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George Floyd honored by loved ones four years after his murder: ‘He was somebody’
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George Floyd honored by loved ones four years after his murder: ‘He was ...
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Black Lives Matter protests: George Floyd's life to be filmed: "I can't breathe": The death of US-American George Floyd at the hands of police brutality ...
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Black Lives Matter protests: George Floyd's life to be filmed
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Editorial: Four years after George Floyd and now we have the backlash: The nation is caught between progress and blowback in policing and race four years after ...
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Editorial: Four years after George Floyd and now we have the backlash
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“Power”: Yance Ford on His New Documentary & Why “Violence Is Part and Parcel” of U.S. Policing
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“Power”: Yance Ford on His New Documentary & Why “Violence Is Part and ...
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Jury rules against Black Lives Matter co-founder in LAPD 'swatting' suit: Jurors found that two Los Angeles police officers were not liable for their response to ...
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Jury rules against Black Lives Matter co-founder in LAPD 'swatting' suit
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“Power”: Yance Ford on His New Documentary & Why “Violence Is Part and Parcel” of U.S. Policing
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“Power”: Yance Ford on His New Documentary & Why “Violence Is Part and ...
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'Black Twitter' documentary explores its history and cultural impact: In its early days, "Black Twitter'' became a driving force in ...
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'Black Twitter' documentary explores its history and cultural ...
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What led Texas governor to pardoning man convicted of killing Black Lives Matter protester
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Quick Glance: Texas Governor Pardons Ex-Army Sergeant Convicted of Killing Black Lives Matter Protester
  • Governor Greg Abbott pardons Daniel Perry after murder conviction for fatally shooting protester Garrett Foster during protests against police violence and racism.

  • Abbott follows the pardon board's recommendation, sparking controversy and political criticism over the decision to pardon Perry and restore his firearms rights.

  • The move was supported by prominent conservatives, while critics condemned the pardon as an injustice and mockery of the legal system.

  • The case highlights debates around self-defense, racism, and political influence on the justice system in Texas.
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Greg Abbott pardon sends chilling message: Laws aren't for us: By pardoning the murderer of a Black Lives Matter protester in Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott echoes ...
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Greg Abbott pardon sends chilling message: Laws aren't for us
Quick Glance: Greg Abbott's Decision: Laws Don't Apply to Conservatives
  • By granting clemency to the convict of a protester from Black Lives Matter in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott sends a disturbing message that laws do not apply to conservatives.

  • Abbott's actions reflect Trump's legal views by pardoning convicted criminals who were his supporters.

  • Abbott's pardon is another instance of a white minority pretending to have a political philosophy, while their primary interest lies in maintaining power.

  • Critics do not view Abbott and his followers as politicians or leaders, but rather as individuals solely focused on power and lacking concern for the public interest.
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Sheila Jackson Lee reintroduces George Floyd Justice in Policing Act : Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) reintroduced the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act on ...
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Sheila Jackson Lee reintroduces George Floyd Justice in Policing Act 
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"I can't breathe": Fourth anniversary of George Floyd's death: It has been four years since the black American George Floyd lost his life in a brutal police ...
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House approves measure condemning ‘calls to defund the police: The House approved a resolution on Friday that condemns “calls to defund the police ...
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House approves measure condemning ‘calls to defund the police
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Abbott pardons army sergeant who was sentenced to 25 years after murdering BLM protester
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Abbott pardons army sergeant who was sentenced to 25 years after murdering ...
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Texas governor pardons ex-soldier convicted of murdering protesters: A man shoots a protester during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Texas and is sentenced ...
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Texas governor pardons ex-soldier convicted of murdering protesters
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Right-wing states attacking diversity erase, repeat our ugly history of discrimination | Opinion
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Right-wing states attacking diversity erase, repeat our ugly history of ...
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Editorial: Texas pardon of protester killed undermines justice system: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's pardon of a convicted murderer of a Black Lives Matter protester ...
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Editorial: Texas pardon of protester killed undermines justice system
Quick Glance: Controversy Surrounding Pardon of Black Lives Matter Protester
  • The decision by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to pardon a convicted murderer of a Black Lives Matter protester sparks a debate on political influence in the justice system.

  • Abbott's pardon raises concerns about the integrity and independence of the judiciary, prompting discussions on the potential impact of political motives on legal judgments.

  • Pardoning a murderer who acted in a politically charged environment highlights the challenge of reconciling political and legal considerations.
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Biden team consulted prominent Morehouse alumni to craft commencement speech that’s expected to praise student voices
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Biden team consulted prominent Morehouse alumni to craft commencement ...
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Texas’s pardon of the killer of a Black Lives Matter protester sends a chilling message
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Texas’s pardon of the killer of a Black Lives Matter protester sends a ...
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Virginia School Board Votes to Restore Schools’ Confederate Leader Names: The board had removed the Confederate names in 2020 after George Floyd’s murder.
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Virginia School Board Votes to Restore Schools’ Confederate Leader Names
Quick Glance: Virginia Schools Revert to Confederate Names
  • After a lengthy meeting, the Shenandoah County school board decided to restore the names of three Confederate officers to schools in the district.

