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49 people were killed and 20 others seriously injured Thursday in a mass shooting at a mosque in Christchurch New Zealand.  Four people were detained originally, three men and one woman, in the attack, but one person is being charged.  That man is a 28-year-old Australian and described by New Zealand police as anti-immigrant.  His identity has not yet been released.  The shooter did have an 87 page manifesto on him, describing his motivation for such an attack and lived stream his attack on Facebook.  New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called the attack “one of New Zealand’s darkest days.”

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