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Outdoor learning continues in the snow for children in Portland

Schools nationwide scrambled to get students outdoors during the pandemic to keep them safe and stop the spread of COVID-19.
A fourth grade class uses upside-down buckets for seats as they study outside at the Gerald Talbot School, in Portland, Maine. The outdoors is considered to be the healthiest, safest place for kids to be during the pandemic.(AP)
A fourth grade class uses upside-down buckets for seats as they study outside at the Gerald Talbot School, in Portland, Maine. The outdoors is considered to be the healthiest, safest place for kids to be during the pandemic.(AP)
Published on Dec 25, 2020 01:11 AM IST
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PORTLAND, Maine | By Associated Press | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

Columbus Day: Protesters knock down Roosevelt, Lincoln statues in Portland

The protests were organised in response to Monday’s holiday named after 15th-century Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, who Native Americans say, ‘spurred centuries of genocide against indigenous populations in the Americas.’
A group of protesters toppled statues of former presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln in Portland's South Park Block (Sean Meagher/The Oregonian via AP)
A group of protesters toppled statues of former presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln in Portland's South Park Block (Sean Meagher/The Oregonian via AP)
Updated on Oct 13, 2020 08:00 AM IST
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Portland | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral

Late night protest in Portland, Oregon, declared unlawful

Hundreds of people were gathered downtown in Oregon’s largest city when the unlawful assembly was announced just before midnight by the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
Police officers stand guard during a rally against police violence and racial inequality in Portland, Oregon.(REUTERS)
Police officers stand guard during a rally against police violence and racial inequality in Portland, Oregon.(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 27, 2020 03:07 PM IST
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Portland | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai

Anger on US streets as cops let off over Black woman’s death

A grand jury returned three charges of wanton endangerment on Wednesday against fired officer Brett Hankison over shooting into a home next to Taylor’s with people inside.
A protester holds up a sign after a grand jury announced its decision in the case of Breonna Taylor’s death , in Louisville, Kentucky.
A protester holds up a sign after a grand jury announced its decision in the case of Breonna Taylor’s death , in Louisville, Kentucky.
Updated on Sep 25, 2020 02:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Louisville, Kentucky | By Associated Press, Louisville, Kentucky

Hundreds gather near Portland for pro-Trump rally

Later, pro-Trump supporters and counter-protesters clashed at Oregon’s Capitol. Police in Salem arrested people, but it wasn’t immediately known how many.
Supporters of US President Donald Trump gather at the steps of the Oregon State Capitol building in Salem, Oregon.(Reuters Photo)
Supporters of US President Donald Trump gather at the steps of the Oregon State Capitol building in Salem, Oregon.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Sep 08, 2020 07:18 AM IST
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Salem, Oregon | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Portland protests set up clash between journalists, police

Most in the recent group wore helmets, reflective vests or shirts emblazoned with the word “PRESS” and had media badges dangling from their necks.
Reporters — whether they’re from major media outlets, freelancers or self-proclaimed “citizen journalists” — say they are doing their job and law enforcement is hindering that work.(AP file photo)
Reporters — whether they’re from major media outlets, freelancers or self-proclaimed “citizen journalists” — say they are doing their job and law enforcement is hindering that work.(AP file photo)
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 03:43 PM IST
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Portland | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Portland protests: Oregon state police called as tensions escalate

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler on Sunday warned of an escalation of violence after seeing a flurry of social media posts vowing revenge for Saturday’s shooting victim, identified by the right-wing Patriot Prayer militia group as one of its supporters.
Objects thrown by demonstrators litter a street during a protest against police violence and racial injustice in Portland, Oregon, U.S., August 23, 2020. Picture taken August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester(Reuters file photo)
Objects thrown by demonstrators litter a street during a protest against police violence and racial injustice in Portland, Oregon, U.S., August 23, 2020. Picture taken August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester(Reuters file photo)
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 01:44 PM IST
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Portland | By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Donald Trump seeks ‘law and order’ in tweetstorm on Portland death

The string of messages enlivened criticism from Democrats, including presidential candidate Joe Biden, that Trump is looking to inflame unrest in US cities because he believes it will help his re-election campaign.
Portland has been the site of protests, often violent, for months, following the killing of a Black man, George Floyd, by police in Minnesota in late May.(Reuters Photo)
Portland has been the site of protests, often violent, for months, following the killing of a Black man, George Floyd, by police in Minnesota in late May.(Reuters Photo)
Published on Aug 31, 2020 05:46 AM IST
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Bloomberg | By Bloomberg| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Joe Biden says Donald Trump fanning ‘unacceptable’ Portland violence

