U.S. President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama during their departure to Dallas, Texas, in Washington, U.S., July 12, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Reuters: Obama to speak at Dallas memorial for police slain in ambush
President Barack Obama visits Dallas on Tuesday to address a memorial service for five police officers killed at a protest against police violence, as he seeks to mend divisions inflamed by the deadliest day for U.S. law enforcement in almost 15 years.
Former U.S. Army Reserve soldier Micah Johnson, 25, gunned down the officers in an ambush on Thursday after expressing anger over recent police killings of black people. Johnson then was killed by an explosive-laden robot sent in by police.
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