The Board of Supervisors for Maricopa County, Arizona has agreed to pay $1 million to the family of a man who was beaten to death by guards at the Maricopa County Jail (MCJ).

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There were no TV cameras, no scrum of reporters, no protesters  and there was no swagger inside the courtroom when the typically brash Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand to face critics who say he and his deputies racially profile Hispanics.

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FOUNTAIN HILLS, Arizona (Reuters) - As many as 200 activists, some chanting "go Joe, go Joe," rallied in Arizona on Saturday to support Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is facing a federal racial-profiling probe for his police sweeps against illegal immigrants.

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