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S. Africa rocked by anger over mine shootings

The withdrawal of murder charges against 270 South African miners for the killings of 34 co-workers by police followed intense public pressure - including a report that the victims were shot execution-style or crushed by police vehicles.


Rodney King dead at 47

Rodney King

Rodney King, whose beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 was caught on camera and sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved, was found dead in his swimming pool Sunday, authorities and his fiancee confirmed.

Senh: I didn't know Rodney King was born in Sacramento. He was a criminal, alcoholic, and drug addict. It's really hard for someone to exorcise his demons, but it looks like he tried after becoming the poster child for police brutality. RIP.


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