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Trump says fed agents to stay in Portland until police 'cleanup'

Washington - US federal officers will stay in the protest-wracked city of Portland until local law enforcement officials finish a "cleanup of anarchists and agitators," President Donald Trump said.

Portland police clear parks ahead of federal forces pullout

Portland - Police in Portland cleared parks and nearby roads in the downtown area early Thursday, in anticipation of a phased pullout by federal forces who have inflamed anti-racism protests in the city.

US federal forces agree on conditional pullout from Portland

Portland - President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday agreed to a deal to defuse weeks of clashes in the US city of Portland with the withdrawal of federal forces whose presence enraged protesters, but the timing remained in dispute.

Protesters, police clash in latest outcry over US feds

Seattle - Protesters took to streets across the United States overnight into early Sunday, sparking clashes with police and a fatal shooting in Texas, amid a wave of public anger over Donald Trump's planned "surge" of federal agents into main cities.

'We need to do something': Moms and dads rally behind Portland protesters

Portland - Bev Barnum never imagined what she was setting in motion when she posted a message online last week after coming across a video of federal officers in Portland, Oregon, pulling a protester into an unmarked car.

US government watchdogs to probe federal crackdowns in Portland, DC

Los Angeles - The US Justice Department's independent watchdog announced Thursday it was launching probes into the use of force by federal agents in Portland, Oregon, and the US capital.

Portland mayor teargassed at protest against federal crackdown

Portland - The mayor of Portland was teargassed Wednesday night as he met with demonstrators protesting against police brutality and the deployment of federal troops into US cities ordered by President Donald Trump.

Federal crackdown in Portland reenergizes protesters

Portland - Standing in front of a huge crowd, 21-year-old Teal Lindseth marches briskly through downtown Portland shouting into a bullhorn.

Chicago and Portland join in U.S. Clean Energy Revolution

On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced his city was going to 100 percent renewable energy by 2025. Not to be outdone, the next day, Portland, Oregon committed to a plan to go to 100 percent renewables by 2035.

Missiles found on plane bound for Portland were for training

Belgrade - When a bomb-sniffing dog at an airport in Belgrade sniffed out two missiles in a cargo package on a passenger flight from Lebanon that was bound for Portland, Maine, it raised a few eyebrows.

Drifters accused of two Bay Area murders plead innocent

San Rafael - Three young transients accused of robbing and killing two people in Northern California have pleaded innocent to murder charges.

Police think suspects in Marin County slaying killed Quebec woman

San Francisco - San Francisco police suspect three drifters in custody in the shooting of a Marin County yoga teacher on Monday are responsible for the death of a young Canadian woman in the city's famed Golden Gate Park last week.

Oregon medical pot dispensaries prepare to open to public

Portland - Medical marijuana advocates have long promoted the drug's medicinal properties and have carried the day in 23 states and the District of Columbia that have legalized its use.

Summer’s coming, and Portland is ready with its concerts

Portland - Portland, also known as the "City of Roses," is well-known for its climate, scenery and mood. Plus, with summer approaching, the city is also known as a great place to catch a concert, whether that be in a theater, ballroom or in the open air.

Openly bisexual woman to become Oregon's next governor

Portland - The governor of the U.S. state of Oregon resigned under pressure Friday, faced with new revelations in a widening political influence scandal involving his fiancee.

Portland's lawsuit against Uber

Uber has been facing significant controversy in many cities and towns, due to local regulations surrounding the company's lack of permits.

U.S. city of Portland sues Uber

Los Angeles - The U.S. city of Portland, Oregon, has sued ride-sharing startup Uber, saying it was operating illegally, officials said.The suit also asked the court to order the service to stop operating in Portland until it is in compliance with city rules.

Strangers move into man's house, change locks, and won't leave

Portland - Moving into a new house is never a stress-free experience, but it's even more stressful when complete strangers move in and decide to break-in the new house for you and change the locks in the process.

