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Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It .

On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will darken the skies from Oregon to South Carolina. Here's what you need to know about this rare celestial show.

- Space.com - US

Oregon coast road trip.

Get in the car and go!

- Matador Network - US

In Rural Oregon, Efforts To Bring In Large Data Centers Raise Housing Costs.

In places like rural Oregon, politicians are working to bring in large data centers to town. It's great for folks who want good jobs but don't want to move away. But it's also raising housing costs.

- NPR - US

U.S. Destinations Preparing For Overtourism Burst During Total Solar Eclipse.

Cities like Madras, Oregon and others in the path of next month's total solar eclipse have lessons to offer other destinations about hosting once-in-a-lifetime events and the kinds of decisions and processes that it takes to welcome throngs of visitors. -Dan Peltier

- Skift - US

Agencies investigate if military training set Oregon fires.

Federal and state agencies are investigating if there was a link between a series of wildfires in southeastern Oregon and military training exercises.

- Stars and Stripes - US

A new team has entered the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes.

Frank Franklin II/APThe Portland Trail Blazers weren't among the top teams in the NBA last season, but things could look much different by September. The team's two biggest stars are working to recruit forward Carmelo Anthony, an impact scorer who's spent much of the summer on the trading block. Damian Lillard and C.J. ...

- Business Insider - US

Next Stop: Where the Wallowa Mountains Begin.

In the tiny, remote town of Joseph, Ore., you can find award-winning local whiskey, fair-trade chocolates and gorgeous scenery.

- New York Times - US

No toll on upgraded road to St Thomas, Portland.

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness has emphasised that motorists will not be charged a toll to use the 110-kilometre road between Harbour View, Kingston, and Port Antonio, Portland, that is slated for rehabilitation under the Southern Coastal Highway Improvement Project .

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Explaining the rise in hate crimes against Muslims in the US.

Muslim women hold signs to express opposition to hate crimes and rhetoric. AP Photo/Seth WenigHate crimes against Muslims have been on the rise. The murder of two samaritans for aiding two young women who were facing a barrage of anti-Muslim slurs on a Portland train is among the latest examples of brazen acts of ...

- The Conversation - UK

WATCH: Mickey Mouse tells kids their adoption date, happy tears ensue.

Janielle and Elijah Gilmour of Portland, Pennsylvania, were surprised to learn their official adoption date at Disney's Magic Kingdom.

- ABC News - US

'Won't take two minutes': House GOP stalls measure to honor 'hero' victims of Portland white supremacist.

The Republicans in Congress are dragging their feet on a toothless resolution that does nothing more than honor the victims of a double slaying on a Portland, Oregon MAX train. According to Portland's Willamette Week, Rep. Earl Blumenauer proposed the resolution to remember those in his...

- The Raw Story - US

When repeal and replace becomes regroup

It wasn't quite a wicked-witch-is-dead Munchkin happy dance, but the white noise of foregone conclusions drowned out Republicans' relatively muted regret over their failure to repeal and replace Obamacare.

- Stars and Stripes - US

France Tops Global Rankings For 'Soft Power'

The annual Soft Power 30 rankings have revealed France rising to first place, while the UK remains in second place and the US sinks to third, according to the Businesstraveller. Strategic communications consultancy Portland has published the findings of its Soft Power 30 2017 rankings for countries around the world, ...

- Novinite - BG

Goat yoga will add a new twist to your downward-facing dog

From Oregon to Arizona to Massachusetts, baby goats are now as essential to yoga as yoga mats. Combining the workout with the immediate satisfaction of hanging out with the animals is helping attract hundreds of people to give yoga a try.

- Mashable! - US

Experts See Rise in 'Fake News' Ahead of Kenya Election

With less than twenty days to the August polls Kenya is grappling with an increase in fake news. The study by researchers from the communications consulting firms Portland Africa and GeoPoll reveals that 90 percent of Kenyans have seen or heard false news about this year’s elections. The survey was conducted earlier in ...

- Voice of America - US

​Delta continues its investment in Seattle

Delta Air Lines Inc. is adding more nonstop flights out of Seattle, as it continues to invest in its growing Pacific Northwest network. The Atlanta-based airline announced Tuesday that it will add a second daily nonstop flight from Seattle to Austin, Texas, beginning on Oct. 1. That flight builds off strong results' from ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

The 10 best hotels in Portland

Planning to visit Portland? Here are the cities 10 best hotels.

- Matador Network - US

You'll love a layover in Portland

Because our airport has been ranked number 1 IN THE NATION four times in a row from 2013 to 2016.

