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Federal Agents Fire Tear Gas at Portland Protesters After Oregon Gov. Says They're Leaving

WorldNews Thursday, 30 July 2020 ()
Federal Agents Fire Tear Gas at Portland Protesters After Oregon Gov. Says They're LeavingAround 500 people arrived in downtown Portland for a 63rd consecutive night of protests after Gov. Kate Brown announced federal forces would be leaving the city. ......
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Acting Chief of the U.S. Park Police Gregory Monahan on Tuesday described a highly criticized June 1 incident, where federal agents used tear gas to clear a square near the White House, as "one of the most violent protests that I've been a part of in my 23 years with the U.S. Park Police."

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U.S., Oregon agree to withdraw agents in Portland [Video]

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Oregon's governor on Wednesday said federal tactical police had agreed to withdraw from Portland, though U.S. officials said agents would stay until conditions improved after weeks of clashes with protesters. Gloria Tso reports.

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Oregon governor: Feds will withdraw from Portland

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says she has reached an agreement with the Trump administration for federal officers to gradually withdraw from downtown Portland where..
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U.S., Oregon agree to phase out federal agents from Portland

(Reuters) – Oregon’s governor on Wednesday said federal tactical police had agreed to withdraw from Portland, though U.S. officials said agents would stay..
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Federal agents will withdraw from Portland, governor says: 'They have acted as an occupying force'

Federal officers will be withdrawing from Portland beginning Thursday, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday.

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Homeland Security Chief Defends Deployments in Portland

Chad F. Wolf, the agency’s acting secretary, told a Senate committee that tactical agents would remain in Oregon until the local police proved they could..
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Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf is on Capitol Hill defending the presence of federal agents in Portland, Oregon. (Aug. 6)
 

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Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf to testify on federal agents' actions in Portland protests

Oregon officials say the federal government's presence in the city fueled violence and civil liberties experts raised concerns.

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Portland protesters set fire outside precinct [Video]

Portland protesters set fire outside precinct

Local media in Portland, Oregon report that protesters against systemic racism have gathered for the 69th straight night in that city, although crowd numbers have lowered significantly since state police took over from federal authorities last week.

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Portland police declare a riot during protests

Late Wednesday, Portland, Oregon police declared a riot and said they believe an explosive had been left outside a police precinct. Earlier, protesters rammed..
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Health experts warn U.S. cities of 'trouble ahead' [Video]

Health experts warn U.S. cities of 'trouble ahead'

White House health experts are warning of a slow rise in the percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus in U.S. cities such as Boston, Chicago, Detroit and Washington and urged local leaders to remain vigilant to avoid a surge. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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U.S. federal troops 'abandoned' by Portland officials: DHS [Video]

U.S. federal troops 'abandoned' by Portland officials: DHS

Acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Thursday at a Senate Homeland Security hearing said U.S. federal troops in Portland were 'abandoned due to the dangerous policies by local officials.'

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