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Police officers stand, with some turning their backs, as New York City mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the funeral for officer Wenjian Liu in Brooklyn. Photograph:  Reuters

New York mayor Bill de Blasio appealed for reconciliation in his eulogy for the second of two police officers murdered last month, two deaths that led(...)

Courtney Palmer, cousin of Antonio Martin, an armed man fatally shot by police late on Tuesday, kneels with her family in front of a memorial at the site of the shooting in Berkeley, Missouri. Photograph: Kate Munsch/Reuters
St Louis protests after police shooting
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  • December 25, 2014, 12:59

Protests flared into early Thursday in the St Louis suburb where a white policeman fatally shot a black man who allegedly brandished a gun at a gas st(...)

New York mayor Bill de Blasio (left) appealed for calm in the aftermath of the killing of two officers, who were gunned down as they sat in their patrol car. Photograph: Richard Perry/The New York Times

New York mayor Bill de Blasio sought to ease tensions with the city’s police force on Monday, calling for a suspension of protests against the use of (...)

Ismaaiyl Brinsley (28) is seen in an undated picture provided by the New York Police Department on December 21, 2014.

The gunman who murdered two New York City police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred of police and the government and an (...)

A crime scene investigator examines the scene after two New York Police officers were shot dead in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday. The officers were shot and killed as they sat in a marked squad car in Brooklyn  New York Police Commissioner William Bratton said. Photograph: Reuters

A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers in what officials called an “assassination“. The incident occurred hours after a warning on socia(...)

Demonstrators fill Pennsylvania Avenue as they march towards the US Capitol building during the national Justice For All march against police violence in Washington December 13th, 2014. Photograph: Reuters

Two women carried a placard with a picture of their cousin, Darryl Briston, who died of a heart attack in December 2012 after being tasered by police (...)

The Rev. Al Sharpton leads the national Justice For All march against police violence along with the families of people killed by US police officers in Washington. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters

Thousands of protesters made their way down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington today, marching to the US Capitol to draw attention to the deaths of una(...)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is seen wearing a ‘I CAN’T BREATHE’ tee-shirt while he warms up before game time against the Brooklyn Nets during their NBA game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, USA, 08 December 2014. Photograph: Jason Szenes/EPA

No fines or reprimands will be handed down to LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and others who wore “I Can’t Breathe” shirts during warm-ups for a Cleveland (...)

Protesters have demonstrated daily in several US cities since a grand jury’s decision on Wednesday not to bring criminal charges against the white police officer whose chokehold contributed to Eric Garner’s death in New York City in July.  Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Angry crowds hurled objects at police who retaliated in a second night of clashes in northern California following the death of Eric Garner who was pu(...)

Protesters march with signs during a protest against police violence  in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Noah Berger/Reuters

A protest over a US grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer over the chokehold death of an unarmed black man has turned violent in (...)

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