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Fearing violence, France bans George Floyd protests at U.S. Embassy, Eiffel Tower

Reuters Friday, 5 June 2020
French police banned demonstrations planned outside the U.S. Embassy and on the lawns near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Saturday as protests mount around the world over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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