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June 03, 2020 - 6:28 pm
Jennifer Kovalevich/iStock By ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's repeated threats to formally designate antifa as a terrorist group have generated new questions about the nature of the movement and how, or even whether, officials could clearly define members of what...
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June 03, 2020 - 5:52 pm
ABC News (NEW YORK) -- BY: JACK ARNHOLZ and IVAN PEREIRA Thirty-one states and the District of Columbia have activated their National Guards, with nearly 80 localities implementing curfews in response to the nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd. The historic orders follow a...
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June 03, 2020 - 5:31 pm
Twitter/@JaredGoyette (WASHINGTON) -- BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed a lawsuit on behalf of journalists that it says were attacked by law enforcement while covering the protests over the killing of George Floyd. The suit was filed on behalf of...
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June 03, 2020 - 4:27 pm
iStock/Toa55 (BOSTON) -- BY: LAURA ROMERO After bearing the emotional weight of nearly 10 weeks of being physically separated from their most vulnerable loved ones amid a deadly pandemic, family members could soon be allowed cautious visits to elderly residents in some nursing homes in...
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June 03, 2020 - 4:18 pm
ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) -- BY: CHRISTINA CARREGA and WHITNEY LLOYD A week after George Floyd was seen on a bystander's cellphone video gasping his last breaths with the knee of a former Minneapolis police officer pinned on his neck, three of the four former officers at the scene hadn't been charged...
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Durham, N.C., Police Chief Cerlelyn "CJ" Davis appears on "Good Morning America" on June 3, 2020. - (ABC News)
June 03, 2020 - 12:37 pm
Durham, N.C., Police Chief Cerlelyn "CJ" Davis appears on "Good Morning America" on June 3, 2020. - (ABC News) By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The head of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives called for "sweeping changes and police reform" as she reacted to...
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June 03, 2020 - 11:25 am
DNY59/iStock By AARON KATERSKY and CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A 13-year-old boy charged in connection to the stabbing death of Barnard College student Tessa Majors is expected to plead guilty Wednesday in family court. The juvenile is one of three teenagers accused of fatally...
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June 03, 2020 - 10:25 am
Kameleon007/iStock By JACK DATE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- There were 59 mass shootings in May, the highest monthly total ever tallied since the Gun Violence Archive (GVA), a nonprofit research group, began tracking the data in 2013. GVA defines a mass shooting as an incident in which four or more...
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June 03, 2020 - 10:00 am
marvinh/iStock By CHRIS LUMSDEN, ABC News (ATLANTA) -- Twenty-five students received the surprise of a lifetime on their front doorsteps when they learned they had been accepted into a prestigious program at Harvard University. The Harvard Debate Council Diversity Project usually has a grand...
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June 03, 2020 - 9:59 am
amphotora/iStock By MIKE LEVINE and JOSH MARGOLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Federal authorities are increasingly worried that “violent opportunists” are infiltrating otherwise peaceful protests across the country and could be “emboldened” to attack law enforcement as they see police officers...
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