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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Tourist revenue trumped public health in this alpine playground that helped spread coronavirus to several European nations.
Meanwhile, the Russian parliament strengthened punishment for lockdown violations, introducing heavy fines and prison terms of up to seven years in cases when a breach results in deaths.
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