‘Now is the time for racial justice in America,’ Joe Biden says as George Floyd’s family finally lays him to rest

Mr Biden, who also met Mr Floyd’s six-year-year daughter, Gianna, added: “Then as you said Gianna, your daddy will have changed the world.” Mr Biden made no mention of politics, but other speakers took aim at President Donald Trump, who has ignored demands to address police brutality and racial inequality and has called on authorities […]

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Why ‘defund the police’ could backfire

As protests for police reforms and racial equality continue across the United States and around the world, “defund the police” is gaining traction as a call to reimagine policing. The phrase is intentionally provocative, but activists and academics are quick to point out that it is “not as scary (or radical) as it sounds.” But […]

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Philadelphia police inspector cheered by fellow officers as he turns himself in on charges of assaulting protester

A longtime and widely respected Philadelphia Police Department inspector captured on video striking a Temple University student protester with a metal police baton last week turned himself in on aggravated assault and related charges on Monday. But that wasn’t before hundreds – including many cops in uniform – applauded and saluted the 31 year veteran […]

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NYPD officer who shoved protester to face charges

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The NYPD officer who was caught on video violently shoving a protester to the ground in Brooklyn has been charged in a criminal complaint with assault, criminal mischief, harassment, and menacing, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced Tuesday morning.  Officer Vincent D’Andraia, was suspended without pay for the May 29, incident that occurred near the […]

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Insurance industry rises up against business interruption lawsuits

The insurance industry has filed more than 24 briefs opposing multidistrict litigation, following in the footsteps of arguments posed in a brief by two Chubb affiliates that stated consolidation would complicate and prolong the litigation, according to Reuters. The insurers were joined by plaintiffs’ firms, some with MDL experience, who also don’t want their cases […]

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