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The Charlotte police chief said officers gave a black man multiple warnings to drop a handgun before one of them opened fire and killed him. But the man's family says he was unarmed. Tensions remained high after protesters clashed with police officers overnight.
But Hillary Clinton said the killing of African-Americans by police officers is unbearable and needs to become intolerable. Donald Trump courted black voters in Cleveland, saying he was very troubled by the killing of a black man by a white officer in Oklahoma. But he was introduced by boxing promoter Don King, who used a racial slur as he made the case for supporting Trump.
Russia and the U.S. blamed each other for Syria's failing ceasefire as the U.N. Security Council took up the civil war. Secretary of State John Kerry called for the grounding of all aircraft over parts of Syria to allow for humanitarian aid.
Dozens of dog salons, boutiques and purebred puppy sellers are springing up across Havana, as Cuba's growing upper-middle class is developing an interest in fancy dogs. The growing business is creating hundreds of jobs and some small reminders of a widening income gap.
Noreen Nasir, Associated Press, with AP News Minute.