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U.S. Attorney General arrives in Ferguson to oversee federal probe on police shooting

Updated: 2014-08-21 10:28:40 (KST)
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Time now for a look through some of the other international headlines we're following this hour. For that, we turn to Eunice Kim, at the NewsCenter.
Eunice. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is in Ferguson, Missouri tonight and he's already held meetings with community leaders there What did he say?

Well, Mark I think the first thing on the attorney general's mind was to assure the concerned community leaders in Ferguson that the federal probe will be a "full, fair and independent" one just as he had said prior to leaving for Missouri.
Holder said he was confident that the "substantial number" of FBI agents who had been cavassing the area were doing a great job to determine what exactly happened on August 9th the night 18-year-old Michael Brown, unarmed, was shot by local police.
He also made a point to say that the federal probe was different from ongoing local investigations, in that his will be looking for violations of federal criminal civil rights statutes.
Meanwhile, the 11th night of protests appeared to have been less violent. Police took into custody 47 people and seized several loaded firearms.


Reporter : eunice.kim@arirang.co.kr

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