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Syria’s rebels hail ex-officer’s conviction, want justice to go higher
Middle East

Syria’s rebels hail ex-officer’s conviction, want justice to go higher

AMMAN, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Syrian rebel and opposition groups said Germany’s conviction of a former Syrian intelligence officer for…
LA police video shows officer shooting that killed bystander
World

LA police video shows officer shooting that killed bystander

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Video released Monday showed Los Angeles police firing at a man suspected of assaulting customers last…
Israeli police questioned on Palestinian attacker’s shooting
Middle East

Israeli police questioned on Palestinian attacker’s shooting

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s Justice Ministry said Sunday that two police officers were brought in for questioning following…
Mental health online: Police posts of crises may traumatize
World

Mental health online: Police posts of crises may traumatize

EDITOR’S NOTE — This story includes discussion of suicide. If you or someone you know needs help, please call the…
Chauvin gets 22 1/2 years in prison for George Floyd’s death
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Chauvin gets 22 1/2 years in prison for George Floyd’s death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced Friday to 22 1/2 years in prison for the…
Rights group: Colombian police cause deaths of 20 protesters
World

Rights group: Colombian police cause deaths of 20 protesters

BUCARAMANGA, Colombia (AP) — An international monitoring group on Wednesday accused police officers in Colombia of responsibility for the deaths…
‘Turning mourning into dancing’: Festival to remember Floyd
World

‘Turning mourning into dancing’: Festival to remember Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The intersection where George Floyd took his final breaths is to be transformed Tuesday into an outdoor…
A year since George Floyd’s murder, Americans reflect on his legacy
World

A year since George Floyd’s murder, Americans reflect on his legacy

Americans on Tuesday will mark the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd beneath a white Minneapolis police officer’s…
George Floyd’s family holds rally, march in brother’s memory
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George Floyd’s family holds rally, march in brother’s memory

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of George Floyd’s family, and others who lost loved ones to police encounters, joined activists and…
Black man’s death fuels debate over police shooting at cars
World

Black man’s death fuels debate over police shooting at cars

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Police departments across the US — including in large cities such as New York and…
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