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US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

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As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the US, multiple cities ordered curfews. George Floyd died after a white cop knelt on his neck for several minutes. The protests against anti-Black sentiment turned violent in many cities, with reports of rioting and looting. Protests started from Minneapolis as Floyd's death represents widespread targeted violence towards the Black community.