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Funerals begin for slain Dallas police officers

Jul 14, 2016 - 12:29 PM

The funerals start one day after US President Barack Obama addressed a public memorial service honoring the slain police

People visit a growing memorial of flowers and balloons in front of the Dallas Police department headquarters on July 13, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Obama makes call for unity at Dallas memorial

Jul 13, 2016 - 10:20 AM

I m here to say we must reject such despair I m here to insist that we are not as divided as we seem

US President Barack Obama speaks during an interfaith memorial service for the victims of the Dallas police shooting at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center on July 12, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. AFP Photo

Obama heads to Dallas to bring some 'comfort'

Jul 12, 2016 - 9:41 AM

White House: The president is hoping to offer some measure of comfort

US President Barack Obama speaks on the shooting in Dallas, Texas, on the sidelines of the NATO Summit at a hotel in Warsaw, Poland on July 8, 2016. Mandel Ngan/AFP

Dallas shooter planned larger attacks, police say

Jul 11, 2016 - 11:58 AM

The past week s violence shocks a country seemingly inured to its epidemic of gun violence and injects new urgency into the national debate on race relations and how white police deal with black suspects

BLACK LIVES MATTER. A small group of Black Lives Matter protesters meet on the Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge in Dallas, Texas, USA, July 10, 2016. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Protests in US cities as Dallas shooting rocks race relations

Jul 09, 2016 - 2:03 PM

3rd UPDATE Leaders of the Black Lives Matter protest movement condemn the Dallas violence but vow to uphold planned weekend marches

Dallas police shooting: What we know

Jul 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM

The sniper style attack during a protest in Dallas is said to be the single deadliest day for law enforcement since September 11 2011

DALLAS SHOOTING. Police attempt to calm the crowd as someone is arrested following the sniper shooting in Dallas on July 7, 2016. Photo by Laura Buckman/AFP

Obama to head to Dallas as shooting rocks US race relations

Jul 09, 2016 - 9:30 AM

US President Barack Obama who has ordered all flags on government buildings lowered to half mast for 5 days has made it clear that violence against police had no possible justification

GOING BACK. In this file photo, US President Barack Obama speaks at a press conference after a meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (both not seen) in Warsaw, Poland, July 8, 2016. File photo by Jakub Kaminski/EPA

Dallas suspect said he wanted to kill white cops – chief

Jul 08, 2016 - 10:49 PM

The suspect was killed in the explosion the city police chief says but before that he revealed some of his possible motive to negotiators

AFTERMATH. A Dallas police officer watches a police line in Downtown after 11 police officers were shot during a peaceful protest in Dallas, Texas, USA, July 8, 2016. Photo by Ralph Lauer/EPA

Obama condemns 'calculated and despicable' Dallas attack

Jul 08, 2016 - 6:14 PM

We still don t know all the facts What we do know is that there has been a vicious calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement Obama says at a NATO summit in Warsaw

DALLAS ATTACK. Dallas police officers face protesters on the corner of on the corner of Ross Avenue and Griffin Street after eleven police officers were shot during a peaceful protest in Dallas, Texas, USA, July 8,2016. Photo by Ralph Lauer/EPA

Snipers kill 5 police in 'vicious' US attack

Jul 08, 2016 - 1:00 PM

4th UPDATE The protest is one of several nationwide over the fatal police shootings of black men in Minnesota and Louisiana this week

DALLAS SHOOTING. Protestors yell after police officers arrest a bystander following the shooting at a protest in Dallas on July 7, 2016. Photo by Laura Buckman/AFP