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'It hurts to breathe': Jacob Blake in video from hospital bed

Protests against racism and police brutality have ended in violence and arrests in three major US cities. Portland, where there have been 100 days of demonstrations, saw more fighting between protesters and police, while large crowds gathered in Louisville and Rochester too. This as Jacob Blake, shot and potentially paralysed …

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Biden blasts Trump's 'law and order' platform in campaign return

The two US presidential candidates are blaming each other for violence at protests across the country. Donald Trump has blamed the “radical left” for the unrest and claimed his Democratic rival Joe Biden had given “moral aid and comfort to the vandals”. Biden says Trump is poisoning the nation’s values …

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Jacob Blake paralysed by shooting, his father says

Protesters are defying a curfew on a third night of demonstrations calling for justice for Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot in the back multiple times by a white police officer in the US city of Kenosha, Wisconsin. Blake’s attorneys say he underwent surgery on Tuesday and remains …

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