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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'Getty photographer' arrested during Ferguson protests

Footage has emerged purportedly showing a man, believed to be a photographer for stock photo agency Getty Images, being arrested by police in Ferguson, Missouri.

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