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A homeless man allegedly shot by police in Los Angeles was a French national and convicted criminal, the LA Times reported Tuesday. The newspaper identified the man, killed Sunday in an incident which triggered protests, as 39-year old Charley Saturmin Robinet. LA police chief Charlie Beck said Monday that the victim, who police have not identified, tried to grab a gun from one of four officers who were trying to restrain him on the city's Skid Row homeless district. On Tuesday morning dozens of people attended a protest outside LA police headquarters to condemn the killing.
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats scrambled on Tuesday to contain the fallout from revelations that their favored 2016 presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, may have violated the spirit of federal records laws by using her personal email for work while secretary of state. Her bypassing of official communications at the State Department fed a political narrative that Republicans want to use to damage Clinton, that the wife of former President Bill Clinton is obsessed with secrecy and has something to hide. The news appeared to catch the Clinton camp off guard as her inner circle discusses whether to accelerate the formation of a campaign organization to April or May instead of this summer, which would allow her team to have a faster, more robust response to the various charges thrown her way. Clinton was President Barack Obama's first-term secretary of state from 2009 to early 2013.