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Ferguson cop who shot unarmed teen not indicted: What next for Michael Brown's family?
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Ferguson cop who shot unarmed teen not indicted: What next for Michael Brown's family?

The decision resolves one aspect of the case, but additional investigations remain and the community for months has been bracing for demonstrations in anticipation of the grand jury's decision.

Photos: Protests in Ferguson after cop who shot unarmed teen not charged
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Photos: Protests in Ferguson after cop who shot unarmed teen not charged

Some protesters erupted in anger after the announcement that Officer Darren Wilson won't be indicted in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Protesters overran a barricade and taunted police. Some chanted "murderer" and others threw rocks and other items.

Ferguson on edge awaiting grand jury verdict in Michael Brown's shooting
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Ferguson on edge awaiting grand jury verdict in Michael Brown's shooting

It's not uncommon for deliberations to take a while in complex cases when, such as in the Brown shooting, self-defense is alleged or there are two widely conflicting versions of events.

Ferguson: No jury verdict on killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown as yet
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Ferguson: No jury verdict on killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown as yet

Barricades surrounded the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, though the decision seemed unlikely over the weekend.

Ferguson braces for jury verdict on killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown
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Ferguson braces for jury verdict on killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown

More than two-thirds of the residents of Ferguson are black, but its mayor, police chief and most of its police department are white. Black residents say their conflicts with the police long predate Brown's shooting.

Gun sales spike as grand jury decision on Ferguson nears
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Gun sales spike as grand jury decision on Ferguson nears

Steven King of Metro Shooting Supplies says he's sold two to three times more weapons than usual in recent weeks.

Michael Brown killing: Emergency declared in Ferguson ahead of verdict
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Michael Brown killing: Emergency declared in Ferguson ahead of verdict

The governor of the US state of Missouri has declared a state of emergency ahead of a grand jury decision in the case of Michael Brown who was killed by a white police officer.

US officials grilled by UN anti-torture panel over violations since 9/11
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US officials grilled by UN anti-torture panel over violations since 9/11

The UN Committee Against Torture, which has 10 independent experts, is responsible for reviewing the records of all 156 UN member countries that have ratified the UN Convention Against Torture

Ferguson shooting: Shops vandalised, shots fired as protestors take to streets again
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Ferguson shooting: Shops vandalised, shots fired as protestors take to streets again

More than six weeks after a white police officer shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown, protesters again poured into the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, overnight, with acts of vandalism and at least two arrests taking place, media reported.

Michael Brown supporters disrupt another govt meeting in Ferguson
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Michael Brown supporters disrupt another govt meeting in Ferguson

Protesters seeking the immediate arrest of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old loudly disrupted another government meeting on Tuesday, renewing calls to remove the county prosecutor investigating the case and vowing political retaliation against an elected official tied to the prosecutor.

Ferguson teen had his arms raised when cop shot him: New witnesses
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Ferguson teen had his arms raised when cop shot him: New witnesses

Two newly discovered witnesses of last month's fatal police shooting in Ferguson in the US state of Missouri said that the officer shot Michael Brown when the latter had his arms raised and had surrendered.

Ferguson: Protesters turn hostile at first council meet since Michael Brown death
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Ferguson: Protesters turn hostile at first council meet since Michael Brown death

Efforts by city leaders to repair the local government's fractured relationship with its residents in the St Louis suburb where an unarmed black 18-year-old was fatally shot by a white police officer got off to a rocky start on Tuesday at the first public meeting of elected officials since Michael Brown's death.

Silver lining: Ferguson, African Americans and Indians in US
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Silver lining: Ferguson, African Americans and Indians in US

As Michael Brown is laid to rest in Ferguson, the town's wounds are a long way from healing. But while looking at all the many things that went wrong it's worth reflecting on the things that didn't.

Ferguson unrest: North Korea calls US a 'graveyard of human rights'
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Ferguson unrest: North Korea calls US a 'graveyard of human rights'

North Korea, which is regularly condemned by Washington and others over allegations of gross human rights abuses, said the US had no right to pass judgement on others.

Ferguson unrest: Thousands expected to attend Michael Brown's funeral
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Ferguson unrest: Thousands expected to attend Michael Brown's funeral

Thousands are expected on Monday to attend the funeral of the unarmed black teen shot dead by a white policeman in Missouri, two weeks after the killing sparked riots and revived debate on race and law enforcement in America.

President Obama returns amid sharp criticism over vacation
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President Obama returns amid sharp criticism over vacation

For Obama, his nine rounds of golf over the course of two weeks on Martha's Vineyard, about five hours per round, demonstrated his need to let off some steam from the white-hot political polarization of Washington ahead of a looming partisan battle over new immigration rules he will soon issue.

Ferguson shooting: Cop suspended for calling protestors rabid dogs
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Ferguson shooting: Cop suspended for calling protestors rabid dogs

A police officer in Missouri was suspended Friday after he voiced his contempt via Facebook of protesters condemning the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer.

Peaceful protests in Ferguson after National Guard withdraws
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Peaceful protests in Ferguson after National Guard withdraws

On the residential street when white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Brown at least six times in broad daylight on August 9, hundreds of red roses were carefully arranged in a row.

Ferguson unrest: National Guard 'no longer needed', ordered out
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Ferguson unrest: National Guard 'no longer needed', ordered out

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said the National Guard, deployed on Monday, were no longer needed.

Ferguson unrest: US Attorney General meets Michael Brown's parents
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Ferguson unrest: US Attorney General meets Michael Brown's parents

Before the meeting, Brown's mother viewed her son's body at a local morgue for the first time since he died after being shot six times.