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Right-wing "Proud Boys" and Patriot Prayer demonstrators are asked by police to hand over flagpoles that could be used as weapons ahead of their planned rally in Portland, Ore., Aug. 4, 2018. Portland was bracing for violent clashes between the right-wing demonstrators and anti-fascist counter-protesters Saturday after two previous events ended in fistfights, riots and serious injuries. (Hilary Swift/The New York Times)