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NEW OVERNIGHT: Obama bans some military-style equipment provided to police

In a surprise announcement coming nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially charged protests, President Barack Obama is banning the federal government from providing some military-style equipment to local departments and putting stricter controls on other weapons and gear distributed to law enforcement.

Read more about the announcement here.

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