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Protests break out around the US following deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor

USATODAY.com Thursday, 11 June 2020
Major cities around the US rallied with demonstrators in Minneapolis to protest the deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Breonna Taylor in Louisville.
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Peek-A-Boo! Cops Use Drones To Spy On Minnesota Nudists [Video]

Peek-A-Boo! Cops Use Drones To Spy On Minnesota Nudists

Police near Minneapolis, Minnesota used drones last week to check on an enormous threat to the local social order. Namely, CNN reports the drones were activated to check if sunbathers at a lakeside beach were breaking the law by going nude or topless. Golden Valley city officials say the police department used the high-tech surveillance devices at Twin Lake on July 10 after receiving complaints from the public. This stuff has been going on there for decades.

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Family of George Floyd Files Civil Suit [Video]

Family of George Floyd Files Civil Suit

Attorneys for the family of George Floyd filed a federal civil lawsuit on Wednesday. The suit is against the city of Minneapolis and the police officers involved in the death of George Floyd. Floyd died May 25 after former officer Derek Chauvin used his leg to pin Floyd's neck to the ground for nearly nine minutes. Chauvin was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. The lawsuit was filed in US District Court for the District of Minnesota.

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Police officers should not be charged with Breonna Taylor's death, criminal law experts say

Defense lawyers say LMPD officers had the right to defend themselves once Breonna Taylor's boyfriend shot at them
 

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Breonna Taylor autopsy, police radio files shouldn't be released yet, Kentucky AG says

The Kentucky Attorney General's office released open records rulings finding that Louisville public agencies were justified in denying requests.

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Oprah Winfrey magazine features Breonna Taylor on the cover, its first without Oprah

"O, The Oprah Magazine" will put Breonna Taylor on the cover of its September magazine in an issue dedicated to anti-racism.

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Louisville May Become Latest City to Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis

“We must have a new sense of urgency to make this declaration,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. The city has been the focus of protests after the police killing of..
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Live updates from weekend protests: 'Unlawful assembly' in Richmond; Man shot to death in Austin; 11 protesters arrested in Louisville

A man was shot to death in Austin. Richmond police declared an "unlawful assembly" and Portland police declared "a riot." Latest protest news.
 

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