Suspect in Charleston church shooting indicted on nine murder counts

- Dylann Roof, the suspect in last month's massacre at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, has been indicted by a grand jury on nine counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder, the prosecutor said on Tuesday.

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Deadly car bombs hit Yemen, day after almost 200 killed

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Groups sue Chicago suburbs for more gun control

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Bill Cosby's moralizing comes back to haunt him

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Republican Rubio urges overhaul of U.S. college 'cartel'

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Subway suspends pitchman Jared Fogle as police search his Indiana home

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U.S. raises concern over detention of 100 activists in Cuba

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