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(July 14) Today's Top Headlines - Zimmerman found not guilty, many react to verdict

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In what has become a racially-charged, controversial case, George Zimmerman was found not-guilty of second-degree murder late Saturday night.

As protestors rallied in Florida streets, a six-member, all-female jury found Zimmerman not guilty for the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman claimed self defense in the incident.

The NAACP quickly responded with rage, asking the Department of Justice to bring civil rights charges against Zimmerman. Early in the case, President Barack Obama said if he had a son he would have looked like Trayvon Martin, adding his heart goes out to the Martin family.

Zimmerman himself is Hispanic.

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