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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2020 file photo Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler speaks during a news conference. On Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, Wheeler said the ongoing criminal destruction and violence occurring in his city - which has been the epicenter of protests against racial injustice for eight months - is "unacceptable." (Sean Meagher/The Oregonian via AP, file)
Man pepper-sprayed by Portland mayor lawyer, heir to dairyPolice identified a man who was pepper-sprayed by Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler as a lawyer named Cary Cadonau
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Criminals in Mexico exploit desperation for oxygen canistersHigh rates of coronavirus infection have led Mexico to crack down on the illicit trade in oxygen canisters, though thieves are coming up with new ways to defraud families
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Florida's Trump Plaza residents move to change nameThe residents of a South Florida condo complex want former President Donald Trump’s name officially removed from their home following the siege at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month
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Autopsy: Texas man died of neck injuries in animal attackThe final autopsy for a Texas man who sheriff’s officials believe was killed by a mountain lion found he died from neck injuries due to an animal attack, though state wildlife officials don’t believe a wild animal was to blame
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Alaska to investigate issuance of offensive license plateAn Alaska department plans to investigate the issuance of license plates in the state that were personalized to read “3REICH."
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Biden: Feds Are Buying 200M More Vaccine DosesThe buck now stops with President Biden on coronavirus vaccine rollout—and he promised Tuesday to boost the supply and provide "enough vaccine to vaccinate 300 million Americans by end of summer, early fall." Biden said the federal government is planning to buy 200 million more doses of vaccine—100...
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In this image from video, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the president pro tempore of the Senate, presides over the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (Senate Television via AP)
Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy returns home after hospital visitA spokesman for U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says the Vermont Democrat was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after not feeling well and later sent home following an examination
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New York Police Department vehicles park outside the Consulate General of India during a protest, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in the Manhattan borough of New York. Tens of thousands of protesting farmers have marched, rode horses and drove long lines of tractors into India's capital, breaking through police barricades to storm the historic Red Fort. The farmers have been demanding the withdrawal of new laws that they say will favor large corporate farms and devastate the earnings of smaller scale farmers. Republic Day marks the anniversary of the adoption of India’s constitution on Jan. 26, 1950. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Protesters supporting Indian farmers demonstrate in NYCDemonstrators showing solidarity with protesting farmers in India rallied outside the Indian consulate in New York
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Biden, Putin Have 'Frank' ConversationPresident Biden has spoken to Vladimir Putin on other occasions—but a phone call Tuesday was their first talk president to president. The White House says Biden raised concerns with the Russian leader about issues including the poisoning and arrest of Alexei Navalny , the massive SolarWinds hacking campaign, Russia's "ongoing...
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A Starbucks coffee truck continues to serve students and staff in an otherwise nearly deserted Red Square on the University of Washington campus Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, in Seattle. Starbucks’ recovery slowed at the end of last year as U.S. coronavirus cases mounted, but the coffee titan says it’s confident its U.S. business will fully recover by March. The Seattle-based company said Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 that its global sales at stores opened at least a year fell 5% in the October-December period. That was an improvement from the prior quarter, but it was still a bigger decline than the 4% drop Wall Street was expecting, according to analysts polled by FactSet. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Starbucks' recovery, solid in China, still slow in the USStarbucks’ recovery slowed at the end of last year as U.S. coronavirus cases mounted
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Police investigate after a driver struck and injured at least five people over a 20-block stretch of Southeast Portland, Ore., before crashing and fleeing on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, according to witnesses. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
Police: Terrorism didn't motivate fatal Oregon car attackInvestigators say they have found no evidence that terrorism, politics or any bias motivated a driver who repeatedly drove into people along streets and sidewalks in Portland, Oregon, killing a 77-year-old woman
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