- Matador Network - US

WhatsApp, Facebook linked to fake news on Kenya polls

TV, radio and newspapers the most trusted news sources, shows study by GeoPoll and Portland.

- Daily Nation - KE

Oregon man admitted to burning mom's body in fire pit, police say

Police in Beaverton, Ohio found the bones believed to be a local woman's a day after her son was arrested for abuse of a corpse.

- FOX News - US

When is the next solar eclipse?

The biggest and best total solar eclipse in American history is coming on August 21 and will be visible from Oregon to South Carolina.         

- USA TODAY - US

Group: Trump official's fish ruling could harm conservation

PORTLAND, Maine " Interstate fishing managers say a row with an appointee of President Donald Trump's administration over the regulation of flounder fishing off New Jersey jeopardizes conservation of marine species all along...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Fox News hates that an Oregon bill provides immigrants with health care -- including abortion

Dayanita Ramesh / Media Matters On Fox News’ The Story with Martha MacCallum, host Martha MacCallum slammed an Oregon bill that would protect reproductive health care for all -- including undocumented immigrants. MacCallum used the segment to misinform about the bill, combining xenophobic statements about immigrants ...

- Media Matters for America - US

Small U.S. towns brace for rare solar eclipse, and crowds, in August

By Ann Saphir DRIGGS, Idaho - Hyrum Johnson, mayor of the tiny city of Driggs, Idaho, expects some craziness in his one-stoplight town next month when the moon passes in front of the sun for the first total solar eclipse in the lower 48 U.S. states since 1979. The town of 1,600 people in Teton County, just west of the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Windy, dry weather forecast in U.S. West, threatens to stoke wildfires

- More than 800,000 residents in the U.S. West were told to be ready to evacuate on Tuesday as windy, dry conditions threatened to stoke wildfires, forecasters said. A red flag warning was issued for southern Oregon, northern California and northern Nevada as 35 mph wind gusts and humidity hovering around 10 percent were ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Delta to launch flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City

Delta Air Lines will launch daily nonstop service between Los Angeles and Mexico City on Dec. 1. The flight will connect Delta's LAX hub to partner Aeromexico's Mexico City hub. It marks the airline's return to the L.A.-Mexico City market for the first time since 2005. In May, the airlines announced five new non-stop ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Press Downplays Seattle Mayor's Party ID as New Evidence of Teen Abuse Surfaces

In May, as noted at NewsBusters, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray ended his run for reelection in the wake of 'mounting allegations that he sexually abused underage boys in the 1980s.' On Sunday, the Seattle Times reported that records previously thought destroyed revealed that 'An Oregon child-welfare investigator concluded' that' ...

- NewsBusters - US

7,500 Pounds of 'Eels' Cover Oregon Road with Slime

A truck carrying a bunch of slime eels recently crashed on the highway in Oregon, releasing a mind-boggling amount of slime and forcing the highway to close. The slithery creatures fell off a truck on Highway 101 in Oregon yesterday , causing a five-car crash, coating nearby cars in a Ghostbusters'-worthy amount of slime, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

How an Oregon-born immigrant to Israel found a job giving tours of Hamas tunnels

This story is sponsored by Nefesh B'Nefesh. TEL AVIV – Capt. Libby Weiss spent most of the summer of 2014 in a Hamas tunnel, and she wouldn't have wanted to be anywhere else. Israel's military captured the tunnel, which extended from Gaza into Israel near Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha, during Operation Protective Edge against ...

- JTA - US

'It's just raining needles': Tens of thousands of discarded syringes show how bad the heroin crisis has become

AP/John MinchilloLOWELL, Mass. — They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass. They wash into rivers and float downstream to land on beaches. They pepper baseball dugouts, sidewalks and streets. Syringes left by drug users amid the heroin crisis are turning up everywhere. In Portland, Maine, ...

- Business Insider - US

Oregon Bill to Make Heroin, Cocaine Possession a Misdemeanor

A bill that would reduce drug felonies to misdemeanors for first-time possessions of small amounts of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and other hard drugs passed through the Oregon state legislature on Thursday and is likely to be signed into law by Governor Kate Brown.

- Breitbart - US

Gun violence prevention groups strike middle ground to meet goals

A study led by Oregon State University researchers found that American organizations identifying as gun violence prevention groups advocate for the right to bear arms and for some gun purchase and ownership conditions, which they argue will curb gun-related injuries and deaths.

- PhysOrg - NL

Seattle's mayor reportedly sexually abused his adopted teenage son in the 1980s

- Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused his teenage foster son in the 1980s, according to a child welfare report filed with the state of Oregon at the time and reported by the Seattle Times on Sunday. The document supports the accusation made by one of four men who have accused Murray, 62, of abusing them as teenagers. ...

