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Federal Hate Crime Probe Opened After US Black Church Shooting

The U.S. Justice Department said it has opened a federal hate crimes investigation into Wednesday night's fatal mass shooting at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, as the search for the gunman continues. Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen said at a news conference Thursday that a white male in his early to mid-20s walked into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church during a weekly prayer meeting and sat with the churchgoers for at least an hour...

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