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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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Ferguson: 47 arrests overnight after urine thrown at police

Police in Ferguson, Missouri made 47 arrests overnight as protests continued more than a week after the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.

USA Today Reporter Yamiche Alcindor, who is at the scene, reported protesters threw glass, plastic bottles and urine at officers.

The case is expected to take on a new turn later today when state prosecutors begin presenting evidence over the shooting to a grand jury.

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