Live news updates: June 4

A protester holding a fire extinguisher moves away from a burning car during a protest at Taksim Square in Istanbul. Photo / AP
A protester holding a fire extinguisher moves away from a burning car during a protest at Taksim Square in Istanbul. Photo / AP

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