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By Ian Simpson BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of the first of six police officers charged in the April death of a black man from an injury in police custody that set off rioting in Baltimore and inflamed the U.S. debate on race and justice. The death of Freddie Gray, 25, followed police killings of black men in other cities, including New York and Ferguson, Missouri, that gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement, which has staged more than year of mostly peaceful protests across the United States. Some 20 protesters assembled outside the downtown courthouse where jury selection was underway.
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron called for a debate and vote in Parliament on Wednesday on whether Britain should launch airstrikes against militants in Syria, arguing that the nation must stand with its allies in confronting extremism.