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Mayor hopefuls spar over policing after Times Square shooting


New York: The shocking shooting of three people in Times Square prompted the city’s mayoral hopefuls to weigh in on controversial police reform on Sunday, with the front-runners in the race denouncing the movement to defund police and sparring over whose crimefighting proposals are the strongest. Stray bullets struck two women and a 4-year-old girl on...

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Both parties converging on need for police reform in US


Washington: There have been anti-racism protests in America before also, and not progress was made. But this time seems to be different. Two weeks of protests, over George Floyd’s custodial death, from coast to coast against police brutality and racism have produced a wave of change in public opinion on police reform. In Washington DC and in cities...