Portland Protests: Tensions Remain as U.S. Agents Pull Back

The Portland Police Bureau declared an unlawful assembly Saturday night when people gathered outside a police precinct in Oregon’s largest city and threw bottles towards officers, police said. Until that point, federal, state and local law enforcement had been seemingly absent from the protests Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The demonstrations — that for weeks ended … Read more Portland Protests: Tensions Remain as U.S. Agents Pull Back

Portland Protests Relatively Calm as U.S. Forces Drawn Down

More than a thousand people showed up in downtown Portland early Saturday to peacefully protest, about three days after the announcement that the presence of U.S. agents there would be reduced — a deal that Oregon officials hope will continue to ease tensions as the city tries to move on from months of chaotic nightly … Read more Portland Protests Relatively Calm as U.S. Forces Drawn Down

Portland protests: will Trump actually pull federal agents from the city?

Federal agents accused of behaving like an ‘occupying army’ are said to be pulling out of Portland, Oregon, in an embarrassing climbdown by the White House, but many protesters are sceptical over whether the agents will actually withdraw from the city. The force, which have been dubbed by some as ‘Donald Trump’s troops’, were sent … Read more Portland protests: will Trump actually pull federal agents from the city?

Will Trump actually pull federal agents from Portland?

Federal agents accused of behaving like an ‘occupying army’ are said to be pulling out of Portland, Oregon, in an embarrassing climbdown by the White House, but many protesters are sceptical over whether the agents will actually withdraw from the city. The force, which have been dubbed by some as ‘Donald Trump’s troops’, were sent … Read more Will Trump actually pull federal agents from Portland?

‘A beehive of terrorists’: Donald Trump threatens to deploy national guard in Portland

Donald Trump has called protesters in Portland, Oregon, ‘terrorists’ and threatened to send in the national guard if local authorities cannot disperse them. Speaking at a White House press conference, Trump called the city a ‘beehive of terrorists’ and accused its mayor of incompetence. Despite Oregon’s governor, Kate Brown, saying this week that she had … Read more ‘A beehive of terrorists’: Donald Trump threatens to deploy national guard in Portland

‘We’ll take care of it’ | Trump threatens to send National Guard to Portland

US President Trump is threatening to deploy the National Guard, if the unrest against racial injustice continues into the weekend in the city of Portland in Oregon. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on … Read more ‘We’ll take care of it’ | Trump threatens to send National Guard to Portland

Trump Says He’ll Call National Guard to Quell Violent Protests in Portland

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will call on the National Guard to quell violent protests in Portland. Trump was speaking as Oregon police prepared Thursday to take over protecting a federal courthouse in Portland that’s been a target of violent protests, in a deal between the Democratic governor and the Trump administration. … Read more Trump Says He’ll Call National Guard to Quell Violent Protests in Portland

U.S., Oregon agree to withdraw agents in Portland

Oregon’s governor on Wednesday said federal troops agreed to withdraw from Portland, though U.S. officials said agents would stay until conditions improved after weeks of clashes with protesters. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the … Read more U.S., Oregon agree to withdraw agents in Portland

Feds Will Withdraw From Downtown Portland Following Agreement, Says Oregon Governor Kate Brown

The Trump administration has struck a deal with Oregon to end weeks of clashes between federal officers and protesters in downtown Portland that President Donald Trump has made a focus of his re-election campaign. But Federal and state officials gave seemingly conflicting accounts of the agreement amid continuing protests in the city over police brutality … Read more Feds Will Withdraw From Downtown Portland Following Agreement, Says Oregon Governor Kate Brown

Portland ‘Wall of Moms’ Group Sues Government Over Use of Federal Forces

The “Wall of Moms” parent group, which has been attending protests in Portland, Oregon, since July 19, is suing the Department of Homeland Security, the Oregonian has reported. The Oregonian said the group, along with Don’t Shoot Portland, is claiming “federal officers are violating their free speech, using excessive force, [and] overstepping their authority”. The … Read more Portland ‘Wall of Moms’ Group Sues Government Over Use of Federal Forces

NYPD Defends Using Unmarked Van to Arrest 18-Year-Old Protester

Video of an arrest in New York on July 28 has provoked a strong reaction online and a response from the NYPD, as it showed a protester being taken into an unmarked vehicle. The video, recorded by Michelle Lhooq, shows several plainclothes officers push the protester into a minivan at 2nd Avenue and 25th Street … Read more NYPD Defends Using Unmarked Van to Arrest 18-Year-Old Protester

Divisions among Portland protesters intensify

Some protesters in Portland say that violent protesters are “making a mockery” of the city on the world stage and undermining the message of Black Lives Matter. Meanwhile, U.S. civil liberties advocates on Tuesday (July 28) asked a federal court in Portland, Oregon, to hold federal agents in contempt for violating a temporary court order … Read more Divisions among Portland protesters intensify

US Attorney General defends deploying federal agents to Portland – BBC News

US Attorney General William Barr has defended the deployment of federal agents to cities, saying they are needed to counter violent rioters. In heated testimony to Congress, Mr Barr said protesters in Portland, Oregon, are committing “an assault on the government of the United States”. The Democrat-led hearing covered a wide range of controversial actions … Read more US Attorney General defends deploying federal agents to Portland – BBC News

Cease(fire)? | ‘World’s policeman’ struggles to keep peace on its own streets

Oregon’s leaders call for a truce just hours after Donald Trump threatened to send in more federal troops to the stricken city of Portland, prompting ‘city officials’ to say that the president has gone too far. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK … Read more Cease(fire)? | ‘World’s policeman’ struggles to keep peace on its own streets

‘Wall of Moms’ joins anti-racism protests in Portland, U.S.

Black Lives Matter protests have been ongoing in Portland, Oregon, for almost two months. In recent days, they have been joined by a growing number of mothers. The “Wall of Moms” is a group of women who stand on the front lines to protect others. They arrive wearing yellow, some carrying sunflowers, and chant: “Feds … Read more ‘Wall of Moms’ joins anti-racism protests in Portland, U.S.