  • The school board's decision reversed one made four years ago when nationwide calls for racial reconciliation following George Floyd's death led to the renaming of the schools.

  • The previously renamed schools will now bear the names of Confederate officers, sparking controversy and community discussions.

  • Researchers at the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., confirm that the district is the first in the U.S. to reinstate Confederate names at schools that were removed post-2020.
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US Open champ Coco Gauff calls on young Americans to get out and vote. ‘Use the power that we have’
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US Open champ Coco Gauff calls on young Americans to get out and vote ...
Quick Glance: Tennis champ Coco Gauff urges peers to vote
  • American tennis champion Coco Gauff is encouraging other young people to vote in this election.

  • Gauff discussed the current political climate in her home state of Florida, advocating for youth and the community to speak out and exercise their right to vote.

  • In addition to political matters, Gauff has been an advocate for social justice and police brutality since delivering a speech in front of City Hall in her hometown in 2020.

  • Gauff also has Olympic aspirations and aims to win gold medals at both the French Open and the Paris Olympics in Roland Garros.
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'Black Twitter' documentary explores its history and cultural impact: In its early days, "Black Twitter'' became a driving force in ...
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'Black Twitter' documentary explores its history and cultural ...
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Scared about America losing democracy? Texas is already gone: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's chilling pardon of the killer of a 2020 BLM protester is a rejection of ...
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Scared about America losing democracy? Texas is already gone
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 BLM Greater NY founder Hawk Newsome arrested after berating cop during caught-on-camera confrontation at NYPD officer's manslaughter hearing: 'You a vagina!'
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 BLM Greater NY founder Hawk Newsome arrested after berating cop during ...
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The Shenandoah County School Board’s Terrible History Lesson: A Virginia school board voted to reinstate confederate names. It’s a disgraceful chapter of our ...
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The Shenandoah County School Board’s Terrible History Lesson
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Black activists in the Bronx assail controversial Hochul remark: Black Lives Matter and education leaders joined students in seeking action with her apology.
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Black activists in the Bronx assail controversial Hochul remark
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Where did the Black Lives Matter millions go?: Vast sums were donated to racial justice groups after the murder of George Floyd, four years ago this week ...
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Where did the Black Lives Matter millions go?
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'A Different World' cast reunites as HBCUs see a new peak in admissions: The beloved sitcom 'A Different World' inspired a surge in HBCU admissions ...
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'A Different World' cast reunites as HBCUs see a new peak in admissions
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First Thing: Man who killed Black Lives Matter protester pardoned: Texas governor pardons Daniel Perry, who has been serving a 25-year sentence for murder. Plus ...
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First Thing: Man who killed Black Lives Matter protester pardoned
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Is Killing a Protester Still a Crime?: Perry’s internet history paints a portrait of an angry, isolated man, sliding into minors’ DMs. Abbott pardoned him anyway ...
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Is Killing a Protester Still a Crime?
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Milwaukee has long celebrated Juneteenth — here's why, and what makes it different from other cities' events
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Milwaukee has long celebrated Juneteenth — here's why, and what makes it ...
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Events of May 4 break UVa community's trust in Ryan: Two stories are being told about what happened May 4, one from inside the encampment and another from inside ...
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Events of May 4 break UVa community's trust in Ryan
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‘A history that’s been suppressed’: the Black cowboy story is 200 years old: Historians estimate a quarter of settlers of the US west were Black ...
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‘A history that’s been suppressed’: the Black cowboy story is 200 years ...
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Album of the week with Beth Gibbons: How to defy fucking transience: 16 years after the end of her band Portishead, singer Beth Gibbons finds sensational new ...
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Album of the week with Beth Gibbons: How to defy fucking transience
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Is systemic racism in medicine putting Black people’s lives at risk?: Across the world, medical tests are being adjusted according patients’ skin colour – with ...
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Is systemic racism in medicine putting Black people’s lives at risk?
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An HBCU satellite campus in San Francisco is closer than folks realize: Historically Black colleges have hope for a westward expansion to San Francisco.
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An HBCU satellite campus in San Francisco is closer than folks realize
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BLM co-founder takes LAPD to trial for 'swatting' prank response: An LAPD police sergeant testified that he ordered officers to approach Melina Abdullah's home ...
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BLM co-founder takes LAPD to trial for 'swatting' prank response
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First They Came for the Homeless, Now the Students: As healthcare workers, we see haunting similarities in the use of expanded police power and the weaponization ...
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First They Came for the Homeless, Now the Students
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Modern Far-Right Terrorism Is a Repeat of Reconstruction-Era Themes: Racist terrorism has never been uniquely Southern—or new, writes Jacob Ware.
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Modern Far-Right Terrorism Is a Repeat of Reconstruction-Era Themes
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How US schools became a political battleground: ‘These are proxies for a bigger clash in society’
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How US schools became a political battleground: ‘These are proxies for a ...
