Posted by Associated Press on September 3, 2014
TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and will build a coalition to “degrade and destroy” the group.
Obama still did not give a timeline for deciding on a strategy to go after the extremist group’s operations in Syria. “It’s …
Posted by Steve Herman on September 3, 2014
The Associated Press contributed to this report
PORTLAND — The Oregon parole board has decided to release a 40-year-old man who was convicted at age 15 of raping and murdering a high school classmate in the Portland suburb of Beaverton.
The board announced its decision Tuesday in the case of Conrad Engweiler and set his release for October 16th.
An inmate at the …
Posted by Associated Press on September 2, 2014
BEIRUT — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, “our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people.”
The footage — depicting what the U.S. said appeared to be a sickening act …
Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on September 2, 2014
Steve Herman, Jeremy Scott contributed to this report
PORTLAND — Police had a history with a man who gave drivers the scare of their lives in Northeast Portland on Monday morning.
Officers swarmed a neighborhood after callers said a man armed with a gun was pointing it at them on Interstate 84 and trying to carjack drivers on the eastbound ramp near …
Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on September 1, 2014
Photo Courtesy of CBS News
NORTH KOREA, Kenneth Bae was allowed to be interviewed by a CNN News crew for less than five minutes. He put out an emotional plea for the U.S. Government to send an envoy to help him get out of prison. He is serving a 15 year sentence since the North Korean Supreme Court found him …