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Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail
Matthew Apperson testified that he acted in self defence.
'We chose not to burn the house': Inside the camp of LA's Black Lives Matter protesters
For more than a month, Black Lives Matter has maintained a makeshift encampment in front of Los Angeles City Hall.
Trump defends both sides of the Black Lives Matter protests, says he 'will reject bigotry' as president
In a statement, he said he was behind the African-American community – but also defended the police force.
Person shot during Milwaukee protest against police violence
Officers used an armored vehicle to retrieve the injured person and rushed them to hospital.
Black Lives Matter protesters are causing traffic chaos at Heathrow airport
Protesters have blocked the main road into the airport, Europe’s busiest, this morning.
Obama asks Americans to "reject despair" after spate of killings
He was speaking at a memorial for the slain police officers last night.
Hundreds attend Black Lives Matter demos in Cork, Dublin and Galway
President Obama also spoke at an emotional memorial in Dallas.
A Black Lives Matter demonstration is taking place in Dublin this evening
The demonstration is to take place on O’Connell Street at 6.30pm.
Dallas shooter was planning to bomb North Texas, say police
Police found bomb-making materials and a journal outlining plans in Micah Johnson’s apartment.
Micah Johnson 'taunted' police and sang songs during Dallas shooting spree
Details have also been emerging about advanced weapons and tactics training he took.
The violence won't end until we stop believing it's cops vs black people
In the wake of the Dallas shootings, Larry Donnelly argues that there needs to be a fundamental shift around the Black Lives Matter debate.
Five police shot dead as sniper suspect says he wanted to "kill white people"
The suspect has been named as Micah Xavier Johnson
'We didn't want any accident': Man misidentified as suspect handed gun over to police
Hughes was later arrested by police and interrogated.
"There's no justice" - Police officer who shot unarmed man avoids jail
Akai Gurley was shot in a stairwell in Brooklyn.
Facebook employees crossed out 'black lives matter' slogan on office wall
Mark Zuckerberg has criticised employees for scratching out the phrase from a wall on the company’s Menlo Park building.
Time's Person of the Year is...
It was between Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Hassan Rouhani, Angela Merkel, and Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.
Here is the shortlist for Time's Person of the Year
Trump and Merkel are up against the leader of Islamic State.
Police officer who shot teen 16 times charged with murder
The release of dashcam footage of the incident is expected tomorrow.
Five Black Lives Matter protesters shot by "three white men"
None suffered life-threatening injuries.
"We've heard black lives matter. All lives matter. Well, cops' lives matter, too."
Texas police say there’s a ‘dangerous rhetoric’ in America.
Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead
Today marks the first anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.
What happened to Ferguson in the year since Michael Brown was killed?
“Everyone’s listening now.”
White cop who shot black teen says he now only goes out "with like-minded individuals"
Darren Wilson was cleared by the US federal government.
WATCH: Investigation underway after 12 cops are caught beating and kicking black man
“I’ve got the f**king taser, here I come. You’re getting the f**king taser.”
WATCH: Families of victims tell Charleston shooting suspect "I forgive you"
“May God have mercy on you.”
WATCH: Texas cop throws black girl in a bikini to the ground, threatens teens with gun
The officer has been placed on “administrative leave” after a wave of outrage across America.
Baltimore police are afraid to arrest people, and murders are at a record high
The city just had its deadliest month in 25 years – right after the death of Freddie Gray.
Jay Z and Beyonce "bailed protesters out after Ferguson and Baltimore protests"
The couple also gave to the burgeoning “Black Lives Matter movement”.
WATCH: Police officer charged with kicking black man in the face
Lateef Dickerson was complying with orders to get down on the ground when it happened.
Outrage and protests after death of black man arrested by Baltimore police
Freddie Gray died on Sunday, a week after he was arrested and suffered a severed spinal cord.