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Here’s the latest for Tuesday June 23rd: Rayshard Brooks laid to rest in Atlanta; Quake strikes Mexico City; Andrew Jackson statue under siege; Cheddar hits century high in Wisconsin. (June 23)

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Protesters try to pull down Jackson statue in DC

Protesters tried to pull down a statue of former US President Andrew Jackson near the White House on Monday night before being dispersed by police. (June 23)

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Protestors try to topple statue outside White House | AFP

A crowd of protestors try to topple the statue of former US president Andrew Jackson near the White House as police clash with protesters to break up new demonstrations that erupted in Washington. Jackson, in office from 1829 to 1837, owned more than 500 slaves over his lifetime and was a key figure in the forced relocation of nearly 100,000 Native Americans, otherwise known as the Trail of Tears.

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Police stand guard outside White House after protesters try to topple statue | AFP

Police officers stand guard outside the White House on Black Lives Matter Plaza after moving back a crowd of protesters who had tried to topple the statue of former US President Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square.

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