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Officers suspended after man, 75, is shoved on video, bleedsProsecutors are investigating after a television crew captured a police officer in Buffalo, New York, shoving a 75-year-old man who then fell and cracked his head
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
Two women walks past a closed down pizza deli, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Cleveland. The state says more than 34,000 Ohioans filed unemployment claims during the last week of May. That is the lowest figure since Ohio's stay-at-home orders depressed the economy and led to widespread layoffs. The figure released Thursday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is down from about 46,000 claims filed the previous week. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
US unemployment drops unexpectedly to a still-high 13.3%The U.S. unemployment rate fell unexpectedly in May to 13.3% — still on par with what the nation witnessed during the Great Depression — as states loosened their coronavirus lockdowns and businesses began recalling workers
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The pedestal where the statue of Admiral Raphael Semmes stands empty, early Friday, June 5, 2020 in Mobile, Ala.    The city of Mobile  removed the Confederate statue early Friday, without making any public announcements. (WMPI-TV via AP)
Alabama city removes Confederate statue without noticeAlabama's port city has removed a bronze statue of a Confederate naval officer after days of protests over the police killing of George Floyd
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. A tech-focused civil liberties group on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, sued to block President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech. Trump's order, signed in late May, could allow more lawsuits against internet companies like Twitter and Facebook for what their users post, tweet and stream. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Twitter disables Trump campaign's George Floyd video tributeTwitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over a copyright claim
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Protesters who were arrested by police for breaking a curfew during a solidarity rally calling for justice over the death of George Floyd, sit on a sidewalk as they wait to be taken away in a van on Thursday, June 4, 2020, in New York. Floyd, an African American man, died on May 25 after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into his neck for several minutes even after he stopped moving and pleading for air. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
NYC calmer as Buffalo police draw ire for protester injuryA video of a Buffalo police officer appearing to shove an elderly man who falls and cracks his head while police cleared out protesters in a city square drew widespread condemnation
The Associated Press7 hours ago
9 firefighters hospitalized in Florida after ship explosionAuthorities say nine firefighters responding to a fire aboard a ship in Florida have been hospitalized after the ship exploded
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Demonstrators protest Thursday, June 4, 2020, near the White House in Washington, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Protests shift to memorializing Floyd amid push for change After days of unrest and violence, the tenor of the protests sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police is shifting from explosive anger over racial injustice and excessive force by law enforcement to conversations about what it will take to turn things around
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this Jan. 23, 2020 photo Portland Police Chief Jami Resch speaks during an interview. Portland, Oregon, a liberal city with a reputation for large and frequent protests, is reeling from the nightly chaos that has overwhelmed its streets. For almost a week, smaller groups of demonstrators have broken off from peaceful protests that attracted thousands. More than 100 people have been arrested and police Chief Jami Resch on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 pleaded with residents to help stop those “who are holding our city with violence.”  (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
Districts jettison school police officers amid protestsAn increasing number of school districts are rethinking the presence of school resource officers in their schools amid the national outrage over the death of George Floyd
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this April 5, 2020, file photo, a procession of vehicles passes by the Boyd Family Farm in Wilmington, Vt., to pay respects to Cleon Boyd, who died on April 3 from COVID-19. Less than a week later his twin brother, Leon, also died from the coronavirus. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP, File)
Lives Lost: Twins were gentle giants in small Vermont townThe tiny Vermont town of Wilmington was largely spared from the impact of coronavirus until April, when Cleon Boyd, a lifelong resident who embodied the town's toughness and traditions, died
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Police: Parents, 4 kids found dead in garage in San AntonioAuthorities in Texas say they found a family of six dead, including four children, in the back of an SUV in a garage
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2015 file photo, a statue of Jefferson Davis, left, faces a statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Rotunda of the state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky. The statues tower over visitors to Kentucky's Capitol, but the state's governor doesn't think the Confederate president belongs in the same space as the U.S. president who helped end slavery. Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday, June 4, 2020 that he sees the Davis statue as a divisive symbol that should be removed from the Capitol Rotunda. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
Kentucky governor: Jefferson Davis statue should be moved Statues of Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln tower over visitors to Kentucky’s Capitol, but the state’s governor doesn’t think the Confederate president belongs in the same space as the U.S. president who helped end slavery
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Experts: Floyd’s health issues don’t affect homicide rulingGeorge Floyd had drugs in his system and severe heart disease when a Minneapolis police officer put a knee to his neck, but independent experts say the medical problems don’t change the conclusion that the handcuffed man’s death was a homicide
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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