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Speed Read: 18 October, 2020

A tasty mix this week, with an old school BMW bobber from the Bavarian forests, an absolutely mint BSA Rocket 3 on eBay, a Spanish Thruxton build with a hydraulic bodywork lift, and news of a custom build-to-order scheme from Royal Enfield. BMW R100 CS by Woidwerk Love it or loathe it, there’s a timeless quality to the classic BMW boxer engine. Which gives builders plenty of flexibility when setting the vibe of a bike. This very, very ‘old school’ build comes from Ralf Eggl of Woidwerk, w...
Tags: UK, England, London, India, Porsche, Motorcycles, Bmw, Portland Oregon, Honda, Harley Davidson, Continental, Bsa, Mercedes Benz, Chennai, Ralf, Malle


Dispatch 23: Thailand Uprising -- Danger on the Streets

I am American living in Thailand. Currently in Portland, Oregon, embarking on a journey around America to check our situation in United States. We got problems. So does Thailand. And Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan. All of which are on my mind seven days per week. Many folks know that during a break from the Iraq/Afghanistan wars, I covered serious fighting with many casualties in Bangkok. Taking a slight ricochet myself. No damage to me other than a good sting, but many others were killed or...
Tags: Japan, Featured, America, Thailand, Military, United States, Taliban, Malaysia, Kkk, Portland Oregon, BLM, Bangkok, Iraq Afghanistan, Hong Kong Taiwan, Michael's Dispatches, Michael Yon


John L. Scott Real Estate launches zavvie-powered iBuyer in Portland

John L. Scott Real Estate, a brokerage with over 110 offices and 3,000 brokers across four states, has teamed up with end-to-end iBuyer platform zavvie to create their new iBuyer platform, Instant Purchase Plus+.
Tags: Technology, California, Washington, Oregon, Radio, Idaho, Portland, Portland Oregon, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, John L Scott Real Estate, Zavvie, iBuyer, John L. Scott, Lane Hornung


Dispatch 20: Return to America -- Portland falling. Continue to prepare for 2021

For the past several weeks, I've been going back and forth between Portland, Oregon, and next door Vancouver, Washington. Downtown Portland and Vancouver may as well be a thousand miles apart. Downtown Portland is filled with homeless people. Many if not nearly all seem mentally ill or severely addicted. One night, I was sitting by the Pioneer Courthouse watching Antifa battle with police, when a man pushing a cart walked by. His face was completely painted green. This was about midnight, ...
Tags: Featured, Washington, China, America, Cnn, Military, Portland, Vancouver, Portland Oregon, West Coast, Seattle, Genghis Khan, Downtown Portland, California Oregon, Portland Police, Michael's Dispatches


12 Amazing Brownie Hacks You Have To Try In The Kitchen

  A good brownie needs nothing extra to be amazing. Hacking the batter, however, with brownie mix in additions as seemingly extraneous but as totally delicious as olive oil, graham cracker bits, or chocolate mint candies makes a good brownie incredible. So here are 12 of our favorite brownie recipes. And while all of these brownies more than stand alone, if you feel the urge to be even more extra, almost any of them would be great in our Brownie Parfaits recipe: Photo Credit: Chowhound Y...
Tags: Food & Drink, Graham, Portland Oregon, Salted Caramel Brownie, Chowhound, Tina Rupp, Kir Jensen, Sugar Cube Kir Jensen


Trump gloats about US Marshals' killing of Portland 'antifa' suspect

President Donald Trump on Thursday gloated over the September killing of Portland, Oregon, murder suspect Michael Reinoehl by law enforcement officers who had been deputized as US Marshals.
Tags: US, Cnn, Portland, Portland Oregon, Donald Trump, Trump, Michael Reinoehl


Oakland, Portland sue over use of federal agents at protests

The cities of Oakland and Portland, Oregon have sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department, alleging that...
Tags: Portland Oregon, Oakland, Justice Department, U S Department of Homeland Security, Oakland Portland


