Shocking footage shows an elderly man being violently shoved to the ground by police in Buffalo, New York.
Blood can be seen running out the 75-year-old man’s ears after his head hit the pavement.
The incident happened shortly after a curfew imposed to curb violent protests came into effect.
Two Buffalo police officers have been suspended without pay following the episode.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo tweeted the incident was “wholly unjustified and utterly disgraceful.”
This comes as nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd continue into their tenth night.
Report by Avagninag.
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Celebrity chef and talk show host Rachael Ray is safe following a fire in her upstate New York home. Officials confirmed to CNN that Ray and her husband escaped the blaze unscathed. The couple and their dog were home at the house in Lake Luzerne on Sunday when the fire broke out. According to officials, the fire mostly damaged the main house on the property. Ray has been filming her daytime talk show "The Rachael Ray Show" from her home during the pandemic shutdown.
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Police officers and Network Rail staff attend the scene of Wednesday’s passenger train derailment near Stonehaven. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
First Minister of Northern Ireland Arlene Foster and Taoiseach Micheál Martin discuss post-Brexit relations between Great Britain, Northern Ireland and Ireland as Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits County Down. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
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