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A Sunday in America: An hour-by-hour look inside the protests that unfolded in major cities across the US from noon to midnight

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

George Floyd, a black man, died while police in Minneapolis subdued him on May 25.
Since then, protests have erupted all across America. Many of those protests have been peaceful, but some have turned violent.
Reports from protests across the US have described the use of tear gas, rubber bullets, National Guard presence, trucks driving through crowds, and dumpster fires.
Some looting has also ensued amid the protests .
Take a look inside what Sunday, May 31, looked like in major cities across America, from peaceful marches in San Francisco in the afternoon to a fire being set to a historic...
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George Floyd Protestor Is Fatally Shot By ‘Homophobic Racist Bigot,' Complaints Say

George Floyd Protestor Is Fatally Shot By ‘Homophobic Racist Bigot,' Complaints Say

1 month ago   |   By News One

People are mourning yet another Black person's death in the midst of national protest over police violence.
According to Daily Beast , 22-year-old James Scurlock was shot and killed outside a bar in Omaha, Nebraska as unrest spread across the city over George Floyd ‘s death and other victims of police terror.
“Last night I lost a son, my wife lost a son, my kids lost a brother,” said Scurlock's dad, who has the same name. “His daughter lost a father. All because he decided to protest against racism. There's a lot of speculation and rumors about how this happened. I don't really care to be...
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After less than a day, New York City extends curfew through June 7 over protests & looting

After less than a day, New York City extends curfew through June 7 over protests & looting

1 month ago   |   By RT

New York City has imposed an 8 PM to 5 AM curfew through June 7 for citizens amid protests over the killing of George Floyd and only a day after announcing different times.
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George Floyd Protests Live: Biden Speaks, Autopsy and Video

George Floyd Protests Live: Biden Speaks, Autopsy and Video

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Amid swelling protests marred by violence and looting, President Trump threatened to deploy the U.S. military. Police officers in several cities were injured by gunfire and struck by vehicles.
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US cities endure another night of violence, looting amid George Floyd protests

US cities endure another night of violence, looting amid George Floyd protests

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Cities across the US were rocked by yet another night of heated protests, violence against cops and looting - one week after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. The nighttime chaos unfolded Monday in places including New York City, Las Vegas, Buffalo and St. Louis, where four police...
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