Whole Foods employees say they're frustrated by a strict new dress code that feels like the company is 'cracking down on overall enjoyment'

Employees at a Whole Foods Market in Dublin, California. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Some Whole Foods employees are upset with a new dress code going into effect November 2.  The new policy prohibits loud patterns on clothing and face masks, buttons or pins on employee aprons, and hats and shirts provided by Whole Foods vendors, among other rules.  Three Whole Foods employees told Business Insider that the new policy points to a shift in the company's culture, which has long priorit...
Tags: Amazon, Whole Foods, Boston, US, Trends, Retail, Philadelphia, Portland Oregon, Black Lives Matter, Business Insider, Grocery Store, Maybe Amazon, Dublin California, Connecticut Whole Foods, Hayley Peterson, Avery Hartmans


Portland protest shooter killed by cops in Lacey had gun in pocket

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Four officers fired over 30 rounds at Portland, Oregon, fugitive Michael Reinoehl after they cornered him in his...
Tags: Ap, Portland, Portland Oregon, Olympia Wash, Lacey, Michael Reinoehl


Decorated Marine relieved of command after deadly sinking of assault vehicle off San Clemente Island

CAMP PENDLETON — The decorated commander of a Camp Pendleton-based landing team was relieved of command on Tuesday after an amphibious assault vehicle sank off San Clemente Island, killing eight Marines and a sailor, military officials announced. Lt. Col. Michael J. Regner was relieved of command based on “a substantial amount of information and data,” according to a statement by Lt. Gen. Karsten S. Heckl, the commanding general of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. Regner, a decorated Marine w...
Tags: News, Navy, Oregon, Accidents, Iraq, Sport, Afghanistan, Soccer, Stockton, Marine Corps, Marines, Portland Oregon, Charleston, Pendleton, Riverside, AAV


Protesters topple statues of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt in Portland

Protesters in Portland, Oregon, pulled down statues of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt on Sunday evening and vandalized some businesses, police said.
Tags: Cnn, Portland, Portland Oregon, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt


Under-fire Portland mayor Ted Wheeler now has a hot sauce named after him: 'Tear Gas Ted'

Tear Gas Ted's Portland cook August Winningham has launched a hot sauce named after Portland mayor and police commissioner Ted Wheeler. Tear Gas Ted's Hot Sauce is available for free – but customers have to donate to a social justice nonprofit first. Wheeler has faced criticism for failing to curb heavy-handed policing in Portland during protests that began after the killing of George Floyd.  Wheeler himself was hit by tear gas while visiting a protest in July, and an image of him in ...
Tags: Trends, Wheeler, Portland, Portland Oregon, Cleveland, Trump, Don, Bernie, Ted Wheeler, Winningham, George Floyd, Grace Dean, Nathan Howard Getty, Tear Gas Ted, August Winningham, Ted Wheeler Tear Gas Ted


'Put these animals in jail': Trump condemns protestors in Portland and continues his 'law and order' campaign rhetoric

President Donald Trump speaks from the Blue Room Balcony of the White House to a crowd of supporters, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP Photo President Donald Trump blasted demonstrators who organized in Portland on Sunday evening.  "Put these animals in jail, now," he tweeted Monday morning. "The Radical Left only knows how to take advantage of very dumb 'leadership' fools. This is Biden! Law & Order!" People gathered in the Oregon city for an event called "Indigenou...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Minneapolis, California, Washington, Oregon, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Protests, Portland, Portland Oregon, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


Portland protesters tear down Lincoln, Roosevelt statues ahead of Columbus Day

A group of protesters in Portland, Oregon, toppled statues of former presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln on Sunday night ahead of Columbus Day, a federal holiday that has come under fire from activists, who cite the brutality its namesake displayed against indigenous peoples after arriving in the Americas in the 15th century.Statues have served as a point of contention for months now in the wake of nationwide protests against systemic racism, as Americans of all political persuasio...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Supreme Court, Americas, Fbi, Portland, Lincoln, Portland Oregon, Biden, Trump, Abraham Lincoln, Dakota, Theodore Roosevelt, Lincoln Roosevelt


