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Attorney General Eric Holder said he was "deeply concerned" over acts of violence by the public and heavy-handedness by police."The law enforcement response to these demonstrations must seek to reduce tensions, not heighten them," he said.

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Holder "deeply concerned" about use of military gear in FergusonTensions with the press were also heightened when media itself became part of the story.

Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowry was recharging his cell phone and working on his laptop at a Ferguson, Mo., McDonald's Wednesday night when police in riot gear approached him and told him to leave the restaurant.

Lowry, according to an account published Thursday morning in the Post, was told to stop recording the officer who repeatedly tells him, "Let's go.

"Lowry writes, "As I turned, my backpack, which was slung over one shoulder, began to slip."Comedy can deal with the fear and still not paralyze you or tell you that it's going away.

You say, OK, you got certain choices here, you can laugh at them and then once you've laughed at them and you have expunged the demon, now you can deal with them.That's what I do when I do my act.

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