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Monday June 15th, 2020 evening edition

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That was when, Avery said, out of nowhere, a police officer fired mace at the group.

The footage captures the outrage of protesters after the boy is maced who demand to know why police sprayed a child with the chemical irritant, and made no attempt to help.

Since then, Hreha has been arrested and spent two days in jail for what some are calling police retribution for a video which went viral.

“I would say that you were targeting my boy,” Avery told the Guardian, asked what he would say to police.

“No officer, who’s paid to protect, chose to stand up, break the ranks, go help this child,” he said.

After the first weekend of protests in Seattle, the city’s office of police accountability (OPA) reported at least 12,000 complaints.

Seattle PD referred a further request for comment to the city attorney, which said the Seattle PD had not yet referred the case. »

“Totally predictable”: State reopenings have backfired

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Many states opened up in early May, hoping the economy would recover while a winning battle against Covid-19 continued apace.

“This is totally predictable, and there have been many warnings,” Sarah Cobey, an infectious disease modeler at the University of Chicago, said.

Simply put, reopenings have led to more infections because more people are coming into contact with each other while there’s still a lot of virus around. »

Facebook blocks and bans users for sharing Guardian article showing Aboriginal men in chains

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Social media site incorrectly removed historical photo on grounds of nudity, then for three days blocked and even banned users who posted link to article.

Facebook has blocked and in some cases banned users who tried to share a Guardian article about the site incorrectly blocking an image of Aboriginal men in chains.

Facebook incorrectly removes picture of Aboriginal men in chains because of 'nudity' Read more. »

New Zealand government deploys nude 'porn actors' in web safety ad

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Government TV ad is latest in a series of striking public service announcements using humour to tackle tricky subjects.

The sudden appearance of a smiling but nude Sue and Derek has become something of a sensation as part on an unusual series of TV ads by the New Zealand government about internet safety for young people.

New Zealand's first pornography report finds ‘problematic’ amount of coercion Read more. »

Watford striker Troy Deeney says there is probably one gay or bisexual player in each team

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Former Aston Villa and Germany midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger first spoke publicly of being a gay man in football in 2014 following his retirement.

The late Justin Fashanu came out in 1990 while between clubs, and went on to play league football in both England and Scotland.

Talking on the BBC Podcast, Grounded with Louis Theroux, Deeney said: "I would go on record saying that there is probably one gay or bi person in every football team. »