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By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
In the lawsuit filed in federal court in Portland, Oregon, Jennifer Kristiansen also accused an unnamed federal agent of groping her breast and buttocks as he trapped her against a wall, leading her to fear she would be raped.
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
The lawsuit cites the deployment of U.S. agents to quell protests and also accuses the U.S. Marshals Service of acting unlawfully by deputizing dozens of local police officers as federal agents despite objections from city officials.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
The protest bans, first reported by ProPublica, were included in at least a dozen cases — most of them involving misdemeanor charges of failing to obey a lawful order.
By Rebecca Boone, Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press
It was not clear if the complex agreement announced Wednesday would reduce tensions on the streets of Portland, where protests have been staged nightly for more than two months.
By Gillian Flaccus, Mike Balsamo, Associated Press
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
Protesters have sued the Trump administration to rein in what they describe as an out-of-control response by federal agents to demonstrations in Portland.
A U.S. judge denied an order sought by Oregon's top law enforcement officer to stop federal agents from arresting people during nightly protests in Portland that have roiled the city.
By Associated Press
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan was beseeching residents on Friday who planned to protest over the weekend to remain peaceful and not "take the bait" from U.S. President Donald Trump.
By Eric Tucker, Colleen Long, Associated Press
Among the questions being studied are whether the federal agents followed Justice Department guidelines, including on identification requirements and in the deployment of chemical agents and use of force.
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