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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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Friends and family gather to remember Michael Brown

Friends and family of Michael Brown are remembering the US teenager in a lively ceremony filled with singing and music.

Mourners at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Ferguson Credit: NBC News
Civil rights campaigner Reverend Jesse Jackson is among the geusts Credit: NBC News
A guest comforts Michael Brown's mother Credit: NBC News

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