Riots and protests heat up America
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Riots and protests heat up America

Thousands of protesters demanding justice for George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man killed by police in Minneapolis, gathered outside the White House on May 30, knocking down security fences and clashing with police forces.

US President Donald Trump said he was still safe in the White House and praised the security forces for `an excellent job`.

Thousands of protesters demanding justice for George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man killed by police in Minneapolis, gathered outside the White House on May 30, knocking down security fences and clashing with police forces.

US President Donald Trump said he was still safe in the White House and praised the security forces for `an excellent job`.

Riots and protests heat up America

Protesters broke through the White House security fence

Protesters confronted security forces in front of the White House on May 30.

Riots and protests heat up America

A protester poses as the Statue of Liberty next to a burned police car in the city of Los Angeles, state of California on May 30.

A protester poses as the Statue of Liberty next to a burned police car in the city of Los Angeles, state of California on May 30.

Riots and protests heat up America

A protester points at the police force in the city of Tucson, state of Arizona, on May 30.

A protester points at the police force in the city of Tucson, state of Arizona, on May 30.

Riots and protests heat up America

Protesters gathered around a smashed police car in Seattle, Washington state on May 30.

Protesters gathered around a smashed police car in Seattle, Washington state on May 30.

Riots and protests heat up America

Smoke rose from a burned police patrol car in the city of Philadelphia, state of Pennsylvania, while protesters gathered around cheering on May 30.

Smoke rose from a burned police patrol car in the city of Philadelphia, state of Pennsylvania, while protesters gathered around cheering on May 30.

Riots and protests heat up America

New York police arrested people participating in street protests on May 30.

New York police arrested people participating in street protests on May 30.

Riots and protests heat up America

People in the city of Minneapolis, state of Minnesota, continued to gather to protest on May 30.

The soldiers are deployed on rotational duty throughout the night and will help local police with their task of keeping order.

The US National Guard was dispatched to Minnesota after Governor Tim Walz requested assistance as protests in the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul turned into violence, looting and arson.

People in the city of Minneapolis, state of Minnesota, continued to gather to protest on May 30.

The soldiers are deployed on rotational duty throughout the night and will help local police with their task of keeping order.

The US National Guard was dispatched to Minnesota after Governor Tim Walz requested assistance as protests in the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul turned into violence, looting and arson.

Riots and protests heat up America

Protesters run past fierce fires rising from buildings and cars on Chicago Avenue, St.

Protesters run past fierce fires rising from buildings and cars on Chicago Avenue, St.

Riots and protests heat up America

Police in Portland, Oregon, were thrown fireworks by protesters while on duty on May 30.

Police in Portland, Oregon, were thrown fireworks by protesters while on duty on May 30.

Riots and protests heat up America

Philadelphia police arrested protesters on May 30.

Philadelphia police arrested protesters on May 30.

Photo: AP.

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