portland

PORTLAND, Ore | FBI agent found not guilty of lying about gunshots

PORTLAND, Ore — An FBI agent has been found not guilty of lying about firing shots at a militia leader who participated in the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge. A jury on Friday returned the verdict on W. Joseph Astarita. Astarita was charged with making false statements and obstruction of justice after telling … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore | FBI agent found not guilty of lying about gunshots

PORTLAND, Ore | Ex-Nike employees sue company, alleging unequal compensation

PORTLAND, Ore — Four women who used to work for Nike filed a federal lawsuit alleging the company violated state and U.S. equal-pay laws and fostered a work environment that allowed sexual harassment. The suit filed Thursday in Portland, Oregon, is among the first to hit the company since complaints about pay and bad managers … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore | Ex-Nike employees sue company, alleging unequal compensation

PORTLAND, Ore | Fights break out between groups of demonstrators at rally

PORTLAND, Ore.— Small scuffles broke out Saturday as police in Portland, Oregon, deployed “flash bang” devices and other means to disperse hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist protesters. The number of arrests and injuries wasn’t immediately clear. A reporter for The Oregonian/OregonLive was bloodied when he was struck by a projectile. Eder Campuzano said later … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore | Fights break out between groups of demonstrators at rally

PORTLAND, Ore. | Some arrested as right-wing rally, counter-protesters clash

PORTLAND, Ore.  — Small scuffles broke out Saturday as police in Portland, Oregon, deployed “flash bang” devices and other means to disperse hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist protesters. There were arrests and some injuries, but it wasn’t immediately clear how many. A reporter for The Oregonian/OregonLive was bloodied when he was struck by a … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore. | Some arrested as right-wing rally, counter-protesters clash

PORTLAND, Ore. | Police move to clear rowdy protests in Portland, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore.— Small scuffles broke out Saturday as police in Portland, Oregon, deployed “flash bang” devices and other means to disperse hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist protesters. Just before 2 p.m., police in riot gear ordered people to leave an area downtown, saying demonstrators had thrown rocks and bottles at officers. “Get out of … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore. | Police move to clear rowdy protests in Portland, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. | Heavy police presence as right-wing rally begins in Portland

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. Demonstrators aligned with Patriot Prayer and an affiliated group, the Proud Boys, gathered around mid-day in a riverfront park. The hundreds of opposing demonstrators faced them from … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore. | Heavy police presence as right-wing rally begins in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. | Portland prepares for right-wing, anti-fascist rallies

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland, Oregon, is bracing for what could be another round of violent clashes between a right-wing group and self-described anti-fascist counterprotesters who have pledged to keep Patriot Prayer and other affiliated groups out of this ultra-liberal city. A rally organized Saturday by Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson was expected to be the … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore. | Portland prepares for right-wing, anti-fascist rallies

PORTLAND, Maine | Report: Trump commission did not find widespread voter fraud

PORTLAND, Maine — The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration uncovered no evidence to support claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released Friday. In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who are both Republicans and led the commission, … Continue reading PORTLAND, Maine | Report: Trump commission did not find widespread voter fraud