White supremacist guilty of killing British MP

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A British court has found a far-right activist guilty of killing British MP Jo Cox in the run-up to June's referendum on the country's membership of the EU. Thomas Mair shot and stabbed the Labour party politician in her constituency office in Birstall near the northern city of Leeds. It took a jury at London's Old Bailey on Wednesday just under an hour to find Mair guilty of the murder. The judge presiding over the case said the attack encompassed the "definition of terrorism" and was "done to advance the political cause of violent white supremacism".

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