indiana

    Prosecutors charged Sean Purdy and Jerry Cox with criminal confinement, battery and intimidation for their alleged role in the incident at a state park earlier this month.

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    Federal Law Enforcement Use Unmarked Vehicles To Grab Protesters Off Portland Streets

    Federal law enforcement officers have been using unmarked vehicles to drive around downtown Portland and detain protesters since at least July 14. 

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    Woman wants half of $100K donated to Starbucks barista

    She posted a photo of a barista who asked her to wear a mask, then $100,000 was donated to that barista. Now, she wants half of that.

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    'This is a war': the coronavirus disaster in California's hardest-hit – and poorest – county

    About 17 patients are airlifted out of Imperial county every day, as the virus takes a devastating toll on Latino residents

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    Thanks to Quarantine, Elevator Music Is Filing for Bankruptcy

    Mood Media, owner of Muzak and other sensory marketing products, hopes to reduce its debt by $404 million

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    This aviator just became the US Navy's first Black female fighter pilot

    "Very proud of LTJG [Madeline] Swegle," a senior Navy official wrote. "Go forth and kick butt."

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    Woman Who Called Police On Black Bird-Watcher In Central Park To Be Charged

    The Manhattan District Attorney's Office says it is initiating a prosecution of Amy Cooper over false reporting of an incident. In a cellphone video, she claimed a Black man was threatening her.

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    Video: Seattle driver arrested for slamming into protesters

    The incident comes just days after authorities shut down the so-called police-free zone known as “CHOP."

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    3 Officers Fired Over Photos Taken Near Elijah McClain Memorial

    The Aurora, Colo., police chief said the officers mocked the death of Mr. McClain, a 23-year-old massage therapist who died several days after officers put him in a chokehold last summer.

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    Trump Flouts Virus Rules, Warns Of 'New Far-Left Fascism' In Speech Ahead Of July 4th

    In a speech given at Mount Rushmore on the eve of July 4th, the President denounced protestors who removed Confederate statues and announced he would establish a "National Garden Of American Heroes."

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    Michigan couple charged after viral video in Chipotle parking lot

    Jillian Wuestenberg and Eric Wuestenberg have been charged with felonious assault. Videos show a woman pulling out a handgun on a Black family.

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    Sight of Nazi Swastika Flag Stuns East County Motorists on I-8 - Times of San Diego

    Who's driving around East County with a Nazi flag on their rear window? And why? Interstate 8 motorists and an Alpine resident have taken or posted pictures and video of a red-and-black SUV with the red-and-black swastika since Monday.

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    Germany's elite force 'to be partially disbanded'

    The KSK commando force has been criticised for right-wing extremism in its ranks.

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    Hampton Inn employee fired for calling police on Black guest at pool with her children

    The incident took place at the Williamston, North Carolina, location. Hilton, parent company of Hampton Inn, announced the employee was no longer employed at the hotel.

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    Two Little Caesars employees in Ohio fired after shaping pepperonis into swastika on pizza

    An Ohio couple was stunned to find a Nazi symbol on a pizza they picked up from Little Caesars Pizza Saturday night.

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    Trader Joe's Shopper Caught On Camera Ranting, Calling People 'Democratic Pigs' After Being Told To Wear A Mask

    A shopper at a North Hollywood Trader Joe's was filmed having an angry outburst after being told to wear a mask inside the store.

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    Amid threats and political pushback, public health officials are leaving their posts

    An already understaffed workforce is being culled during the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Protest Live Updates: More Shooting in Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’

    A shooting Sunday night was the second round of gun violence over the weekend in an area where officers had pulled out of the police station.

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    After deadly CHOP shooting, activists and officials look for ways to prevent protest zone violence

    June 21, 2020 at 8:11 pm Updated June 22, 2020 at 11:00 am

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    A new video emerged of a white Tulsa security guard killing a Black father on the eve of President Trump's reelection campaign rally in the city

    The former prison warden was charged with first-degree manslaughter after the fatal shooting of Carlos Carson, a Black father of three.

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    Seattle's Autonomous Zone Is Not What You've Been Told

    Some call it CHOP, some call it CHAZ, and no one knows quite what it is. But one thing is clear in a blocks-large swath of Capitol Hill: a community is taking shape

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    Tinder, Sailor, Hooker, Pimp: The U.S. Navy’s sex trafficking scandal in Bahrain

    NCIS probes revealed evidence that U.S. sailors were housing prostitutes in their apartments, seizing the women’s passports and taking a cut of their earnings ― profiting from the sex trade that services shipmates in Bahrain.

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    City Lights bookstore reopens its doors today after facing permanent closure

    One of the most-loved and celebrated bookstores in America has reopened its doors for in-store business today after teetering on the brink of permanent closure.

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    Aunt Jemima to change name, remove image from packaging

    “We recognize Aunt Jemima’s origins are based on a racial stereotype," Quaker Oats said, adding that the move is an effort "toward progress on racial equality."

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    Florida bars are shutting down again after new positive coronavirus cases

    After learning recent customers had tested positive for the virus, at least three bars in Jacksonville Beach and Altamonte Springs announced temporary closures over the weekend.

