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"The Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer groups have come to Portland time and time again from out of town looking for a fight and the results are always tragic," the Oregon governor said.
The Oregon governor declared an emergency in advance of the event hosted by a right-wing group with a history of violence at protests. Local Black activists planned an event nearby.
A caravan of supporters of President Trump drove through downtown Portland, which has seen nightly protests against police violence and racial injustice. One person was shot and killed in the conflicts that erupted.
The violence occurred early Wednesday during a confrontation between demonstrators and a group of men armed with guns as protests continued over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Toronto Raptors players are considering a boycott of their upcoming NBA playoff series opener against the Boston Celtics in the wake of another police shooting in USA.
Three shot, two fatally, as Wisconsin city rocked by further violence on streets
Three shot, one fatally, as Wisconsin city rocked by further violence on streets
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has reassured Nigerians that the statutory entry requirements into the Nigeria Police Force remain sacrosanct and would be thoroughly followed in the ongoing Police recruitment screening exercise.
Rivers, the son of a police officer, gave an impassioned response to Jacob Blake's shooting and racism in the United States after the Clippers' Game 5 win Tuesday.
"How dare the Republicans talk about fear? We’re the ones that need to be scared."