Protesters topple statues of Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt in Portland

Protesters in Portland, Oregon, pulled down statues of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt on Sunday evening and also vandalized some businesses, police said.
Tags: Cnn, Portland, Lincoln, Portland Oregon, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt


Protesters knock down Roosevelt, Lincoln statues in Portland

Protesters overturned statues of former Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln in Portland, Oregon, on Sunday night in a declaration of “rage” toward Columbus Day. Protest organizers dubbed the event "Indigenous Peoples Day of Rage,” in response to Monday's federal holiday named after 15th-century Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, a polarizing figure who Native American advocates have said spurred centuries of genocide against indigenous populations in the Americas.
Tags: News, Portland, Portland Oregon, Christopher Columbus, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Roosevelt Lincoln


Dispatch 16: Return to America: History is Today

Busy here in Portland. I've been moving back and forth between Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington. Learning much talking with everyone under the sky. Interesting aside on guns: Gun and ammunition sales have skyrocketed. You know that, of course. Many first-time gun buyers seem to have gunned-up, and my guess is there are plenty of accidents. Play with chainsaws...better go to chainsaw school. But that is not the point of bringing this up: It appears that many people are stocking ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Featured, America, Military, Portland, Army, Portland Oregon, Grant, Ku Klux Klan, Ccp, Ku Klux, Ulysses S Grant, Gordon Chang, Michael's Dispatches, Michael Yon, John Batchelor


Parler, the social media network of choice for the Proud Boys, says its activity tripled during the debate where Trump mentioned the group

President Donald Trump during his debate with former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday night. Scott Olson/Getty Images Parler, an app popular with Trump supporters and the extremist Proud Boys group, said its activity tripled during the debate where Trump mentioned the group. Parler markets itself heavily on its lack of content moderation, and is used by many who, like the Proud Boys, are banned from other sites. A spokeswoman told Business Insider its activity tripled during and after t...
Tags: Facebook, Post, Florida, Politics, Congress, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, House, New York Times, News UK, Fox News, Portland Oregon, Biden, Donald Trump, The Washington Post


Amazon removed listings for Proud Boys shirts using President Trump's 'stand back and stand by' quote

A Trump supporter looks on during clashes between the Alt-Right Proud Boy group and Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland, Oregon on August 22, 2020. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images Amazon removed listings on Wednesday for shirts featuring a logo for the far-right group the Proud Boys. Trump's quote "stand back, stand by" from Tuesday night's presidential debate was on the merchandise. Amazon subsequently removed the items, a company spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider. "All seller...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Joe Biden, Portland Oregon, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Trump, Southern Poverty Law Center, Sleeping Giants, Tech Insider, Proud Boys, Paula Bronstein, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Boogaloo Bois, Proud Boys Trump


The 10 best cities for baby boomers who aren't retiring early

A 2018 Gallup poll found the average age of retirement for Americans was 66. Jozef_Culak/Shutterstock The past several years reveal a clear trend: More Americans are delaying retirement to later in life.  Some 40% of workers think they won't be able to retire until at least age 70, according to a 2017 Career Builder survey.   Financial marketing website Coventry Direct collected data on dozens of US cities to find out which are the best for baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964.  ...
Tags: Saving Money, Minneapolis, Retirement, Finance, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Atlanta, Features, Finances, Portland Oregon, Denver, Nordic, Baby Boomers


United States: Portland, Oregon Imposes Strict Ban On Use Of Facial Recognition Technology In Public And Private Sectors - Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

In the wake of concerns for inequities and disparities against minorities in the use of facial recognition technologies, the city of Portland in the State of Oregon passed two municipal ordinances banning the use of face recognition technologies.
Tags: News, Oregon, United States, Portland, Portland Oregon, Facial Recognition Technology, Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz


Proud Boys Member Arrested On Assault Charges After Trump Told Hate Group: ‘Stand By’

