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Protests sweep the U.S. after shooting of two black men

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trage in America, after a second young black man was shot and killed by police in two days, sparking protests on the streets across the country on Thursday. Marches shutting down New York's Times Square, rallying across Philadelphia, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, and St Paul, Minnesota. Where 32 year old Philando Castile's final moments were streamed live by his girlfriend.
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Reuters David Bailey is at the Governor's mansion in St Paul.>> Late Thursday, Minnesota authorities had identified the officers involved in the shooting as Geronimo Yenez and Joseph Cowser, both of them about four years on the St Anthony Police Department. Officer Yenez fired the fatal shot and County Medical Examiner.
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Also this evening, officially announced that Philando Castile died from multiple gunshot wounds, and the manner of his death is a homicide. And investigation is continuing.>> President Obama has responded from Poland, saying the shootings of Castile and another black man, Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, should trouble all Americans.
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>> We can do better than this, we are better than this. And to not have it degenerate into the usual political scrum.>> Castile was shot while his girlfriend's four-year-old daughter was in the car. This video from a bystander appearing to show police officers performing CPR on Castillo after he was shot.
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His girlfriend says he was pulled over for a broken tail light. Was reaching for his wallet when police opened fire on him. She also says he had a permit to carry a concealed weapon. Castile's case has set off state and federal investigations. The Justice Department looking into the two police officers who shot and killed Alton Sterling Tuesday.
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That was also caught on cellphone video. An officer in the video says Sterling had a gun and took something from his pocket, but there is no gun seen in the video.