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Seattle mayor says US agents have left city after being sent to protect federal buildings

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Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said U.S. agents had left after being sent to protect federal buildings amid unrest over the killing of George Floyd.
 
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In an interview on CNN, Mayor Lightfoot told Jake Tapper she has made it clear to federal authorities that if they cross the line, she will use every tool at her disposal to stop them.

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For months, Seattle has dealt with nightly protests. Some have become violent. Some have become deadly. Some protesters camped out and occupied the area outside Seattle police's East Precinct building in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Protesters dubbed it the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. And according to CNN, US Attorney General William Barr was not happy about it. Despite White House threats, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan refused to allow federal troops to move the protesters out.

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Seattle officer on leave after video shows cop rolling bicycle over protester's head

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[NFA] Demonstrators decried a grand jury decision not to charge three officers for killing Breonna Taylor, marching through the streets of Louisville despite a curfew. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Seattle officer on leave after video shows cop rolling bicycle over head of person lying in street

A livestream shows an officer rolling a bike over the head or neck of a person lying in the street amid a protest in Seattle.
 

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Amazon re-designs Echo, unveils car security, indoor drone and gaming

Amazon staged a virtual press event from its Seattle headquarters to show off its lineup for the holiday selling season.

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Police immunity applied unevenly by U.S. courts [Video]

Police immunity applied unevenly by U.S. courts

Outrage over the killing of George Floyd and incidents like it have shone a spotlight on the controversial legal doctrine called qualified immunity. A Reuters investigation has found that U.S. courts vary widely in how they grant police immunity, as Jonah Green explains..

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Voter Registration Increased During Black Lives Matter Protests, Study Says [Video]

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According to TargetSmart, a Democratic political data firm voter registration surged in June amid protests over the killing of George Floyd.

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