A mine worker sings and dances during a gathering at the Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa, on Wednesday. Some 270 miners were charged with murder Thursday in connection with the deaths of 34 of their striking colleagues. Themba Hadebe/AP hide caption

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Mine workers attend a memorial service in South Africa Thursday, Aug. 23, for miners killed last week by police officers. Themba Hadebe/AP hide caption

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