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    Facebook removes nearly 200 accounts tied to hate groups

    (June 6, 2020) — Facebook has removed nearly 200 social media accounts linked to white supremacy groups that planned to encourage members to attend protests over police killings of black people — in some cases with weapons, company officials said Friday.

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    Barr says he didn’t give tactical order to clear protesters

    WASHINGTON (June 6, 2020) — Attorney General William Barr says law enforcement officers were already moving to push back protesters from a park in front of the White House when he arrived there Monday evening, and he says he did not give a command to disperse the crowd, though he supported the decision.

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    Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

    WASHINGTON (June 6, 2020) — Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up to challenge President Donald Trump against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.

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    Citing jobs, Trump claims victory over virus, econ collapse

    WASHINGTON (June 5, 2020) — President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 on Friday as well as major progress against racial inequality, heartily embracing a better-than-expected jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged nation he deserves another four years in office.

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    Mail ballots from Tuesday's election push Biden over the top

    WASHINGTON (June 5, 2020) — After primaries and caucuses in 42 states and the District of Columbia, Joe Biden won the last few delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination for president late Friday as states worked to tally a surge of mail ballots.

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    Black Lives Matter rallies start in Australia amid court ban

    SYDNEY (June 5, 2020) — The first of several Black Lives Matter protests across Australia on Saturday got underway against a backdrop of possible clashes between demonstrators and police in Sydney, after a court sided with police that the gathering posed too much risk for spreading the coronavirus.

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    Goodell says NFL was wrong for not listening to players

    NEW YORK (June 5, 2020) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league was wrong for not listening to players fighting for racial equality and encouraged them to peacefully protest.

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    Black cops feel pain of Floyd's death, duty to their uniform

    OKLAHOMA CITY (June 5, 2020) — Black police officers find themselves torn between two worlds: They feel the pain of seeing yet another black man killed at the hands of fellow officers, yet they must also try to keep the peace during angry protests fueled by that death.

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Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination
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Barr says he didn’t give tactical order to clear protesters
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