The officers lived in the area of Denham Springs, a quiet bedroom community across the Amite River from Baton Rouge, which has been in turmoil for two weeks. Three more officers were wounded, one of them critically. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola was a 24-year-veteran and father of four. "It's a day where the state of Louisiana and Baton Rouge has a heavy heart".
Earlier in July, five Dallas police officers were shot and killed by a gunman who appeared to be targeting law enforcement. In Vermont, about six of the 22 delegates supporting Sanders launched GoFundMe campaigns, said one of them, Claudia Pringles of Montpelier, a lawyer who specializes in disabilities law.
A coffee-shop owner who spoke to the Associated Press but declined to give his full name said he had "body language ... of someone who was very shy". He told the BBC: "Suddenly we just became aware of an absolute pandemonium on the main station concourse - people just running absolutely everywhere".
Italian state TV, reporting from France, said Monday evening that one of the seven detained in Nice had at one point been hosted by two Tunisians living in the town of Gravina in Puglia. The Baltic News Agency identified one of the victims as Rickard Kruusberg, age 21, who attended an innovation academy program in Nice. The group, which is under military pressure in its Irag and Syria strongholds from forces opposed to it, considers France a key target given its military operations in the ...
News notes it's not clear what date the drills that KCNA is referring to took place, though it appears to be referencing Tuesday's launch. On Tuesday, Pyongyang test-fired three ballistic missiles - two Scuds and one Rodong - in an apparent "armed protest" against South Korea's decision early this month to deploy an advanced USA anti-missile system in the country to counter growing threats from the North.
Cruz's speech was another stumble at a convention marked by several missteps, including a speech by Trump's wife, Melania, that included lines similar to those in a 2008 Democratic convention speech by President Barack Obama's wife, Michelle.