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Judge Sets Trial for Suspect in Charleston Church Shooting

The man accused of killing nine people at a South Carolina church last month will stand trial next July, a judge ruled Thursday. During a 25-minute hearing in Charleston, Judge J.C. Nicholson set a July 11, 2016, trial date for Dylann Roof. Public defender Ashley Pennington no bond would be sought for Roof, who sat quietly during the proceedings, clad in a gray-striped prison jumpsuit. Nicholson said he would have denied a request anyway, calling Roof a flight risk, noting he was...

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