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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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Obama: FBI to investigate Ferguson shooting

The FBI is to be drafted in to investigate the fatal shooting of Missouri teenager Michael Brown, US President Barack Obama has said.

In a speech at the White House, he said people had been "greatly disturbed" by the images seen in Ferguson, and said the FBI would be investigating conflicting reports of what happened in the moments leading up to Michael's death.

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