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Philadelphia sets citywide curfew to quell unrest after fatal shooting of Black man

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The streets of Pennsylvania’s largest city have been tense since Walter Wallace, 27, was gunned down on Monday by two police officers responding to what his relatives say was a call for assistance with a mental health crisis.

Philadelphia officials imposed a citywide after-dark curfew on Wednesday, seeking to avert a third night of violence amid protests over the fatal police shooting of a Black man wielding a knife and described by family as undergoing a nervous breakdown.

The first speaker, identified in court only as Camila, recounted a 12-year sexual relationship with Raniere starting when she was 15 and he was 45.

Keith Raniere, the founder of the cult-like group NXIVM where women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials, and ordered to have sex with him, was sentenced on Tuesday to 120 years in prison following his conviction for sex trafficking and other crimes.

U.S. cannot shield Trump from rape accuser's defamation lawsuit, judge rules

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Carroll had sued Trump last November in a New York state court, after he had denied having raped her in Bergdorf Goodman in the mid-1990s or knowing who she was. Trump said she fabricated the story to sell a new book, and added: “She’s not my type.”

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a U.S. government request to drop Donald Trump as a defendant in a defamation lawsuit by a writer who said the president falsely denied raping her in a Manhattan department store a quarter century ago.

Teen who recorded Floyd death on phone to receive PEN award

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The teenager who recorded the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police in May will be honored in December by PEN America

The teenager who recorded the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police in May will be honored in December by PEN America, the literary and human rights organization.

DOJ sues Yale for allegedly discriminating against Asian American, white applicants

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The DOJ's complaint alleges that Yale has violated Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

The Department of Justice has sued Yale University for allegedly discriminating against Asian American and white undergraduate applicants.

Trump says catching COVID-19 was a 'blessing from God'

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Trump, eager to revitalize his ailing re-election campaign, repeatedly stressed how well he felt so far in his recovery from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. It was unclear if he was still testing positive for the virus.

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday declared that catching the coronavirus was a “blessing from God” that exposed him to experimental treatments he vowed would become free for all Americans, in his first video message since leaving hospital.

Derek Chauvin, ex-officer seen kneeling on George Floyd's neck, released after posting $1 million bail

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Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis Police officer accused of killing George Floyd, has been released from jail on $1 million bond.

3 blow up ATM in open Chinese restaurant, flee without cash. Image credit - WRKG

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Police say several men blew up an ATM in a Chinese takeout restaurant in Philadelphia while the establishment was still open but were unable to get any cash

Three men blew up an ATM in a Chinese takeout restaurant in Philadelphia while the establishment was still open but were unable to get any cash, police said.

Trump taxes are 'national security' issue, Nancy Pelosi says

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Ms Pelosi described the alleged tax avoidance as an insult to America's working families, as well as raising the national security question.

The top-ranked Democrat in Washington has called President Donald Trump's alleged tax avoidance a question of "national security".

Aimed at supporting the entire Sub-Saharan Africa region, the office is expected to become operational in H2 2021. Image credit - The Economic Times

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Aimed at supporting the entire Sub-Saharan Africa region, the office is expected to become operational in H2 2021

As part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced it will be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria - its second office on the African continent. Aimed at supporting the entire Sub-Saharan Africa region, the office is expected to become operational in H2 2021 and will be the first on the continent to house a team of expert engineers building for the future of Africa and beyond.

Nicolas Chavez, seen in body-camera footage provided by the Houston Police Department of the shooting incident on April 21, 2020. The department highlighted a stun gun that Chavez could later be seen grabbing.

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The police chief said the barrage was ruled "objectively unreasonable."

Four Houston police officers were fired Thursday after a months-long investigation of a fatal shooting found that they were "objectively unreasonable" in discharging 21 rounds at a man in distress.

Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris arrive to conduct their first press conference together in Wilmington, Del. on August 12, 2020. Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris arrive to conduct their first press conference together in Wilmington, Del. on August 12, 2020. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

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In choosing Harris, Biden selected a former rival for the nomination whose most memorable campaign moment came during a televised debate when she criticized his past position on using busing to integrate schools and talked about its effect on her as a little girl.

Kamala Harris made her campaign-trail debut as Joe Biden’s Democratic running mate on Wednesday, delivering a strong rebuke of President Donald Trump’s leadership and highlighting the historic significance of her new role.

File photo - Main entrance to the headquarters of the publicly funded BBC in London. British radio host Sideman quit the BBC on Saturday Aug. 8, 2020, over the corporation’s decision to include a racial slur in a news report about a racist attack.

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On Thursday the BBC said it had received more than 18,000 complaints about the broadcast.

British radio host Sideman quit the BBC on Saturday over the corporation’s decision to include a racial slur in a news report about a racist attack.

Postal Service loses $2.2B in 3 months as virus woes persist

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Financial losses are mounting at the U.S. Postal Service during the coronavirus pandemic

The U.S. Postal Service says it lost $2.2 billion in the three months that ended in June as the beleaguered agency — hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic — piles up financial losses that officials warn could top $20 billion over two years.

Pastor: 40 infected with coronavirus after church event

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An Alabama pastor says more than 40 people have been infected with the coronavirus after attending a multi-day revival event at his Baptist church

More than 40 people were infected with the coronavirus after attending a multi-day revival event at a north Alabama Baptist church, according to the congregation's pastor.

President Donald Trump talks to reporters with Vice President Mike Pence in the Oval Office at the White House, July 20, 2020, in Washington.President Donald Trump talks to reporters with Vice President Mike Pence in the Oval Office at the White House, July 20, 2020, in Washington. Doug Mills

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"No, I want people to have a certain freedom, and I don't believe in that, no," Trump told Fox News' Chris Wallace when asked if he would consider a national mask mandate.

President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted a photo of himself wearing a mask, saying, "many people say that it is Patriotic to wear a face mask when you can't socially distance" and "There is nobody more Patriotic than me, your favorite President."

A man walks past the home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas on July 20, 2020, in North Brunswick, N.J., after a man shot and killed Salas' son, Daniel Anderl, and injured her husband, Mark Anderl.A man walks past the home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas on July 20, 2020, in North Brunswick, N.J., after a man shot and killed Salas' son, Daniel Anderl, and injured her husband, Mark Anderl. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

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The suspect was a white man who wore a face covering and a FedEx uniform, law enforcement sources told ABC News, and he used an ordinary car to make a getaway.

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a federal judge's son, who was an attorney that had a previous case in front of the judge, has been found dead, law enforcement sources told ABC News.

Pelosi says Trump will be 'fumigated out' if he refuses to leave after White House loss

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“Whether he knows it yet or not, he will be leaving,” Pelosi said. “Just because he might not want to move out of the White House doesn’t mean we ...

The top U.S. Democrat said on Monday that Donald Trump might not like the outcome of the Nov. 3 presidential election but reminded the Republican president that he will have to vacate the White House.

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