The nation has been wracked by sporadic racial justice protests since the May 25 death of George Floyd, a Black man who died while in custody of the Minneapolis police.
Most of the protests have been peaceful, but there have been instances of property damage and clashes with law enforcement.(AP)
Most of the protests have been peaceful, but there have been instances of property damage and clashes with law enforcement.(AP)
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 06:27 AM IST
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Bloomberg | By Bloomberg| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

One shot dead as rival protesters clash in Portland

The man who was shot and killed was wearing a hat with the insignia of Patriot Prayer, a far-right group based in Portland that has clashed with protesters in the past, according to the newspaper. Reuters could not independently verify this.
Medics and police personnel (bottom) surround the victim of a shooting in Portland, Oregon, US August 29, 2020.(Courtesy of Sergio Olmos via Reuters)
Medics and police personnel (bottom) surround the victim of a shooting in Portland, Oregon, US August 29, 2020.(Courtesy of Sergio Olmos via Reuters)
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 12:02 PM IST
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Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

Police arrest 14 after Portland rocked by clashes between demonstrators

Police said they declared a riot just before midnight on Saturday after a group of about 250 people, many of them wearing black and carrying shields, helmets and gas masks, tried to march on a government building that has often been the scene of violence during nearly three months of nightly protests.
Demonstrations against racism and police brutality have swept the United States since the death in May of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man(AP)
Demonstrations against racism and police brutality have swept the United States since the death in May of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man(AP)
Published on Aug 24, 2020 09:13 AM IST
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By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar

US buildings closed in Portland after car-bomb threat

Investigators are trying to determine whether the threat is credible, the FBI said in a statement.
A Department of Homeland Security officer emerges from the Mark O Hatfield United States Courthouse after demonstrators lit a fire in Portland, Ore.(AP Photo)
A Department of Homeland Security officer emerges from the Mark O Hatfield United States Courthouse after demonstrators lit a fire in Portland, Ore.(AP Photo)
Updated on Aug 22, 2020 09:18 AM IST
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Portland | By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

Portland clashes rage again outside US immigration building

People in a group of about 100 late Thursday and before dawn Friday sprayed the building with graffiti, hurled rocks and bottles at agents and shined laser lights at them, Portland police said in a statement.
Protesters gather outside of the ICE building in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020.(AP photo)
Protesters gather outside of the ICE building in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020.(AP photo)
Updated on Aug 21, 2020 07:27 PM IST
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Portland | By Associated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh

Portland, Seattle declare riots as US cities see violent weekend

Thousands of demonstrators marched in groups around Portland, Oregon, some yelling “Feds go home!” in response to the Trump administration’s decision to send federal agents there in late June.
In Seattle, Washington, a riot was declared after thousands of protesters battled with police: throwing rocks, bottles, fireworks and other explosives.(Reuters)
In Seattle, Washington, a riot was declared after thousands of protesters battled with police: throwing rocks, bottles, fireworks and other explosives.(Reuters)
Updated on Jul 28, 2020 08:47 AM IST
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By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar

Fires set, windows shattered in Virginia in solidarity with protestors of Portland

Virginia State Police and Richmond police worked to clear the crowd of a several hundred demonstrators late Saturday.
Weeks of nationwide unrest have struck several US cities since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.(AFP)
Weeks of nationwide unrest have struck several US cities since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 26, 2020 08:12 PM IST
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Richmond | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh

Kobe Bryant’s wife says family is completely devastated

The Bryants would have celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary this April. They had four daughters including Gianna, the 13-year-old who died in the crash.
Vanessa Bryant made her first public comment Wednesday since the helicopter crash that killed her husband Kobe Bryant(Vanessa Bryant/Instagram)
Vanessa Bryant made her first public comment Wednesday since the helicopter crash that killed her husband Kobe Bryant(Vanessa Bryant/Instagram)
Updated on Jan 30, 2020 09:08 AM IST
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Associated Press | By Associated Press

Arrests and shields, metal poles seized at Portland protests

One person was injured and transported via ambulance, and three other people were evaluated by medics, Portland Police spokeswoman Lt. Tina Jones said. The injuries were minor, she said.
In the days leading up to the event, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said people who espoused hate or engaged in violence were “not welcome.”(AP)
In the days leading up to the event, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said people who espoused hate or engaged in violence were “not welcome.”(AP)
Published on Aug 18, 2019 05:27 AM IST
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PORTLAND | By Associated Press

