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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FBI to investigate police shooting of unarmed teenager

The FBI will take over the investigation of a St Louis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager on Saturday.

Tom Jackson, chief of police in Ferguson, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot dead, said he welcomed the decision to bring in the FBI to examine the incident. The move followed a request by Jay Nixon, governor of the state of Missouri.

Brown, who was walking to visit his grandmother, was shot several times following an altercation with a police officer.

Rioting erupted in Ferguson last night following a candlelight vigil, with 32 people arrested. A further protest outside Ferguson police headquarters was held today.

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