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Oregon: State of the United States of America
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States. The Columbia River delineates much of Oregon's northern boundary with Washington, while the Snake River delineates much of its eastern boundary with Idaho. The 42° north parallel delineates the southern boundary with California and Nevada.

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving? Trump-Loving Grandma Gives Up Protester Grandson To Cops [Video]

The Gift That Keeps On Giving? Trump-Loving Grandma Gives Up Protester Grandson To Cops

A huge fan of US President Donald Trump has done her patriotic part in proving that justice is a dish best served cold. Newser reports the identity of a bomb-throwing protester in Portland, Oregon,..

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Portland has night without tear gas as feds withdraw [Video]

Portland has night without tear gas as feds withdraw

[NFA] Portland had its first night in weeks without tear gas after state police took over from federal agents guarding a courthouse that has been the focal point of violence between protesters and..

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

U.S., Oregon agree to withdraw agents in Portland

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..

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Tear gas fired as Portland protests continue [Video]

Tear gas fired as Portland protests continue

Tear gas was fired in Portland, Oregon, to disperse demonstrators in the US city late on Monday. View on euronews

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Portland protesters, officers clash on 60th day [Video]

Portland protesters, officers clash on 60th day

[NFA] Tensions remained high in Portland, Oregon for the 60th straight day of anti-racism protests, after six U.S. mayors on Monday urged Congress to halt President Donald Trump's deployment of federal..

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Portland Police: It's A Riot [Video]

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..

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Seattle clashes spark 45 arrests, 21 cops hurt [Video]

Seattle clashes spark 45 arrests, 21 cops hurt

[NFA] Police said a protest turned into a riot in Seattle, Washington, on Saturday, and demonstrators nationwide took to the streets in solidarity with racial justice activists opposed to federal..

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Portland Protesters launch fireworks at federal courthouse [Video]

Portland Protesters launch fireworks at federal courthouse

Anti-racism protesters in Portland, Oregon launch fireworks at the federal courthouse in the city. The federal agents deployed by President Trump fire tear gas to try and disperse the crowds. Report by..

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Portland mayor stung by tear gas at protest [Video]

Portland mayor stung by tear gas at protest

[NFA] Video showed a cloud of smoke wafting over Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler as he stood with anti-police demonstrators on Wednesday night. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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'That is not our fight': Portland protesters demand peace [Video]

'That is not our fight': Portland protesters demand peace

Another night of protests and police crackdown in Portland, Oregon, saw some activists pleading with their peers not to incite violence.

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Portland Mayor tear gassed with protesters [Video]

Portland Mayor tear gassed with protesters

The mayor of Portland, Oregon was among protesters as they were tear gassed by law enforcement during another night of demonstrations in his city. But at a separate rally he was also heckled by some..

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Portland protestors form 'Wall of Moms' vs. police [Video]

Portland protestors form 'Wall of Moms' vs. police

Clad in yellow and holding signs that read 'you need a time out,' mothers and fathers faced down federal law enforcement officers in the streets of Portland, Oregon on Tuesday night.

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Portland anti-racism protests escalate with police [Video]

Portland anti-racism protests escalate with police

Police fired tear gas at protesters in downtown Portland during the early morning hours of Wednesday, as demonstrations against police brutality and systemic racism in Oregon's largest city continue to..

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Schumer calls Portland crackdown ‘despicable’ [Video]

Schumer calls Portland crackdown ‘despicable’

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer called the federal crackdown on on anti-racism protests in Portland, Oregon 'despicable' and said it would backfire on U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Huge crowd confronts federal cops in Portland [Video]

Huge crowd confronts federal cops in Portland

[NFA] Federal law enforcement in military fatigues fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the streets of Portland, Oregon, which local news described as the largest demonstration in over 50 nights of..

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Trump plans to send federal agents to major cities [Video]

Trump plans to send federal agents to major cities

[NFA] President Donald Trump on Monday said he plans to send law enforcement personnel to some major Democratic-led U.S. cities, as a federal crackdown on anti-racism protests including the use of..

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'We're sending law enforcement' to some U.S. cities -Trump [Video]

'We're sending law enforcement' to some U.S. cities -Trump

President Donald Trump on Monday said he plans to send law enforcement personnel to some major U.S. cities, as a federal crackdown on anti-racism protests including use of unmarked cars and..

