police

Tarrah Gibbons
June 16, 2020 - 12:45 pm
President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on police reform in the wake of the death of George Floyd on Tuesday, June 16.
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FILE- In this June 29, 2019, file photo, the Rev. Jesse Jackson walks with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., as they attend the Rainbow PUSH Coalition International Convention at Apostolic Faith Church in Chicago. Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, is under mounting pressure to pick a black woman in the wake of recent outrage over racial injustice and police brutality. But some black leaders say Warren's progressive politics, economic populism and specific policy proposals addressing everything from maternal mortality to the coronavirus could put her in a strong position. (Kevin Tanaka/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
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June 16, 2020 - 5:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly before Elizabeth Warren joined their virtual happy hour on a recent Friday afternoon, the five African American women co-hosting the #TheSipHour mused about calling her by her first name. The Massachusetts senator had her own moniker in mind. “I was going to say I’m here...
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A crowd of demonstrators march to the Capitol Monday, June 15, 2020 in Atlanta. The NAACP March to the Capitol coincided with the restart of the Georgia 2020 General Assembly. Lawmakers returned wearing masks and followed new rules to restart the session during the pandemic. (Steve Schaefer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
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June 16, 2020 - 5:32 am
GENEVA (AP) — African nations have prepared a draft resolution at the U.N.’s top human rights body that singles out the United States and would launch intense international scrutiny of systemic racism against people of African descent in the wake of recent high-profile killings of blacks by...
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People march down the street towards the Georgia state capitol to protest against the mistreatment of black people and to press for policy change, Monday, June 15, 2020, in Atlanta. The NAACP March to the Capitol Monday coincided with the restart of the Georgia 2020 General Assembly. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
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June 15, 2020 - 9:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Driven by a swift-moving national debate, Senate Republicans are on the brink of introducing an extensive package of policing changes with new restrictions on police chokeholds and other practices as Congress rushes to respond to mass demonstrations over the deaths of George Floyd...
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FILE- In this Sept. 25, 2012, file photo, Cherry Hill Township Police Officer Patrick Higgins takes part in a stun gun training session at the Gloucester Township, N.J., Police Training Facility. After France banned police chokeholds, the government responded to growing officer discontent by announcing it would test stun guns for wider use, adding to the ranks of European law enforcement agencies that have recently adopted the weapons that many in the U.S. equate with excess police violence. (Chris LaChall/Camden Courier-Post via AP, File)
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June 15, 2020 - 4:22 pm
PARIS (AP) — Less than a week after France announced it would abandon police chokeholds, the government responded to growing officer discontent by announcing it would test stun guns for wider use, adding to the ranks of European law enforcement agencies that have recently adopted the weapons that...
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Tiara Brooks, the cousin of Rayshard Brooks, speaks during the family press conference on Monday, June 15, 2020, in Atlanta. Brooks was killed by an APD officer Friday and the heartbroken family is determined that the tragedy of his death spark positive change. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
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June 15, 2020 - 4:01 pm
TOP OF THE HOUR: — Under pressure from police, the French government has backed away from a ban on chokeholds during arrests. — Walz marks 100th anniversary of Duluth lynching. — New Jersey police will have to divulge names of law enforcement officers who commit serious disciplinary violations. —...
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The Voice of America building, Monday, June 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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June 15, 2020 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of Voice of America and her deputy resigned Monday following recent clashes with the Trump administration that have sparked fears about the independence of the U.S. government-funded news organization. Amanda Bennett and Deputy Director Sandy Sugawara announced they...
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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (Astrid Riecken/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)
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June 15, 2020 - 1:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The lone African American member of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet said Monday he would work with the president on the issue of athletes taking a knee during the national anthem, though Trump has shown no signs of softening, tweeting over the weekend that he would not watch...
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The columns of the Supreme Court are seen with the Capitol at right, in Washington, early Monday, June 15, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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June 15, 2020 - 12:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is for now declining to get involved in an ongoing debate by citizens and in Congress over policing, rejecting cases Monday that would have allowed the justices to revisit when police can be held financially responsible for wrongdoing. With protests over racism...
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FILE - This June 11, 2019 file photo of a poster showing Verona Gunn is displayed during a press conference in Chicago.. Verona Gunn was an 84-year-old woman killed last May when two Chicago Police vehicles slammed into a car she was riding in. Crashes involving Chicago police vehicles that killed Gunn and a young mother last week, highlight the dangers of police speeding to crime scenes or during car chases. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford File)
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June 15, 2020 - 11:04 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A tragic chain of events that led to the death of a retired elementary teacher in Chicago started when a police officer confronted a man in a West Side alley. After issuing a call for help, the officer could be heard over the police radio screaming, “Drop the gun!” Three minutes...
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