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George Floyd killing: thousands continue protesting across US as Minneapolis vows to dismantle police department – as it happened

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That’s it from me, Helen Sullivan for today. Thank you, as always, to those who took the time to reach out on Twitter and elsewhere.

Here are the key developments from the last few hours:

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday pledged to cut the police department’s funding, shifting it instead to social services.

In a tweet from the City of New York shared by the mayor, de Blasio outlines policing reforms, including a plan to “Shift funding from NYPD to to Youth and Social Services.”

BREAKING: @NYCMayor announces new policing reforms in New York City: pic.twitter.com/aWQgz0NBDK

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