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Mississippi capital named after Andrew Jackson votes to remove his statue from City Hall
Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba (D) said it's time to "divorce" the city from the 7th president's legacy of brutality toward Native Americans and enslaved people.
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A high-risk Florida teen who died from covid-19 attended a huge church party, then was given hydroxychloroquine by her parents, report says
The Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner found that Carsyn Leigh Davis, who battled cancer and a rare autoimmune disorder, went to a church event with roughly 100 other children where she did not wear a mask and social distancing was not enforced. Davis, 17, died of complications from covid-19 on June 23.
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Black activist says he was victim of ‘attempted lynching’ by white group in incident partially caught on video
The Monroe County human rights commissioner said a group of white men pinned him to a tree and beat him after accusing him and his friends of trespassing on private property.
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Pompeo says the U.S. is ‘certainly looking at’ banning TikTok and other Chinese apps
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s interview comes amid rising tensions with China, which Trump has repeatedly blamed for America’s escalating coronavirus pandemic. It also follows an underwhelming crowd at Trump’s rally in Tulsa that some blamed on a disruptive campaign led by TikTok users.
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Tucker Carlson suggests Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who lost her legs in Iraq, hates America
Duckworth responded on Twitter: "Does @TuckerCarlson want to walk a mile in my legs and then tell me whether or not I love America?"
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