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Police officer who shot and killed Jacob Blake won’t be charged: U.S. federal prosecutors – National

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

Federal prosecutors announced Friday that they won’t file charges against a white police officer who shot Jacob Blake in Wisconsin last year a shooting that sparked protests that led to the deaths of two men. Officer Rusten Sheskey shot Blake, who is Black, during a domestic disturbance in Kenosha in August 2020. The shooting left…

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Officers in Tamir Rice case will not face federal charges: U.S. Justice Department – National

Click to play video 'Cleveland Police union disappointed in decision to fire officer'

The U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday that it would not bring federal criminal charges against two Cleveland police officers in the 2014 killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, saying video of the shooting was of too poor a quality for prosecutors to conclusively establish what had happened. In closing the case, the department brought to an…

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Portland’s federal courthouses close amid ‘EXPLOSIVES threat’

Portland's federal courthouses close amid 'EXPLOSIVES threat'

Two federal courthouses in Portland have been forced to close and several other buildings in the city’s downtown have been evacuated due to ‘a threat of violence in the area’.  On Thursday evening, authorities reportedly ‘received a threat that a vehicle filled with explosives would hit a federal building’, which prompted the closure of The…

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Portland protesters help keep peace after federal agents withdraw from city – National

Portland protesters help keep peace after federal agents withdraw from city - National

Portland had its first day without tear gas in weeks after state police took over from federal agents guarding a courthouse that had become a battleground for agitators and tactical units. Agents withdrew under a deal between Oregon’s governor and U.S. officials to end a deployment that saw escalating violence and a clash between Republican…

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Protester in Navy sweatshirt shrugs off baton beating and tear gas attack by federal cops

New footage shows the moment federal agents hit a protester wearing a Navy sweatshirt before spraying tear gas in the man's face during another night of demonstrations that have been taking place since the death of George Floyd as President Donald Trump claims his administration is just 'trying to help'

New footage shows the moment federal agents hit a protester wearing a Navy sweatshirt before spraying tear gas in the man’s face during another night of demonstrations that have been taking place since the death of George Floyd as President Donald Trump claims his administration is just ‘trying to help’. In the footage, the unidentified…

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