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George Floyd’s Brother Urges U.N. to Investigate Police Killings in U.S.

George Floyd’s Brother Urges U.N. to Investigate Police Killings in U.S.

George Floyd’s Brother Urges U.N. to Investigate Police Killings in U.S. George Floyd’s Brother Urges U.N. to Investigate Police Killings in U.S. GENEVA — The brother of George Floyd implored the United Nations on Wednesday to mount an investigation into racism, police brutality and police killings of unarmed black people in the United States. His plea came at the opening …

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The Persistence of Police Killings

The Persistence of Police Killings

The Persistence of Police Killings The Persistence of Police Killings Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. A federal program to replace school lunches isn’t working. Facebook is OK with encouraging polarization. And four Minneapolis police officers have been fired after a black man’s death during an arrest. During a six-month span in 2014, four …

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‘License to Kill’: Inside Rio’s Record Year of Police Killings

‘License to Kill’: Inside Rio’s Record Year of Police Killings

‘License to Kill’: Inside Rio’s Record Year of Police Killings ‘License to Kill’: Inside Rio’s Record Year of Police Killings RIO DE JANEIRO — Rodrigo dos Santos, 16, was speeding downhill on a motorcycle in Rio de Janeiro, a knapsack packed with marijuana, cocaine and pellets of crack on his back, when two police officers raised their rifles at him. …

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