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    Updated on Jul 22, 2020. Posted on Jul 21, 2020

    Podcast: Portland Is Pushing Back On Federal Officers In Their Streets

    “People who I would never have expected to see at a protest or an action are showing up, and showing up specifically being like, ‘I am going to get tear-gassed tonight, and I'm going to participate in a federal crime.’”

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    A federal officer pepper-sprays a protester in front of the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse on July 20 in Portland.

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    On today's episode of News O'Clock, we discuss:

    1. Alex Trebek joked that Betty White should replace him as the host of Jeopardy.

    2. The CDC says coronavirus cases in the US are likely anywhere between 2 and 13 times higher than testing would suggest.

    3. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner has filed charges against a couple who pointed their guns at protesters last month.

    4. President Trump signed a memo that excludes undocumented immigrants from being counted in 2020 census congressional district revisions.

    5. Unilever reportedly pressured the former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan Sri Lanka and other influencers to promote its skin whiteners.

    6. A new National Women's Soccer League team is coming to Los Angeles, thanks in part to Serena Williams, Natalie Portman, and a bunch of other famous women.

    And we talk to Portland journalist Robert Evans, who gives us the rundown on the ongoing protests in Portland as the government sends federal officers to the streets.

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    Federal police stand guard on Salmon Street after pushing protesters away from the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse on July 21 in Portland.

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