Or is it a battle to keep the violence in Portland from becoming the new America, a frightening vision painted by President Donald Trump of what the future will hold without his leadership? Is this the beginning of the United States transforming into a military state, where federal agents flood the streets and overrule local authorities? Man City showed Uefa 'blatant disregard'. BBC pundits pick their Premier League player of the year. Have a promo code? People scattered and small groups roamed the downtown as tear gas choked the air. More than they are right now. The same as they are now. Air Force veteran recently quit his job as a Medicaid case manager, in part because he would have been fired anyway if he got arrested.
Like us on Facebook to see similar stories. Floyd, who was Black and handcuffed, died after a white police officer used his knee to pin down Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes while Floyd begged for air. Trump administration in talks with Oregon governor to draw down federal troops: report. A large bonfire was burning in front of the courthouse. Balsamo reported from inside the courthouse with the federal agents; Flaccus reported from outside with the protesters. On Portland's streets: Anger, fear, and a fence that divides. Demonstrators push on a fence as tear gas is deployed during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O.
AP — The party at the Salmon Street Springs fountain, a riverfront landmark in the heart of Portland, was just getting started. Tensions also flared as Barr and the panel discussed riots across the U. Next came a flare and then protesters began using an angle grinder to eat away at the fence. One of the people at the very front of the fence was Travis Rogers. This week in sport. International students turn to food banks in lockdown. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Watch this discussion. Find out more.
Today's events. Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. Here's what you need to know as you start your day BBC Homepage. Or is it a battle to keep the violence in Portland from becoming the new America, a frightening vision painted by President Donald Trump of what the future will hold without his leadership? Fear and uncertainty about the answers to those questions have exploded in Portland in a surreal armed conflict that plays out every night. In Virginia's capital, Richmond, a dump truck was torched as several hundred protesters and police faced off late Saturday during a demonstration of support for the protesters in Portland.
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- Federal officers line up to deploy tear gas at demonstrators during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O.
- Floyd, who was Black and handcuffed, died after a white police officer used his knee to pin down Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes while Floyd begged for air.
- After six years working for the military, Rogers said he felt better equipped than many to find talking points that might make the agents think about their mission more critically.
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- In the no-mans-land outside stood the fence: A thick, black iron installation, erected six days before, a dividing line between protester and protector, a stark separation between two radically different world views.
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But anything Rogers said was lost in the thunderous noise, the booms of fireworks and tear gas canisters whisking his words away into the chaos of the night. In the run-up to the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, car wash owner Sheikh Sagheer switches cars for cows sees as locals bring him their sacrificial cows, bullocks, sheep and goats for a thorough scrub down. Start watching Stop watching. Latest Coronavirus News. Zaha 'scared' to check social media because of abuse. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission. The fence protecting a federal courthouse in Portland is a dividing line between radically different world views. Many were sent from out of town to reinforce the local agents — some are members of an elite Border Patrol tactical team sent in as reinforcements. The unrest Saturday and early Sunday stemmed from the weeks of protests over racial injustice and the police treatment of people of color that flared up after the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Purchase a Subscription. Rivercrest ISD to start school Aug. Every few minutes, a huge boom from a commercial-grade firework tossed over the fence caused the walls to rattle; the crowd outside cheered as explosions of red, white and green flashed against a thick curtain of yellowish tear gas. Skip Ad. And someone was shot and wounded in Aurora, Colorado, after a car drove through a protest there, authorities said. Five ways you can be a better friend.