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Thousands attend funeral of Brazil's Campos

Tens of thousands of mourners have turned out to pay their respects to Brazilian presidential candidate, Eduardo Campos, who died in a plane crash.

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US police clash with #Ferguson protesters

Ferguson protesters

Police in the US state of Missouri have fired smoke canisters into a crowd of about 400 people protesting against the killing last week of an unarmed black teenager by police in the town of Ferguson.

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US black teen 'shot six times' by police

Michael BadenMichael Brown, the black teenager whose killing by a Missouri police officer has prompted more than a week of unrest, was shot at least six times, pathologists retained by the victim's family have said.

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US orders federal autopsy on #Ferguson teen

Ferguson, MissouriThe US attorney general has ordered federal aurhotiries to conduct post-mortem examination on the body of black teenager Michael Brown, shot dead by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

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#Texas governor vows to fight indictment

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, has vowed to fight his indictment for abuse of power, saying it was political vendetta.

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#Ferguson tense after emergency state declared

curfew in FergusonPolice said they fired smoke and tear gas canisters into a crowd of defiant protesters in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson where an unarmed black teenager had been shot by a white police officer while walking down the street.

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State of emergency declared in US state

St. Louis

The Governor of the US state of Missouri, Jay Nixon, has declared a state of emergency in the suburb of Ferguson after a week of racially charged protests and looting over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.

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Brazil's Silva 'likely to run for president'

The Brazilian Socialist Party is likely to announce environmentalist Marina Silva as its presidential candidate next week, replacing party leader Eduardo Campos who was killed in a plane clash, three leading local newspapers have reported.

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Police: Slain US teen was robbery suspect

The unarmed black teenager whose shooting death by a white police officer unleashed riots in a Missouri town was a suspect in a robbery just minutes before he was killed, according to police.

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Police name officer who shot US teenager

Authorities in the US state of Missouri have identied the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, sparking violent protests and accusations of racism. 

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