Dallas Mourns as Investigation Into Police Shooting Continues — Fortune

The Dallas community on Saturday continued to mourn the loss of five police officers who were killed in a targeted attack by a lone gunman Thursday night, during a peaceful protest over the shooting deaths of two black men by police in separate incidents this week. President Barack Obama–who called the attack “vicious, calculated and…

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U.K. Government Rejects Petition for 2nd Brexit Vote — TIME

The United Kingdom rejected a petition for a second vote on maintaining its European Union membership. More than 4.1 million people signed the petition, the most since the government petition process was introduced in 2011, according to The Independent. The Foreign Office responded, saying that the majority of the country had its say and that…

via U.K. Government Rejects Petition for 2nd Brexit Vote — TIME

Philando Castile Shooting Had ‘Nothing to Do With Race,’ Officer’s Attorney Says — TIME

The attorney representing Jeronimo Yanez, the St. Anthony, Minn., police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile Wednesday, tells TIME that race was not a factor in the shooting and that Yanez is temporarily not living at home. Minneapolis attorney Thomas Kelly says that Yanez is “obviously saddened by the death of Mr. Castile, sad for…

via Philando Castile Shooting Had ‘Nothing to Do With Race,’ Officer’s Attorney Says — TIME

Tavis Smiley: The NRA Means Not Really for African Americans — TIME

Some years ago, while discussing the National Rifle Association’s opposition to reasonable gun control measures on one of the Sunday morning talk shows, I suggested a simple strategy to test how serious the NRA was about gun rights for all. I posited, only somewhat rhetorically, that if we really wanted to solve the gun control…

via Tavis Smiley: The NRA Means Not Really for African Americans — TIME

More Women Accuse Fox News CEO Roger Ailes of Sexual Harassment — TIME

More women have come forward to accuse Fox News CEO Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, New York magazine reports, after former host Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit Wednesday arguing she was fired for refusing to sleep with Ailes and that he reacted with hostility to her complaints about sexism in the workplace. New York on…

via More Women Accuse Fox News CEO Roger Ailes of Sexual Harassment — TIME

Your Complete Instagram Guide to Portland, Maine — StyleCaster

Getty Images If you haven’t been to Portland, Maine, yet, summer is your time. Friends, as someone who regularly visited her grandmother in the southern part of the state and attended college in the northern, I can tell you with conviction that Maine’s license plates read VACATIONLAND for a damn good reason—it’s beyond gorgeous from June through September. The air…

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Prosecutor Suspended Over Orlando Shooting Facebook Posts — TIME

A top homicide prosecutor in the Orange-Osceola State Attorney’s has been suspended after he criticized club goers in Facebook posts hours after the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. Kenneth Lewis, an assistant state attorney, called nightclub patrons “3rd world miscreants and ghetto thugs,” the Orlando Sentinel reported. “All Orlando nightclubs should be permanently closed. With…

via Prosecutor Suspended Over Orlando Shooting Facebook Posts — TIME

Oakland police chief resigns amid seemingly limitless scandals for plagued department — Fusion

Getty ImagesOakland’s Acting Police Chief resigned on Friday night, the department’s third police chief to resign in nine days amid several scandals plaguing the department, including allegations that officers had inappropriate relationships with a sex worker when she was a minor. Paul Figueroa had been appointed to the job on Wednesday. Mayor Libby Schaaf announced…

via Oakland police chief resigns amid seemingly limitless scandals for plagued department — Fusion

Lawsuit Claims Twitter, Facebook, Google Liable for Terrorism — Fortune

The family of a victim of the Paris terrorist attacks in November of last year filed suit this week against Twitter, Google, and Facebook, claiming that the platforms have “knowingly permitted the terrorist group ISIS to use their social networks as a tool for spreading extremist propaganda.” The suit describes this as “material support” for…

via Lawsuit Claims Twitter, Facebook, Google Liable for Terrorism — Fortune