U.S. Won’t Seek Civil-Rights Charges in Trayvon Martin Case

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George Zimmerman, the acquitted shooter in the death of Trayvon Martin, faces a Seminole circuit judge during a first-appearance hearing on charges including aggravated assault stemming from a fight with his girlfriend November 19, 2013 in Sanford, Florida.

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Federal prosecutors won’t bring charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a black Florida teenager whose killing by a neighborhood watch volunteer three years ago sparked a national debate about race.

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