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AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A video showing a police officer pistol-whipping and choking a Black man during an arrest in a Denver suburb has reignited anger over policing in the community, with activists decrying what they say is just the latest example of the mistreatment of people of color.

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AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado police officer has been arrested after video showed him using his pistol to beat a man he was trying to take into custody, choking him and threatening to kill him, while another officer was accused of failing to stop her colleague as required by a new police accountability law passed during racial injustice protests last year.

When the man Tammy Hamrin met through a dating website told her he was in trouble and needed money, the title company owner was eager to help. Hamrin met “Leo” in January 2018 through OurTime.com, an online dating site for people over 50, according to court records. She quickly fell in love with him and thought he loved her, too. Initially Hamrin, now 58, sent Leo money from her personal ...

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HONG KONG (AP) — The first person to be tried under Hong Kong’s sweeping national security law was found guilty of secessionism and terrorism on Tuesday in a ruling closely watched for indications of how the law will be applied as China tightens its grip on the city long known for its freedoms.

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