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Source: CBS News

Portland police report weapons at demonstrations

Monday 00:34 GMT

A small protest called #HimToo organized by the far-right group Patriot Prayer was met by hundreds of counter-protesters in Portland on Saturday, CBS Portland affiliate KOIN reports.

"If demonstrators use weapons you are subject to citation, arrest and potentially use of force," Portland police tweeted. Portland police tweeted around 5 p.m. PT that officers had observed demonstrators with weapons.

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Source: Global News

Striking Canada Post employees rally outside federal Liberal convention in Kelowna

Monday 04:14 GMT

Outside, more than 100 Canada Post employees assembled, hoping key figures inside would meet with them to discuss the ongoing national mail strike.

Inside #Kelowna’s Delta Hotel Minister Champagne gives a keynote address for the federal @liberal_party while outside @canadapostcorp workers wait to talk to party representatives pic.twitter.com/bIutYbUeN2 One of those protesters was Matthew Aitken, president of the Kelowna chapter of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.

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Source: The Guradian

Arrests and clashes as rival right and left rallies descend on Portland again

Monday 07:09 GMT

Police in Portland, Oregon, declared a civil disturbance and made six arrests on Saturday evening as they once again struggled to contain conflict between contending protest groups in the city’s downtown area.

Attendees included Billy Sessions and his neo-confederate “Hiwaymen” group, which attended the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville in 2017.

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