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From TheJournal.ie Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs Addiction

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs

The state also legalised access to magic mushrooms for therapeutic use.

From TheJournal.ie Oregon fires force 500,000 to flee as death toll rises across western US Wildfires

Oregon fires force 500,000 to flee as death toll rises across western US

Some 14,000 firefighters are working along the West Coast.

From TheJournal.ie Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots Oregon

Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots

Ted Wheeler says he still wants police to respond aggressively to prevent violence and vandalism.

From TheJournal.ie City of Portland becomes focal point as it reaches 100 consecutive nights of protests Oregon

City of Portland becomes focal point as it reaches 100 consecutive nights of protests

The demonstrations started in late May after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters clash with federal agents outside Portland courthouse as tear gas dispensed Oregon

Protesters clash with federal agents outside Portland courthouse as tear gas dispensed

Demonstrators were heard chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘Feds go home’.

From TheJournal.ie Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed Oregon

Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed

Mayor Ted Wheeler was gassed while leading a protest against the presence of federal agents.

From TheJournal.ie Man who killed four members of his family shot by police in Oregon Clackamas County

Man who killed four members of his family shot by police in Oregon

Mark Leo Gregory Gago killed his parents, girlfriend and their infant daughter, police said.

From TheJournal.ie FBI agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair Oregon

FBI agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair

The scene was described as being straight out of Indiana Jones

From TheJournal.ie Novelist who wrote about 'How to Murder Your Husband' charged with murdering her husband Murder She Wrote

Novelist who wrote about 'How to Murder Your Husband' charged with murdering her husband

Nancy Crampton Brophy was arrested last week for the murder of her husband of 27 years.

From TheJournal.ie It's now just become legal for people in the US state of Oregon to use petrol pumps themselves Yeah Really

It's now just become legal for people in the US state of Oregon to use petrol pumps themselves

Oregon law even lists 17 different reasons why pumping your own fuel can be dangerous.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history' California

Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history'

The LA fire is one of several major fires burning in the western United States.

From TheJournal.ie 'Death to the enemies of America' - Portland accused appears in court shouting slogans Portland

'Death to the enemies of America' - Portland accused appears in court shouting slogans

“Get out if you don’t like free speech,” Jeremy Christian shouted during his arraignment on two counts of murder.

From TheJournal.ie 'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train Oregon

'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train

A man shouted anti-Muslim slurs at two girls, then stabbed the two men who intervened to death.

From TheJournal.ie Iranian baby who was temporarily banned from US arrives at hospital for heart surgery Travel Ban

Iranian baby who was temporarily banned from US arrives at hospital for heart surgery

The family’s tourist visa had been cancelled after Trump’s executive order.

From TheJournal.ie Shooting at anti-Trump protest as demonstrators plan more action Civil Unrest This post contains videos

Shooting at anti-Trump protest as demonstrators plan more action

A man was injured after he was shot in the leg.

From TheJournal.ie This teen left her small US town to become a ballet dancer in Russia MISSION TO MOSCOW

This teen left her small US town to become a ballet dancer in Russia

Harper Ortlieb left her home in Oregan to follow her dream.

From TheJournal.ie Oregon standoff: FBI surrounds last four protesters holed up at wildlife refuge Need You Alive

Oregon standoff: FBI surrounds last four protesters holed up at wildlife refuge

Gunmen took over the refuge to protest at the jailing of two local ranchers.

From TheJournal.ie FBI release footage of Oregon ranch shooting Robert 'lavoy' Finicum

FBI release footage of Oregon ranch shooting

Robert ‘LaVoy’ Finicum was killed after a stand-off with police on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-government rancher killed in standoff had vowed to die rather than go to jail Lavoy Finicum

Anti-government rancher killed in standoff had vowed to die rather than go to jail

“I love the elements. And this is where I’m going to breathe my last breath…I’m not going to spend my last days in a cell.”

