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Parents of US teenager Michael Brown reject police apology

The parents of the unarmed black teenager gunned down by police in Ferguson in the US have rejected an apology by the city's top cop.

Michael Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, said Darren Wilson, the white officer who fired the gun, should instead be arrested.

The 18-year-old's death sparked days of widespread rioting.

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Teen's mother spreads flowers near shooting scene

The mother of an 18-year-old who was apparently shot by police has been laying flowers on the street where her son was killed.

Mike Brown's mother Lesley McSpadden told reporters: "I know they killed my son. This was wrong and it was cold-hearted."

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