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People march through downtown Portland, Ore., to protest the election of president-elect, Donald Trump, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Hundreds of protesters traveled through downtown Portland streets Friday night while others converged at an intersection, not budging as police told them the activity amounted to unlawful assembly. (Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian via AP)
People march through downtown Portland, Ore., to protest the election of president-elect, Donald Trump, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Hundreds of protesters traveled through downtown Portland streets Friday night while others converged at an intersection, not budging as police told them the activity amounted to unlawful assembly. (Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian via AP)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on nationwide and international protests against President-elect Donald Trump (all times PST):

2:10 p.m.

Some Mexicans have taken to protesting at a statue representing independence in their country’s capital city holding placards and banners against President-elect Donald Trump’s policy statements.

A group gathered Saturday at Mexico City’s Independence monument, expressing concern about a possible wave of deportations.

School teacher Armando Osorio said Mexico simply is not prepared to receive a large number of deported migrants. He said the structural and labor conditions do not exist.

He said it would add to the “unrest” that’s already in Mexico.

Thousands of anti-Trump protesters are marching in towns Saturday like Los Angeles, New York and Chicago.

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1:25 p.m.

Several thousand anti-Trump protesters are marching in downtown Los Angeles, denouncing his campaign pledge to deport people who entered the U.S. illegally and his crude comments about women.

Cheers, chants and flag-waving mark Saturday’s procession, which stretches for blocks through the Civic Center.

No arrests have been made even though the train of demonstrators occasionally snarled traffic.

The mood seemed enthusiastic rather than angry. There are no reports of vandalism or fire-setting, which have marred previous demonstrations around the nation.

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11:55 a.m.

Police have set up barricades in front of some of the most expensive stores in New York City as an anti-Donald Trump protest makes its way along Fifth Avenue.

During the demonstration, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore, who is a Trump critic, entered the lobby of Trump Tower with a camera crew in tow and asked to see Trump. He was denied.

Moments later, Nigel Farage, the head of the “Leave” movement that propelled the United Kingdom to exit the European Union, also arrived and was allowed up.

Trump frequently links his campaign to the “Brexit” movement. Farage would not say if he was playing a role in Trump’s transition.

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11:45 a.m.

Police in Portland, Oregon, say they have detained four people in connection with a shooting that left one wounded during a protest of President-elect Donald Trump.

A news release says police believe the four are gang members.

The man who was shot early Saturday while participating in a march is recovering and is expected to survive. Police say a shooter was in a vehicle on a bridge that spans the Willamette River and that there was a confrontation with someone in the protest march. A man got out of his vehicle and fired multiple shots before fleeing.

Police say 17 people have been arrested in Portland since protests began. Police said Saturday that nine people have been booked into the Multnomah County Jail. Six others were given criminal citations, and two juveniles were released to their parents.

Since Trump’s election Tuesday, thousands around the country, spurred by fear and outrage, have taken to the streets in largely non-violent protests.

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10:50 a.m.

About 2,000 protesters have been marching along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan shouting “not my president” and other slogans.

The protesters rallied at New York’s Union Square on Saturday before picking up steam and taking their cause into the street and toward Trump Tower.

Fifth Avenue was crowded with protesters for blocks. Police lined both sides, following along on foot and on motorcycle, but the group remained peaceful.

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9:55 a.m.

In Chicago, hundreds of people including families with small children chanted “No hate. No fear. Immigrants are welcome here” as they marched through Millennium Park, a popular downtown tourist attraction.

Twenty-nine-year-old yoga teacher Sonja (SON’-yuh) Spray says she heard about the Saturday morning demonstration on Facebook and decided to join the protest over the election of Donald Trump. She carried a sign reading, “WOMEN are NO JOKE.”

Spray, who voted for Hillary Clinton in both the primary and general elections, says she has signed an online petition urging the Electoral College to elect Clinton.

She says she’s concerned Trump’s election condones a view that women are “playthings” and his presidency will threaten civil rights and gay marriage. She says she’s “part of the reminder that we still have a say in our own country.”

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8:40 a.m.

About 200 people have been arrested in Los Angeles after a mainly peaceful protest over the election of Donald Trump as president.

Police say about 3,000 people took to the streets Friday night, winding up near City Hall after several hours of marching. Some waved American flags or carried signs reading “Not My President.”

Police began breaking up the protest at around 2 a.m. Saturday and arrested people for failure to disperse.

Police tell City News Service that three juveniles were arrested during the march for throwing a bottle at a police officer, vandalizing a police cruiser and curfew violation.

Thousands are expected to join protests throughout the weekend in L.A., San Francisco, Las Vegas and overseas.

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7:50 a.m.

About 300 people protested Donald Trump’s election as the next American president outside the U.S. Embassy by the German capital’s landmark Brandenburg Gate.

The peaceful protesters Saturday waved signs with slogans like “Love Trumps Hate” and “Make Love, Not Trump.”

Ahead of national elections in Germany next year, the anti-immigrant nationalist Alternative For Germany party, known as AfD, has been gaining support. One protester’s sign read “Germany: Don’t make the same mistake in 2017, AfD=Trump.”

AfD co-leader Frauke Petry applauded Trump’s election, saying Friday it offered “a historic opportunity to address erroneous global economic and social developments of the past decades.”

President Barack Obama meets in Berlin next week with Chancellor Angela Merkel and several other European leaders, and is expected to confront global concerns about Trump’s election.

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3:35 a.m.

Police in Portland, Oregon, say a person has been injured in a shooting on a Willamette (wil-AM’-it) River bridge during a protest of President-elect Donald Trump.

Authorities say the person has been taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries and police are looking for the suspect.

They say the suspect was in a vehicle early Saturday morning on the Morrison Bridge and there was a confrontation with someone in the protest march.

A police news release says the man got out of his vehicle and fired multiple shots injuring the person before fleeing, likely in his vehicle.

Since Trump’s election Tuesday, thousands around the country, spurred by fear and outrage, have taken to the streets in largely non-violent protests.

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1:30 a.m.

Police in Portland, Oregon, say they are investigating a shooting on a bridge where people protesting President-elect Donald Trump were marching.

Police on Saturday morning said on Twitter that they were “investigating shooting on Morrison Bridge. One person down. Everyone needs to leave the area immediately!”

Police earlier had tweeted that protesters were headed to the bridge, which spans the Willamette River in Portland. Authorities were asking potential witnesses to “line up on the south side of the bridge and wait to talk to police.”

No further information was released.

On Friday night, police said they used flash-bang grenades to disperse a crowd filled with hundreds of people in the area downtown area.

Spurred by fear and outrage, demonstrators around the country were marching to protest Trump’s victory.

The spirited demonstrations Friday on college campuses and along downtown streets were mostly peaceful following previous outbreaks of window-smashing and fire-setting.

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10:30 p.m.

Portland, Oregon police are using flash-bang grenades Friday night to disperse a crowd filled with hundreds of people protesting President-elect Donald Trump.

Portland Police said on Twitter those were the only devices being used at the time to move protesters out of the area downtown.

Police said three separate marches were taking place throughout the city.

Spurred by fear and outrage, demonstrators around the country were marching to protest Trump’s victory.

The spirited demonstrations Friday on college campuses and along downtown streets were mostly peaceful following previous outbreaks of window-smashing and fire-setting.

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