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Louisville police arrest the state lawmaker who authored 'Breonna's Law,' during a second night protests over the lack of charges related to Breonna Taylor's death

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Police in Louisville arrested a Kentucky state lawmaker on Thursday during protests against impunity for the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor.
Rep. Attica Scott, a Democrat who introduced legislation - dubbed "Breonna's Law" - to ban "no-knock" warrants, was charged with first-degree rioting and failure to disperse, local TV station WDRB reported. Police also arrested Shameka Parrish-Wright, a local organizer with The Bail Project.
If you arrest the loudest voices fighting racial injustice in Louisville, we have to believe you want to silence the fight...
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Rep. Attica Scott, Author of Breonna's Law, Arrested in Louisville During Protests

Rep. Attica Scott, Author of Breonna's Law, Arrested in Louisville During Protests

24 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Representative Attica Scott authored Breonna's Law, which banned no-knock warrants in Louisville, Kentucky.
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US exceeds 1 million daily air travelers for the first time since March

US exceeds 1 million daily air travelers for the first time since March

Summary List Placement When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the US in March, it brought air travel to a near standstill. But US air travel hit an important milestone on Sunday, the... Read more ...

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump's appeal on border wall funding while...

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The White House is trying to negotiate hostage releases from Syria, but...

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Summary List Placement The Trump administration secretly dispatched senior officials to Syria earlier this year in an attempt to discuss the fate of two American hostages, but... Read more ...

US stocks climb on investor hopes for stimulus ahead of Tuesday deadline

US stocks climb on investor hopes for stimulus ahead of Tuesday deadline

Summary List Placement US stocks gained as investors maintained optimism for Democrats and Republicans to pass fresh stimulus ahead of the November elections. House Speaker... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs' top economist says the size of a Democratic majority win in...

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Summary List Placement Revenue-based financing startup Wayflyer has raised a $10.2 million seed round from QED, Speedinvest and Middlegame Ventures. Wayflyer's round comes amid... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement In the last year, Thirty Madison, a startup that prescribes medicine and does online doctors' visits, nabbed a partnership with Eli Lilly, and grew its... Read more ...

Trump tried to attack Biden by saying his opponent would 'listen to the...

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Summary List Placement President Donald Trump ridiculed Democratic nominee Joe Biden on the campaign trail on Sunday by saying Biden will "listen to the scientists" when it... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement Wales will go into a national coronavirus lockdown from Friday with pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops closed for two weeks. The First Minister... Read more ...