14:38 GMT07 May 2021
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    Earlier, Oregon Governor Kate Brown said the Trump administration had agreed to immediately begin a gradual withdrawal of federal law enforcement officers sent to Portland to prevent rioters from damaging federal property.

    Demonstrators gather in Portland for a new round of protests over the presence and actions of federal agents using force against activists.

    The increased violence follows weeks of protests against police brutality and racism that have erupted in Seattle, Portland and other US cities after the death of African American man George Floyd in police custody on 25 May. However, many of the protests have turned into riots, complete with violence against police officers and civilians as well as widespread acts of vandalism, arson and looting.

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