From TheJournal.ie One killed, seven arrested as police clash with Oregon militia Wildlife Refuge

One killed, seven arrested as police clash with Oregon militia

The leader of the group that led the rural revolt at a wildlife refuge has been detained.

From TheJournal.ie Armed militia refuse to leave government property after men they were "defending" hand themselves in Oregon

Armed militia refuse to leave government property after men they were "defending" hand themselves in

Police urged the protesters to “Go home, be with your own families and end this peacefully.”

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are a group of gun-carrying ranchers staging a siege on government property? Oregon

Explainer: Why are a group of gun-carrying ranchers staging a siege on government property?

Protesters in Oregon claim to be fighting the cause of two men who have been charged with arson on government property.

From TheJournal.ie Militiamen seize wildlife reserve - and won't rule out violence if police storm them Oregon

Militiamen seize wildlife reserve - and won't rule out violence if police storm them

They were reportedly angered by the jailing of two ranchers.

From TheJournal.ie The Goonies is 30 - here's what became of the cast of an 80s classic Sloth Love Chunk

The Goonies is 30 - here's what became of the cast of an 80s classic

One of the greatest kids movies of all time is three decades old. Time flies.

This American shop's cheeky name should give you a chuckle

WE WANT TO VISIT.

From TheJournal.ie A history of violence: 10 dead in a US college shooting is not an aberration America

A history of violence: 10 dead in a US college shooting is not an aberration

294 shootings in 267 days…

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't do this, it's my son's birthday': Army veteran confronted gunman during college shooting Oregon

'Don't do this, it's my son's birthday': Army veteran confronted gunman during college shooting

Chris Mintz was shot at least five times.

From TheJournal.ie Three people killed in separate US shooting Florida

Three people killed in separate US shooting

The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Obama responds angrily to mass shooting: "We've become numb to this" Gun Laws

WATCH: Obama responds angrily to mass shooting: "We've become numb to this"

At least 9 people were killed in the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises in mass shooting at Oregon college Umpqua

Death toll rises in mass shooting at Oregon college

The suspected gunman is dead.

From TheJournal.ie Journey drummer was high on meth and hallucinating when arrested Oregon

Journey drummer was high on meth and hallucinating when arrested

Castronovo had sent a woman who accused him of rape 122 texts and called her 35 times since he posted bail.

From TheJournal.ie This lake completely disappears once a year Now You See It

This lake completely disappears once a year

It just drains away through a hole in the ground.

This is why you should NEVER celebrate prematurely

Nobody told Tanguy Pepiot not to count his chickens.

From TheJournal.ie Australia has just set a major precedent against online piracy, but could the same happen here? Shiver Me Timbers

Australia has just set a major precedent against online piracy, but could the same happen here?

Internet Service Providers are to be made hand over the identities of almost 5,000 people who illegally shared one movie.

On the first anniversary of this cat holding a family hostage... where is he now?

Lux touched the lives of so many.

From TheJournal.ie 'Someone put it on a trailer and drove off': An entire house was stolen in Oregon

'Someone put it on a trailer and drove off': An entire house was stolen in Oregon

But don’t worry, it was found.

From TheJournal.ie Parents arrested after 7-week-old baby dies of starvation Maltreatment

Parents arrested after 7-week-old baby dies of starvation

Prosecutors allege Data Toria Hancock was not given adequate food and medical care.

US college student arrested for shooting porn video in busy campus library

No one noticed her doing it. HOW.

From TheJournal.ie This man escaped being trapped between two trucks Miracle Moment

This man escaped being trapped between two trucks

He was in his pick-up when it got stuck in a pile-up.

From The42 Everybody be cool... but Jimmy Fallon got a load of puppies to predict the college football decider! Puppies Puppies Puppies This post contains videos

Everybody be cool... but Jimmy Fallon got a load of puppies to predict the college football decider!

If you don’t want to know the result, look away now.

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