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President Donald Trump arrives to speak during an event on police reform, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, June 16, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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June 16, 2020 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at curbing police brutality by directing federal dollars to those police departments that meet certain credentialing standards on the use of force. The executive action also makes it harder for those officers with a...
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June 16, 2020 - 3:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new policy will require New York City police to release all body camera footage of shootings and other instances when force is used and injury or death occurs, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday in what he billed as an additional step toward police reform. The announcement...
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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 - 3:34 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta in the span of less than three weeks have led to a push in the U.S. for more training of police officers in how to “de-escalate” tense situations before they explode in violence. “You’ve got to get cops to...
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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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