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White woman who called 911 on black man in Central Park charged

White woman who called 911 on black man in Central Park charged

A New York district attorney has charged Amy Cooper with filing a false police report after she falsely claimed an African-American man was threatening her life.

  • by Tom Hays

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After decades of protests, Washington and the NFL will consider changing the Redskins name
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After decades of protests, Washington and the NFL will consider changing the Redskins name

Many consider the name to be a racist slur against Native Americans, with the team owner saying in 2013 the name would "never" change.

  • by Kevin Draper
Australian reporter testifies about police beating outside White House
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Australian reporter testifies about police beating outside White House

Seven Network US correspondent Amelia Brace has described to a US congressional committee how she was shot by non-lethal projectiles and hit by a truncheon.

  • by Peter Mitchell
Couple draw guns at protesters heading to St Louis mayor's home
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Couple draw guns at protesters heading to St Louis mayor's home

A white couple stood outside their mansion and pointed guns at protesters in St Louis as the group marched toward the mayor's home to demand her resignation.

Mississippi votes to remove Confederate emblem from flag
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Mississippi votes to remove Confederate emblem from flag

The flag design, set by white supremacists in the Mississippi Legislature in 1894, has been divisive for generations.

  • by Emily Wagster Pettus
Suspect arrested over fatal shooting at Breonna Taylor protest
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Suspect arrested over fatal shooting at Breonna Taylor protest

Police are questioning a suspect after a Kentucky man was shot dead at a protest in a Louisville park at the weekend.

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'Indefensible': Trump retweets supporter's call for 'white power'
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'Indefensible': Trump retweets supporter's call for 'white power'

The recording appeared to have been taken during clashes between Trump supporters and opponents in Florida.

One dead, another injured in shooting at Breonna Taylor protest park
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One dead, another injured in shooting at Breonna Taylor protest park

Video posted on social media appeared to show a man opening fire into the park as people scrambled for cover. The footage later showed at least one person bleeding profusely on the ground.

Minneapolis council votes to dismantle police department
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Minneapolis council votes to dismantle police department

Council members wanted to seize on a groundswell of support for significant policing changes following George Floyd's death under the knee of a police officer.

  • by Steve Karnowski and Amy Forliti
US Marshals at the ready to protect statues as Trump turns up threats
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US Marshals at the ready to protect statues as Trump turns up threats

"This is a challenging assignment due to the breadth of possible targets for criminal activity," the Marshals assistant director wrote in a memo.

  • by Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky
Three men indicted on murder charges in killing of black jogger Ahmaud Arbery
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Three men indicted on murder charges in killing of black jogger Ahmaud Arbery

A grand jury has indicted on charges including malice and felony murder in Ahmaud Arbery's death.