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Gunman who killed 3 was ‘seeking out’ officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition set out to ambush police in Baton Rouge, authorities said Monday, a day after three law enforcement officers were killed in the attack. The gunman’s “movements, his direction, his attention was on police officers,” state ...

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Trump picks Pence as VP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, adding political experience and conservative bona fides to his Republican presidential ticket. Trump announced his decision on Twitter Friday morning, capping a frenzied 24 hours of speculation about his choice. A news conference was set ...

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Attack kills 84 in France

NICE, France (AP) — A Tunisian living in France drove a large truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day along Nice’s beachfront, killing at least 84 people, many of them children, according to police and hospital officials. The slaughter ended only after police killed the armed attacker in a hail of ...

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Prayer vigil held in downtown Clarksville

Several members of the Clarksville community, including government officials, clergy and citizens, gathered outside the Clarksville Police Department for a prayer vigil on Friday, July 8. County Commissioner Tommy Vallejos organized the event in order to promote unity in the community and show support for both the victims of gun ...

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Obama reacts to Dallas shooting

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday that America is “horrified” by a targeted shooting of police officers in Dallas, and he said there is no justification for the violence. “We still don’t know all the facts. What we do know is that there has been a vicious, calculated ...

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Tennessee declares state of emergency due to flooding

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials have declared a state of emergency in Tennessee after heavy rains caused flooding in several areas overnight and more rain is forecast. Tennessee Emergency Management Agency spokesman Dean Flener said on Thursday that crews were performing swift-water rescues in Stewart County. He said several other ...

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