October 24, 2020
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Trump’s COVID-19 car ride a compromise after he demanded to leave hospital

  • President Donald Trump reportedly demanded to leave the hospital on Sunday but doctors urged him against it.
  • Trump’s controversial car ride outside of the hospital was a compromise, the New York Times reported.
  • Medical professionals said that Trump needlessly put the lives of Secret Service agents at risk.
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President Donald Trump demanded to leave Walter Reed on Sunday, according to reports from CNN and the New York Times, but doctors urged him against doing so. 

The car ride that Trump took near the hospital, which put Secret Service agents at risk, was a compromise, according to the Times. 

Trump, who tested positive for COVID-19 last week and was subsequently taken to Walter Reed, is reportedly concerned that he looks “weak” being in the hospital. 

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Insider.

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Shootings leave 2 dead, including a 14-year-old girl riding in the back seat of a car

Two people died in separate shootings on Milwaukee’s north side early Saturday, including a 14-year-old girl who was shot in the back seat of a car while out with friends.

A 24-year old woman also died, police say, after she was shot by her boyfriend.

According to Milwaukee police:

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The 14-year-old girl was with friends in the 3100 block of North 11th Street just before 2 a.m. when the group heard multiple gunshots. The teen was rushed to a hospital but died of her injuries. 

The 24-year-old woman was shot around 2:20 a.m. in the 2900 block of North 76th Street. She also died at a hospital. Her boyfriend is in custody, and police said alcohol appears to have been a factor.

Both cases remain under investigation. Police continue to seek unknown suspects in the death of the teen and

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Seattle cop on video rolling his bicycle over a protester’s head is placed on leave

By Leah Asmelash and Konstantin Toropin | CNN

A Seattle police officer captured on video rolling his bicycle over the head of a protester who was lying in the street is now on administrative leave.

The Seattle Police Department said in a statement Thursday that the actions of the officer — who has not been identified — are being investigated independently by the King County Sheriff’s Office at the department’s request.

Earlier on Thursday, the city’s police watchdog group said it was requesting a criminal investigation.

Video of the incident taken Wednesday night and posted on Twitter shows a protester lying in the street as an officer, who is on foot, rolls his bicycle over the protester’s head and neck.

The scene is immediately surrounded by nearby officers.

The video and subsequent outrage comes as tensions rise between protesters against systemic racism and police officers, after the Kentucky attorney general

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Seattle officer on leave after video shows cop rolling bicycle over protester’s head

A Seattle police officer has been placed on administrative leave Thursday following an incident captured on a livestream, which shows an officer walking a bicycle over the head of a person lying in the street amid protests in the city.

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The Seattle Office of Police Accountability said Thursday it has requested a criminal investigation after receiving dozens of complaints about the video. Seattle police say the case has been sent to King County Sheriff’s Office for a possible criminal investigation.

The incident was captured about 37 minutes into a Wednesday night live stream of protests in Seattle from CJTV MEDIA and has subsequently been widely shared on social media. Since then, at least one other angle of the incident has also been shared.

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Seattle police officer captured on video riding his bicycle over a protester’s head placed on administrative leave

A Seattle police officer captured on video rolling his bicycle over the head of a protester who was laying in the street is now on administrative leave.





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The Seattle Police Department said in a statement Thursday that the actions of the officer — who has not been identified — are being investigated independently by the King County Sheriff’s Office at the department’s request.

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Earlier on Thursday, the city’s police watchdog group said it was requesting a criminal investigation.

Video of the incident taken Wednesday night and posted on Twitter shows a protester laying in the street as an officer, who is on foot, rolls his bicycle over the protester’s head and neck area.

The scene is immediately surrounded by nearby officers.

The video and subsequent outrage comes as tensions rise between protesters against systemic racism and police officers, after the Kentucky attorney general announced

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