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Hundreds peacefully protested in Portland

More than a thousand protesters gathered in Portland, Oregon on Friday for another night of demonstrations against racial injustice in the US. Friday night's demonstrations also included several..
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Trump to call on National Guard to quell protests

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will call on the National Guard to Portland if violent protests continue. Trump was speaking as Oregon police prepared Thursday to take over protecting a..
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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 they have clashed with protesters. (July..
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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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Federal Tactical Teams to Withdraw From Portland, Governor Says

Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon said the teams will begin a withdrawal on Thursday. Federal officials cautioned that they will withdraw only when they are confident the federal courthouse can be secured.
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Agents fill Portland streets after protests

Agents and what appeared to be tear gas filled the streets of Portland, Oregon on Wednesday morning after demonstrators were dispersed from outside the U.S. courthouse. (July 29)  
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Oregon readies for distance learning amid virus

Under new COVID-19 metrics released Tuesday, students in most Oregon counties may not be able to return to their classrooms this fall, officials said. (July 28)  
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Agents disperse Portland protesters

Gas filled the air and loud explosions could be heard as demonstrators in Portland, Oregon were dispersed early Tuesday. (July 28)  
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Peaceful Protesters With ‘Room for Rage’ Sympathize With Aggressive Tactics

A forceful campaign by federal law enforcement in Portland, Ore., has prompted an escalation in tactics from some protesters, while others wonder whether they are losing their focus.
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Portland protesters scattered amid bangs and gas

U.S. agents in Portland, Oregon declared an unlawful assembly early Monday and deployed what appeared to be tear gas, flash bangs and pepper balls from the federal courthouse, to disperse protesters...
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Federal Agents in Portland Are Generating Unrest Elsewhere as Well

Galvanized in part by the deployment of federal agents in Portland, Ore., protesters across the country have returned to the streets.
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Federal agents emerge from courthouse, fire tear gas

A persistent crowd of protesters remained outside the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, into the early hours of Saturday as plumes of tear gas, dispensed by US agents, lingered above. (July..
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Clouds of apparent tear gas over Portland demo

A persistent crowd of protesters remained outside the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, into the early hours of Saturday as plumes of tear gas, dispensed by US agents, lingered above. (July..
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Medics help injured protester in Portland

A persistent crowd of protesters remained outside the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, into the early hours of Saturday as fireworks were shot at the building and plumes of tear gas, dispensed..
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Portland protesters chant 'Black Lives Matter'

Thousands of people gathered in Portland streets for another night of protests Friday, the same day a US judge denied Oregon's request to restrict federal agents' actions when they arrest people during..
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Thousands gather for protest in Portland

Thousands gathered in Portland streets for another night of protests Friday, the same day a US judge denied Oregon's request to restrict federal agents' actions when they arrest people during chaotic..
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Federal Agents Push Into Portland Streets, Stretching Limits of Their Authority

Federal agents are venturing blocks from the buildings they were sent to protect. Oregon officials say they are illegally taking on the role of riot police.
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Judge Rejects Challenge to Federal Agents Targeting Portland Protesters

Oregon’s attorney general had sued to prevent federal agents from patrolling the city in unmarked vehicles and detaining protesters.
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Portland rattled by overnight protests

Authorities in Portland, Oregon fired what appeared to be tear gas at protesters at the U.S. courthouse early Friday morning. Thousands of demonstrators opposing police brutality and the deployment of..
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How One of America’s Whitest Cities Became the Center of B.L.M. Protests

In a state with a dark and brutal racist history, the Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, Ore., have been overwhelmingly attended by white demonstrators.
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Feds Sending Tactical Team to Seattle, Expanding Presence Beyond Portland

After outrage over the presence of federal agents in Portland, Ore., the Trump administration is sending a team to Seattle. Officials say they will be on standby.
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Protesters gassed by federal troops in Portland

As protesters were tear gassed by federal troops in Portland, Oregon, two Black Lives Matter demonstrators appealed for protesters to stop being violent. (June 23)  
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Federal agents tear gas Portland Mayor

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, was tear gassed by the U.S. government late Wednesday as he stood at a fence guarding a federal courthouse during another night of protest against the presence of federal..
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‘It Stings’: Portland Mayor Denounces Use of Tear Gas by Federal Agents

