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Video key in ex-officer's stiff sentence for killing

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CHARLESTON, S.C. - The video was viewed millions of times around the world. It was blurry, frenzied and chilling: an unarmed black man ran from a white officer, who shot him five times in the back.
On Thursday, relatives of that fleeing motorist described the pain of reliving Walter Scott's death each time the cellphone video aired. Over and over, they've watched Scott crumple to the ground, never to rise again.
They know nothing will bring back Scott, the 50-year-old father who loved football, cartoons and Saturday morning pancake breakfasts with his family. But they also know the painful...
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Mass. man sentenced for string of bank robberies

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An Athol, Mass., man was sentenced Thursday to three years and seven months in federal prison for bank robberies in Rindge, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
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Ex-So. Carolina officer gets 20 years for shooting unarmed black man

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The white former policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back after a 2015 traffic stop in South Carolina was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison, with a federal judge ruling that the killing amounted to murder.
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Trump says he'll be 'signing something' on immigration and wants to keep...

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