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Man charged in connection with rice cooker scares, police say

Police on Saturday charged a man in connection with placing three rice cookers – two in a subway station and one in a Chelsea neighborhood – who set off a bomb attack that disrupted the morning commute on Friday, officials said. The man, identified by police as Larry K. Griffin II, 26, was taken into custody in the Bronx early …

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"Go Look at President Trump's Twitter"

Hundreds of far-right protesters swarmed downtown Portland on Saturday with many of them looking as if they were ready to battle against the anti-fascist demonstrators who gathered to confront them. But the "potentially dangerous and volatile" situation the city's mayor had warned of seems to have fizzled out rather quickly after the Proud Boys and other far-right groups behind the …

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Portland police confiscate weapons and make multiple arrests in protests between antifa and right-wing groups

Portland, Oregon, authorities confiscated bear spray, shields, metal poles and other weapons and made several arrests during protests involving right-wing groups and antifa in the city on Saturday. Nearly 1,000 police officers were dispatched to provide security and monitor the protests organized by the far-right group of Proud Boys in central Portland. The police set up barricades and closed streets …

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Workers reportedly lost pay if they did not attend Trump's speech.

President Donald Trump speaks with 5000 contractors at Shell Chemicals Petrochemical Complex on August 13, 2019 in Monaca, Pennsylvania. Jeff Swensen / Getty Images Here is the print from the New York Times Town Hall Meeting How an outrageous NBA transaction supports Elizabeth Wire's fall to be president Elizabeth Warren won the Iowa State Fair This week in Brexit: Parliament …

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Exterior right in Portland is met by anti-fascist protesters

A gathering of right-wing groups was met by a large counter-demonstration in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday. Fear that the showdown would be violent caused some central companies to shut down and led to the presence of a massive police force. At least four people were arrested according to Tt. Jones Jones from the Portland Police Bureau. The dueling demonstrations garnered …

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Suspects accused of shooting 6 policemen under police accused of attempted murder

The man accused of shooting six police officers in Philadelphia over a seven-hour distance on Wednesday has been charged with attempted murder, authorities said. Maurice Hill, 36, faces multiple counts of attempted murder, abuse of a law enforcement officer, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment, FOX 29 reported Saturday. Hill is being held without bail and is scheduled to appear in …

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Trump's obsession with audience sizes, explained

Late Friday night, President Trump continued his obsession with audience size, tweeting not once, not twice, but three times about the number of people at his rally in New Hampshire the day before. The tweets appeared in response to a trendy hashtag that claimed the arena was not as crowded as the president had boasted. "Placed was maxed out, completely …

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Trumps workers said they had to use leave or get no pay if they didn't attend

Union workers at a petrochemical facility visited by President Trump in Pennsylvania were told that they had to use paid leave or receive no pay for the day if they did not participate in his remarks. Ray Fisher, a Shell spokesman, told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that workers have a 56-hour work week that includes 16 hours of overtime. Those who …

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