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    Black Lives Matter activist carries injured ‘far-right’ protester to safety amid violence in London

    Pictures shows black anti-racist activist rescuing white counter-demonstrator who was reportedly set upon during fight

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    Spokane family harassed then trapped in forest campsite in Western Washington, sheriff’s office says

    A Spokane family’s camping trip in Western Washington became a nightmarish experience when armed locals accused them of being leftwing extremists.

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    NFL On Kneeling Players' Protests: 'We Were Wrong,' Commissioner Says

    "We were wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier and encourage all to speak out and peacefully protest," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday.

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    Trump calls improved jobs numbers 'great day' for George Floyd

    President Donald Trump on Friday called improved jobs numbers announcement a "great day' for George Floyd.

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    Donald Trump says 'this is a great day' for George Floyd drawing outrage

    Donald Trump has claimed it is a ‘great day’ for George Floyd, after the US posted better than expected job numbers. ‘Hopefully, George is looking down right...

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    Kings announcer resigns after tweeting 'All Lives Matter' at DeMarcus Cousins

    Sacramento Kings announcer Grant Napear is on administrative leave from KHTK after tussling with a phalanx of ex-Kings on Twitter on Monday night, the Sacramento Bee reports .

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    In some protests, local officials say white instigators are causing mayhem

    An arrest warrant for a 20-year-old white man accused of inciting riots in Pittsburgh sheds light on how some protests for racial justice create opportunity for pandemonium.

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    Michigan sheriff Chris Swanson takes off helmet and joins protesters marching for George Floyd - CBS News

    "Walk with us!" the crowd chanted after Swanson said he wanted to make the demonstration a parade, not a protest.

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    Angry Baltimore mom beats son after seeing him throw rocks at police

    A suspected rioter in Baltimore got the smackdown of his life Monday by his mom on live television.

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    NYC stores destroyed by looters, riots during George Floyd protests

    ooters stormed Lower Manhattan on Saturday night -- destroying store windows and lighting fires in another night of violent George Floyd protests. The NYPD s...

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    Scenes from protests, riots across the U.S. after killing of George Floyd

    Cities across America are reeling from a weekend of unrest during protests that erupted after George Floyd died during an arrest in Minneapolis. The unarmed ...

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    U.S. cities see more protests, violent unrest over George Floyd's death

    Protests in Minneapolis and elsewhere continue, as cries to prosecute the other three police officers at the scene during the death of George Floyd continue....

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    Live updates: Protests, unrest, and disorder in response to the death of George Floyd

    Police and federal law enforcement on Monday launched tear gas and rubber bullets at protests near the White House.

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    Protesters march in Balboa Park

    Balboa Park protesters chanted to police "march with us" while passing a group of officers along El Prado as they made their way toward the Cabrillo Bridge.

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    Corporate Voices Get Behind ‘Black Lives Matter’ Cause

    Major companies are often wary of conflict, especially in a polarized time. But some are now taking a stand on racial injustice and police violence.

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    Far-Right Extremists Are Hoping to Turn the George Floyd Protests Into a New Civil War

    Armed extremists are showing up to protests and urging a “boogaloo” — code for civil war — online.

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    Minneapolis Bus Drivers Refuse to Transport George Floyd Protesters to Jail

    Organized labor throughout the city is banding together in solidarity against police violence in the aftermath of Floyd’s death.

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    A Notorious Trailer Park Mogul Once Roasted by John Oliver Just Got Owned By His Tenants

    What if tenants got together and bought their property back? That’s what happened at this trailer park in Texas.

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    Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of unarmed man George Floyd

    A disturbing video showing an officer kneeling on the unarmed man's neck has drawn outrage.

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    Amy Cooper: White woman has been fired after calling police on a black man in Central Park - CNN

    A white woman has apologized for calling police on a black man bird-watching in Central Park on Monday morning after the two argued about her unleashed dog.

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    Valley retail worker creates Facebook support group for workers attacked during pandemic

    Retail rage. It's happening all over the country. A woman attacked a Walmart cashier with Lysol disinfectant spray to the face in Massachusetts. A 7-eleven clerk in Indiana gets coffee in the face and kicked and punched. And two men refusing to wear a mas

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    ‘Don’t Come’: Hawaii Enforces Strict Lockdown Measures

    Venturing out of a hotel room in Hawaii right now might land you in handcuffs.

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    Newlywed quarantine breakers sent packing

    A California couple allegedly scoffed at Hawai‘i’s mandatory traveler self-quarantine mandate and were arrested yesterday by special agents from the Dept. of the Attorney General.

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    Michigan man charged with terrorism in death threats to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel

    A man accused of making credible death threats against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel has been charged on a terrorism count, the Wayne County prosecutor's office said Friday.

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    A Taco Shop Gave Away 800 Tacos to Feed Homeless in Skid Row ~ L.A. TACO

    Not even a pandemic can stop Revolutionario Tacos and other volunteers like Melissa Acedera from answering their passion for helping others in Skid Row.