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Demonstrators march by police during the Shut Down Trump & the RNC protest on Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Cleveland. The Republican National Convention starts Monday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

7 things to know now: Baton Rouge shooting; GOP convention; social media star murdered

Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today. What to know now: 1. Baton Rouge shootings: A former U.S. Marine shot and killed three Baton Rouge police officers and injured three others Sunday in the parking lot of a convenience store. The shooting came a week ...

Thousands of people march in the Black Lives Matter rally on Sunday, July 10, 2016, in downtown Cincinnati. The rally was put on after violence erupted after the fatal shooting of police officers in the city of Dallas. MICHAEL D. PITMAN/STAFF

Black Lives Matter rally in Cincinnati

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump rallies on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at the Sharonville Convention Center in northern Cincinnati.

PHOTOS: Trump rallies in Sharonville

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren wave to the crowd during a campaign stop at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, Monday, June 27, 2016. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

Hillary Clinton stops at Union Terminal

KNUTSFORD, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 24:  A European Union flag, with a hole cut in the middle, flies at half-mast outside a home in Knutsford Cheshire after today's historic referendum on June 24, 2016 in Knutsford, United Kingdom. The results from the historic EU referendum has now been declared and the United Kingdom has voted to LEAVE the European Union.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

The big, red Brexit button: When will the UK invoke Article 50?

The U.K. has spoken, and it wants out of the European Union. But despite the results of this week's referendum, the country hasn't technically taken any real steps toward exiting the EU. >> Read more trending stories The formal process of extricating a nation from the EU is laid out ...

LONDON, ENGLAND- JUNE 24: A young couple painted as EU flags protest on outside Downing Street against the United Kingdom's decision to leave the EU following the referendum on June 24, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. The United Kingdom has gone to the polls to decide whether or not the country wishes to remain within the European Union. After a hard fought campaign from both REMAIN and LEAVE the vote is too close to call. A result on the referendum is expected on Friday morning.  (Photo by Mary Turner/Getty Images)

Brexit: Petition for 2nd EU referendum gets 1 million signatures in 24 hours

More than one million Britons have signed a petition seeking a re-do of the historic European Union referendum vote that put the United Kingdom on the path to leaving the 28-member union. >> Read more trending stories Over 1.2 million people had signed the parliamentary petition by 12:20 p.m. local ...

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) following news that the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union on June 24, 2016 in New York City. The Dow Jones industrial average quickly fell nealy 500 points on the news with markets around the globe plunging. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow closes down more than 600 points

UPDATE: 4 p.m.Global stocks and the pound plunged after Britons voted to leave the European Union.The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 611 points, or 3.4 percent, to 17,399 in heavy trading Friday.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 75 points, or 3.6 percent, to 2,037. The Nasdaq composite sank 202 ...

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 24: People react to a regional EU referendum result at the Leave.EU campaign's referendum party at Millbank Tower on June 23, 2016 in London, England. The United Kingdom has gone to the polls to decide whether or not the country wishes to remain within the European Union. After a hard fought campaign from both REMAIN and LEAVE the vote is too close to call. A result on the referendum is expected on Friday morning.(Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

UK votes in favor of 'Brexit': 5 things to know

After months of contentious debate, Britain voted Thursday to leave the European Union in a historic referendum dubbed "Brexit." Here are some things to know: Vote closely divided The vote was a close one, according to results from the BBC. Of the 33.5 million ballots cast, only 1 million votes ...

What is Brexit? What you need to know about the UK and the European Union vote

It’s one thing when a bunch of politicians yammer on about an issue facing a country, but when David Beckham steps up to the mic to take a position, it’s time to start listening. The former soccer god spoke out on Tuesday about the biggest issue facing his home country ...

The U.S. Navy announced on Thursday, May 12, 2016, that it had relieved Cmdr. Eric Rasch of his duties after said he "failed to provide effective leadership."

Navy reprimands man in charge of U.S. sailors detained in Iran

The commander in charge of 10 U.S. sailors who were detained in Iran earlier this year has been publicly disciplined. >> Read more trending stories Cmdr. Eric Rasch was relieved of his duties after U.S. Navy officials say he "failed to provide effective leadership." This announcement comes months after two riverine boats drifted into ...

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