Mourners gather for funeral of US teenager Michael Brown

Hundreds of people are gathering for the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed American teenager who was shot dead by police on 9th August.

Speaking ahead of the ceremony, the teen's father called for calm, saying: "We need a moment of silence on our son. We need peace on his going-away."

Three White House officials will attend the service.

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Missouri protesters use milk to ease tear gas suffering

Some protesters demonstrating over the death of a black US teen in the city of St. Louis, Missouri, have used milk to ease the pain of those caught in tear gas fired by police officers.

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