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Protest updates: UNLV tears down Confederate-themed statue; Sens. Ted Cruz, John Cornyn dismiss systemic racism; Richmond police chief out

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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas removed its Confederate-themed mascot statue. Man charged with setting fires in Minneapolis. Latest protest news.
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