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Fellow Reverend Mourns Clementa Pinckney: "My Heart Just Melted"

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 5:03pm
Rev. Dr. Lanel Guyton, a friend and fellow A.M.E. reverend of Clementa Pinckney, remembers him as an uplifting spirit.







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Charleston Church Shooting Suspect Escorted From Police Station

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 5:00pm
Suspected Charleston church gunman Dylann Roof is escorted from Shelby Police Station into patrol car.







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Church Gunman Reportedly Said: 'I have to do it'

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:58pm
Sylvia Johnson, a cousin of church shooting victim Pastor Clementa Pinckney says she spoke with one of the survivors "and she said that he had reloaded five different times... and he just said 'I have to do it. You rape our women and you're taking over our country. And you have to go.'"







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Senate Democrats Block Defense Spending Bill

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:54pm
Democrats successfully blocked the Senate from considering a key defense spending bill.







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The Week in Pictures

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:36pm
Lions, tigers & bears escape Georgia zoo during flooding, exhaustive manhunt for fugitives, a koala joey sticks close to injured mom, and more.







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Charleston Shooting Will Lead to Tough Questions for Candidates: Today on @MTP

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:21pm
Chuck and Mark discuss how race and gun violence are now issues 2016 candidates on both sides of the aisle will have to address on the trail.







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Coroner Releases Names of Dead in Church Shooting

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:13pm
Charleston County coroner Rae Wooten releases the names of the nine people shot at a church in Charleston, S.C.







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Teen Who Lost Arm After Shark Attack Leaves Hospital

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:57pm
The teenage boy bitten by a shark has been successfully treated and released in good condition.







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N.J. Man Arrested in ISIS Raid, Fourth This Week

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:53pm
A man suspected of supporting ISIS-related activities was arrested as FBI agents raided a home in New Jersey early Thursday, law enforcement officials said.







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House Works to Revive Trade Measures

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:44pm
The House narrowly passed legislation aimed at shoring up President Obama's ability to negotiate a massive 12-nation trade pact on Thursday.







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'Where Can We Be Black?': Online Sorrow Over Shooting

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:29pm
The Charleston church shooting provoked shock and outrage on Twitter.







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The World's Oldest Person Is Dead at 116

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:02pm
Jeralean Talley died Wednesday at her home in the Detroit suburb of Inkster.







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Boston Bomber's Friend Gets Prison for Misleading Feds

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 2:58pm
Khairullozhon Matanov was sentenced Thursday afternoon to 30 months in prison for misleading investigators.







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Alabama City Dumps Private Probation Firm

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 2:26pm
Clanton, Alabama has dropped Judicial Correction Services, and the Southern Poverty Law Center has asked almost 100 other towns to do the same.







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Justin Bieber, Usher Ordered to Face Copyright Lawsuit

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 2:15pm
Justin Bieber and Usher were ordered to face a $10 million lawsuit claiming they illegally copied parts of a song composed by two Virginia songwriters.







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Lester Holt Named Anchor of 'NBC Nightly News'

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 1:32pm
Brian Williams will not return to the program.







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Governor on Shooting: 'Heart and Soul of South Carolina Was Broken'

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 1:06pm
Talking about the deadly church shooting, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says, "We woke up today and the heart and soul of South Carolin was broken."







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Supreme Court Puts Stop to Group's Confederate License Plates

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 1:03pm
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a group can not force Texas to put the Confederate flag on car license plates.







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Obama Frustrated That Mass Violence Happens Too Often in U.S.

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:56pm
President Obama says that mass violence happens with too much frequency in America and that the issue needs to be addressed.







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Police on Church Shooting: 'Very, Very Pleased to Announce We Have Made Arrest'

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:54pm
Charleston Police Chief Gregory Mullen announces that Dylann Roof was arrested about 245 miles north in Shelby, North Carolina.







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