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The Washington Post reports that President Trump is privately pushing for the U.S. military to fund the construction of his proposed border wall.
Source: Evan Vucci / AP

Today in 5 Lines

  • Louisiana authorities said no charges will be filed against two Baton Rouge officers in the death of Alton Sterling, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot in 2016.

  • The Washington Postreports that President Trump for the U.S. military to fund the construction of his proposed border wall.

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