U.S. protesters topple Columbus statue and throw it in lake

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Anti-racism protesters in Virginia tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus on Tuesday night in Byrd park in Richmond, then draped it in a burning flag and dumped it in a lake, images of the incident posted on social media showed. A wave of demonstrations has swept across the United States and Europe following the death of George Floyd.