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WATCH LIVE: Protests continue in Charlotte over shooting death of Keith Scott

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Protesters are taking to the streets of Charlotte as anger continues to boil over following the shooting death of Keith Scott late Tuesday afternoon.

Police investigators state that Scott was shot while holding a weapon and that he refused to drop it when instructed. Family member’s contend that he had a book in his hand, with police stating that no book was found at the scene of the shooting.

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The shooting of Scott comes just days after unarmed 40-year-old Terence Crutcher was shot by a Tulsa police officer.

Watch video from Charlotte below via WCNC:

CNN is also airing live footage of the protests, which can be seen here.

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Deadspin’s Justin Westbrook is also airing a live stream, which can be seen here.

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‘Misinformation kills’: The dangerous link between coronavirus conspiracies and climate denial

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Scientific warnings are being ignored, misinformation is spreading, and prominent Republicans have said that addressing the problem is either too expensive or too difficult. No, this isn’t climate change: This is the new reality of the novel coronavirus, the deadly pandemic sweeping the planet.

Over the past several weeks, as global cases of COVID-19 have climbed to over 500,000, conspiracy theories and fake news have also been on the rise. On Monday a man died after ingesting chloroquine phosphate, an ingredient in an anti-malarial drug that President Trump had heralded as a coronavirus cure.

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Donald Trumps needs a coronavirus scapegoat — and right now it’s China

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"If we are at war, who is the enemy?" asks Fred Hiatt, editorial page editor for The Washington Post in a smart piece that examines the question of who constitutes a target for a self-declared "wartime president."

While it is obvious that the enemy, in this case, is a tiny, sticky, invisible microbe that stubbornly gloms onto surfaces or leaps through the air to weaponize subway cars or shared gym equipment or a touch to the face.

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Trump says Putin to ‘probably ask’ for sanctions lifting

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President Donald Trump said Monday he expects his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to request the lifting of US sanctions during an upcoming phone call.

"Yeah, he'll probably ask for that," Trump told Fox News.

Trump did not say what his response would be, noting that he had put sanctions on Russia but adding: "They don't like that. Frankly we should be able to get along."

The two were due to talk "shortly," he said.

Last Thursday, Putin told G20 leaders during a conference call that he wanted a moratorium on sanctions as a "matter of life and death" during the global coronavirus outbreak.

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