Fiery Atlanta rally among US protests of George Floyd death
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Fiery Atlanta rally among US protests of George Floyd death

Protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody have spread across the United States

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Demonstrators take to New York City streets in Floyd protest
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Demonstrators take to New York City streets in Floyd protest

Demonstrators have taken to New York City streets for a second day in protest of the death of George Floyd, the black Minnesota man killed in police custody

Trump's tweet about rioters echoes 1960s Miami police chief
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Trump's tweet about rioters echoes 1960s Miami police chief

President Donald Trump's tweeted warning that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” echoes the rhetoric of a 1960s Miami police chief who made clear his distaste for civil rights activists and his belief that violent protests should be met with deadly force

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NJ tallies $200M in expenses responding to COVID-19

New Jersey’s state government has racked up about $200 million in expenses responding to the COVID-19 crisis over the roughly two months since the first case became know

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Officers in violent arrest to face NYPD disciplinary charges

A New York City police officer will face disciplinary charges for a violent arrest during a social distancing enforcement action that ended with him kneeling on a man’s back or neck, a technique similar to the one that led to George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis

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Casey says test suggests he had COVID-19 earlier this year

One of Pennsylvania's U.S. senators says an antibody test indicates he probably had COVID-19 when he became ill earlier this year

Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says
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Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says

The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation halted travel from China

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Ruling gives blind voters accessible ballots for primary

Pennsylvania is making accessible write-in ballots available for disabled people who request them by 8 p.m. on Friday, A blind voter from suburban Philadelphia who does not want to vote in person during the COVID-19 pandemic sued successfully for an alternative

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3 wounded in Newark street shooting; Motive not yet known

Authorities say a street shooting in New Jersey’s largest city has left three people wounded

Off-duty officer shot, wounded during scuffle with armed man
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Off-duty officer shot, wounded during scuffle with armed man

An off-duty Philadelphia police lieutenant was shot and wounded early Friday while trying to help another officer apprehend an armed man