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An investigation into the police shooting of a 12-year-old African-American boy is taking so long that he has yet to be buried five months after his death, lawyers said Monday. Tamir Rice was holding a pellet gun when he was fatally shot on November 22 in a Cleveland playground, in a shocking incident caught on surveillance video. "Less than a second and my son is gone, and I want to know: How long I got to wait for justice?" his mother Samaria Rice told a news conference in the Ohio city. "We want justice for Tamir," added the boy's uncle Michael Petty, who called for the case to be turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) if local authorities fail to pick up the pace.
Former US president Bill Clinton said in an interview that aired Monday he will keep giving lucrative speeches "to pay our bills" while wife Hillary Clinton runs for the White House. Defending his charity work on a trip to Africa, Clinton said Hillary told him no foreign official has sought to influence her through donations to the family's foundation, which has come under fire for accepting millions of dollars from foreign governments. Bill Clinton told NBC News he would step down from running the foundation "if it's the right thing to do". Clinton said he gives 10 percent of his revenue each year to the Clinton Foundation, and that Hillary "gave 17 percent" in the years she was with it.