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Video shows Texas cops pulling guns on Black man – attorney says it was for ‘rolling through a stop sign’

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A video is making the rounds on line showing police officers in Midland, Texas, drawing their guns on a man after they say he failed to stop at a stop sign. They later arrested him for evading arrest.

Police can be heard telling 21-year-old Tye Anders to follow their directions while family friends of Anders who were on the scene beg police not to shoot him. Speaking to NewsWest 9, police say Anders failed to stop at a stop sign and then continued in his vehicle until he arrived at his grandmother’s home.

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Anders has since hired a civil rights attorney Justin Moore, who had a different version of event than the police account.

“We believe and maintain that this was a stop based on racial profiling and there was no traffic violation,” Moore said.

You can watch the full video here.

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Trump drowned in scorn for turning off White House lights as if he ‘ran out of Snickers’ on Halloween

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The White House turned off the external lights Sunday night as protests raged nearby, and the unusual reaction served as a metaphor for President Donald Trump's leadership during the latest crisis.

The president was also whisked away to an underground bunker as Washington, D.C., police fired tear gas at protesters, who set fire to prominent structures across the city as part of nationwide demonstrations against police brutality.

Trump turning off the lights at The White House describes the current situation in America perfectly. Nobody's home.#BunkerBoy pic.twitter.com/3vULVniqXh

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US astronauts enter space station in milestone mission

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NASA astronauts entered the International Space Station on Sunday after a landmark 19-hour journey on the first crewed US spacecraft in nearly a decade, a triumph for SpaceX and private enterprise.

The arrival completed the first leg of the trip, designed to test the capabilities of the Crew Dragon capsule. But the mission will only be declared a success when the astronauts return safely to Earth in a few months' time.

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Moscow eases lockdown despite high virus caseload

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Shopping malls and parks are set to reopen in Moscow on Monday as the Russian capital eases coronavirus restrictions despite having the world's third-largest caseload.

The relaxation of the confinement orders in Moscow, the epicentre of Russia's outbreak with a population of more than 12 million, comes after President Vladimir Putin announced the epidemic had passed its peak in the country.

Under lockdown since March 30, residents of Europe's most populous city were until now only allowed to leave their homes for brief trips to shop, walk dogs or travel to essential jobs with a permit.

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