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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Photos of the Day: Aug. 16, 2014

Captain Ron Johnson, with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, talks with demonstrators gathered to protest the shooting-death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, USA, 15 August 2014. Reports state that nights of violence, looting and police crackdowns were followed by peaceful protests in Ferguson, Missouri, after the governor sidelined local police who had clashed with locals protesting the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Police released details of the incident, including the name of the officer accused of shooting Brown. Officer Darren Wilson had been previously unnamed, fuelling citizen anger about the slaying.