Violence

FILE - Friends of Wesley Green light candles at a sidewalk memorial for him, July 28, 2020 in the Ditmas Park neighborhood of New York. Green, 32, was shot and killed near his home the day before. Police recorded 280 killings through Aug. 23. By comparison there were nearly 2,300 murders in New York City in 1990 and in 2000 the number was 673. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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August 28, 2020 - 3:58 pm
At almost every turn at the Republican National Convention, speakers from the president on down portrayed American cities like Portland, Oregon, New York and Chicago as lawless Democratic wastelands that have been overrun with violence, looting and destruction that is forcing residents to flee for...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2020, file photo, Antonio Mingo, right, holds his fists in the air as demonstrators protest in front of a police line on a section of 16th Street that's been renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza, in Washington. Black Lives Matter activists are holding a virtual Black National Convention Friday, Aug. 28, to adopt a political agenda calling for slavery reparations, universal basic income, environmental justice and legislation that entirely re-imagines criminal justice reforms. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
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August 27, 2020 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Lives Matter activists are holding their first Black National Convention Friday, a virtual event that will adopt a political agenda calling for slavery reparations, universal basic income, environmental justice and legislation that entirely re-imagines criminal justice reform...
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Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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August 27, 2020 - 4:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris stepped up their criticism of President Donald Trump on Thursday, saying he’s rooting for violence amid unrest in Wisconsin and blasting him for a lack of leadership on the coronavirus pandemic, hours before Trump’s planned address on the final night of...
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A general view inside The Field House before Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. NBA players made their strongest statement yet against racial injustice Wednesday when the Milwaukee Bucks didn’t take the floor for their playoff game against the Orlando Magic. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)
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August 27, 2020 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that the NBA has become like “a political organization," criticizing the league the day after player protests over police brutality led to the postponement of playoff games. Senior White House aides earlier had suggested that the protests were...
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Graffiti is sprayed on a damaged door at City Hall in Portland Ore., on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. Officials say protesters in Portland smashed windows at City Hall in a demonstration that started Tuesday night and stretched into Wednesday morning. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)
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August 26, 2020 - 10:02 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The FBI chief in Portland, Oregon, said Wednesday he is shifting the agency's resources to focus more heavily on crimes committed during nightly racial injustice protests in the city that often end in vandalism, clashes with police and dozens of arrests. Special Agent in...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2020, file photo the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind., is shown. The killing of an inmate who was beaten to death at a federal lockup in Indiana is under investigation by the FBI, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, about an attack that revives questions about safety in the beleaguered federal prison system.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
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August 25, 2020 - 2:01 pm
The killing of an inmate who was beaten to death at a federal lockup in Indiana is under investigation by the FBI, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press about an attack that revives questions about safety in the beleaguered federal prison system. An autopsy determined the May...
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Police officers subdue Slovak man, Jozef Chovanec in this image taken from CCTV inside a cell at Charleroi airport in Belgium on Feb. 24, 2018. A top Belgian police official stepped aside Thursday Aug. 20, 2020 a day after the emergence of a 2018 video showing an officer sitting on top of Slovak man Chovanec, in custody at Charleroi airport and another officer apparently making a Hitler salute. The man, who was in distress, later died. (Charleroi Police CCTV via AP)
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August 21, 2020 - 8:53 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s foreign minister on Friday condemned the violent treatment of a Slovak citizen by police officers at a Belgian airport and demanded a thorough investigation. The man, who was in distress, later died. Foreign Minister Ivan Korcok commented on the case after a...
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People watch Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speak at a watch party for the Democratic National Convention at Dunkin' Donuts Park, home of the minor league baseball team the Hartford Yard Goats, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
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August 20, 2020 - 11:15 pm
Joe Biden is vowing to unite an America torn by crisis and contempt. Biden accepted the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, achieving a pinnacle in an unfinished quest that has spanned three decades and been marred by personal tragedy, political stumbles and more dynamic rivals. The...
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August 20, 2020 - 7:32 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A suburban Seattle police officer with a long history of using force, including three fatal shootings, was charged with murder and assault Thursday for one of those killings, the first case brought against an officer since Washington voters made it easier to prosecute police for...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2016 file photo, Belgium's Justice Minister Koen Geens, center, arrives for and extraordinary meeting of EU interior and justice ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels. The Belgian government has reacted with shock on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, to released images of a fatal 2018 police intervention in which a Slovak man died after he was put in detention. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)
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August 20, 2020 - 1:37 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A top Belgian police official stepped aside Thursday a day after the emergence of a 2018 video showing an officer sitting on top of a Slovak man in custody at a Brussels airport and another officer apparently making a Hitler salute. The man, who was in distress, later died. Belgium'...
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