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Seattle mayor meets with demonstrators in effort to remove protest zone
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Seattle mayor meets with demonstrators in effort to remove protest zone

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan met with demonstrators Friday after some lay in the street or sat on barricades to thwart…
In city where George Floyd died, police union seen as obstacle to reform
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In city where George Floyd died, police union seen as obstacle to reform

The fiery leader of Minneapolis’ police union has built a reputation of defying the city, long before he offered the…
Controversial Seattle protest zone to be removed after recent shootings, mayor vows
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Controversial Seattle protest zone to be removed after recent shootings, mayor vows

Faced with growing pressure to crack down on an “occupied” protest zone following two weekend shootings, Seattle’s mayor said Monday…
1 killed, 1 injured in early morning shooting in Seattle protest zone: police
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1 killed, 1 injured in early morning shooting in Seattle protest zone: police

One person was killed and another was in critical condition in a pre-dawn shooting in Seattle‘s protest zone, authorities said…
Minnesota lawmakers end special session without deal on police reform
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Minnesota lawmakers end special session without deal on police reform

A special session of the Minnesota Legislature ended Saturday without agreement on remaking policing in the state where George Floyd…
Trust in Canadian police drops amid George Floyd protests: poll
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Trust in Canadian police drops amid George Floyd protests: poll

More Canadians are questioning their trust in the police as protests against racism and police brutality sparked by the killing…
Anti-racism protesters march in Japan, New Zealand to mourn George Floyd
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Anti-racism protesters march in Japan, New Zealand to mourn George Floyd

Holding handmade signs that read “Black Lives Matter,” several hundred people marched peacefully at a Tokyo park Sunday, highlighting the…
George Floyd protests: Thousands gather in Australia for Black Lives Matter rallies
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George Floyd protests: Thousands gather in Australia for Black Lives Matter rallies

Protests went ahead in support of the Black Lives Matter movement in far-flung parts of Australia on Saturday against the…
NYC police officer charged with shoving woman at George Floyd protest
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NYC police officer charged with shoving woman at George Floyd protest

A New York City police officer who was caught on video violently shoving a woman to the ground during a…
George Floyd protesters heartened by swift reform but seek broader change
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George Floyd protesters heartened by swift reform but seek broader change

In the two weeks since George Floyd’s killing, police departments have banned chokeholds, Confederate monuments have fallen and officers have…
George Floyd death: Minneapolis to dismantle the police — what does that mean?
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George Floyd death: Minneapolis to dismantle the police — what does that mean?

Protests over the death of George Floyd have pushed officials in Minneapolis, Minn., to vow to dismantle the local police…
George Floyd protests: Police back off as peaceful demonstrations push for reforms
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George Floyd protests: Police back off as peaceful demonstrations push for reforms

Calls for deep police reforms gained momentum as leaders in the city where George Floyd died at the hands of…
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