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Riot declared in Portland as protesters smash windows

26 days ago   |   By WGN TV

PORTLAND, Ore. - A riot was declared in Portland, Oregon, and protesters took to the streets in Seattle on Wednesday as people demanded that every vote in Tuesday's election be counted. Hundreds were protesting in both cities against President Donald Trump's court challenges to stop the vote count in battleground states.
The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office at about 7 p.m. declared a riot after protesters were seen smashing windows at businesses. In the interest of public safety, Gov. Kate Brown activated the use of the state National Guard to help local law enforcement manage the unrest...
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Riot declared in Portland as rioters smash windows

Riot declared in Portland as rioters smash windows

26 days ago   |   By Politico

PORTLAND, Ore. - A riot was declared in Portland, Ore., and protesters took to the streets in Seattle on Wednesday as people demanded that every vote in Tuesday's election be counted. Hundreds were protesting in both cities against President Donald Trump's court challenges to stop the vote count in battleground states.
The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office at about 7 p.m. declared a riot after rioters were seen smashing windows at businesses. In the interest of public safety, Gov. Kate Brown activated the use of the state National Guard to help local law enforcement manage the unrest...
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