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What’s in a name? California restaurant agrees to a change amid national unrest

What’s in a name? California restaurant agrees to a change amid national unrest

Sixty-three years ago, a pancake house opened in California that spawned a nationwide restaurant chain. Now, it’s the only one left — and it’s changing its name to meet the changing times amid the country’s demonstrations against racism and police brutality. Sambo’s in Santa Barbara will remain in business but under a new, undetermined name,…MORE

After reviewing video, prosecutors charge police inspector instead of protester

After reviewing video, prosecutors charge police inspector instead of protester

A Philadelphia police inspector is facing charges after prosecutors said a video shows him striking a student protester on the head with a metal baton. Staff Inspector Joseph Bologna faces charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, possession of an instrument of crime and recklessly endangering another person, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner announced Friday. Prosecutors…MORE

Temporary restraining order prohibits Denver Police from using chemical agents or projectiles against peaceful protesters without supervisor approval

Temporary restraining order prohibits Denver Police from using chemical agents or projectiles against peaceful protesters without supervisor approval

Calling the Denver Police Department’s efforts to “police its own” a failure, a US District Court Judge granted a temporary restraining order late Friday evening prohibiting the use of “chemical weapons or projectiles of any kind against persons engaging in peaceful protests or demonstrations.” The temporary restraining order (TRO) granted by Judge R. Brooke Jackson…MORE

Tens of thousands march in largest George Floyd protests so far in the US

Tens of thousands march in largest George Floyd protests so far in the US

Tens of thousands of people marched in cities and small towns across America in the largest demonstrations so far after George Floyd’s death. Protesters poured onto the streets of the nation’s capital to demand an end to police brutality and racial injustice. They braved the heat, wore masks and chanted in unison at the Lincoln…MORE

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