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This might be the coolest campground in Colorado that no one knows about: Best campgrounds in Colorado. The Dyrt named Sacred White Shell Mountain near the Sand ...
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This might be the coolest campground in Colorado that no one knows about
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BLM Global Network files $33 million lawsuit against group helping fund college protests
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BLM Global Network files $33 million lawsuit against group helping fund ...
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Did Kids Become More Racist Under Trump?: In her new book, sociologist Margaret Hagerman examines why some children stopped seeing racism as a social problem ...
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Did Kids Become More Racist Under Trump?
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What are 'outside agitators'? Here's what to know about the label's history amid protests
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What are 'outside agitators'? Here's what to know about the ...
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These 'Scrubs' Episodes Were Removed From Streaming for a Damn Good Reason
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These 'Scrubs' Episodes Were Removed From Streaming for a Damn ...
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Police violence against journalists: Editor-in-chief of the Berliner Zeitung protests
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Police violence against journalists: Editor-in-chief of the Berliner ...
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Parliament clears new IGP, deputy : The new police boss and his deputy will assume office amid the second phase of the NUP mobilisation tour
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Parliament clears new IGP, deputy
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How Michigan's criminal justice policies shifted four years after Floyd's death: Some critics of criminal justice changes in Michigan and nationwide said the ...
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How Michigan's criminal justice policies shifted four years after Floyd's ...
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Milwaukee was one of the first northern U.S. cities to have a Juneteenth celebration, here's how it has grown
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Milwaukee was one of the first northern U.S. cities to have a Juneteenth ...
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On this Day: Key events in history on May 25: Release of ‘Star Wars’ film, 1977 to George Floyd killed in 2020 | Today News
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On this Day: Key events in history on May 25: Release of ‘Star Wars’ film ...
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| Montreal Gazette: "Not one person has been able to get to safety through the government's special immigration measures," NDP immigration critic Jenny Kwan ...
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 | Montreal Gazette
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Santosh: Why Sandhya Suri needed fiction to reveal truth about police brutality in India
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Santosh: Why Sandhya Suri needed fiction to reveal truth about police ...
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It’s time to take real action against institutional racism in our police force: Editorial: Data obtained by The Independent shows that cases brought against the ...
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It’s time to take real action against institutional racism in our police ...
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Cop City Crackdown Criminalized the George Floyd Protests: In Atlanta, the George Floyd demonstrations of four years ago are being used as evidence of illegal ...
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Cop City Crackdown Criminalized the George Floyd Protests
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Omaha Central High School student injured in cutting: The principal said in a letter the two students got into an altercation prior to the last day of the school ...
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Omaha Central High School student injured in cutting
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George Floyd’s uncle to speak in Charlotte on 4th anniversary of his nephew’s murder
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George Floyd’s uncle to speak in Charlotte on 4th anniversary of his ...
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The Frank Rizzo statue could soon be returned to the group that donated it to the city, lawyer says
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The Frank Rizzo statue could soon be returned to the group that donated it ...
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Serious Eats' Commitment to Anti-Racism: Serious Eats' Commitment to Anti-Racism
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Serious Eats' Commitment to Anti-Racism
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Kendrick Lamar vs Drake: Beware of the false prophets: Kendrick Lamar’s win over Drake shows the resurgence of an illiberal racial mood in America
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Kendrick Lamar vs Drake: Beware of the false prophets
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Black MAGA Is Still MAGA| Countercurrents: Milkshakes and far-right policies are all the presumptive Republican presidential candidate has recently offered ...
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Black MAGA Is Still MAGA| Countercurrents
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Kathryn Bigelow Sets Next Film at Netflix: Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow ('The Hurt Locker,' 'Zero Dark Thirty') will direct a film for ...
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Kathryn Bigelow Sets Next Film at Netflix
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Georgian President Zourabichvili says she will veto 'Russian law' : In an exclusive interview with Euronews, Georgian President Salomé Zourabichvili ...
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Georgian President Zourabichvili says she will veto 'Russian ...
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Should police be in schools? Some districts changed their minds: Amid a rise in fights and gun incidents, more U.S. schools are putting officers back to work ...
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Should police be in schools? Some districts changed their minds
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Williams: Protesters' lives matter. There's no pardoning political violence: We do not want to be a place where protesters feel compelled to arm themselves for ...
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Williams: Protesters' lives matter. There's no pardoning political ...
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What is 'excited delirium'?: Miami murders to Sheku Bayoh: In 1980s Miami, pathologists were left perplexed by a string of unexplained deaths ...
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What is 'excited delirium'?: Miami murders to Sheku Bayoh
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Protester Whose Testicle ’Exploded’ When Shot by Cop Wins $1.5M Settlement From City
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Protester Whose Testicle ’Exploded’ When Shot by Cop Wins $1 ...