Indian-American teen wins $100,000 quiz show prize in US

Gupta’s victory on the ‘2019 Teen Jeopardy’ contest was televised on Friday in which he beat out three other Indian-American teens.
An Indian-American teen has won a whopping USD 100,000 prize in the most-watched individual quiz show in the US(Jeopardy/Twitter)
An Indian-American teen has won a whopping USD 100,000 prize in the most-watched individual quiz show in the US(Jeopardy/Twitter)
Updated on Jun 29, 2019 02:37 PM IST
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New York | By Press Trust of India

NBA roundup: Spurs knock off Blazers for 8th straight win

The sixth-place Spurs are a season-best 12 games over 500 and within a game and a half of Portland for fourth place in the Western Conference standings.
San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan (10) drives around Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless (4) during a NBA match.(AP)
San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan (10) drives around Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless (4) during a NBA match.(AP)
Updated on Mar 17, 2019 09:35 PM IST
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Reuters | By Reuters

Body in Channel wreckage identified as 28-year-old footballer Emiliano Sala

The footballer’s body was recovered on Wednesday and brought to the Isle of Portland in southern England on board the Geo Ocean III offshore supply ship on Thursday for formal identification by coroners, who investigate deaths in Britain.
Emiliano Sala of Nantes during the Ligue 1 match between Rennes and Nantes at Roazhon Park on November 11, 2018 in Rennes, France. (Photo by Eddy Lemaistre/Icon Sport via Getty Images)(Icon Sport via Getty Images)
Emiliano Sala of Nantes during the Ligue 1 match between Rennes and Nantes at Roazhon Park on November 11, 2018 in Rennes, France. (Photo by Eddy Lemaistre/Icon Sport via Getty Images)(Icon Sport via Getty Images)
Published on Feb 08, 2019 08:58 AM IST
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Portland, United Kingdom | By Agence France-Presse

Man arrested after driver rams into three on Oregon sidewalk

People help the victims of a hit and run incident at Portland State University, in Portland, Oregon, on May 25, 2018.(REUTERS)
People help the victims of a hit and run incident at Portland State University, in Portland, Oregon, on May 25, 2018.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 26, 2018 12:02 PM IST
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Associated Press, Portland, Ore | By Associated Press

Wine, waterfalls and hiking trails make this place the perfect holiday spot

Are you a travel lover looking for the best offbeat vacation destination? Here’s why you should visit Columbia River Gorge!
Oregon's Columbia River Gorge is known for spectacular waterfalls but it's also famous for wine, with more than 40 wineries in 40 miles (60 kilometers).(AP)
Oregon's Columbia River Gorge is known for spectacular waterfalls but it's also famous for wine, with more than 40 wineries in 40 miles (60 kilometers).(AP)
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 10:01 AM IST
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Associated Press, Hood River | By HT Correspondent

Trying to locate missing Indian family in US: MEA

Sandeep Thottappilly, his wife Soumya and their two children -- Siddanth and Saachi -- have been missing since April 6 while on a road trip from Portland, Oregon, to their home in California.
Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj leave after addressing the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Session.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj leave after addressing the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Session.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 12, 2018 09:24 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Gujarat: Parents of family missing in US hopeful of reunion

Sandeep’s parents, Babu Subramnium Thottapilly (68) and Rama (62), preparing to leave for the US, said that even 1% chance of their survival is enough to keep their hopes alive.
Sandeep Thottapilly, wife Soumya and their two children, Siddhant (12) and Saachi (9) pose during a vacation before they were reported missing while travelling from Portland to Los Angeles in an SUV on April 5.
Sandeep Thottapilly, wife Soumya and their two children, Siddhant (12) and Saachi (9) pose during a vacation before they were reported missing while travelling from Portland to Los Angeles in an SUV on April 5.
Published on Apr 12, 2018 03:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Hiral Dave, Ahmedabad

Four Indians missing in US after road trip, father seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help

The authorities in the US fear the worst for an SUV, matching the missing family’s vehicle, was believed to have been swept away by a swollen river, a media report said.
Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj addresses a press conference in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj addresses a press conference in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 11, 2018 08:55 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Surat (Gujarat) | By Press Trust of India
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