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The Portland Police Bureau declared an unlawful assembly Saturday night when people gathered outside a police precinct in Oregon’s largest city and threw bottles towards officers, police said.
Some people again tried to light fires at the courthouse on Friday but other protesters put them out, as a few hundred people demonstrated until around 3 a.m. with no arrests reported.
Under the deal announced by Gov. Kate Brown, federal agents sent by U.S. President Donald Trump were to begin a phased withdrawal Thursday.
Defendants had to agree to the prohibitions in order to be released from jail while they await trial.
The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed to withdraw federal agents from Portland amid the growing protests, Oregon Governor Kate Brown said.
The Trump administration is holding talks with Oregon's governor about containing anti-racism protests in Portland after clashes with federal officers guarding facilities there.
U.S. tactical forces arrived in Washington state's largest city last week and were on standby to protect federal facilities after attacks on a federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon.
Attorney General William Barr is defending the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest in America.
The city has had nightly protests for two months since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May.
Federal agents dispatched to Portland at the direction of President Donald Trump have drawn national attention for violent tactics against Black Lives Matter protesters.
Early Monday, some protesters climbed over the fence surrounding the courthouse, while others shot fireworks, banged on the fence and projected lights on the building.
Virginia State Police and Richmond police said they worked to clear the crowd of a several hundred demonstrators late Saturday that had ripped down police tape and moved forward with lasers and firecrackers.
A protester in Austin, Texas, who was apparently armed with a rifle was shot and killed after witnesses say he approached a car that had driven through a march against police violence.
Authorities declared a riot early Sunday in Portland, Oregon, where protesters breached a fence surrounding the city’s federal courthouse building where U.S. agents have been stationed.
Thousands of people gathered in Portland streets hours after a U.S. judge denied Oregon's request to restrict federal agents' actions when they arrest people during protests that have roiled the city and pitted local officials against the Trump ad...
U.S. District Judge Michael Mosman said the state lacked standing to sue on behalf of protesters because of the lawsuit was a “highly unusual one with a particular set of rules.”
The number of arrests doesn't include those made early Friday, when federal agents again used tear gas against demonstrators.
The agents sent to Seattle are on standby to help other federal law enforcement officials protect federal facilities in the city, said two law enforcement officials.
The removal comes a week after protesters tried to topple the monument to the Italian explorer and clashed with police.
John Yoo, a Berkeley Law professor, is known for writing the document that the Bush administration used to justify using "enhanced interrogation" after 9/11.
A federal judge also specifically blocked federal agents from arresting or using physical force against journalists and legal observers at the ongoing Portland protests.
The mayor of the U.S. city of Portland, Ted Wheeler, was stung by tear gas early on Thursday morning after he joined demonstrators protesting against racial injustice and police brutality.
Democrat Ted Wheeler has opposed federal agents’ presence in Oregon’s largest city, but he has faced harsh criticism from many sides and his presence wasn’t welcomed by most.
Using the same alarmist language he has employed to describe illegal immigration, Trump painted Democrat-led cities as out of control and lashed out at the ``radical left,'' which he blamed for rising violence in some cities.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection arm deployed officers from three paramilitary-style units to join a federal crackdown on protests against police violence in Portland, Oregon.