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Hundreds march in Black Lives Matter protest

Work moved slowly, until the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling . "We don't have to be hostile in any kind of way", Claudia Tugman said . Maryam Ali, an 18-year-old lead organizer of Black Lives Matter in London, told the local newspaper Voice that the protests showed support for "our American brothers and sisters".

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Orlando police honor slain Dallas officers

Law enforcement officers pray after the graveside service for Dallas police Sgt. Michael J. Smith at Restland Funeral Home and Cemetery in Dallas , Thursday, July 14, 2016. Castile's girlfriend, who streamed the aftermath of his shooting live on Facebook, said in her video that Castile was complying with the officer's request to provide ID when he was repeatedly shot.

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The Senate's Only Black Republican Talks Racism on Senate Floor

Tim Scott , the lone black Republican in the Senate , candidly described being stopped by police, even Capitol Hill cops, because of the color of his skin. "Not with anger, though I have been angry", and "not out of frustration, though at times I have been frustrated." "The officer approached the vehicle and said that I did not - I did not use my turn signal on the fourth turn", Scott said.

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Hillary Clinton to campaign at two events in Las Vegas on Tuesday

Trump, who will receive the GOP nomination later this week, has vowed to make NY competitive despite trailing in the polls and the state having half as many Republicans as Democrats in the state. Most of the party's senators who are facing tough re-elections aren't attending the convention . This time, it's also another opportunity for discord to be heard.

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Obama Pens Open Letter to Police: 'We Have Your Backs'

Long began to shoot police officers as they arrived at the scene following a report of a man walking around with a rifle. "It was chaotic", he said. Flowers and cards appeared in a makeshift memorial outside of the hospital where two other officers who were injured in the attack are being treated.

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Virginia delegate wins court case to become 'unbound'

The ruling means that Republicans can vote how they have always intended to - with the state's 49 delegates bound to vote proportionally based on the March 1 results - without fear of criminal prosecution. "I'm hopeful we come out of [the convention] a united party... because this country is in trouble and four to eight years of an extension of Obama policies, in addition to those Supreme Court picks, could change the course of history for several generations".