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'Like Adding Gasoline': Oregon Officials Blast Trump Response To Portland Protests

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| Demonstrations continued in Portland, Ore., Saturday night over police brutality and racism. State and local officials criticized Trump's use of federal agents to try to quell the protests.

Global Coronavirus Deaths Surpass 600,000, With U.S. Accounting For Nearly A Quarter

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The U.S. has reported more than 140,000 total coronavirus deaths. Over the weekend, leaders around the world tightened restrictions in response to increases in cases.

World Sets Daily Record In New Coronavirus Cases

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Nearly 260,000 new cases of COVID-19 infections have been reported over the past day, according to data from the World Health Organization. More than a quarter were in the U.S.

Oregon Sues Federal Agencies Over Protest Enforcement

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The state could also pursue criminal charges against an agent who seriously injured a protester.

Most California Schools Unlikely To Open In Fall Under New State Rules

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In a new order, Gov. Gavin Newsom outlined how and when school districts could reopen for in-person learning. Currently, more than 30 of the state's counties do not meet the criteria.

Federal Court Orders Trump Administration To Accept New DACA Applications

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The U.S. District Court in Maryland orders the Trump administration to restore DACA fully and begin accepting new, first-time applicants.

Washington NFL Owner Says Reported Harassment 'Has No Place' in Franchise

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In a Washington Post report, 15 women alleged they were sexually harassed and verbal abused while working for the football team. Owner Dan Snyder and the NFL pledge action on the allegations.

Florida Sees Its 4th Day Running With More Than 100 COVID-19 Deaths

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Florida's death count from COVID-19 continues to be in the triple-digits as coronavirus cases continue to surge in many parts of the state.

India Surpasses 1 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

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India has been breaking its own record for new cases almost every day. Only the United States and Brazil have more confirmed cases, and India is slowly climbing toward Brazil's figures.