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US President threatens to send in military to quell unrest
June 02, 2020

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President Donald Trump has threatened to send in the military to quell growing civil unrest in the US over the death of a black man in police custody.

In a statement, 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.

Meanwhile, five US police were killed by gunfire during violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody.