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NYC officials on both sides frustrated after fiery night of protests over George Floyd's death

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

Mayor de Blasio, joined by his police commissioner, called Saturday for peaceful city protests after a fiery night of violent Brooklyn demonstrations ignited by a Minneapolis officer's killing of a black man. The call for calm was accompanied by complaints from elected officials about the response from cops as they clashed with protesters on the streets.
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Annapolis protests the death of George Floyd

1 month ago   |   By Baltimore Sun

Annapolis protesters came together Saturday in the wake of George Floyd's death, a man who was killed after a then Minneapolis Police Officer put his knee on his neck for about 9 minutes. That officer, Derek Chauvin, has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter.
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PHOTOS: Protests erupted in New York City as police clashed with demonstrators over the killing of George Floyd

PHOTOS: Protests erupted in New York City as police clashed with demonstrators over the killing of George Floyd

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Protests erupted in Brooklyn Friday night over the killing of George Floyd, who died when a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck on Monday. The officer, Derek Chauvin, was later arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter.
Photos taken by Business Insider show police clashing with protesters, using pepper spray and batons to control the crowd.
New York State Senator Zellnor Myrie and State Assemblywoman Diane Richardson were both pepper-sprayed, and graphic videos show an officer violently shoving a female protester to the ground.
An NYPD van was also set...
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Federal police officer shot dead, another wounded amid Oakland protests

Federal police officer shot dead, another wounded amid Oakland protests

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Two federal officers in Oakland were shot Friday night, one of them fatally, as protests over the death of George Floyd roiled the city amid nationwide violence, according to reports. Nearly 10,000 people took to the streets of the California community, at one point stopping traffic, looting stores like Target and Walgreens, and setting fire...
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