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Police Near St. Louis Quash Peaceful Protest By Declaring It An Unlawful Assembly

Police Near St. Louis Quash Peaceful Protest By Declaring It An Unlawful AssemblyST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. ― Several hundred protesters took to the streets in a suburb of St. Louis again on Wednesday night, the latest demonstration following a judge’s not guilty verdict for the former police officer who shot and killed Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011.



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Captain: Oklahoma City man killed by police was deaf

Captain: Oklahoma City man killed by police was deafOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding a metal pipe didn't hear witnesses yelling that he was deaf, a department official said Wednesday.



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New riots over police shooting raise the question: What is it about St. Louis?

New riots over police shooting raise the question: What is it about St. Louis?In St. Louis, protests over the acquittal of a former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist have degenerated into violent clashes with police. Problems between police and the black community exist well beyond St. Louis and nearby Ferguson. But this week’s clashes suggest that racial problems run deep here.



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French police evacuate 557 migrants from makeshift camp

French police evacuate 557 migrants from makeshift campPARIS (AP) — French police encircled a makeshift migrant camp in a wooded area near Dunkirk on Tuesday, evacuating 557 people, the prefecture of the Nord region said.



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Police report arrests in 3rd night of demonstrations

Police report arrests in 3rd night of demonstrationsST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police made several arrests Sunday night as protesters broke windows and damaged property during a third night of demonstrations over the acquittal of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black man.



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Family Wants Answers After Georgia Tech Police Kill LGBTQ Campus Leader

Family Wants Answers After Georgia Tech Police Kill LGBTQ Campus LeaderFamily members of Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz say they plan to file a civil rights lawsuit after the 21-year-old was fatally shot by campus police on Saturday night.



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St. Louis Police Chant 'Whose Streets? Our Streets!' After Arresting Protesters

St. Louis Police Chant 'Whose Streets? Our Streets!' After Arresting ProtestersA refrain commonly chanted by Black Lives Matter activists was shouted Sunday night by St. Louis police officers as law enforcement officials arrested more than 80 people during the city’s third night of unrest.



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Video Shows Police Fatally Shooting Georgia Tech Student

Video Shows Police Fatally Shooting Georgia Tech StudentA 21-year-old student was shot and killed on Georgia Tech's campus on Saturday, September 16. Police said he was carrying a knife. The incident was caught on camera.



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Police Face Scrutiny Over Georgia Student Shooting

Police Face Scrutiny Over Georgia Student ShootingSchultz was shot and killed in a confrontation with police at a Georgia university campus on Saturday.



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UK police quiz 2 ex-foster children over London subway bomb

UK police quiz 2 ex-foster children over London subway bombLONDON (AP) — The two suspects detained over last week's London subway bombing are an 18-year-old refugee from Iraq and a 21-year old from Syria, both of whom were fostered by a British couple, according to a local official and media reports.



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