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Portland protest groups sue the United States over tear gas and rubber bullets

The tactics were alleged to be illegal and the presence of the agents in Portland violated “a basic principle of American democracy” because the agents were essentially local police officers, reserved for state and local authorities. The lawsuit was filed with the US District Court in Washington, DC after the Mayor of Portland and the leaders of five other major …

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Protests in Portland: 1 person stabbed; Authorities used tear gas

The Portland Police Bureau (PPB) said a crowd had appeared before the federal court that initially peacefully listened to the speakers. Around 11:00 p.m. local time, people started shaking a fence while other people fired fireworks over it. The police then “tried to use various ammunition to disperse the crowd,” the statement said. Federal agents also reacted more vigorously to …

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Feds use tear gas to disperse the crowd

CONCLUDE A protester makes a video of another protester encircled with tear gas as he throws a tear gas canister back to federal agents who threw him on him near the federal court in Portland, Oregon, in the early morning of July 24, 2020 to have. (Photo by Trevor Hughes, Trevor Hughes-USA TODAY) PORTLAND, Ore. – A persistent crowd of …

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Dunkin ‘closes 450 locations within gas stations

Dunkin ‘will permanently close 450 of its branches within the Speedway service stations, several branches report. The news was actually first reported in February of Restaurant business online after a call for profit. During that call, Scott Murphy, President of Dunkin ‘Americas, said the closure of these locations would “better position the company to serve many of these commercial areas …

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire purchases $ 10 billion of Dominion Energy gas plants

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway finally pulls the trigger. The conglomerate is spending $ 4 billion to buy Dominion Energy’s natural gas transmission and storage facilities. Including the assumption of debt, the deal amounts to almost $ 10 billion. It is Berkshire’s first major purchase since the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent market downturn in March. At his annual general meeting …

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Tiny marine animals help remove greenhouse gas emissions

It was decades ago that Bruce Robison first looked through the plexiglass sphere of a submersible and saw a very strange animal in the waters off Central California. Almost see-through and no bigger than a fist, the squishy tadpole-like animal was surrounded by a giant slime balloon that was about 3 feet wide. Robison could see chambers that were intricately …

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DC protests: Police are detaining near the White House after sweeping peaceful demonstrators with gas

The cleanup began shortly after midnight in the Elyahu Araki jewelry store in Dupont Circle. Two workers fastened half an inch of plywood over the broken door of Secrète Fine Jewelry earlier Tuesday, while several uniformed DC officers kept watch and other investigators gathered evidence, including a DNA swab from Araki’s cheek. A detective explained that the sample was needed …

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Trump threatens to use military against demonstrators as tear gas is fired outside the White House – live | US news

8.20pm Summertime 20:08 The fifth day of protest in New York started relatively calmly, with New Yorkers gathering in Times Square. The city is preparing for further unrest, despite a curfew by Governor Andrew Cuomo at 11 p.m. The number of NYPD officers patrolling the streets would double from 4,000 this weekend to 8,000 this weekend, the Cuomo said. A …

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