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Ex-Marine 'assassinated' Baton Rouge cops
Baton Rouge, United States (AFP) July 19, 2016
The black former Marine and Iraq war veteran who shot dead three police officers in the southern US city of Baton Rouge deliberately targeted the cops, but his motive remained unclear, officials said Monday. Louisiana investigators called for patience as they determine why the shooter - identified as Gavin Long - opened fire on the officers on Sunday, the day he turned 29. He also wounded three police officers before dying in a firefight. It was the second calculated attack on law enforcement ... read more

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Tears, smoke and loss at site of deadly Baghdad blast
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Pacific Ocean radiation back near normal after Fukushima: study
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US House plans vote on gun control next week
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Iraq screening 20,000 to stop IS infiltrators: army
Iraq is screening 20,000 people leaving the Fallujah area to stop jihadists of the Islamic State group escaping among civilians displaced by fighting, the army said on Saturday. ... more
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US Democrats end marathon gun control sit-in
Democratic lawmakers pushing for tougher US gun control laws after the Orlando nightclub massacre ended a stunning 24-hour sit-in at Congress on Thursday. ... more
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4,500 migrants rescued in wave of Med crossings
About 4,500 migrants were rescued from rubber dinghies in the Mediterranean on Thursday, the Italian coastguard said, averting another potential high seas disaster. ... more
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Study explains why an increase in probability feels riskier
A new study suggests upward swings in probability make predictions feel more likely to human interpreters. ... more
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US House Democrats stage sit-in to demand action on guns
US Democrats staged a rare sit-in Wednesday in the House of Representatives, demanding that the Republican-led body vote on gun-control legislation following the Orlando nightclub massacre. ... more
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French soldiers in C. Africa face physical abuse probe
Paris prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into allegations that French troops beat up, or stood by while others beat up two people in the Central African Republic, a judicial source said Monday. ... more
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UN: Countries slow to deliver promised peacekeeping contributions
Of the 46 countries that pledged to provide resources to maintain United Nations peace operations, 14 have failed completely or only partially kept their promises. ... more
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Eight buried in Tibet landslide: Xinhua
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