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Family of man killed by police opposes violence

By about 7 p.m., with the demonstrators growing to about 200, a line of police officers wearing riot gear with shields and assault-style weapons advanced on the crowd to move them off the busy street. An autopsy conducted by the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office revealed that Sterling died of multiple gunshot wounds to his back and chest. [Full Article...]

Obama condemns 'calculated and despicable' Dallas attack

Obama spoke from Warsaw , Poland , where he is meeting with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and European Union leaders. After landing in Warsaw , past midnight back at home, Obama rushed to his hotel and spoke about the deaths of two African-American men - Alton Sterling of Louisiana and Philando Castile of Minnesota - at the hands of police officers this week, each captured on heartrendin... [Full Article...]

Kristen Bell Has Something to Say to Donald Trump

Kristen Bell Has Something to Say to Donald Trump I'm confident that my father in law, with his outstanding record of real results, will be successful tackling these challenges. The immediate backlash for the anti-semitic insinuation was enough to get the tweet taken down, but the GOP frontrunner was not content to let the issue go. [Full Article...]

Obama speaks on Dallas shootings of police

Obama speaks on Dallas shootings of police Obama described the killings as a "tremendous tragedy" and as "senseless murders". "Justice will be done". Speaking for the second time in less than 12 hours, President Barack Obama once again addressed the issue of gun violence in the United States. [Full Article...]

Iraq War Contributed to Rise of Terrorism - Australia Ex-Defense Secretary

Iraq War Contributed to Rise of Terrorism - Australia Ex-Defense Secretary The "damning" summary of Tony Blair's decision to lead the country to war concluded "that the United Kingdom chose to join the invasion of Iraq before the peaceful options for disarmament had been exhausted". "They fought in the defining global security struggle of the 21st century against the terrorism and violence which the world over destroys lives, divides communities", he said. [Full Article...]

Mother of Sterling's son disputes he had a gun

Mother of Sterling's son disputes he had a gun The crowd marched from the point of Harris' death several blocks away to a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, which some in the city are seeking to have removed, calling it a memorial to a defender of slavery. "In having this debate, let's not lose sight of the values that unite us". One of the men was shot when police said he pointed a gun at them and the others were injured during arres... [Full Article...]

UK opposition Labour lawmaker Eagle says to bid for leadership

UK opposition Labour lawmaker Eagle says to bid for leadership Aside from Corbyn, Labour Mps Angela Eagle and Owen Smith are considered the be the main contenders in a potential leadership contest. Mr Watson also issued a statement, in which he said: "Since the talks began Jeremy has publicly declared his intention to continue as leader come what may". [Full Article...]

Minn. governor: Philando Castile wouldn't be dead if he were white

At around 9 pm local time, multiple shots were fired from elevated positions , according to police. Then, they moved on to the statue of Confederate Gen. He says the nation can't tolerate "a lynching in the 21st century by someone wearing a blue uniform". "It's like the people in my generation don't understand the severity of what's going on", she told NPR . [Full Article...]

North Korea fires submarine-launched missile

However, the action by the Obama administration on Wednesday marked the first time Kim has been personally targeted, and also the first time that any North Korean official has been blacklisted by the U.S. While security experts say it is unlikely that North Korea possesses an operational submarine capable of firing missiles, they acknowledge the North is making progress on such technology. [Full Article...]

Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling

Beijing will not take a "single step back" in the contested South China Sea, state-run media said Friday, despite reports of U.S. naval patrols close to its artificial islands ahead of a tribunal ruling on the dispute. As a permanent member of the UN Security Council and the largest developing country, China will continue to be a firm supporter of and participant in the UN, Xi said, adding that t... [Full Article...]

Kasich not sure if he'll attend GOP convention in Cleveland

Some 3,000 police officers, mostly from OH, will augment Cleveland's 1,700 officers for the convention, when presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump is expected to be officially named the party's candidate for the November 8 general election. [Full Article...]

John Legend Black Lives Matter Must Continue But Dallas Shooter Hurt Us

Johnson was a private first class with a military occupational specialty of carpentry and masonry. Jenzen-Jones said, however, that he had never heard of a robot delivering a payload that was meant to kill a subject, and was surprised that Dallas police had been so forthcoming about that information. [Full Article...]

Dallas Police Release Additional Details About Cop Shooter Micah Johnson

Dallas Police Release Additional Details About Cop Shooter Micah Johnson The Dallas Police Department pleaded for the public's help with locating a man it believed to be responsible for a fatal ambush on police officers . Five police officers were killed and seven wounded in a hail of gunfire during a protest on Thursday against the shooting of black men by police. [Full Article...]

Dallas gunman identified as Micah Xavier Johnson

Dallas gunman identified as Micah Xavier Johnson The shooting led to an extended stand off between the suspected shooter and the police, who eventually sent in a robot equipped with an explosive device to kill the suspect. Federal law enforcement officials believe Johnson was the only shooter in the ambush, according to law enforcement officials briefed by the Dallas police. [Full Article...]

Police departments step up patrols after Dallas attack

Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. The officers were killed by a single black man who said he wanted to kill white people - specifically white police officers - as retaliation for two black men who died at the hands of police in the states of Minnesota and Louisiana. [Full Article...]

Seoul says North Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile

The North regularly threatens to destroy the Japan, South Korea and the South's main ally, the United States. "North Korea have achieved a measurable success in mastering technology for mid-range ballistic missiles, that can reach Guam, with nuclear payload through its sixth attempt and likewise, they will continue to test launch SLBM until they get it", Dr. [Full Article...]

Minnesota prosecutor says probe of police slaying is top priority

Minnesota prosecutor says probe of police slaying is top priority Dayton all but called Castile's death in a St. Paul suburb an act of racism. Castile's uncle told KARE 11 News he was an "upstanding young man". "My heart goes out to the Castile family and all the other families who have experienced this kind of tragedy", said Zuckerberg today in his post . [Full Article...]

Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union talk about how cheap LeBron James is

Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union talk about how cheap LeBron James is But according to multiple reports, the Wade-Heat marriage was "too fractured" to fix. Which Bulls fans now hope isn't for several more years. The Miami Heat are offering all Dwayne Wade merchandise for $13 on Friday as part of a day-long celebration of the star guard's 13 years with the team. [Full Article...]

Gay officer is one of those injured in Dallas sniper fire

Gov. Greg Abbott says that although investigators believe Johnson was the only gunman, he thinks it's imperative to make sure that there weren't any co-conspirators or people who may have known in advance about the attack. The Dallas Police Department tweeted this image of Mark Hughes, calling him a suspect in the fatal sniper shooting that resulted in the deaths of five police officers. [Full Article...]

Syrian army declares temporary nationwide truce

The pro-government forces have also continued the bombardment of the besieged suburb of Douma, he added. The army said what it described as terrorist groups had tried to attack army positions in the area, and that it thwarted this assault and taken over the southern al-Malah farms, coming to within firing distance of the Castello Road. [Full Article...]


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