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Muslims offer condolences near California shooting scene



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SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Muslims joining their neighbors at a makeshift memorial near the site of Wednesday's shooting rampage in San Bernardino, California, say they're grieving along with other Americans.

Asrar Biabani and his friend Nizaam Ali spent a half hour on the corner in a heated discussion with a man who charged that Muslims are killers and terrorists as dozens of people gathered around.

Ali said he forgives the man but hopes the U.S. can be "one nation under God" and not turn on the entire Muslim community because of the acts of a few fanatics.

Syed Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, were killed in a shootout with police hours after they opened fire on Farook's colleagues, killing 14 at a holiday luncheon.

The Pakistani-born Malik had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in a Facebook post at about the same time.

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