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Real estate mogul Donald Trump's Twitter account is already infamous for frequent factual screw-ups, and on Monday he fell for an unfortunate prank that ranks pretty high among his social media gaffes.
The U.S. Justice Department has asked the Ferguson, Mo. Police
Department to order its officers to stop wearing bracelets in support of
Darren Wilson, the white officer who fatally shot an unarmed black
teenager last month.