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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Second black man fatally shot by police in Missouri

A black man has been fatally shot by police in St Louis, Missouri, following the high-profile death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

Police claimed the 23-year-old man robbed a local shop before threatening an officer with a knife a few miles away from the suburb of Ferguson, where Brown was shot dead 10 days ago.

ITV News' James Mates reports from the US:

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