Mayor Ted Wheeler, who scrambled to put on goggles, criticized what he called the urban warfare tactic of federal agents who were in the Oregon city to quell unrest.
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A 'very dark history': Oregon's racist past fuels ongoing protests against injustice in Portland

A history of racism in Oregon provides the context for the ongoing protests in Portland, where federal agents have clashed with demonstrators.
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Homeland Security Leaders on Defensive Amid Calls to Withdraw From Portland

The department’s acting secretary met with reporters and blamed local Oregon officials amid criticism that he has gone too far to suppress protests in Portland.
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After Nightly Protest in Portland, Cleanup Crews Assess the Damage

“Every morning, time to sweep up the mess,” said a resident of Portland, Ore., who was clearing away protest debris on Tuesday.
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US Navy veteran was beaten and pepper-sprayed by federal officers during Portland protest

This U.S. Navy veteran was repeatedly beaten with batons and pepper-sprayed in the face by federal officers during a protest in Portland, Oregon.  
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Authorities and protesters clash in Portland

Demonstrators crowded in front of the U.S. federal courthouse and Portland, Oregon's Justice Center late Monday night, before authorities cleared them out. (July 21)  
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Protesters march in Portland amid nightly tensions

Protesters marched in Portland, Oregon on Monday amid tensions over federal law enforcement. Oregon's Attorney General says masked federal officers have arrested people with no probable cause and..
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Federal agents in unmarked cars, 'wall of moms': Here's what's happening in Portland

Weeks of protest and the presence of federal agents in Portland have brought the national spotlight on the Oregon city amid calls for racial justice.
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'Moms are here': Women form wall around protesters in Portland, Oregon

A group of women formed a human wall around protesters in Portland, Oregon, chanting: "Moms are here. Feds stay clear."  
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Tensions high in Portland after reports of federal agents detaining protesters

Lawmakers and activists expressed outrage over reports that federal agents circulating in unmarked cars were detaining protesters in Portland, Ore.  
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Portland, Oregon, police declare Saturday gathering a riot after another night of protest, unrest

Local officials have bristled at the increased presence of federal law enforcement officers in Portland and have asked for them to leave the city.
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Federal Officers In Portland Face Rising Opposition On Streets and In Court

Rather than tamping down persistent protests in Portland, Ore., a militarized presence from federal officers seems to have reignited them.
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Were the Actions of Federal Agents in Portland Legal?

The Department of Homeland Security can point to federal statutes protecting property to justify the arrests of protesters in Portland, Ore., but whether they stretched the law would be up to a judge.
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Cave’s Clues Show It’s More Than Just Oldest Outhouse in the Americas

Preserved dung in Oregon’s Paisley Caves is helping to fill in some mysteries about some of the earliest people on our continent.
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Feds Vowed to Quell Unrest in Portland. Local Leaders Are Telling Them to Leave.

Federal authorities said they would bring order to Portland, Ore., after weeks of protests there. Local leaders believe the federal presence is making things worse.
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Coronavirus updates: Oregon to limit group gatherings; Hawaii extends quarantine; New York to send testing, contact tracing teams to Atlanta

New York will deploy testing and contract tracing teams to Atlanta. Hawaii extended its quarantine. Oregon to limit group gatherings. Latest news.
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‘We’re Not an Island’: Rural Outbreaks Challenge Oregon’s Virus Success

Oregon was sandwiched between two states that had big coronavirus outbreaks but managed to keep its numbers low. Until it couldn’t.
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Coronavirus updates: Nevada, New Mexico renew restrictions; Kentucky requires masks starting Friday; Oregon reports largest daily case count

Some Nevada bars to close Friday; Caesars employees must get tested to work; Starbucks to require face masks; Latest news
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Coronavirus updates: New Jersey bans smoking, drinking at casinos; Oregon, Kansas to require face masks; IRS won't extend tax deadline

New Jersey halts indoor dining, bans smoking and drinking at casinos. Oregon, Kansas will require face masks this week. Latest coronavirus news.
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Recall alert: Nearly 60k pounds of chicken nuggets recalled for possible rubber contamination

Pilgrim's Pride is recalling 4-pound bags of "Pilgrim's Fully Cooked Chicken Breast Nuggets" shipped to stores in Arizona, Idaho, Oregon and Texas.
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Oregon man arrested after he refused to wear face mask in courtroom and walked out

An Oregon man was briefly jailed for contempt after he refused to wear a mask and walked out of the courtroom.  
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