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Aug 19, 2014

As Missouri violence flares, fingers point to outsiders

By Scott Malone

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) – As darkness fell on Ferguson, Missouri, the crowd of several hundred people protesting the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen quickly and radically changed.

The crowd shrunk as many of the older people slipped away. Protest hymns were replaced by the shouts of angry teens who marched against a cordon of heavily armed police blocking the street.

Aug 19, 2014

U.S. police come under gunfire, 31 arrested in Missouri racial unrest

By Scott Malone and Ellen Wulfhorst

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) – Police came under “heavy gunfire” and 31 people were arrested, authorities said on Tuesday, during racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago.

“Not a single bullet was fired by officers despite coming under heavy attack (on Monday night),” State Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson told a news conference.#

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U.S. police fire tear gas, stun grenades at protesters in Missouri town

, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Police fired tear gas and
stun grenades at protesters in Ferguson, Missouri on Monday,
after days of unrest sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed
black teenager by a white policeman.

The police action came after hours of street protests that
had been tense but mostly peaceful, Reuters witnesses said,
adding that a projectile hurled from a crowd of protesters
shattered on the ground and erupted into flames.

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    • About Scott

      "Scott Malone is the Boston-based editor in charge for general news overseeing the northeastern United States, where he covers everything from politics to storms to the weird and wonderful of New England. Scott has interviewed newsmakers ranging from Macky Sall, the president of Senegal, to chart-topping rockers Aerosmith. His reporting has taken him from storm-swept New Orleans to the weather observatory atop Mount Washington in New Hampshire."
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