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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
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George Floyd Campaign Makes History on GoFundMeIt’s a record. In just over a week, the Official George Floyd Memorial Fund has received the highest number of individual donations of any GoFundMe campaign, a spokesperson tells TMZ . To date, $13 million has been raised by some 478,300 individuals in 125 countries. The fund "is established to...
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It's a Stunner: Eye-Popping Number of Jobs AddedHeading into the release of Friday's jobs report, economists expected millions more job losses and an unemployment rate at or even above 20%, per the AP . Not even close. Employers actually added 2.5 million jobs in the month, and the unemployment rate dropped from 14.7% to 13.3%,...
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They Were Putting Up George Floyd Flyers. Then Came a CyclistMaryland police are asking for the public's help regarding a cyclist seen on video appearing to assault a group of people who were posting flyers ( WJLA has a pic) that read "Killer Cops Will Not Go Free." Per ABC News , the Tuesday confrontation happened on Montgomery County's Capital Crescent...
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FILE - This Aug. 22, 2018 file photo shows Joe Diffie at the 12th annual ACM Honors in Nashville, Tenn. For the Oklahoma-born country singer, the 1990s were a heyday for country music and for Diffie, including hit blue-collar ballads and barroom singalong songs. Diffie died March 29 in Nashville. He was 61. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File)
Luminaries Lost: A look at some of the artists lost to virusThe coronavirus has claimed the lives of artists and artisans, writers and actors, musicians and media figures
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Unemployment dips to 13.3% as US added 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from virus easesUnemployment dips to 13.3% as US added 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from virus eases
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FILE- This May 5, 2005, file photo, shows the historic pre-civil war auction block for slaves and property at the corner of Charles and William Streets in downtown Fredericksburg, Va. The 800-pound stone was pulled from the ground at a Fredericksburg street corner early Friday, June 5, 2020, after its removal was delayed for months by lawsuits and the coronavirus pandemic, The Free Lance-Star reported. (Reza A Marvashti/The Free Lance-Star via AP, File)
Virginia city removes 176-year-old slave auction blockA 176-year-old slave auction block has been removed from a Virginia city’s downtown
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'Stunning Reversal' From NYT on Op-Ed That Sparked OutrageThe New York Times is officially reversing course. After Sen. Tom Cotton, a Republican, published an op-ed in the paper Wednesday that was met with outrage , the NYT on Thursday said Cotton's column—which advocated for the federal government using the military to suppress protests over the deaths of black...
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Man, 75, in Serious Condition After Being Shoved by PoliceBuffalo Mayor Byron Brown and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo say they are disturbed and sickened by a video that led to the suspension of two Buffalo police officers without pay. The graphic video, which can be seen here , shows officers shoving a 75-year-old man to the ground, leaving him...
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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
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Rand Paul Rankles 2 Black Senators on Anti-Lynching BillThe House and the Senate were this close to agreeing on bipartisan legislation to finally make lynching a federal hate crime—until Rand Paul decided the bill, which could lead to life in prison for violators, couldn't fly as-is. In what CNN reports was an "emotional debate" on the Senate...
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Seven people found dead inside burning house in AlabamaSeven people have been found dead inside a house that was set afire in north Alabama
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