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Oregon earthquake: Magnitude 6.2 offshore quake shakes Portland

Oregon earthquake: Magnitude 6.2 offshore quake shakes PortlandA strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has hit off the coast of Oregon. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake occurred just after 1:30 a.m. local time over 170 miles west of Coos Bay and nearly 220 miles southwest of Portland. There are no reports of damage or injury and a tsunami warning has not been issued for the surrounding areas.



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Violent Proto-Fascists Came To Portland. The Police Went After The Anti-Fascists.

Violent Proto-Fascists Came To Portland. The Police Went After The Anti-Fascists.PORTLAND, Ore. ― Police did a good job on Saturday preventing what could have



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Right-wing Patriot Prayer rally and counter-protest in Portland, Ore.

Right-wing Patriot Prayer rally and counter-protest in Portland, Ore.A right-wing group and self-described anti-fascist counter-protesters rallied in Portland, Oregon, Saturday as police tried to prevent the gatherings from turning violent as they have before. Two previous events ended in bloody fistfights and riots, and one counter-protester was sent to the hospital with a skull fracture.



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Riot in Portland as far-right marchers clash with anti-fascists

Riot in Portland as far-right marchers clash with anti-fascistsA riot was declared in downtown Portland, Oregon on Saturday evening as the city exploded into its worst protest violence of the Trump era. More than 150 supporters of the far-right Patriot Prayer group fought pitched street battles with scores of anti-fascist protesters. The far-right march had started near Schrunk Plaza in the city centre, where the rightwing group had held a rally, led by the Patriot Prayer founder and Republican US Senate candidate Joey Gibson.



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2 Women Seriously Injured After Hit-And-Run Driver Plows Into Portland Sidewalk

2 Women Seriously Injured After Hit-And-Run Driver Plows Into Portland SidewalkA suspect is in custody



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Valencia family reported missing while on road trip from Portland to San Jose

Valencia family reported missing while on road trip from Portland to San JoseA search is underway for a Southern California family that vanished while on a trip from Portland to San Jose.



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Portland police shoot, kill suspect inside homeless shelter

Portland police shoot, kill suspect inside homeless shelterPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland's police chief cautioned the public Sunday to reserve judgment after a video purportedly showing several officers fatally firing on a carjacking suspect at a homeless shelter made its way online.



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Wildfires sweep across U.S. West, slow push toward Portland

Wildfires sweep across U.S. West, slow push toward PortlandAn Oregon wildfire that has damaged landmarks in the scenic Columbia River Gorge slowed its push toward evacuated houses near the city of Portland on Wednesday, officials said. As dozens of blazes raged across the U.S. West, the so-called Eagle Creek Fire near Portland merged late Tuesday with another blaze, the Indian Creek Fire. Heavy fire activity was expected to continue through September in much of the West, and through October in parts of the northern Rocky Mountains and California, the National Interagency Fire Center said, citing hot and dry weather conditions as the primary cause.



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Suspect in Portland stabbings built life around hate speech

Suspect in Portland stabbings built life around hate speechPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The suspect charged with fatally stabbing two Portland men who tried to stop his anti-Muslim tirade against two teenage girls built a life around hate speech and his right to use it.



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Pro-Trump Protests, Counter-Protests Take Over Portland

Pro-Trump Protests, Counter-Protests Take Over PortlandA “free speech” pro-Trump rally in downtown Portland was faced by counter-protests as tensions continued to build in the city one week after a deadly stabbing.



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