Netanyahu Assails Iran-Nuclear Talks in Congress Address

Posted by Associated Press on March 3, 2015
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WASHINGTON — In a speech that stirred political controversy in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that negotiations underway between Iran and the United States would “all but guarantee” that Tehran would get nuclear weapons, a step he said the world must avoid at all costs.

“Iran has proven time and again that it cannot be …

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Portland Woman Headed Home After Being Detained in East Timor

Posted by Associated Press on March 3, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley says a Portland woman who was detained for months in East Timor has been released by the government of that Southeast Asia country and has boarded a plane to begin her trip home.

In a statement late Monday night, Merkley said Stacey Addison had gotten her passport back and boarded a plane for …

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Leonard Nimoy, “Star Trek’s” Spock Dies

Posted by Associated Press on February 27, 2015
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LOS ANGELES –- Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of “Star Trek” fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.

Nimoy’s son, Adam Nimoy, said the actor died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Los Angeles home. He was 83.

Although Leonard Nimoy followed his 1966-69 “Star Trek” run with a notable career …

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FBI and IRS Probe Kitzhaber

Posted by Associated Press on February 26, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — The director of the Oregon State Department of Administrative Services says he was questioned two weeks ago by agents from the FBI and the IRS in a federal investigation of former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes.

Michael Jordan also disclosed Wednesday in an interview with The Oregonian that state technicians went through the offices of …

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American Sniper’s Father In Law Reacts To Guilty Verdict

Posted by Pat Boyle on February 25, 2015
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Eddie Ray Routh, Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield (Courtesy: Associated Press)

STEPHENVILLE, Tex. — Lake Oswego Mayor Kent Studebaker, the father of American Sniper Chris Kyle’s widow, says he’s pleased a Texas jury made what he believes is the right decision.  It found Eddie Ray Routh guilty in the shooting death of Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield two years ago.

Routh’s …

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