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· Biden expands poll lead over Trump to 10-point margin →
The Democratic candidate's clear lead comes amid a fresh national crisis, in which riots and protests have broken out across the country in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck.
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A line of Minnesota State Troopers as protesters demonstrate during the fifth day of protests over the arrest of George Floyd, who later died in police custody, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.Credit:TANNEN MAURY
· Clergy up in arms as Church of England archbishops resist move to reopen churches →
The archbishops of Canterbury and York banned vicars from churches when the country went into lockdown, a move which went beyond government guidance and provoked furious clergy protests.
· Dispatch from Minneapolis: the night the city cracked down on George Floyd protests →
The governor had laid the ground earlier in the day when he said the protests had been hijacked by “elements” of domestic terrorism, ideological extremism and international destabilization, making it politically easier to escalate the use of force.
· Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem reopens after two months →
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· Naomi Osaka adds voice to protests over police brutality in U.S. →
Two-time Grand Slam tennis champion Naomi Osaka joined the chorus of athletes condemning the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of Minneapolis police, posting pictures of protests from the Minnesota city on her Instagram account.
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· Mexico’s President Says Most Domestic Violence Calls Are ‘Fake’ →
In March, when tens of thousands marched in the capital in the largest feminist protests in recent history, he said the movement was, partly, the work of political opponents “who want to see this government fail.”
· Is Donald Trump's love-hate relationship with Twitter on the rocks? →
A day later, in another first, Twitter hid a tweet by Trump behind a warning accusing him of breaking its rules by “glorifying violence” in a message that said looters at protests in Minneapolis would be shot.
· Protests put police response to unrest in the spotlight →
Washington State Police use tear gas to disperse a crowd in Seattle during a demonstration protesting the death of George Floyd.
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Heightened social instability, with mounting protests (and even a number of ugly riots).