• Dallas shooter's behavior changed in military, family says
Dallas shooter's behavior changed in military, family says

Dallas Police Chief Brown, who said he and his family have received death threats, challenged those who have been protesting to consider working in law enforcement. "This wasn't some novice", Brown said . Now, with five officers dead and others wounded at the hands of another gunman, the shaken city is on a national stage.

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  • Police arrest black reporters on live TV during Black Lives Matter protest
Police arrest black reporters on live TV during Black Lives Matter protest

Police attempted to separate the vehicles and the crowd, causing some confrontations but the protest remained largely peaceful. A short distance away, about 10 Southampton Town police officers stood along Peconic Avenue in their jurisdiction monitoring the protest.

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  • Gul Makai turns 19 today as the world celebrates 'Malala Day'
Gul Makai turns 19 today as the world celebrates 'Malala Day'

Since 2013, the Nobel laureate's organization, the Malala Fund , has advocated and created educational opportunities for girls around the world. Toor Pekai, Malala's proud mother wishes her birthday with a poem, shared by her father Ziauddin Yousafzai on Twitter .

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  • Pentagon chief in Afghanistan to meet with US commanders
Pentagon chief in Afghanistan to meet with US commanders

Their presence has now been extended into next year and the size of the mission enhanced, in a move suggesting the Afghan army is still not ready to withstand the Taliban without support from global military allies such as the U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday said he will leave behind 3,000 more troops in Afghanistan than originally planned...

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  • GOP delegates revise platform to reflect Trump
GOP delegates revise platform to reflect Trump

Judge Robert E. Payne said Monday the winner-take-all portion of the state law was unconstitutional and can't be enforced. She said she planned to attend the convention and use her delegate vote to support another candidate. "The right of delegates to vote their conscience won today", declared Delegates Unbound co-founder Eric O'Keefe. The ...

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  • South China Sea: Philippines and Beijing await court ruling
South China Sea: Philippines and Beijing await court ruling

China has refused to participate in the case, which marks the first time an worldwide court has ruled on the sea's mess of overlapping claims, and analysts expect the ruling to largely go against Beijing . An arbitration panel in The Hague, Netherlands, will issue a ruling Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in a long-running dispute between the Philippines a...

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  • Dallas mayor: Robot 'safest way' to end standoff
Dallas mayor: Robot 'safest way' to end standoff

Authorities initially said three suspects were in custody and a fourth dead. "And I support that belief". "Someone is shooting at you from a perched position, and people are running with AR-15s and camo gear and gas masks and bulletproof vests, they are suspects, until we eliminate that".

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  • Car Bombing in Baghdad Shiite District Kills 11 People
Car Bombing in Baghdad Shiite District Kills 11 People

A police officer says an explosives-laden pickup truck exploded on Tuesday morning at a vegetable and fruit market in al-Rashidiya. Baghdad is on high alert for attacks after a blast in the central Karada district on July 3 killed more than 300 people.

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  • Michael Gove Should Be Disqualified From Leadership Race Says Ken Clarke
Michael Gove Should Be Disqualified From Leadership Race Says Ken Clarke

Just 24 hours after his manoeuvring forced frontrunner Boris Johnson to pull out of the Conservative leadership contest, the Justice Secretary insisted he had done "almost everything not to be a candidate" but standing for the leadership was "the right thing to do".

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  • Here's what Boris has to say about Gove's 'betrayal'
Here's what Boris has to say about Gove's 'betrayal'

But instead, he issued a statement saying he planned to stand himself - and warned: "I have come, reluctantly, to the conclusion that Boris can not provide the leadership or build the team for the task ahead". "As somebody who campaigned to leave the European Union, I believe we have a bright future ahead of us- but we have to get it right". Yest...

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  • Be rebels, ask more queries, Javadekar exhorts students
Be rebels, ask more queries, Javadekar exhorts students

Mr Javadekar said "I am a product of student agitation, so we will always talk with everybody". She said it was during her tenure that the HRD Ministry deliberated with "every state and every village" and incorporated their inputs in the New Education Policy.

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  • PM Modi returns after 'vital' four-nation Africa tour
PM Modi returns after 'vital' four-nation Africa tour

The president appreciated the offer by India to fund the construction and equipping of a cancer hospital in Kenya. Modi said that he and Kenyatta recognised that terrorism and the rapid spread of radical ideologies posed a common challenge to the people of both countries, to the region and to the whole world.

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  • County employee: At least 3 people dead in shooting at Berrien courthouse
County employee: At least 3 people dead in shooting at Berrien courthouse

The injuries suffered by the deputy and the civilian weren't considered life-threatening. The shootings occurred days after the slaying of five police officers in Dallas. There were multiple charges pending against him but it was not immediately clear what the charges were. "Brave officers were able to come to their rescue and take the shooter ...

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  • Dallas police chief: Shooter had larger plans
Dallas police chief: Shooter had larger plans

According to the military lawyer who represented him, Johnson was accused of sexually harassing a female soldier while deployed. Emotions "I don't know what to say to anybody to make anything better". Black men dying and being forgotten. The mayor, who heard portions of Johnson's discussions with police negotiators, said the gunman was "just ta...

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  • Young British Royals Attend Somme Service in France
Young British Royals Attend Somme Service in France

In Dublin, a ceremony to commemorate the centenary took place in the National War Memorial Gardens in Islandbridge on Friday morning and was attended by members of the Defence Forces and the Royal British Legion. Better known for his Turner Prize winning "Lights Out Lights On" installation, Deller was very enthused by the idea of creating a moving ...

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  • US State Department Issues 'Ordered Departure' for Embassy in South Sudan
US State Department Issues 'Ordered Departure' for Embassy in South Sudan

But a lack of trust between the two sides means the patrols have not begun. The U.S. has issued an "ordered departure" for its embassy staff as deadly violence escalates in South Sudan's capital. On Monday, Swaraj tweeted that the Indian government is making plans to evacuate Indian nationals stranded in Juba , while advising them not to pan...

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  • Britain's Cameron to step down on Wednesday
Britain's Cameron to step down on Wednesday

But Leadsom unexpectedly withdrew on Monday, removing the need for a nine-week leadership contest. Prime Minister David Cameron has welcomed Mrs May as his successor and says he will offer his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.

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  • Labour bosses poised for crucial decision on Jeremy Corbyn leadership race
Labour bosses poised for crucial decision on Jeremy Corbyn leadership race

Separately, the leader leader of the country's biggest trade union has urged Labour to step back from the "squalid coup" engulfing the party. "Jeremy was elected as leader through a democratic process by the membership of the Labour Party and as such the PLP should stand behind Jeremy and further fight the Tory austerity measures".

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  • Britain's May ahead as lawmakers vote for last two PM hopefuls
Britain's May ahead as lawmakers vote for last two PM hopefuls

Following a second ballot of Conservative MPs in the United Kingdom on Thursday in the battle for Number 10 Downing Street, it became clear that the next British Prime Minister will be a woman. The results mean that the United Kingdom will soon have a female prime minister for just the second time in its history. She also won the support of E...

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  • Gingrich Will Accept Trump VP Spot If Offered
Gingrich Will Accept Trump VP Spot If Offered

But for the second night in a row on Wednesday, Trump didn't focus his remarks at one of his signature campaign rallies on Clinton's actions — a subject of near universal condemnation among Republicans. In interviews both before and after that interview, Mr Trump has denounced Mr Duke. In spite of this, Trump made the following maneuver: An...

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