Pope Francis, Huge Crowd Joyously Celebrate Easter

Posted by Christina Kemp on April 20, 2014
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Marking Christianity’s most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.

Well over 150,000 tourists — Romans and pilgrims, young and old …

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Bomb Scare Over at OHSU

Posted by Christina Kemp on April 20, 2014
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Portland, Ore. — Access to OHSU has reopened after Portland Police determined that a suspicious device was not explosive.

Police responded to the university hospital around 10:45 a.m. after reports came in of a person carrying a pipe bomb. Certain areas of the hospital were closed. Trimet and ambulances were diverted.

The person believed to have brought the device into the hospital has …

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13th Body Pulled From Snow in Everest Avalanche

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on April 19, 2014
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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world’s highest peak.

Another three guides remained missing, and searchers were working quickly to …

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Captain of Sunken South Korean Ferry, 2 Crew Arrested

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on April 19, 2014
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MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to …

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Officer and K-9 Partner Shot By Burglary Suspect

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 19, 2014
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PORTLAND — A man wanted for burglarizing a police supply store got into a shootout with Portland Police early Wednesday morning that wounded an officer and his K-9 partner.

Three men burglarized Blumenthal Uniforms & Equipment and got into an SUV with police in pursuit.  Two of them were arrested and the other took off from Capitol Highway and Lobelia Street …

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