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Military vehicles carrying National Guard personnel drive along West Executive Drive, following national protests against the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military is sharply increasing the number of National Guard forces in Washington, D.C., and, in an extraordinary move, has readied active-duty troops outside the city to potentially respond to protests over the death of an African-American man in police custody, a senior defense official said on Monday. The demonstrations, which have been largely peaceful but have turned violent after dark, have erupted acros... Full story

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