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12:35 PM ET, July 8, 2016


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Molly Hennessy-Fiske / Los Angeles Times:
Dallas gunman killed by bomb robot, ‘wanted to kill officers,’ officials say  —  A Dallas police officer covers his face as he stands with others outside the emergency room at Baylor University Medical Center on July 8.  (Tony Gutierrez / Associated Press)  —  Police used a “bomb robot” …
Richard Wheatstone /
Dallas police shooting: ‘Black Power group’ claims responsibility for police killings and warns of more assassinations to come  —  “More Will Be Assassinated In The Coming Days!  Do You Like The Work Of Our Assassins?  Get Your Own Sniper” read a post on the Black Power Political Organisation Facebook account
Claire Z. Cardona / Dallas Morning News:
11 officers shot, 4 dead, 1 person in custody after shots fired during downtown Dallas rally  —  This is a developing story and will update throughout the evening.  —  What we know so far  —  * Person of interest turned himself in to Dallas police, another person involved in a shootout with officers was taken into custody
Donald J Trump for President:
DONALD J. TRUMP STATEMENT  —  Last night's horrific execution-style shootings of 12 Dallas law enforcement officers - five of whom were killed and seven wounded - is an attack on our country.  It is a coordinated, premeditated assault on the men and women who keep us safe.  —  We must restore law and order.
Washington Post:
‘Like a little war’: Snipers shoot 11 police officers during Dallas protest march, killing five  —  At least five Dallas law enforcement officers were killed and seven wounded Thursday evening as a protest over recent police shootings was interrupted by chaos.
David Caplan / ABC News:
Suspect in Dallas Ambush Shooting ID'd as Ex-Army Reservist  —  Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, has been identified as one of the suspected gunmen in an ambush Thursday that left five Dallas law enforcement officers dead and seven more officers injured, multiple law enforcement sources told ABC News.
Dallas sniper attack: 5 officers shot dead during protests against police  —  (CNN)Shooters killed five officers during protests against police in downtown Dallas, marking the deadliest single attack on U.S. law enforcement since September 11, 2001.  —  The gunfire started Thursday night …
Obama on Dallas: ‘Vicious, calculated, despicable attack on law enforcement’  —  President Obama reacts to Dallas shootings from Warsaw  —  Warsaw, Poland (CNN)President Barack Obama said Friday that the nation was “horrified” after what he called “a vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement” in Dallas.
New York Times:
Dallas Shooting Leaves 5 Police Officers Dead; Suspect Is Killed  —  DALLAS — At least one sniper, who said he wanted to shoot white police officers, killed five officers and wounded seven others at a demonstration in Dallas on Thursday night against police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana, officials said.
Natasha Bertrand / Business Insider:
Military experts: Dallas police attacker appeared ‘tactically professional’ and ‘focused’  —  Military experts on Twitter have started to dissect footage captured of one of the Dallas shooters as he ambushed police officers during a protest in the city's center on Thursday night.
New York Daily News:
Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh threatens ‘war’ on Obama and Black Lives Matter protesters, blames them for deaths after Dallas attack  —  As violence erupted in downtown Dallas during a deadly ambush on police, one ex-Congressman immediately blamed President Obama — and threatened his life.
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
Ben Kamisar / The Hill:
Trump calls Dallas shootings ‘an attack on our country’
Discussion: Politico
Associated Press:
Latest: Dallas shooting suspect surrenders, is released
Mike Ma / Breitbart:
Twitter Takes No Action As Calls For Cop-Killing Sweep Platform
Discussion: Daily Wire
Dianne Solís / Dallas Morning News:
Organizers of anti-brutality rally say they're devastated police died
Discussion: Raw Story and Daily Kos
Nick Gass / Politico:
Clinton: ‘I mourn for the officers shot’
Discussion: ABC News and Daily Wire
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Obama: ‘All Americans should be deeply troubled’ by police shootings
Doug Stanglin / USA Today:
1 suspect dead, 3 in custody after snipers kill 5 police officers in Dallas
Discussion: Common Dreams and Raw Story
Rose Troup Buchanan / BuzzFeed:
Black Lives Matter Leaders Condemn Police Shootings In Dallas
Discussion: Complex and Daily Kos
Emily Shapiro / ABC News:
Dallas Shooting Suspect Wanted to Kill White People, Especially White Cops, Police Said
Discussion: LawNewz
Gregory Korte / USA Today:
Obama: Dallas police shootings were ‘vicious, calculated and despicable’
Discussion: Daily Kos
Daily Mail:
Four snipers shoot 11 police officers in Dallas …
Fox News:
TRANSCRIPT: Obama remarks on Dallas murders
Discussion: Daily Wire and The Daily Caller
Matthew Weaver / Guardian:
Dallas protest shooting: five officers dead, standoff reportedly over - live updates
Discussion: The Week
Howard Kurtz / Fox News:
Trump slashes TV appearances as advisers clash over controlling his message  —  Donald Trump, in a sharp shift in strategy, is now refusing to appear on many television outlets, and top advisers who want to limit his exposure are no longer notifying him of every interview request.
Discussion: Politico and Associated Press
Seth Abramovitch / Hollywood Reporter:
George Takei Reacts to Gay Sulu News: “I Think It's Really Unfortunate”  —  EMAIL ME  —  Speaking exclusively to THR, the actor and LGBT activist says the ‘Star Trek Beyond’ development for his character is out of step with what creator Gene Roddenberry would have wanted.
Michael Eric Dyson / New York Times:
What White America Fails to See  —  IT is clear that you, white America, will never understand us.  We are a nation of nearly 40 million black souls inside a nation of more than 320 million people.  We don't all think the same, feel the same, love, learn, live or even die the same.
Orlando Sentinel:
Brown indicted on corruption charges, officials say  —  U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown talks with the press after speaking to the Florida House and Senate committees on redistricting in Tallahassee on Aug. 13, 2015.  (Mark Wallheiser / Associated Press) … Privacy Policy
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