U.S. Postal Service Has Been Hacked

Posted by Associated Press on November 10, 2014
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service said Monday it is the victim of a cyberattack and that information about its employees, including Social Security numbers, may have been compromised.

The FBI and other federal agencies are investigating, the agency said in a statement.

Postal Service spokesman David Partenheimer said personal information that may have been obtained in the attack includes employees’ names, …

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Murderer Arrested in Wilsonville After Manhunt

Posted by Associated Press on November 6, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. — A man charged with killing his girlfriend in Washington state and accused of posting pictures of her body online and writing that he wanted authorities to kill him walked up to an Oregon officer Wednesday night and surrendered, police said.

David Kalac, 33, was arrested at a transit center in Wilsonville, about 20 miles south of Portland, Clackamas …

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A Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on October 24, 2014
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PORTLAND, OREGON   36 year old Teddy Stivahtis, Jr. pled not guilty to the murder of his aunt and robbing several banks.  Stivahtis was arrested by Portland police at the Burlingam Fred Meyer after being on the run for almost two weeks.

He’s facing charges concerning the death of his Aunt Deanna Stivahtis who was found stabbed to death in her …

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Two Dead in Shooting Attack at Canada’s Parliament

Posted by Associated Press on October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario — A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation’s war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was killed by the usually ceremonial sergeant-at-arms, authorities and witnesses said.

The attack immediately raised the specter of terrorism, with Canada already on heightened …

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Supreme Court Clears Way for Gay Marriage Expansion

Posted by Associated Press on October 6, 2014
Nicole Pries and Lindsey Oliver celebrate being one of the first same-sex couples married in Virginia

Nicole Pries and Lindsey Oliver celebrate being one of the first same-sex couples married in Virginia

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court unexpectedly cleared the way Monday for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in the United States and may have signaled that it’s only a matter of time before same-sex couples can marry in all 50 states.

Related: Reaction in Oregon

Rejecting appeals …

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