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California wildfires prompt evacuations as crews continue to battle mammoth blaze
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California wildfires prompt evacuations as crews continue to battle mammoth blaze

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:01 AM 9,826 Views 3 Comments

Fire officials expect active or extreme fire behaviour tomorrow.

Oregon wildfire: Biggest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles
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Oregon wildfire: Biggest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles

Jul 20th 2021, 7:41 AM 13,869 Views 6 Comments

The blaze has prompted over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67 homes.

New evacuations as firefighters struggle to control raging wildfire in Oregon
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New evacuations as firefighters struggle to control raging wildfire in Oregon

Jul 16th 2021, 8:10 AM 9,318 Views 2 Comments

The Bootleg Fire has now torched an area larger than New York City.

Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day
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Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day

Jun 29th 2021, 9:15 AM 21,755 Views 22 Comments

The temperatures were unheard of in a region better known for rain.

US Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking to limit transgender students
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US Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking to limit transgender students

Dec 7th 2020, 7:27 PM 20,567 Views 0 Comments

Parents had wanted to prevent transgender students from using changing rooms and bathrooms of the gender with which they identify.

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs
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Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs

Nov 4th 2020, 12:43 PM 24,934 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Sep 11th 2020, 7:36 AM 19,694 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Sep 10th 2020, 10:20 PM 12,864 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Sep 4th 2020, 6:26 PM 23,583 Views 82 Comments

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

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

Updated Jul 25th 2020, 2:44 PM 39,124 Views 139 Comments

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

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

Jul 24th 2020, 7:28 AM 23,673 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Jan 21st 2019, 7:32 AM 22,732 Views 19 Comments

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

FBI agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair
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FBI agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair

Oct 2nd 2018, 6:09 PM 19,551 Views 15 Comments

The scene was described as being straight out of Indiana Jones

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

Sep 13th 2018, 8:32 AM 40,122 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jan 4th 2018, 10:28 PM 32,680 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Sep 3rd 2017, 4:20 PM 19,461 Views 28 Comments

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

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

May 31st 2017, 7:55 AM 18,987 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 28th 2017, 1:12 PM 31,756 Views 47 Comments

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

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

Feb 8th 2017, 11:30 AM 13,662 Views 43 Comments

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

Shooting at anti-Trump protest as demonstrators plan more action
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Shooting at anti-Trump protest as demonstrators plan more action

Nov 12th 2016, 12:26 PM 14,063 Views 109 Comments

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

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

Mar 6th 2016, 8:00 PM 18,191 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Feb 11th 2016, 7:22 AM 9,745 Views 7 Comments

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

FBI release footage of Oregon ranch shooting
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FBI release footage of Oregon ranch shooting

Jan 29th 2016, 8:49 AM 17,538 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jan 27th 2016, 11:54 PM 24,387 Views 27 Comments

“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.”

One killed, seven arrested as police clash with Oregon militia
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One killed, seven arrested as police clash with Oregon militia

Jan 27th 2016, 8:01 AM 21,807 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Jan 5th 2016, 12:16 PM 10,811 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Jan 4th 2016, 4:09 PM 15,712 Views 58 Comments

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

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

Jan 3rd 2016, 1:59 PM 12,376 Views 57 Comments

They were reportedly angered by the jailing of two ranchers.

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

Oct 10th 2015, 5:00 PM 45,485 Views 48 Comments

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
# Corner Boy
# Corner Boy

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

Oct 4th 2015, 2:00 PM 6,221 Views 1 Comment

WE WANT TO VISIT.

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

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 8,982 Views 33 Comments

294 shootings in 267 days…

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

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:33 PM 28,768 Views 60 Comments

Chris Mintz was shot at least five times.

Three people killed in separate US shooting
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Three people killed in separate US shooting

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:26 AM 14,395 Views 59 Comments

The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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

Oct 2nd 2015, 7:59 AM 28,215 Views 80 Comments

At least 9 people were killed in the attack.

Death toll rises in mass shooting at Oregon college
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Death toll rises in mass shooting at Oregon college

Oct 1st 2015, 11:13 PM 95,996 Views 221 Comments

The suspected gunman is dead.

Journey drummer was high on meth and hallucinating when arrested
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Journey drummer was high on meth and hallucinating when arrested

Jul 2nd 2015, 8:36 AM 15,023 Views 0 Comments

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

This lake completely disappears once a year
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This lake completely disappears once a year

May 10th 2015, 11:30 AM 38,855 Views 46 Comments

It just drains away through a hole in the ground.

This is why you should NEVER celebrate prematurely
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This is why you should NEVER celebrate prematurely

Apr 13th 2015, 4:36 PM 12,877 Views 6 Comments

Nobody told Tanguy Pepiot not to count his chickens.

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

Apr 7th 2015, 4:35 PM 15,807 Views 26 Comments

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?
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# Never Forget

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

Mar 11th 2015, 5:20 PM 3,611 Views 0 Comments

Lux touched the lives of so many.

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