Holder Urges Calm, Negotiations to Reduce Tensions at Protests

Eric Holder, U.S. attorney general, left, speaks during a news conference on Citigroup Inc. with Michael Stephens, acting inspector general for the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), center, and John Walsh, U.S. attorney for the district of Colorado, at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, July 14, 2014.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder urged peaceful protests and announced new guidance to law enforcement agencies on maintaining order as a grand jury nears a decision on whether to charge a police officer in an unarmed teenager’s shooting death in Ferguson, Missouri.

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