Protesters in New York again stayed on the streets past 8pm in defiance of the citywide curfew as protests sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police continue across the US.
Thousands of demonstrators defiantly remained on the streets across the US even after curfews put in place in some states following unrest in the wake of the police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd in Minneapolis.
City and state officials deployed thousands of National Guard troops, enacted strict curfews and shut down mass transit systems to slow protest movements, but demonstrators pushed on in many cities.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said at a news conference that she and police Chief Erika Shields made the decision after reviewing body-camera footage of a Saturday night incident that first gained attention from video online and on local news.
Relatives of African American man killed by Minneapolis police while handcuffed in custody demand officers be arrested and charged with murder.
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Local officials said the Russian fighters allied to the warlord Khalifa Haftar retreated with their heavy equipment from the capital to the airport of Bani Walid, a town some 150 km southeast of Tripoli.
The pandemic has caused even greater polarisation in the US and is turning out to be a defining period for Trump's future.
Campaigners want an independent probe into the socio-economic issues that led to minorities being more vulnerable to Covid-19.
Mortuaries, funeral homes and hospital services are overwhelmed, and Mayor Cynthia Viteri said the actual death toll from the virus is likely much higher than the official national figure of 369.
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency director Greg Michel said one person killed was in Walthall County, two were killed in Lawrence County and three were killed in Jefferson Davis County.
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