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May 3, 1992 | Times researcher Michael Meyers
* The McDuffie Case (1980): Four white Miami police officers accused in the fatal beating of 33-year-old black insurance salesman Arthur McDuffie--who was pulled over for speeding on his motorcycle--were acquitted. Three police officers testified under immunity that their fellow officers had beaten McDuffie. On the evening of the acquittal, riots broke out in Miami's black neighborhoods. During the rioting, three white men were dragged from a car and beaten to death.
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May 3, 1992 | Times researcher Michael Meyers
* The McDuffie Case (1980): Four white Miami police officers accused in the fatal beating of 33-year-old black insurance salesman Arthur McDuffie--who was pulled over for speeding on his motorcycle--were acquitted. Three police officers testified under immunity that their fellow officers had beaten McDuffie. On the evening of the acquittal, riots broke out in Miami's black neighborhoods. During the rioting, three white men were dragged from a car and beaten to death.
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February 20, 2006 | From Associated Press
Security forces arrested hundreds of Islamic hard-liners, virtually sealed off the capital and used gunfire and tear gas Sunday to quell protests against caricatures of the prophet Muhammad that have appeared in publications worldwide. Pakistan had banned protests after riots killed five people in two cities last week. Elsewhere in the Muslim world Sunday, demonstrators with wooden staffs and stones tried unsuccessfully to storm the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 1988
The French government has acted responsibly with its order that production of the new abortion pill continue. It is a decision in the interests of public health. The issue in this particular case is not the appropriateness of abortion. The legality of abortion has been widely upheld in the nations of the world, in France itself since 1974. The issue is whether to permit the use of a safer but also more accessible means of abortion--namely mifepristone, or RU-486.
WORLD
June 17, 2003 | Azadeh Moaveni, Times Staff Writer
Iranian officials accused the United States on Monday of trying to exploit days of violent protests in Tehran to undermine the Islamic government, and deployed security forces around the streets of the capital in an effort to end the mayhem. In the bright light of a nearly full moon, vigilantes set up checkpoints around most neighborhoods. Plainclothes security officials patrolled corners, and police cut off roads leading to universities in an effort to keep people away from potential hot spots.
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January 28, 2011 | By Jeffrey Fleishman and Borzou Daragahi, Los Angeles Times
Saying he remains devoted to protecting Egypt, a defiant President Hosni Mubarak vowed to change his Cabinet to help bring social, economic and political reforms to the country, but defended his security forces' crackdown on anti-government protesters. Mubarak called the protests, which seek his ouster after three decades in power, part of a plot to destabilize Egypt and destroy the legitimacy of his regime. "I take responsibility for the safety of this country and the citizens," Mubarak said in a televised address.
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