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Candlelight vigil held for slain police officers in United States shooting incident

Five Dallas police officers were slain and seven officers injured Thursday night by a lone gunman at a Black Lives Matter protest. Johnson was killed in a standoff after police detonated an explosive device that was delivered via a robot near him inside a garage.

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South Sudan's President orders ceasefire after days of fighting

The UN now has 12,000 peacekeeping troops and police in South Sudan. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, took to his Twitter page on Tuesday morning to say that the Federal government is making moves to bring them back to Nigeria.

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3 arrested over alleged plot to attack Louisiana police

The three suspects in the incident were not booked with making intimidating statements, The Advocate reports . The teen told police during questioning that he and the three other suspects stole the guns and were going to get bullets to shoot police.

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Paul Ryan: Trump Is Not Perfect, But He's Better Than Hillary

The stage is set for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week, but not every MI delegate is sold on the party's presumptive nominee Donald Trump. The proposal needs 57 votes for approval. The platform committee will present the final version of the party's platform to the full Republican National Convention next week and vote on its adoption.

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2 arrested for starting Colorado wildfire

Two people were arrested Sunday for causing the Cold Springs Fire in Colorado, a blaze that has grown to nearly 600 acres. The two men are both from Vinemont and have been charged with fourth degree arson. More than 200 firefighters were deployed to fight the flames, aided by about a dozen aircraft. Pelle said that investigators believed the suspects tried unsuccessfully to put the fire out by piling dirt and rocks on top of it.

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Greg Schiano denies knowledge of Sandusky abuse

Despite assertions in a deposition unsealed Tuesday, UCLA football defensive coordinator Tom Bradley vehemently denied that he had any previous knowledge of inappropriate activity by then-Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, who is imprisoned for sexually abusing 10 boys.