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Obama on Ferguson: Time to listen, not just shout

President Barack Obama walks with his daughter Malia

President Barack Obama walks with his daughter Malia as he arrives on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Washington. Obama is taking a break in the middle of his Martha’s Vineyard vacation to return to Washington for meetings with Vice President Joe Biden and other advisers on the U.S. military campaign in Iraq and tensions between police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (August 18, 2014 7:08 PM)

(AP) -- Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters in a St. Louis suburb were peaceful, but warned that a small minority was undermining justice for the unarmed black man shot and killed by police.

During a brief pause in his summer vacation, Obama expressed sympathy for the "passions and anger" sparked...

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