Fewer than 12 hours later, speaking after the killings in Texas, Obama condemned the attack on police who were "doing their jobs, keeping people safe during peaceful protests". Johnson, who was himself killed after the attacks in Dallas , supported black militant groups who encouraged violence against police. He echoed Mr Obama's message that black lives matter - and so do "blue" lives, those of police officers.
President Barack Obama on Saturday rejected the notion that this week's stunning violence is a signal that the US has returned to some of the darkest days of its past, saying that as painful as the killings of police and black men were, "America is not as divided as some have suggested".
The ceasefire was scheduled to begin at 1pm, according to a Syrian army statement broadcast on state television on Wednesday. Women and children flee after an airstrike on Aleppo's rebel held Kadi Askar area, Syria July 8, ... voiced hope a more significant truce could be achieved, though fighting and air attacks continued. The army's advance towards the Castello Road, which brought it within firing range, came during a 72-hour cease fire announced by the army on Wednesday and that a ...
Protests were set to resume Saturday in Baton Rouge, hours after demonstrations over a video-recorded police shooting produced tense moments resulting in 30 arrests. Louisiana is the third-poorest state in the nation , according to U.S. Census data. One of them, Calvin Wilson, 56, said Sterling had a second job as a cook.
An unidentified gunman negotiated with police from inside a parking garage early Friday , telling police he was angered over racially charged shootings and wanted to kill white people, police said . He graduated from John Horn High School in Mesquite, where he was a ROTC member, school district officials said. Alton Sterling was shot by police Tuesday morning, and the next day, some of the last moments of Philando Castile's life were shown on Facebook Live after he, too, was shot by police.
A police officer fatally shot Philando Castile as a woman in the vehicle apparently livestreamed the aftermath in a widely shared Faceboo... Demonstrators gather outside the governor's residence Friday, July 8, 2016, in St. "I advised him that he should probably remove himself", Kelly says. Yanez is now on administrative leave with pay from the St. Anthony Police Department.