Video and photos show Alan James Swinney, 50, pointing his gun at protesters in Portland, Oregon, last month.
Tags: News, Portland Oregon, Assault Charges After Trump Told Hate Group, Alan James Swinney


One of Facebook's earliest employees is about to take his billion-dollar startup, Asana, public. Here's where the rest of Facebook's first employees ended up.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2007. Paul Sakuma/AP Facebook launched in February 2004, and it's come a long way in the last 16 years.  Notably, almost all of the company's first 20 employees have since left the company. Only two remain, and you can probably guess who one of them is.  Some have become venture capitalists: Kevin Colleran opened Slow Ventures, while Sean Parker worked at Founders Fund for eight years.  Others have founded their own companies: Steve Chen created YouTube, and...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Adobe, Microsoft, Obama, California, Boston, Singapore, Disney, US, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Harvard


Watch what happened when CNN went to Proud Boys rally

CNN's Elle Reeve spent time with the Proud Boys, a far-right group, during a rally in Portland, Oregon. Hear what they have to say about their beliefs and reputation of being violent.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Portland Oregon, Elle Reeve


'Standing by sir': Proud Boys praise Trump's comment telling them to 'stand by' during first presidential debate

Members of the far-right group Proud Boys at a rally in Portland, Oregon, in August 2019. Diego Diaz/Getty Images Proud Boys are hailing President Donald Trump's comment for them to "stand back and stand by" during the first presidential debate. Multiple members of the neo-fascist group exploded online in response, posting comments like, "Standing by sir." Trump addressed the group after being pressed to condemn white supremacists and right-wing violence on Tuesday evening.  Visit Business...
Tags: Politics, News, America, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Portland Oregon, Donald Trump, Trump, White Supremacists, Election 2020, Chris Wallace, ADL, Mike Baker, Jonathan Greenblatt, Antifa


Trump said Portland's sheriff supports him. Portland's sheriff said he's 'never supported Donald Trump' and never will.

President Donald Trump seemed to be in his element during a segment on law and order during Tuesday night's presidential debate -- at least until he boasted that he had secured the endorsement of the "Portland sheriff."Trump had goaded Democratic nominee Joe Biden to name a law enforcement agency that supports him -- which Biden failed to do -- and bragged about his own support among the police. But there was one problem: There is no Portland sheriff.Presumably, Trump had intended to make a ...
Tags: News, America, Joe Biden, Portland, Portland Oregon, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Democratic, Reese, HELEN REDDY, Mike Reese, Portland Sheriff, Presumably Trump


Meet Hunter Biden, the often scandal-plagued middle child of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, who was a major topic at the first Trump-Biden debate

Hunter Biden. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for World Food Program USA Hunter Biden, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's middle child, was a major topic amid chaotic discourse during the first Trump-Biden debate on Tuesday. Biden's son was mentioned by President Donald Trump in the debate for his business dealings, including his connections with the Ukrainian gas company Burisma Holdings and profiting in China while his father was vice president. Hunter Biden also spoke at the Democrati...
Tags: Politics, Usa, News, Obama, Navy, Washington, White House, China, Russia, US, International, Dnc, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Features


Watch what happened when CNN reporter went to a Proud Boys rally

CNN's Elle Reeve spent time with the Proud Boys, a far-right group, during a rally in Portland, Oregon. Hear what they have to say about their beliefs and reputation of being violent.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Portland Oregon, Elle Reeve


Watch what happened when CNN reporter went to Proud Boys rally

CNN's Elle Reeve spent time with the Proud Boys, a far-right group, during a rally in Portland, Oregon. Hear what they have to say about their beliefs and reputation of being violent.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Portland Oregon, Elle Reeve


Who are the Proud Boys? CNN goes inside a rally

CNN's Elle Reeve spent time with the Proud Boys, a far-right group, during a rally in Portland, Oregon. Hear what they have to say about their beliefs and reputation of being violent.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Portland Oregon, Elle Reeve