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Dallas police headquarters shooting timeline

CNN - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 9:13pm
Shortly after midnight on Saturday, the police headquarters in Dallas was inundated with gunfire. About 12 hours later, the suspect was confirmed dead, having been shot earlier by a sniper. He engaged in two shootouts with police, the second one occurring after his vehicle was chased to the Dallas suburbs. People in the headquarters building narrowly escaped injury, and authorities later used robots to investigate bomb threats.
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Judge: 'I knew he was going to do something'

CNN - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 9:13pm
The suspect in the attack on Dallas police headquarters had a record of domestic violence and a history of custody issues, but authorities have found nothing in his past to indicate he would target police, Chief David Brown said Saturday.
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'Possibly catastrophic' forecast

CNN - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 9:11pm
For portions of rain-battered Texas, the warnings issued by the National Weather Service on Sunday must have seemed like a cruel joke: a tropical storm that is potentially forming in the Gulf of Mexico is headed straight for them.
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'The Sunday morning stickup'

CNN - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 9:06pm
Churches use guilt and guile to prey on gullible givers during the offering every Sunday. This is how the "Sunday morning stickup" works.
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Who let the goats out ?

CNN - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 9:06pm
It had all the makings of a viral video: cute animals doing something unexpected and a catchy tagline.
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Jeb Bush aims to define himself

CNN - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 9:02pm
Jeb Bush is a compassionate conservative who cares about education, the economy, domestic violence and helping people with disabilities. At least, that's the message of a new video released from his all-but-announced campaign, likely to be shown at his 2016 kick-off rally Monday in Miami.
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Hillary Clinton strikes populist tone

CNN - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 8:58pm
In the middle of the East River on Roosevelt Island, Hillary Clinton will look to answer a question Saturday that has dogged her campaign for the past two months: Why?
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SWAT officers shoot man inside van

CNN - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 3:18pm
The suspect in the Dallas police headquarters shooting is dead, Dallas police said on Twitter.
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Jeb Bush: 7 videos that will tell you all you need to know

CNN - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 3:14pm
John Ellis Bush -- Jeb -- is the son of one president and the brother of another. And he's taking up the family business. Sorry, John and John Quincy Adams, the Bush family is gunning for your presidential record.
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Utah cook victim of homophobic threats

CNN - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 3:11pm
Rick Jones sent the employees home from his family's pizza restaurant and carried the garbage out the back door.
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Prison worker behind bars, killers on run

CNN - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 2:19pm
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Photos: Attack on Dallas Police

CNN - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 11:29am
At least one attacker opened fire on Dallas' police headquarters early Saturday, June 13, riddling windows and police cars with bullets before fleeing in a van to a suburban restaurant parking lot, where officers surrounded the vehicle in a standoff.
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Dems kill key trade proposal

CNN - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 10:38am
In a stunning defeat for the White House, the House of Representatives on Friday voted down a measure creating an assistance program for workers displaced by free trade agreements.
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Strict gun law linked to murder drop

CNN - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 2:11am
The rate of gun-related murders fell sharply in the 10 years after Connecticut implemented a law requiring people buying firearms to have a license, according to a study.
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Waco cops: Bikers fired most shots

CNN - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 2:11am
Police officers fired 12 rounds during a deadly shootout last month at a restaurant in Waco, Texas, authorities said Friday in a news release.
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Prison tailor in custody as killers elude police

CNN - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 8:13pm
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Hear accused official's response to race question

CNN - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 3:06pm
The racial identity of one of the most prominent faces in Spokane, Washington's black community is questioned.
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Twitter sounds off about racial identity

CNN - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 3:06pm
What would be the problems inherent with someone misrepresenting their race, even if that person spent a career advocating for the race that he or she falsely claimed to be?
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Parents: She's being dishonest and deceptive

CNN - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 3:06pm
Ruthanne and Larry Dolezal, parents of Spokane NAACP President Rachel Dolezal, talk about why their daughter might be masquerading as African-American.
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Photos: Dolezal through the years

CNN - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 3:04pm
The racial identity of one of the most prominent faces in Spokane, Washington's black community is under question after her parents produced a birth certificate that showed she is white.
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