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    Hong Kong Police Block Protests Over Delayed Election

    Thousands of officers flooded the streets to stop a demonstration that had been planned to show public anger over the postponement and the imposition of a draconian security law.

    What Are ‘Spit Hoods,’ and Why Do the Police Use Them?

    Daniel Prude died in Rochester after officers covered his head with a hood. The devices are widely used, but the N.Y.P.D. does not give them to patrol officers.

    Berlin Police Halt Rally Against Coronavirus Restrictions

    Thousands had gathered in the German capital. But the protest was shut down before reaching its destination for failing to obey social distancing rules.

    London Police Urged to Apologize After Officer Knelt on Man’s Neck

    In a video, the detainee, who is Black, can be heard repeating, “Get off my neck,” as a white officer pins him. His lawyer said the encounter mirrored the treatment of George Floyd in the U.S.
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    Spain
    693,556
    Total confirmed cases
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    Iran
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    American Consumers Have Lost $145 Million to Coronavirus Fraud

    More than 200,000 complaints of scams and fraud have been filed so far this year, data from the Federal Trade Commission shows.

    Esta prueba de coronavirus precisa de una nariz y no es la tuya

    Varios perros han sido entrenados para detectar el virus en el olor de los pasajeros que llegan al aeropuerto de Helsinki, un ensayo cuya...