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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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Missouri state police to take charge of Ferguson security

The Governor of the US state of Missouri Jay Nixon has put the state Highway Patrol in charge of security in Ferguson, NBC News reports.

The St. Louis suburb has seen four nights of clashes between police and protesters following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by police.

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