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Ferguson reaction continues across U.S.; N.Y. protests calm
Ferguson reaction continues across U.S.; N.Y. protests calm

The recipe was there for things to turn ugly. An angry crowd protesting a grand jury’s decision to not indict Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown surged into the streets of Manhattan. Marchers pushed against traffic and carved a furious path through Midtown and into Times Square. But instead of shattered shop windows and damaged police cars, the most visible damage from the protests so far have been traffic tie-ups and the fake blood that was splattered on Police Commissioner William J. Bratton.  At a news conference Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio called the incident “a cowardly act” and credited Bratton’s leadership in...

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