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.
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.
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.
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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