US buildings closed in Portland after car-bomb threat made

Torri Donley

FILE – In this July 31, 2020 file photo, Black Lives Matter protesters gather at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse in Portland, Ore. At least two federal buildings in Portland have been closed and the FBI is investigating after a threat of violence was reported, the officials said […]

Moms and dads rally behind Portland protesters

Torri Donley

Portland (AFP) – 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. “It said something to the effect of, ‘I don’t know if […]

This Is Portland Right Now

Torri Donley

Photo credit: Nathan Howard – Getty Images From ELLE Federal troops dressed in combat-style camouflage uniforms were sent to Portland, Oregon, earlier this month to end anti-racism protests happening across the city since the police killing of George Floyd. The officers drove unmarked vehicles and appeared to “forcefully seize” demonstrators […]