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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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Johnson 'will communicate' during Ferguson curfew

A curfew will be put in place starting at midnight and run until 5 a.m. local time, according to Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson, who the governor appointed to oversee security in the suburban St. Louis community that has been roiled by the August 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Captain Johnson said that answers would be given to everyone as violence spilled over over the the past week.

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