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FBI looking into suspected Dallas gunman’s military and social media history

The FBI is investigating the military background and social media history of a 22-year-old man who is suspected of trying to shoot up a federal building in Dallas Monday. Brian Isaack Clyde was shot and killed by federal officers before he got a chance to enter the Earle Cabell Federal Building, authorities said. No officers…MORE

Arizona family in police confrontation gets backing from Jay-Z group

A philanthropy affiliated with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, said it is offering support to an Arizona family after a confrontation with police in Phoenix last month following an alleged shoplifting incident. Team Roc spokesman Didier Morais said Sunday that the group has offered legal and emotional backing to the family. Officers were “caught on video using…MORE

Police looking for suspects after shooting at graduation party kills one

Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire at a graduation party attended by about 75 people in Philadelphia. One person was killed and five others were injured in Sunday evening’s shooting at a barbecue gathering in Paschall Playground Park, according to Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross. Reports initially indicated seven injuries. Ross said…MORE

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Lorax’ has fallen

The Lorax would be devastated to hear that the tree that inspired Dr. Seuss’ 1971 children’s book has fallen. The Monterey Cypress tree was at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California, the seaside community where author Theodor Seuss Geisel lived from 1948 until his death in 1991. Geisel could see the tree from…MORE