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Live updates on protests: The DHS plans to change the military-style camouflage uniforms shown in Portland

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey (D) said the city is working to bring new cops with “the right people” for training after George Floyd’s death after a senior official dismissed a younger colleague’s question about Floyd’s reluctance would have. Frey said the city must be sure that new officers’ training will not be forgotten when they are in the field. Law …

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Portland sees peaceful night of protests after US troops withdrawn US news

The withdrawal of federal agents from the front police of demonstrations in downtown Portland significantly reduced tensions in the city overnight. Protesters supporting Black Lives Matter gathered again near the federal court, which became a focal point, and the scene of nightly struggles amidst the tear gas vortex after Donald Trump dispatched agents after weeks of demonstrations to end so-called …

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Live protests updates: Federal agents are preparing to withdraw in Portland as the protests continue

July 30, 2020 at 7:46 am EDT Federal Oregon officials and federal officials announce the withdrawal of most federal agents, but deadlines differ The governor of Oregon and the Trump administration announced an agreement on Wednesday aimed at alleviating tensions before the federal court in Portland, where federal agents clashed with demonstrators during nightly riots. Under the terms of the …

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Seattle police warrant retrieves explosives, baseball bats said to have been distributed in protests

The Seattle police, who had issued a search warrant for a van abandoned near a series of weekend fires, restored pyrotechnics, weapons, and combat equipment that were believed to be used in demonstrations in the region. During the “big demonstration” in Capitol Hill on Saturday, a crowd of people set fire to trailers and damaged cars and shops before heading …

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As protests against federal agents increase in Portland, black activists fear that their message will be lost

When the sun went down and the crowd of demonstrators outside The federal court grew bigger, a loud voice echoed from the fronts of the demonstration. “Don’t tell me how to protest,” a young black man called to a white protester. “Don’t tell me what to do.” Although it is unclear what triggered the dispute, The white protester stepped back. …

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More federal agents deployed to Portland as protests increase in other cities

Such steps would mean a significant expansion of the federal armed forces operating at the federal court in Portland – 114 federal agents were there in the middle of the year.July – although it is unclear how many existing employees could be sent home after the arrival of at least 100 reinforcements. The Trump administration has responded to protests and …

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Protests across the country against federal agents, racism

When tear gas standoffs between protesters and federal agents took place in downtown Portland over the weekend, there were a number of new demonstrations in other major cities from Seattle to Baltimore, demonstrating their anger at the specter of heavily armed, unidentified federal officials in the community Streets and rage expressed their original goals – police brutality and racism. In …

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Protests in Seattle: At least 47 were arrested in demonstrations in which the police declared an uprising

Police declared the protest to be an uprising, saying that the demonstrators threw large stones, bottles, fireworks and other explosives at officials. Others set fire to a portable trailer and construction site, the police said in a series of tweets. At least 47 people were arrested According to the police for physical injury, disability and lack of distraction. According to …

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DHS Secretary Wolf says Portland protests differently from “normal criminal activity”

Minister of Homeland Security, Chad Wolf, defended the federal government’s response to the Portland protests on Sunday, criticizing local leaders for demonstrating that the demonstrations were peaceful. Wolf spoke about “Sunday Morning Futures” and said the Portland protests were different from the “normal criminal activity” seen in cities like Chicago, Kansas City and other subway areas across the country. “They …

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Coronavirus infections reach 60,000 in Israel as protests continue

Israel’s coronavirus cases exceeded 60,000 infections over the weekend as thousands of people across the country took to the streets to protest the government’s handling of the pandemic and demand Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s resignation. Police confirmed on Sunday that more than a dozen Israelis had been arrested in Saturday night’s protests, which for the first time in the weeklong …

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