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Tear gas, pepper balls: Here’s what U.S. police are shooting at George Floyd protesters

While many of the U.S. events have been peaceful, some have turned violent, with scenes of arson, looting and clashes…

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How technology is helping George Floyd protesters organize, record police violence

Some of that involves secure messaging services like WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram, which can encrypt messages to thwart spies. Those…

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2 Buffalo police officers charged after man shoved at George Floyd protest

Both officers pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault. They were released without bail. Read More source

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Top U.S. military officer speaks to lawmakers about George Floyd protest response

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to express her concerns on Tuesday,…

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Egypt announces cease-fire initiative aimed at ending war in Libya

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi told a news conference in Cairo that his initiative includes a cease-fire starting Monday and is…

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George Floyd’s Brother Has a Message for Protesters Around the World

George Floyd’s brother, Philonise, wants to say something to people protesting in the US and around the world: “I just…

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1 man lays wreaths in Normandy on D-Day amid coronavirus pandemic

For years, Steven Oldrid, 66, had helping out with D-Day events around the beaches where British soldiers had landed —…

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More George Floyd protests planned for NYC as tension over curfew grows

After another mostly peaceful night, more demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in New York City were planned for…

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COMMENTARY: We don’t need and shouldn’t want Trudeau calling out Trump

It is delusional to think that a public rebuking from Justin Trudeau would convince Trump that he needs to change…

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N.B. wind and rain storm damages trees, causes outages in Fredericton area

NB Power was reporting over 6,000 outages as of 10 a.m. local time, mostly in communities north of the city.…

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Why Ethiopian Jews Are Building a Movement Against Racism in Israel

Solidarity marches for U.S. protesters rippling around the world reached Israel on Tuesday, where hundreds of protesters waved “Black Lives…

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‘They’re targeting us’: Why some advocates want to defund Canadian police

Defunding the police means redirecting the budget for Canada’s police forces to other services that focus on social supports and…

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U.S. cities brace for surge in demonstrators as George Floyd protests continue

The outraged Americans flooding the national capital this weekend will be greeted by two oversized, street-level reactions to the country’s…

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George Floyd protests: Demonstrations in Australia mostly peaceful

Black Lives Matter protests across Australia on Saturday proceeded peacefully as thousands of people in state capitals honoured the memory…

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George Floyd protests: Anti-racism demonstrations set to continue across Canada

Anti-racism demonstrators are expected to gather at multiple sites across Canada on Saturday to protest the death of George Floyd…

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Federal government signs $105M deal with Bombardier for 2 Challenger jets

The federal Liberal government is buying two new Challenger jets from Bombardier to replace half the military’s existing executive aircraft…

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Cristobal powers back into tropical storm as it barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast

Cristobal was forecast to pass through the central Gulf on Saturday and close in on the U.S. coast by Sunday…

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Why Indians Angered by the Racism and Police Brutality in the US Don’t Care About the Same Issues in Their Own Country

Over the weekend, social media feeds in India were flooded with illustrated quotes of Desmond Tutu that declared “If you…

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