Op-Ed: Anti-abortionists freak out over Planned Parenthood ice cream

Portland - When an ice cream shop in Portland, Oregon dedicated a flavor to Planned Parenthood, the anti-abortion crowd decided to bring the crazy.

Op-Ed: Is your summer BBQ missing something? Try serving cheese fondue Special

San Francisco - Summertime is a time for backyard barbecues and easy-to-make foods that please gatherings on warm evenings when being outside is best. Is your BBQ in need of a little something more than burgers and hot dogs?

Op-Ed: Should white males be racially profiled as mass murderers?

Albany - Grant Alan Acord, 17, was arrested Saturday, for allegedly building bombs with the intent of blowing up West Albany High School. He is a junior at the school and was inspired by the Columbine massacre, authorities say.

Three killed in shooting at Portland, Oregon shopping mall

Portland - A gunman opened fire on a crowd doing their Christmas shopping in a mall at 11900 Southeast 82nd Ave., Portland, Tuesday, killing two people and wounding a third before apparently killing himself. The incident happened at about 3: 20 p.m.local time.

White supremacist couple indicted on murder charges

Portland - A federal grand jury in Portland indicted a militant white supremacist couple on murder charges this past Thursday after the pair allegedly unleashed a wave of terror across the Pacific Northwest region that left four dead last fall.

Video: Veteran's rally for Bradley Manning in Oakland (update)

Oakland - A rally and occupation action for accused whistleblower Bradley Manning was held at President Obama's campaign headquarters in Oakland and Portland on August 16. 12 people were arrested. Updated with photos.

Oregon author loves creating a scene Special

Baker City - Oregonian memoirist Jennifer Lauck is a professional writer who loves to create scenes and draw attention to her work, whether it is teaching a class or writing her next bestseller.

Op-Ed: A dog is a child's best friend

Baker City - As adults, we have all heard different versions of how a boy meets a girl and they fall in love, but have you heard the latest tale of how a boy met a puppy at a rodeo and fell in love?

American brewery cancels offensive 'Kali-ma', apologizes to India

Portland - An American brewery company has apologized for naming a beer after Hindu goddess Kali and said it is currently hunting for a new name to label its product, amidst protests in the Indian parliament.

NBA: Aldridge leads Trail Blazers past Raptors Special

Toronto - Having a 30-20 night is a special feat and not accomplished every day in the NBA. On Friday night the Toronto Raptors returned home from a winless three-game road trip and fell victim to the LaMarcus Aldridge show at the Air Canada Centre.

Starbucks to start selling alcohol in outlets by the end of 2012

In an attempt to boost evening sales, Starbucks is planning to sell beer and wine in up to seven new outlets by the end of 2012.

19 arrests made at Occupy Portland as flag is hung upside Down

Portland - "This is a peaceful protest! We have the right to assemble!" demonstrators chanted late Saturday night. It was after park hours at Shemanski Park, yet a couple hundred protesters still remained to confront the clean-up crew in open hostility.
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HOMEGROWN: Oregon decriminalization advocate Paul Stanford stands in the marijuana garden maintained by his organization, The Hemp and Cannabis Foundation, in Portland in 2013.
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Cheese fondue is still served at Der Rheinlander Restaurant in Portland, Oregon.
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Portland's beauty is reflected in its roses, walkability and going green.
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Damian Lillard, the point guard for the Portland Trailblazers
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John F. Kennedy was reported to have sat in this chair when he wrote some of his most dramatic speeches. It was purchased for the Benson Hotel, where it presently resides in the Presidential Suite.
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A man moving into a new home in Portland, Oregon finds the locks changed and another couple living inside.
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A statue of Teddy Roosevelt stands in the Park blocks of Portland, a walkable area of lawns and walkways with flowers and shrubs.
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Blue Circle Southern Cement factory near New Berrima, New South Wales, Australia. Blue Circle Southern Cement is a member of the Boral Group of Companies.
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This tree float by PGE symbolizes Oregon's "green" status.

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