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Dallas shooting: Suspect said he wanted to kill white officers, says city police chief
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Dallas shooting: Suspect said he wanted to kill white officers, says city police chief

The suspect believed to have ambushed Dallas officers during a protest against US police brutality, leaving five dead and seven others wounded, told negotiators he wanted to kill white cops, the city's police chief said Friday.

Dallas shooting: Five cops killed in worst-ever attack on US law enforcement
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Dallas shooting: Five cops killed in worst-ever attack on US law enforcement

Snipers opened fire on police officers in the heart of Dallas, killing five officers and injuring six others during protests over two recent fatal police shootings of black men, police said, in a week that bore dark echoes of the tumultuous civil rights era.

#Dallas LIVE: 'Horrified' Obama stands by cops, condemns 'despicable' attacks
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#Dallas LIVE: 'Horrified' Obama stands by cops, condemns 'despicable' attacks

Multiple media outlets report that shots were fired Thursday night during a Dallas protest over two recent fatal police shootings of black men.

Story so far: Snipers kill five police officers at Dallas protest shooting
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Story so far: Snipers kill five police officers at Dallas protest shooting

Snipers shot dead five police officers and injured six others in Dallas, unleashing chaos during a protest against police shootings of black men in an ongoing standoff Friday.

Protests erupt as Louisiana police officer shoots suspect Alton Sterling
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Protests erupt as Louisiana police officer shoots suspect Alton Sterling

Louisiana police have shot and killed a black man selling CDs outside a convenience store, triggering protests over the latest in a string of cases of alleged police brutality against black suspects.

Once a fierce rival, Bobby Jindal says he will vote for Donald Trump
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Once a fierce rival, Bobby Jindal says he will vote for Donald Trump

Once a fieriest critic of Donald Trump and a former presidential contender, Indian-American Bobby Jindal has said he would vote for the New York billionaire if he were to be the Republican party's pick.

Louisiana shooting: Father had hands up as police killed 6-yr-old son
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Louisiana shooting: Father had hands up as police killed 6-yr-old son

A lawyer says body camera video shows the father of a 6-year-old autistic boy who was shot to death in his car had his hands in the air and did not pose a threat before police opened fire last week.

Gunman kills two, shoots self, at Lafayette theatre in Lousiana
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Gunman kills two, shoots self, at Lafayette theatre in Lousiana

A gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Lousiana on Thursday evening, killing two people and injuring at least seven others before shooting himself, officials said.

Shooting in Louisiana theatre leaves two, including gunman, dead
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Shooting in Louisiana theatre leaves two, including gunman, dead

An official with an ambulance service in the city of Lafayette, Louisiana, says that a shooting at a movie theatre has left two people dead, including the gunman.

Louisana ACLU sues Bobby Jindal over 'unconstitutional' religious objections order
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Louisana ACLU sues Bobby Jindal over 'unconstitutional' religious objections order

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's executive order that aims to give special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

Bobby Jindal criticises Obama, Hillary over gay marriage views
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Bobby Jindal criticises Obama, Hillary over gay marriage views

Indian-American Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal has lashed out at US President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton for their views on same sex marriage, alleging that they evolved their views based on opinion polls.

Bobby Jindal set to announce US prez bid; first Indian-American to run for White House
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Bobby Jindal set to announce US prez bid; first Indian-American to run for White House

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is likely to announce his 2016 presidential bid in New Orleans that will make him the first Indian-American to run for the White House.

Bobby Jindal's personal butler, also an inmate, wants life sentence reduced
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Bobby Jindal's personal butler, also an inmate, wants life sentence reduced

Bobby Jindal's personal butler is an inmate serving life for second-degree murder for stabbing his nephew a sentence he wants a judge to reduce.

We came to US to become Americans not Indian-Americans: Bobby Jindal
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We came to US to become Americans not Indian-Americans: Bobby Jindal

Asserting that he didn't believe in hyphenated identities, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said that his parents came to the US from India four decades ago to become Americans and not Indian-Americans.

US judge blocks Louisiana from enforcing restrictive abortion law
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US judge blocks Louisiana from enforcing restrictive abortion law

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law.

Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal sues Obama administration over Common Core policy
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Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal sues Obama administration over Common Core policy

Indian American governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal today sued the Obama administration, accusing it of hijacking federal grants to coerce states to adopt Common Core educational standards and assessments, thus violating the federal law and the Constitution.

Wrongly convicted US man freed after decades on death row
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Wrongly convicted US man freed after decades on death row

Ford walked out the maximum security prison at Angola on Tuesday afternoon, said Pam Laborde, a spokeswoman for Louisiana's Department of Public Safety and Corrections.

Ain't enough: Louisiana seeks more aid after Hurricane Isaac
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Ain't enough: Louisiana seeks more aid after Hurricane Isaac

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal shot off a second letter to President Barrack Obama seeking more aid to tackle the devastation caused by the hurricane.

Hurricane Isaac lashes New Orleans 7 years after Katrina
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Hurricane Isaac lashes New Orleans 7 years after Katrina

Isaac arrived exactly seven years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina but this time passed slightly to the west of New Orleans, where the high winds and sheets of rain appeared to be no match for a new levee system.

Hurricane Isaac threatens New Orleans levees, exceeds the barrier
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Hurricane Isaac threatens New Orleans levees, exceeds the barrier

Hurricane Isaac drove water over the top of a levee on the outskirts of New Orleans