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[ad_1] NEW YORK (Reuters) – A majority of Americans sympathize with nationwide protests over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody and disapprove of President Donald Trump’s response to the unrest, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday. Demonstrator hold signs during a protest against the death in Minneapolis police custody
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – “Battlespace” was the word Defense Secretary Mark Esper used to describe protest sites in the United States. The top U.S. general reinforced that image by appearing in downtown Washington in camouflage during a Monday evening crackdown. Helicopters that could easily be mistaken for active duty U.S. military ones staged show-of-force maneuvers
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday said U.S. troops should take to the streets of New York City, while elsewhere five officers were shot and wounded, as police clashed with crowds nationwide protesting the killing of an unarmed black man. Demonstrators smashed windows and looted stores late on Monday in New
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Multiple U.S. states are holding congressional primaries on Tuesday, some of which were delayed by the coronavirus. Voting for members of Congress is taking place in Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. Here are details of some of the more interesting nominating contests: NEWCOMER CHALLENGES DEMOCRATIC LEADER
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[ad_1] NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jennifer Panditaratne’s third-grade daughter had been seeing a reading specialist once a week before her Florida school closed abruptly in March due to the novel coronavirus. Jennifer Panditaratne helps Hazeline with her reading assignments as she is homeschooling in Broward County, Florida, U.S. May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona Since
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: People hike beneath the Hollywood sign after a partial reopening of Los Angeles hiking trails during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 9, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood studios and labor unions on Monday proposed extensive coronavirus testing and other
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: Boxing – Floyd Mayweather v Tenshin Nasukawa – Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo, Japan – December 31, 2018 Floyd Mayweather during a press conference after the fight REUTERS/Issei Kato NEW YORK (Reuters) – Boxing great Floyd Mayweather has offered to cover the funeral expenses for George Floyd, the 46-year-old African-American man whose death
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler signed on Monday a rule limiting state powers to block energy infrastructure projects, setting up a fight with some Democratic governors who say Washington is stripping their ability to protect their states’ interests and combat climate change. FILE PHOTO: EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler testifies
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[ad_1] WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised black community leaders in Delaware, on Monday he would earn their support amid nationwide police brutality protests, saying he would create a police oversight board within his first 100 days in the White House. U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden
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[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Fires burned near the White House, stores were looted in New York City and Southern California, and a tanker truck drove into marchers in Minneapolis as the United States struggled to contain chaotic protests over race and policing. National Guard troops were deployed in 15 states and Washington, D.C. in an
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[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Looting broke out on Sunday in Southern California, a tanker truck drove into marchers in Minneapolis and demonstrators clashed with police in Boston and Washington, D.C. as the United States struggled to contain chaotic protests over race and policing. National Guard troops were deployed in 15 U.S. states and Washington, D.C.
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[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – A tanker truck drove through thousands of people marching on a Minneapolis highway to protest the death of George Floyd on Sunday before protesters dragged the driver from the cab and beat him, according to a Reuters witness and authorities. It did not appear any of the marchers were injured when
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: To ensure social distancing does not make diners feel isolated during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, mannequins clad in 1940s-era clothing occupy some tables at The Inn at Little Washington, a Michelin three-star restaurant, which plans to reopen soon in Washington, Virginia, U.S., May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo (Reuters) – It’s
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[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Two members of a Reuters TV crew were hit by rubber bullets and a photographer’s camera was smashed in Minneapolis on Saturday night as attacks against journalists covering civil unrest in U.S. cities intensified. Footage taken by cameraman Julio-Cesar Chavez showed a police officer aiming directly at him as police fired
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