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# Ferguson

All time
Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all
Worrying press arrests in Ferguson and the grisly murder of James Foley underlines it is in all of our interests to ensure journalists can report without fear.
# policing
'We're here to deal with the rotten apples': Thousands rally over chokehold death in New York
An unarmed black man died after being put into a chokehold by a police officer.
# Missouri
National Guard leave town as Ferguson tensions calm
Orderly protests appeared overnight.
# time out
Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…
Ferguson and Facebook, eating meat, and the Ice Bucket Challenge.
# the Clash
America's long history of police riots - the short version
Armed police, brutality, rioting and racial tension – sound familiar?
# A Matter of Race
Grey's Anatomy's Jesse Williams on Ferguson: 'I've never seen a white body left in the street for 4 hours'
The actor schooled CNN on white privilege and double standards.
Opinion: The protesters in Missouri have wrongly become enemies of the State
Blurring the boundary between law enforcement and military action creates the conditions for a military dictatorship.
# Ferguson
Potshots, tear gas, snipers and curfews: 'Fighting a war with unarmed citizens' in Ferguson
The continued protests in Ferguson over Michael Brown’s death have seen unrest in the town.
# Riots
Two wounded by gunfire as violence ramps up in Ferguson protests
Riot police fired tear gas into the crowd and seven people have been arrested overnight.
# Racial Tensions
Ferguson to be under curfew for the second night
The US Attorney General has asked for a second autopsy on the body of Michael Brown.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Shooting
Police fire smoke and tear gas at defiant Ferguson protesters
Despite the curfew being put into place by the governor, some protesters remained on the streets.
# Shooting
State of emergency and curfew imposed in Ferguson to quell violent protests
Michael Brown’s death has ignited several days of clashes with furious protesters.
# Ferguson
Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager has led to rallies, protests and rioting in the town.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
Everyone’s talking about Cardinal Seán Brady and the tragic death of two nuns.
# revealed
After six days of tensions, Missouri police name officer who shot dead unarmed black teen
Police also revealed that the deceased had been suspected of an earlier robbery.
# Shooting
Local police stripped of authority over Ferguson protests
Protests and riots began after an unarmed teen boy was shot in the town at the weekend.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about a BAI ruling on same-sex marriage, tragedy on the Dart and Cliff Richard.
# race in america
Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm
The US president said while there is no excuse for violence against police, excessive force by officers could not be justified.
# Ferguson
Ferguson teen shooting: Journalists arrested in McDonald's
The two reporters were detained yesterday evening by police.
# Ferguson
Teen shooting: Tear gas and smoke bombs used on protesters
An unarmed teenager was shot and killed by a police officer in the town at the weekend.
# Missouri
Police in the US are being armed to the teeth — and it's terrifying
‘Why does a town of 21,000 people need a police force more heavily armed than the mid-1980s Royal Ulster Constabulary?’
# America
No-fly zone over town where unarmed black teen was shot by police
Protests erupted in the Missouri town after the incident occurred.
# surprises
19 things that nobody saw coming in 2013
The world of sport was rocked. ROCKED, I tells ya.
# Goldenballs
David Beckham's biggest moments in football
We’re going to miss that right foot of his you know.
# Fergie Time
Here are the 38 trophies that Sir Alex Ferguson won at Manchester United
“My greatest challenge was knocking Liverpool right off their f****** perch.”
# Fergie Time
27 pictures that sum-up Alex Ferguson’s 27 years at Manchester United
Football, bloody hell.
# longevity
Fergie set to offer Giggs another year at Man United
The Welsh midfielder could still be featuring for United after celebrating his 39th birthday next November.
# Controversy
Racism row: Ferguson backs Suarez decision
Meanwhile, the controversial Uruguayan striker has been named the 2011 Sky Sports Player of the Year, amid claims that the voting has been rigged.
# Group hug?
Alex Ferguson and the BBC finally settle their differences
Old Trafford has buried the hatchet with the BBC after seven years of silence, and will now give interviews to the corporation again.
# Help
Pardew turns to Ferguson for lessons in parenting/keeping Joey Barton quiet
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has sought the advice of the biggest, baddest manager in town before going all legalese on the Toon Twitterati.