• Police Use Unprecedented Robot Bomb To Kill Dallas Sniper
Police Use Unprecedented Robot Bomb To Kill Dallas Sniper

His girlfriend posted live video on the internet of the bloody scene minutes afterward, which was widely viewed. Authorities believe the suspect in Thursday night's attack in Dallas acted alone. The presence of video documentation of the incidents calls attention to strife that had previously existed only in agonizing private memories". But the...

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  • Dallas shooting victims: Who are the slain officers?
Dallas shooting victims: Who are the slain officers?

What motivated the killer, at his core, will become clearer in the light of the next few days, but Dallas Police Chief David Brown , who responded with clarity and courage in the wake of the killings of five of his officers , said the suspect told officers he "wanted to kill white people".

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  • Pound falls to lowest level against dollar since 1985
Pound falls to lowest level against dollar since 1985

Japanese shares were restrained by a strong yen and the Nikkei dipped 0.3 per cent. It has risen 11.5 per cent in the three sessions to Monday. The Aussie fell as low as $0.7467, after S&P downgraded the outlook on Australia's AAA credit rating to negative from stable.

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  • America Added 287000 Jobs In June
America Added 287000 Jobs In June

The June figure was boosted by 35,000 workers at Verizon who were on strike in May but returned to their posts last month. The unemployment rate , calculated from a separate survey of American households, rose to 4.9% in June from 4.7% in May, partly retracing its drop from 5.0% in April.

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  • Ex-soldier kills 5 officers in Dallas, setting US on edge
Ex-soldier kills 5 officers in Dallas, setting US on edge

He attended John Horn for three years, and his earlier years were spent in the nearby Garland Independent School District, Lewallyn said. Police also sent out a memo warning of increased hostility toward police and said a number of known Boston gang members have posted public threats toward officers.

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  • Pain at pump: NJ 23-cent gas tax hike advances
Pain at pump: NJ 23-cent gas tax hike advances

On the other hand, a driver who logs 15,000 miles per year on the road will cough up an extra $150 to $200 annually if the tax tweaks are approved. Grover Norquist, president of the conservative group Americans for Tax Reform, issued a letter on Wednesday supporting the Prieto/Christie compromise.

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  • Finally, a fresh new face for Murray in Slam title match
Finally, a fresh new face for Murray in Slam title match

The second-seeded Murray has a 6-3 career record against Raonic, including a win in the final of the Wimbledon warm-up at Queen's Club last month. ANDY MURRAY eased into his third Wimbledon final and said: I must make this chance count.

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  • Mets RHP Harvey to DL, could miss season
Mets RHP Harvey to DL, could miss season

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, the Major League Baseball team confirmed on Friday. "He just didn't feel he had the command and feeling", Harvey's agent Scott Boras told reporters . Harvey had averaged more than a strikeout per inning in his career prior to this season and had never allowed more h...

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  • Employment Data for June Reflects Strengthening Economy in the U.S.
Employment Data for June Reflects Strengthening Economy in the U.S.

As for the revisions: April's job totals were revised up, from 123,000 to 144,000, while May's were revised down, from 38,000 to an even more woeful 11,000. Prices for longer-dated US government debt rose, while the dollar was little changed against a basket of currencies. Nonfarm payrolls rose by a seasonally adjusted 287,000 in June, the Labo...

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  • Profiles of Police Officers Killed in Dallas Ambush
Profiles of Police Officers Killed in Dallas Ambush

His deployment in Afghanistan from November 2013 to July 2014 earned Johnson a number of service medals, according to Army spokeswoman Jennifer Johnson. "At this time, there appears to have been one gunman, with no known links to or inspiration from any global terrorist organization", U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told reporters in...

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  • Red Sox send RHP Pat Light to Pawtucket
Red Sox send RHP Pat Light to Pawtucket

The Red Sox broke the game open with their seven-run fifth, all in the span of six batters. After they shared an emotional embrace, the two boys went out with their father and brother and all four threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Los Angeles struck back with three runs in the top of the sixth - consecutive singles from Simmons and Escobar and ...

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  • PH slips a notch in WEF tech index
PH slips a notch in WEF tech index

Rounding out the top 10 is the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg and Japan, in that order. Several Eastern European countries - notably the Slovak Republic, Poland, and the Czech Republic - are making big strides, landing spots in the top 50 of the NRI; better affordability and large improvements in economic and social impac...

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  • Mets' Matt Harvey opts for season-ending surgery
Mets' Matt Harvey opts for season-ending surgery

Harvey threw another 26 2/3 innings in the postseason, going 2-0 in four outings while helping the Mets to their first pennant in 15 years. The injury has likely been the biggest reason for Matt Harvey's struggles this year as he has posted a 4.86 ERA and had a diminished strikeout count with just 7.4 strikeouts per every nine innings.

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  • Tour de France riders tackle Tourmalet climb in Stage 8
Tour de France riders tackle Tourmalet climb in Stage 8

Adam Yates walks his bike after coming off in the arch mishap on the seventh stage of the Tour de France . “They tried to put me in the best position at the foot of the climb, ” said Pinot, who enjoyed a strong start to the season crowned by a time trial title at the French national championships last month.

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  • Iraqi prime minister fires Baghdad security chief, two others over deadly attacks
Iraqi prime minister fires Baghdad security chief, two others over deadly attacks

Iraqi officials say the death toll from an attack on a Shiite shrine north of Baghdad has risen to 37 overnight, with 62 people wounded. After forcing access to the mausoleum , at least one gunmen is understood to have blown himself up in the middle of worshipers, while another was gunned down by the guard of the mausoleum before he he was abl...

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  • Ronaldo, Nani Send Portugal Into Euro 2016 Final
Ronaldo, Nani Send Portugal Into Euro 2016 Final

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, top right, heads the ball to score his side's first goal as Wales's Gareth Bale, left, looks on during the Euro 2016 semifinal match between Portugal and Wales at the Grand Stade in DecinesCharpieu, near Lyon , France, Wednesday, July 6.

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  • Nigeria oil output rose in June, as prices decline
Nigeria oil output rose in June, as prices decline

US drillers last week added oil rigs for a fourth week in five, according to a closely followed report Friday, in the best month of producers returning to the well pad since August that signaled a near-two year rout in drilling may have ended.

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  • Black Lives Matter Demonstrations to Continue This Weekend
Black Lives Matter Demonstrations to Continue This Weekend

Friday's anti-police brutality demonstrations were held in several cities including Atlanta, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Detroit, New Orleans, Nashville, Phoenix, San Francisco and NY. They also wanted the community to understand saying black lives matter does not mean no other lives matter. "We're not standing 'us against them, '...

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  • Dallas cop shooter Micah Xavier Johnson was Army reservist in Afghanistan
Dallas cop shooter Micah Xavier Johnson was Army reservist in Afghanistan

Gratitude first. Citizens in Dallas, Nashville, Boston and other cities throughout the nation showed their support for police officers on Friday , July 8, one day after the tragic sniper attack on police officers in Dallas . Snipers shot police officers from elevated positions after a protest in downtown Dallas on Thursday night. Johnso...

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  • Employment Rebounds: 287000 Jobs Added in June, Unemployment at 4.9%
Employment Rebounds: 287000 Jobs Added in June, Unemployment at 4.9%

The U.S. economy still shows signs of longer-term challenges, economists said. Average hourly earnings were expected to increase by 0.2 percent in June, but they rose by just 0.1 percent - meaning most of the new jobs added were low-paying positions.

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