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US Cop Charged in Beating of Indian Man

A police officer in the U.S. state of Alabama who was fired after slamming an elderly man from India to the ground now faces a federal charge, the Justice Department announced Friday. A federal grand jury indicted Eric Sloan Parker, 26, on one count of "using unreasonable force" against Sureshbhai Patel. The Associated Press news agency cites Parker's defense attorney as saying the former officer will plead not guilty. Video recorded by a police car dashboard camera...

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