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Former US Policeman Charged with Shooting Death of Unarmed Man

A white former police officer in South Carolina faces federal charges in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man who was running from the scene of a traffic stop last year. An indictment unsealed Wednesday shows a federal grand jury has charged Michael Slager with violating the civil rights of Walter Scott, obstruction of justice and unlawfully using a weapon during the commission of a crime.  Slager, who is white, allegedly shot Scott, a black man, after a traffic stop in...

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