BBC英语新闻:美国黑人老兵不满黑人遭暴力执法 打死5名警察

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In the United States, the Dallas police have named the main suspect in the killing of five officers as 25-year-old army veteran, x. Following the shooting spree on Thursday night during street protests, x was killed when police remotely detonated a bomb that they sent into his hideaway using a robot. x in Dallas has the latest details. We are just learning a little more from the police here in Dallas about x. Police have been at his house. They've been searching his house in Texas. And we are told now that they believe he had no criminal records, and that in that house, they have found, what they called, a ballistic space. That is to say, a bullet-proof vest, rifles and ammunition that they have been found in the house of the suspect. They have also formally confirmed, for the first time, his identity as x, this 25-year-old U.S. army veteran, who served in Afghanistan.

President Obama has ordered that flags on public buildings should fly at half mast as a sign of respect to the five dead officers. Hundreds of people have attended a multi-faith prayer vigil in central Dallas. The city's Police Chief, x, told them that the attack was a well-planned, well-thought-out and evil tragedy. The U.S. Attorney-General, x, urged Americans to shun violence in the wake of the killings. Your voice is important. Do not be discouraged by those who will use your lawful actions as a cover for their heinous violence. We will continue to safeguard your constitutional rights and work with you in a difficult mission of building a better nation and a brighter future.

The Indian company, x Steel, says it's looking at a range of alternatives for its British business, which it had been intending to sell. The British business Secretary, x, said officials from the Indian company had told him that the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union had added a fresh layer of uncertainty. From Mumbai, here is x. In a carefully-worded statement, x Steel has all but announced that it's not going ahead with the sale of the company's U.K. business, at least for now. The firm has said that it is looking at alternatives, such as a joint venture with strategic partners. It's already initiated talks with Germany engineering group, x. x will, however, start a separate process to sell a part of its operation in the U.K., which is its specialty steel business and its x pipe mills.

The Hungarian government says it's deployed 10,000 police and soldiers to its southern border with Serbia in an effort to seal it completely against illegal migrants. About 1,000 people a week are still reaching Austria after traveling through the Balkans. A BBC correspondent at the frontier says some other countries, such as Bulgaria, Serbia and Macedonia, tolerate small numbers of people getting through their borders illegally.

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The Italian Foreign Minister, x, has said it's up to Britain to decide when to start the formal process of leaving the European Union. Many E.U. leaders have said they should happen as soon as possible to end further uncertainty.

The legendary Pakistani philanthropist, x, has died at the age of 88. Dr. x devoted his life to helping the poor. x looks back at his life. For more than 60 years, x has dedicated his life to helping the poor and needy in Pakistan. Seen by many as a national hero, Mr. x created what has now become the country's biggest charitable organisation with very limited resources. the x Foundation runs schools, hospitals and ambulance services across the country, often filling the gaps in services which the state has failed to provide. It also runs orphanages, and is thought to have helped tens of thousands of children. People from all walks of life have expressed grief at the loss of a man many here see as a saint.

The prime minister of Mali has announced a new cabinet, which includes a prominent member of the x group, which led a rebellion in the north of the country in 2012. x of the x Women's League is the new minister for tourism. The rebels and the government signed a peace deal last year.

Tennis at Wimbledon, x has become the first Canadian man to reach a grand slam final after he beat the seven-time champion, Roger Federer. x will meet Britain's Andy Murray in the final on Sunday. Murray knocked out the Czech, x, in straight sets. He said he was pleased with his performance. We all know you never know many chances you are gonna have to play in grand slam finals, so you want to make the most of your opportunities, and you know, x manage to get through today. And you know x you get the sort of more experience which helps you deal with the x.

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