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Image caption Police cleared Lafayette Square of protesters shortly before Mr Trump visited a nearby church. US President Donald Trump has threatened to send in the military to quell growing civil unrest over the death of a black man in police custody. He said if cities and states failed to control the protests and "defend their residents" he would deploy the army and "quickly solve the problem for them". The death of George Floyd, 46, in Minneapolis on 25 May triggered an outpouring of anger across the country. Major cities have implemented curfews as the unrest enters its seventh day. New York City has imposed a citywide lockdown until 05:00 on Tuesday. Washington DC, meanwhile, has extended its curfew for another two nights. Full story

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