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Biden signs bill to mark the end of slavery in US with a public holiday
It is the first new federal holiday since Martin Luther King Jr Day was created in 1983.
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Protesters topple statue of Confederate general in Washington DC on Juneteenth
The statue, dedicated in 1901, was located in Judiciary Square about half a mile from the US Capitol.