Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced that he is lifting the curfew on the town of Ferguson after days of clashes between police and protesters over the killing of a black teenager by an officer.
The curfew was brought in on Saturday after protests following the shooting of Michael Brown became violent.
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The heavy showers will ease off this weekend.
Labour MPs are attempting to build a consensus for a single challenger to Corbyn, while the big game in the Tory Party is Stop Boris.
Hefty showers and longer, slow moving downpours into this evening and again on Saturday - some lively with thunder.