Federal officers to withdraw from downtown Portland, governor says

Credit: Seattle Times- Published 1 week ago
PORTLAND — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday said that the federal government has agreed to a “phased withdrawal of federal officers” that have been deployed at the federal Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse in Portland amid nightly protests. Brown said that the Oregon State Police will provide protection and security for the...
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Portland Police: It's A Riot
In Portland, Oregon, Sunday morning, mass demonstrations were officially classified as riots. Newser reports the designation came when protesters breached a fence surrounding the city's downtown federal courthouse, where US agents have been stationed. In a tweet, local police said the violent conduct of demonstrators has created a 'grave risk of public alarm.

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