- Business Insider - US

Social workers reported Seattle mayor abused foster son: newspaper

- Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused his teenage foster son in the 1980s, according to a child welfare report filed with the state of Oregon at the time and reported by the Seattle Times on Sunday. Although Murray has consistently denied the accusations, calling them politically motivated, he dropped his re-election ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Drug crisis creates pollution threat in Portland

People, often children, risk getting stuck by discarded needles, raising the prospect they could contract blood-borne diseases such as hepatitis or HIV or be exposed to remnants of heroin or other drugs.

- Times Of India - IN

Social workers reported Seattle mayor abused foster son: newspaper

SEATTLE Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused his teenage foster son in the 1980s, according to a child welfare report filed with the state of Oregon at the time and reported by the Seattle Times on Sunday. The document supports the accusation made by one of four men who have accused Murray, 62, of abusing them as teenagers. ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Former Boundbrook Primary student gives back to alma mater

PORT ANTONIO, Portland , Roshantia Bramwell, now a second form student at Titchfield High School and a former top GSAT student at Boundbrook Primary in the parish who was the recipient of a scholarship from the Jamaica Constabulary Force in 2015, has decided to give back to her primary school. Bramwell recently donated a ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Social workers reported Seattle mayor abused foster son: newspaper

- Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused his teenage foster son in the 1980s, according to a child welfare report filed with the state of Oregon at the time and reported by the Seattle Times on Sunday.

- Reuters - US

Social Workers Reported Seattle Mayor Abused Foster Son

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused his teenage foster son in the 1980s, according to a child welfare report filed with the state of Oregon at the time and reported by the Seattle Times on Sunday.

- Newsmax - US

Social workers reported Seattle mayor sexually abused foster son: newspaper

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused his teenage foster son in the 1980s, according to a child welfare report filed with the state of Oregon at the time and reported by the Seattle Times on Sunday. The document supports the accusation made by one of four men who have accused Murray, 62, of abusin...

- The Raw Story - US

Social workers reported Seattle mayor abused foster son: newspaper

Although Murray has consistently denied the accusations, calling them politically motivated, he dropped his re-election bid and will serve out his term, which concludes at the end of the year. No criminal charges were ever filed in connection with the Oregon Child Protective Services report, dated May 20, 1984, which found ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Oregon investigator found in 1980s Seattle Mayor Murray abused foster son

Three decades before Ed Murray was elected Seattle's mayor, an Oregon child-welfare investigator found that he had sexually abused his foster son, prompting state officials ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Prez poll: PM wishes Kovind ‘in advance’

Kovind’s victory against joint opposition candidate Meira Kumar is a foregone conclusion as close to 40 parties, including many outside the NDA fold, have pledged support to him. The counting of votes will take place on July 20 in Delhi.

- Times Of India - IN

Day before poll, PM wishes Kovind ‘in advance’, pledges govt’s support

Kovind’s victory against joint opposition candidate Meira Kumar is a foregone conclusion as close to 40 parties, including many outside the NDA fold, have pledged support to him. The counting of votes will take place on July 20 in Delhi.

- Times Of India - IN

Oregon Mother Allegedly Used Vehicle to Tow Three Children in a Plastic Wagon

An Oregon mother is accused of using her car to pull three children seated in a plastic wagon.

- Breitbart - US

Oregon mom arrested for towing 3 kids in a red wagon behind her car, cops say

Alana Donohue of Springfield, Oregon, is accused of towing her two-year-daughter, four-year-old son, and eight-year-old nephew around a roundabout.

- FOX News - US

Solar eclipse map: Where to see the total eclipse

The USA's best total solar eclipse ever is coming on August 21, starting on the West Coast in Oregon and exiting on the East Coast in South Carolina.         

- USA TODAY - US

She put her kids in a plastic wagon — then towed them with her car through traffic, police say

An Oregon woman is facing criminal child endangerment charges after witnesses say she tried to show her kids a good time' in an extremely dangerous way, police told local media … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Mother charged with endangering her two children

A US woman was arrested for endangering her two children by towing them in a wagon behind her car.KIRO7 reports that Alana Nicole Donahue, 27, was arrested an hour after Springfield police in Oregon received calls from concerned...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

626 passports lost, damaged or destroyed in Fort McMurray wildfire

Waiving fees to replace passports and other documents lost in last year's Fort McMurray wildfire cost Ottawa close to $130,000 in foregone revenue.

- Global News - CA

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