Destruction and looting proliferated overnight as violent protests over the death of George Floyd continue to grow in scope and intensity.
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Rioters shot fireworks into the sky as the precinct burned:
Before the third precinct building was torched, Minneapolis police officers were forced to abandon the station, as rioters chased them and hurled objects at their squad vehicles:
The police station was far from the only building damaged. Authorities said just after midnight that there had been "more than 170 businesses damaged or looted. Dozens of fires":
President Trump warned early Friday that he would send the military in if local and state authorities were unable to get the situation under control:
Twitter censored the tweet from the president for "glorifying violence."