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Kenosha residents frustrated by police’s heavy handed response in the Jacob Blake case while a pro-Trump mob rampaged through the U.S. Capitol

Kenosha braced for civil unrest last week after the district attorney announced that he would not charge the police officers who shot Jacob Blake last summer But demonstrations in the Wisconsin city were peaceful while pro-Donald Trump rioters rampaged through the U.S. Capitol building, leaving six dead, including two Capitol […]
Kenosha residents frustrated by police’s heavy handed response in the Jacob Blake case while a pro-Trump mob rampaged through the U.S. Capitol
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Year in review: The stories in 2020 that shook and shaped America

From Kobe Bryant’s death to murder hornets to the ongoing stimulus relief debates, 2020 was a year filled with unprecedented events. Here are the stories that most defined the past year. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Since March, Americans have been flooded with news around the coronavirus. The […]
Year in review: The stories in 2020 that shook and shaped America
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Kyle Rittenhouse admitted he ‘ended a man’s life’ and ‘shot two white kids’ in Kenosha shootings, but claimed self defence, police said

Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old arrested for killing two people at a demonstration in Kenosha, Wisconsin, said he “ended a man’s life” and “shot two white kids” when he turned himself in to police in Antioch, Illinois. The 17-year-old told officers he was “hired to protect businesses in Kenosha during the […]
Kyle Rittenhouse admitted he ‘ended a man’s life’ and ‘shot two white kids’ in Kenosha shootings, but claimed self defence, police said
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Tucker Carlson says ‘every story’ about Jacob Blake and George Floyd is a lie, the same day a federal judge wrote that viewers don’t take Carlson’s statements seriously

Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Thursday that “every story” told of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Jacob Blake, and other victims of police brutality is “at its core” a lie. His remarks came on the same day that a federal judge dismissed a defamation case against Fox News, arguing that […]
Tucker Carlson says ‘every story’ about Jacob Blake and George Floyd is a lie, the same day a federal judge wrote that viewers don’t take Carlson’s statements seriously
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Kyle Rittenhouse’s mum reportedly received a ‘standing ovation’ from the crowd at a Republican event in Wisconsin

Wendy Rittenhouse, the mother of accused Kenosha, Wisconsin, shooter Kyle Rittenhouse, reportedly received a standing ovation at a GOP event in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, on Thursday. Rittenhouse was invited by conservative commentator Michelle Malkin, who was speaking at the event about “safety and self-defence” organised by the Republican Women of […]
Kyle Rittenhouse’s mum reportedly received a ‘standing ovation’ from the crowd at a Republican event in Wisconsin
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Rep. Val Demings says President Trump was ‘walking around with a gasoline can’ while ‘America was on fire’ during civil unrest

Rep. Val Demings of Florida sharply criticised President Trump’s handling of racial-justice demonstrations during an ABC interview on Sunday. Demings accused Trump of stoking tensions as racial-justice protests rocked the country. She said Trump was “not trying to sow peace and calm, but actually throwing fire onto an already volatile […]
Rep. Val Demings says President Trump was ‘walking around with a gasoline can’ while ‘America was on fire’ during civil unrest
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Facebook said it removed 2 of Rep. Clay Higgins’ posts for violating the company’s policies against inciting violence after the congressman suggested killing armed protesters

Facebook removed two of Congressman Clay Higgins’ posts for “violating our policies against inciting violence” after he suggested killing armed demonstrators if they showed up to a Louisiana protest. “One way ticket fellas. Have your affairs in order. Me? … I wouldn’t even spill my beer. I’d drop any 10 […]
Facebook said it removed 2 of Rep. Clay Higgins’ posts for violating the company’s policies against inciting violence after the congressman suggested killing armed protesters
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Trump: Police who shoot people are like golfers who ‘choke’

President Donald Trump compared police officers who use excessive force to golfers who “choke” on important shots. Speaking with the Fox News host Laura Ingraham on Monday night, he said: “They choke. Just like in a golf tournament, they miss a 3-foot putt.” Trump was speaking in the aftermath of […]
Trump: Police who shoot people are like golfers who ‘choke’
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Biden accuses Trump of refusing to ‘even acknowledge that there’s a racial justice problem in America,’ while Trump says he won’t meet with Jacob Blake’s family when he visits Kenosha

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump painted two opposing perspectives on the issue of racial injustice in light of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. The president has largely praised law enforcement policing the ongoing protests sparked by Blake’s shooting, condemned “rioters” and “looters,” and sought to […]
Biden accuses Trump of refusing to ‘even acknowledge that there’s a racial justice problem in America,’ while Trump says he won’t meet with Jacob Blake’s family when he visits Kenosha
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