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Duke Lacrosse Players Cleared of All Charges

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North Carolina's attorney general has dropped all charges against three former members of Duke University's lacrosse team.

The players were accused of kidnapping, raping and assaulting an exotic dancer who performed at a team party. The rape charges were dropped in January, while the kidnapping and sexual assault charges were dropped on Wednesday.

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