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Officer won't face charges in Alabama mall shooting

Officer won't face charges in Alabama mall shootingMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer will not face charges for killing a man he mistook for the gunman in a mall shooting, the state's attorney general announced Tuesday.



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No charges for Alabama policeman who shot black man

No charges for Alabama policeman who shot black manAn Alabama police officer who shot and killed a black man he mistook for a gunman will not face any charges, the state attorney general said Tuesday. Emantic “E.J.” Bradford, 21, was shot three times by a police officer in a shopping mall in Hoover, Alabama, on November 22 of last year. The fatal shooting sparked protests by civil rights activists and accusations of racism against the police.



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Damage from EF2 tornado reported in Wetumpka, Alabama

Damage from EF2 tornado reported in Wetumpka, AlabamaSevere thunderstorms rumbled across the Deep South on Saturday afternoon, with one storm producing a tornado that caused extensive damage in the town of Wetumpka, Alabama.



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Tornado causes significant damage in downtown Wetumpka, Alabama

Tornado causes significant damage in downtown Wetumpka, AlabamaWetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis said a senior center is severely damaged and the police department also was damaged.



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Billionaire LinkedIn co-founder apologises for funding 'Russian-style' disinformation group in Alabama Senate race

Billionaire LinkedIn co-founder apologises for funding 'Russian-style' disinformation group in Alabama Senate raceBillionaire Reid Hoffman apologised on Wednesday for funding a group linked to a “highly disturbing” effort that spread disinformation during last year’s Alabama special election for US Senate, but he said he was not aware that his money was being used for this purpose. Mr Hoffman’s statement is his first acknowledgement of his ties to a campaign that adopted tactics similar to those deployed by Russian operatives during the 2016 presidential election. In Alabama, the Hoffman-funded group allegedly used Facebook and Twitter to undermine support for Republican Roy Moore and boost Democrat Doug Jones, who narrowly won the race.



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Alabama police department blames crimes on rejection of God

Alabama police department blames crimes on rejection of GodOPP, Ala. (AP) — A rural Alabama police department that used social media to scold community members for rejecting God came under fire from a group that opposes mixing government and religious faith.



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Mall shooting suspects agrees on return to Alabama

Mall shooting suspects agrees on return to AlabamaATLANTA (AP) — A man suspected in an Alabama mall shooting that resulted in police killing another black man on Thanksgiving agreed Friday to return home from Georgia to face charges.



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Suspect arrested in Alabama mall shooting; protests continue

Suspect arrested in Alabama mall shooting; protests continueHOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Authorities arrested a suspect in a Thanksgiving shooting that spread panic at Alabama's largest shopping mall Thursday, but protesters said they would continue demonstrations over the police killing of another black man who was initially believed to be the shooter.



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Police Arrest Suspect In Thanksgiving Day Shooting At Alabama Mall

Police Arrest Suspect In Thanksgiving Day Shooting At Alabama MallPolice have arrested a 20-year-old suspected of carrying out a shooting inside



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Fatal Police Shooting Of 21-Year-Old Emantic Bradford In Alabama Sparks Protest

Fatal Police Shooting Of 21-Year-Old Emantic Bradford In Alabama Sparks ProtestProtesters shut down parts of an Alabama highway on Monday in response to the



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