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Protests spread across U.S., more troops deployed to prevent fresh Ferguson riots

FERGUSON, Mo. - Some 2,000 National Guard troops dispatched to the St. Louis area helped police stave off a second night of rioting and arson after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager, as sympathy protests spread to several U.S. cities. | Video

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