Trump supporters confront counter-protests in Portland, Oregon
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The Trump Free Speech Rally drew hundreds of demonstrators to a public square near City Hall, where a far larger throng of counter-protesters and
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Dozens of black-clad, masked anti-Trump protesters waved an “Antifascist Action” flag at pro-Trump activists across the street at one point, yelling: “Nazis, go home,” while members of the opposing rally, some carrying American flags,
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Police reported at least four arrests, and displayed photos on Twitter of various makeshift weapons seized from demonstrators, including a hunting knife, brass knuckles, clubs, roadside flares, a slingshot and several homemade shields.
Tempers and shoving matches flared periodically, but law enforcement kept
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