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Dallas shooting suspect left message written in blood at parking garage

The chief and the county's most senior elected official also said Micah Johnson had larger attack plans and possessed enough explosive material to inflict far greater harm. "Doesn't make sense to us, but that's their right in Texas", Brown explained. "Whenever those of us who are concerned about failures of the criminal justice system attack police, you are doing a disservice to the cause", the United States' first black president told a news conference.

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Nintendo shares soar over 20% on Pokemon Go hopes

When users are out walking in the real world and near a Pokemon in the game world, your phone alerts you and you can switch your phone to camera mode, which will display the Pokemon in your environment. But others cautioned that there were still large question marks over whether Pokemon GO will be able to generate the kind of sustained excitement that would significantly boost Nintendo's earnings - particularly given that the company now has to contend with a sharp strengthening in the ...

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Hundreds in Vancouver join global Black Lives Matter protests

People attending a gathering in solidarity for Black Lives Matter outside the Art Gallery talked not only about violence in the US but how people can connect with one another in Vancouver despite their race or background. "It's a reasonably safe city and it's a very privileged and good place to live - especially for black folks - but there are definitely instances of racism and racialized violence that do happen across Canada", she said.

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LDS teen gymnast selected as Team USA alternate for 2016 Olympics

She made the Olympic team over Ashton Locklear, the 2014 US champion on the event. Laurie Hernandez, 16, was a surefire crowd pleaser, came in second, exuding personality and precision. Two weeks ago, the Texan became the first woman to win four consecutive USA all-around titles since Joan Moore Gnat in 1971-74. Gabby Douglas , 20, Simone Biles, 19, and three more lucky ladies will head to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games next month to defend USA's Olympic team gold medal.

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Black Lives Matter condemns Dallas shootings, protests in Atlanta and Philadelphia

Unfortunately, it also has buried our ability to sort through the issues involved. But the question we must ask ourselves is whether our anger is righteous or not. It led to a tense standoff between police and protesters as several stood directly in front of the officers raising both hands in the "Don't shoot" gesture, as shown in affiliate video.

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Clinton, Trump postpone campaign events

Much of the violence, captured live on smartphones and endlessly replayed on cable television news, has fuelled Americans' fears about their personal safety, polls show. "H" Clinton tweeted Friday. Cruz also praised police officers' courageous response to the attacks. "They were protecting a peaceful march". In addition to the five killed, several officers were wounded.