Shooting of Alton Sterling and Protests continue in multiple cities across the United States following the death of two black men by police. Numerous confrontations and arrests have been reported.
Protests against the shootings of two black men by police officers shut down main arteries in a number of U.S. cities on Saturday, leading to numerous arrests, scuffles and injuries in confrontations between police and demonstrators.
Following the death of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and the shooting of white police officers in Dallas, Texas, The Bahamas issues a rare travel warning for its citizens traveling to the United States. Context: Shooting of Alton Sterling, Shooting of Philando Castile, United States
A man who took four firefighters hostage in Suwanee, Georgia, United States, is killed in a gun battle with police. Context: Police, United States
In its third strike near the town of Al-Tanf in recent weeks, the United States bombs Syrian government and allied troops, striking two out of three technical vehicles about 24 miles from the U.S. Coalition's At-Tanf base in Southern Syria. Context: United States
An explosive device is hurled at the United States embassy in Kiev. Context: United States
A discharged 45-year-old former employee shoots and kills five people at a manufacturing business in Orlando, Florida, United States. The shooter took his own life afterwards. Eight others inside the workplace survived. Context: United States
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) take control of the Baath Dam on the Euphrates, near the ISIL stronghold of Raqqa, and upon doing so, rename it "Freedom Dam". Context: United States
Robert Kaplan, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, says that low bond yields suggest sluggish growth ahead for the economy of the United States. Context: United States
American student Otto Warmbier, who returned to the United States after serving 17 months in the North Korean prison system dies after returning from North Korea last week in very poor health. His family has accused the Government of North Korea of torturing him. Context: United States
A study published in the United States advises against the use of coconut oil and instead proposes using American-produced vegetable oils, such as canola, peanut, safflower, soybean, and sunflower oil. Context: United States
Minnesota State Patrol, after issuing three warnings, arrest 18 people who were blocking Interstate 94 in St. Paul. A peaceful protest started following Friday's acquittal of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who was charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile. Context: Shooting of Philando Castile
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