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Michael Brown’s family to sue

The family of the unarmed black teenager whose shooting death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri set off weeks of protests will file suit in his death, their lawyers said Thursday. Michael Brown’s family will file a civil lawsuit soon against the city of Ferguson and the officer, Darren[…]

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Second night of rallies after Ferguson ruling

People protesting against the Ferguson jury decision took to the streets in some US cities for a second day, even as others were still cleaning up vandalism from the night before. Protesters on Tuesday disrupted traffic for several hours in central St Louis by blocking major intersections, an interstate highway[…]

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Worst Ferguson violence since August: US police

Violence that erupted in Ferguson after a US grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black teenager was the “worst” since August, when the unrest first started, police said on Tuesday. “What I’ve seen tonight is probably much worse than the[…]

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Outrage across US over Ferguson ruling

Thousands of people rallied in US cities including Los Angeles and New York to protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. Gunshots rang out and police lobbed tear gas at an angry crowd in suburban St.[…]

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US mourns Ferguson teenager killed by police

Grieving family members were joined by thousands of mourners at the funeral of Michael Brown, an unarmed black youth whose killing by a white police officer in the town of Ferguson triggered weeks of unrest. US civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton, called for a “fair and impartial investigation” into[…]

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Obama calls for calm in Ferguson

US National Guard troops were deployed Monday after unrest in a Missouri town where a white police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager, as President Barack Obama called for calm. A clearly uncomfortable Obama said there was no excuse for local police to employ “excessive force” and urged the[…]

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