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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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More protests over unarmed teenager shot dead in US

Supporters of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager shot dead by a police officer on Saturday, have protested outside the police headquarters near where he died in St Louis.

Protesters outside police headquarters in Ferguson, Missouri.

Police last night arrested 32 people after rioting and looting by protesters broke out in Ferguson, a predominantly black area, before spreading to other parts of the city.

The teenager died after a struggle in a patrol car spilled out into the street, where the fatal shot was fired. It remained unclear why Brown was in the car.

Civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton said that he had spoken with Brown's relatives and would visit St Louis to help the family.

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