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The Florida Police Department will not send police officers to make non-violent calls

Police officers in St. Petersburg will no longer respond to nonviolent emergency calls such as complaints about quality of life or concerns about mental health. The Florida City Police Department will instead send employees from the newly created Community Assistance Liaison Department, which officials have dubbed “the agency for social services.” They will respond to emergency calls that address a …

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Robert Unanue, CEO of Goya Foods, praises Trump and triggers boycott calls

But what should be solemn comments marking Trump’s signing of an executive decree that promises to improve Hispanic American access to education and business opportunities, instead sparked a firestorm of backlashes against Unanue and Goya, which have led to widespread calls to boycott the popular Brand culminated. When clips of Unanue’s statements circulated on social media on Thursday, Latinos and …

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WHO director Tedros criticizes “lack of leadership” and calls for global unity as more and more cases of coronaviruses occur worldwide

“My friends, don’t make a mistake: the biggest threat we face now is not the virus itself,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in a passionate speech in Geneva on Thursday. “It is rather the lack of leadership and solidarity on a global and national level.” His intervention will be seen as an undisguised blow to leaders, including U.S. President Donald Trump, …

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Kane Brown calls Khalid & Swae Lee on “Be Like That”: Listen

Relationships have ups and downs, and sometimes it’s just “be like this”. This is the message Kane Brown is sending in his new collaboration with Khalid and Swae Lee that was released on Friday, July 10th. In the song that blends country with infectious pop and hip-hop elements, the artists turn verses off when they talk about someone they love …

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The governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp, declares the state of emergency and calls on the National Guard

Kemp, a Republican, said the executive ordinance follows “weeks of dramatically increasing violent crime and property destruction in the city of Atlanta.” According to the governor’s statement, more than 30 Georgians were injured by gunfire, including five dead, over the extended holiday weekend. One of the five deaths was that of an 8-year-old girl who was shot while driving in …

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Colin Kaepernick calls Independence Day a “celebration of white supremacy” and rejects it

Colin Kaepernick calls Independence Day a “celebration of white supremacy” and rejects it because black people in the United States have been “dehumanized, brutalized, criminalized, and terrorized” for centuries The star athlete and activist went to Twitter to share the strong rejection, along with a video of actor James Earl Jones who recited Frederick Douglass’ speech The video featured a …

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