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Obama says attacks on police hurt Black Lives Matter cause

Hundreds of Utahns gathered in front of Salt Lake City Police Headquarters to protest the recent killings of two black men at the hands of police in Louisiana and Missouri. The president, speaking before his departure from Spain, weighed in on domestic turmoil in the U.S.in response to a question regarding the overnight protests by Black Lives Matter activists and criticism facing the group in general.

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Car bomb hits army outpost in Turkey; at least 1 dead

The terrorists were able to flee the scene in a vehicle after the explosion and operations are ongoing to find and apprehend them. Kurdish militants carried out a auto bomb attack on a military outpost in southeast Turkey and then opened fire on the facility on Saturday, killing a soldier and a civilian and wounding seven soldiers, security sources said .

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Minnesota cop who shot black man reacted to gun, not race: lawyer

The investigation into Castile's shooting is being handled by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which is standard procedure. Choi declined to comment on details of the investigation, noting it was ongoing, but said it was a top priority.

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FBI Director Gives Congress A Four-Hour Lesson On Clinton's Email

She strongly disputed the assertion by FBI Director James Comey that she and her aides were "extremely careless" with classified materials, and instead appeared to be putting the responsibility to her State Department staff. US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Wednesday that the US Justice Department would follow Comey's recommendations and decline to pursue charges against Clinton.

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Revered Pakistani Philanthropist Edhi Dies; State Funeral Set For July 9

The philanthropist had dedicated his life to humanity and serving the poor. Until recent years when his old age and health prevented him, Edhi worked long hours in the day-to-day operations of the foundation in Karachi , even working in ambulances and washing corpses at his morgues.

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Before Endorsing Clinton, Sanders Is Focusing On Economic Issues In Party Platform

Bernie Sanders , nearing an expected endorsement of Hillary Clinton , lightly weighed in on the presumptive Democratic nominee's search for a running mate. Despite coming together on many pieces of the platform, there were still evident tensions in the room. Democrats are slated to meet Friday and Saturday in Orlando in order to finalize their party platform, which mentions Trump a record 35 times , ahead of the Democratic convention in Philadelphia later this month.