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Tear gas is seen as officers stand guard outside Brooklyn Center Police Department with trash thrown

Police: Officer mistakenly fired gun instead of Taser in Wright killing

The shooting on Sunday of Daunte Wright triggered unrest in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, with police firing tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters.

By REUTERS
13/04/2021

Minnesota Supreme Court rules willing alcohol consumption justifies rape

The victim testified that she blacked out and woke up on a couch finding the man who she had just met sexually assaulting her.

Jury seated in murder trial of ex-policeman for George Floyd's death

Twelve jurors and two alternates had been seated since the trial began two weeks ago: six white women, two white men, three Black men, one Black woman and two multiracial women.

By REUTERS
23/03/2021

George Floyd's family receives $27 million settlement over his death

Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the Floyd family, said the agreement was the largest pre-trial settlement of a wrongful death lawsuit in US history.

By REUTERS
13/03/2021

Judge hopes to start jury selection in trial over George Floyd death

The trial is seen as a landmark case on police violence against Black people in the United States, a country where police officers are rarely found to be criminally responsible for killing civilians.

By REUTERS
09/03/2021
A WOMAN wears a patriotic mask at Gantry Plaza State Park in New York in honor of July 4th.

GOP official resigns after sharing meme comparing mask to yellow star

The board member responsible for the post has not been identified.

31/07/2020
Yellow badge Star of David

Requirement to wear mask is compared to Holocaust yellow star

The Facebook page of the Republican Party of Wabasha County, where the meme was posted over the weekend, was removed by Monday evening, according to local reports.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
30/07/2020
Nazi Swastika

Walmart shoppers wear swastika face masks to protest Biden – watch

“If you vote for [Joe] Biden, you’re going to be living in Nazi Germany,” the woman told Mueller.

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