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Obama regrets 'Gates Gate' comments

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President Obama has expressed regret for contributing to what he described as the frenzy over the arrest of an eminent African American professor by a white police officer.

Henry Gates was arrested after police were called by neighbours who saw him forcing a door to his own house.

Adam Brookes reports.

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