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   People take part in a Black Lives Matter protest in Washington (6 June 2020)
   

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   People take part in a Black Lives Matter protest in Washington (6 June 2020)
   

US capital braces for biggest demonstration yet

   

   Large crowds are expected to protest in Washington DC against racism and police brutality.
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   Colin Kaepernick (centre) and two players from the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem in New York. Photo: October 2016
   

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   People take part in a Black Lives Matter protest in Washington (6 June 2020)
   

US capital braces for biggest demonstration yet

   

   Large crowds are expected to protest in Washington DC against racism and police brutality.
     * 1h33 minutes ago
     * US & Canada

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     * Video'Years later, we're still dealing with the same thing'
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     * Video'Years later, we're still dealing with the same thing'
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   Colin Kaepernick (centre) and two players from the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem in New York. Photo: October 2016
   

'We were wrong': NFL to allow players' protest

   

   The National Football League previously banned its players from dropping to one knee before games.
     * 8h8 hours ago
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   Trump
   1:22
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Biden: Trump 'despicable' for invoking George Floyd

   

   Mr Trump said the slain African American man was "looking down" and "saying this is a great day".
     * 13h13 hours ago
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   Still image from video of elderly man being pushed by police
   

US riot squad quit to back officers who shoved man

   

   The police union says the two officers who pushed over an elderly man "were simply doing their job".
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   Michael Jordan
   

Jordan to donate $100m for race equality

   

   Michael Jordan says he will donate $100m to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice.
     * 20h20 hours ago
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   Joe Biden
   

Biden confirmed as Trump's November opponent

   

   Joe Biden passes the 1,991 delegate threshold and will take on Donald Trump for the presidency.
     * 8h8 hours ago
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   Lightning
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   Lighting storms struck Washington DC as the city was under a flash flood warning.
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   Colin Kaepernick (centre) and two players from the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem in New York. Photo: October 2016
   

'We were wrong': NFL to allow players' protest

   

   The National Football League previously banned its players from dropping to one knee before games.
     * 8h8 hours ago
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   Trump
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Biden: Trump 'despicable' for invoking George Floyd

   

   Mr Trump said the slain African American man was "looking down" and "saying this is a great day".
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   Still image from video of elderly man being pushed by police
   

US riot squad quit to back officers who shoved man

   

   The police union says the two officers who pushed over an elderly man "were simply doing their job".
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