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Protests, looting erupt in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

1 month ago   |   By National Post

MINNEAPOLIS - Protesters clashed with riot police firing tear gas for a second night in Minneapolis on Wednesday in an outpouring of rage over the death of a black man seen in a widely circulated video growing limp and lifeless as a white officer knelt on his neck.
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Building set ABLAZE in Minneapolis as police struggle to contain anti-brutality protests

Building set ABLAZE in Minneapolis as police struggle to contain anti-brutality protests

1 month ago   |   By RT

Demonstrators have set fire to a building in Minnesota amid chaotic protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man this week, with dramatic scenes of clashes, looting and now arson emerging on social media.
A Minneapolis auto parts store was seen nearly engulfed in flames on Wednesday night, with a column of black smoke pouring out of the building after protesters set it alight.
The Auto Zone is on Fire pic.twitter.com/2IJHx4AKdt - Ricardo Lopez May 28, 2020
The smoke billowing from the Auto Zone pic.twitter.com/Bqnypu8nr9 - Ricardo Lopez May 28, 2020
While police initially...
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LOOTERS ransack shops as Minneapolis descends into chaos after police killing of black man

LOOTERS ransack shops as Minneapolis descends into chaos after police killing of black man

1 month ago   |   By RT

Gangs of looters have cleared out a number of shops in Minneapolis as hectic protests over a police killing of an unarmed black man escalate into riots, with violent clashes erupting between demonstrators and law enforcement.
The city descended into looting and vandalism on Wednesday following a large protest the day prior over the police killing of George Floyd, with videos shared to social media showing rioters breaking into a Target store, smashing windows and grabbing up merchandise.
Because of course, a black man was killed by the police (a crime, which should be punished very...
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