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Mobile, Alabama removes Confederate statue without warning The city of Mobile, Alabama removed a Confederate statue early Friday, without making any public announcements about it beforehand
The Associated Press29 minutes 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 Press1 hour 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 Press4 hours ago
A demonstrator burns incense as she and others gather near the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, Thursday, June 4, 2020, to protest the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day.(AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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 Press6 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 Press6 hours ago
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