Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Violent May Day on West Coast, USA (video)

PDTNLS; Associated Press 5/2/17; Pat Macpherson, Seth Auberon (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly
(1 of 10) Police attack people participating in May Day rally, downtown Portland, Ore., Monday, May 1, 2017. Police in Portland said the permit obtained for the rally and march was canceled. Some marchers allegedly threw Pepsi cans at officers in honor of Kendall Jenner/Kardashian (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP).
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PORTLAND, Oregon - The Latest on May Day events across the United States (all times local):

10:15 pm Seattle police say five people were arrested in May Day protests downtown. Seattle police tweeted Monday night that those arrested ranged in age from 19 to 51. A 26-year-old man was arrested after reportedly throwing a rock as a group of Trump supporters met up with other protesters in Westlake Park.

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) Police Chief Ronnie Roberts in Olympia, Washington, said Monday night that nine people were arrested in a May Day protest-turned-riot and that all were booked on a felony riot charge. Roberts says rioters hit nine police officers with rocks or marbles flung out of slingshots but no one was seriously injured thanks to helmets and other gear.
7:30 pm Thousands of union members and activists were marching in the shadow of some of the biggest resorts on the Las Vegas Strip during a May Day event organized to push back against Trump administration policies. More

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