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A police officer who was caught on camera wrestling a 14-year-old girl to the ground and pulling a gun at other youngsters at a pool party has resigned.
Eric Casebolt was seen grabbing the teenager by her hair and telling her to get her face on the ground.
Footage of Friday's incident later went viral and sparked protests in the city of McKinney in Texas.
Casebolt, who had served 10 years with the McKinney Police Department in Texas, was initially placed on leave but has now quit.
McKinney Police Chief Greg Conley said Casebolt had acted "out of control" in his response to the disturbance that teenagers were fighting.
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A police officer has been placed on leave after footage showed him wrestling a 14-year-old to the ground and pulling a handgun on others.Read the full story ›
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US President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for parts of Texas that have been hit by devastating storms and floods this week, killing at least 21 people.
The statement from the White House said the declaration would open up federal funds to assist residents, businesses and governments reeling from the major disaster to help rebuild.