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Lawyer who represented Saudi men who fled facing threats

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon attorney who represented Saudi nationals who fled the country after their government paid their bail has temporarily closed her law practice because of threats made since the cases were detailed by The Oregonian/OregonLive.Ginger Mooney, of Hood River, told...

14 kids with measles in SW Washington; most not immunized

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a measles outbreak in southwestern Washington has grown to 14 confirmed cases with three more suspected.Clark County health officials in Washington said Wednesday the confirmed cases include 12 children under 10 years old, and the remaining two are under...

Correction: Liberty Bowl story

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — In a story Monday about the Liberty Bowl, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Oklahoma State set a Liberty Bowl record by gaining 637 total yards. Missouri gained 637 total yards to set the record.A corrected version of the story is below:Oklahoma State edges...

Oklahoma State tops No. 24 Missouri 38-33 in Liberty Bowl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Cornelius tied a Liberty Bowl record with four touchdown passes and Kolby Peel made a critical fourth-down stop with 1:01 left as Oklahoma State edged No. 24 Missouri 38-33 in the Liberty Bowl on Monday.Missouri (8-5) faced fourth-and-1 when quarterback Drew Lock...

OPINION

Shame and Shade in Birmingham: In Praise of Angela Davis

If anyone deserves a civil rights award, Angela Davis certainly does ...

Audit Reveals Alarming Problems at Portland Public Schools

A statement from Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson on the PPS achievement gap problem ...

A More Diverse Congress, a More Perfect Union?

It’s not about MAGA (Make America Great Again), it's about MAF, or Make America Fair ...

9 Natural Ways to Beat the Winter Gray

Dr. Jasmine offers up a few simple tricks for battling the winter blues ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

AP Exclusive: UN health chief orders probe into misconduct

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N. health agency is rife with racism, sexism and corruption, after a series of anonymous emails with the explosive charges were sent to top managers last year.Three emails...

American anchor for Iranian TV is arrested on visit to US

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television has been arrested by the FBI during a visit to the U.S., the broadcaster reported Wednesday, and her son said she was being held in a prison, apparently as a material witness.Marzieh Hashemi, who worked for the...

Judge set to issue verdict in Chicago police cover-up case

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge is set to announce a verdict Thursday for three Chicago police officers accused of lying in their reports to protect the white officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald.Cook County Judge Domenica Stephenson has scheduled an afternoon hearing for David...

ENTERTAINMENT

Review: 'They Shall Not Grow Old' is an immersive marvel

Director Peter Jackson is upfront about what audiences should not expect from his unconventional World War I documentary, "They Shall Not Grow Old." This is a film made by a non-historian for an audience of non-historians, he says. There are no dates, names or locations. Neither are there any...

Sinclair debuts streaming service for its local TV stations

NEW YORK (AP) — Sinclair Broadcast wants to "Stirr" up streaming.The nation's largest owner of television stations launched a free, ad-supported streaming service Wednesday drawing on local news, sports and other programs from the 191 TV stations it owns in 89 U.S. markets.Sinclair said the...

Carell, 'Office' producers reteam for 'Space Force' comedy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Carell is starring in a new workplace comedy that could be out of this world.Netflix said Wednesday that Carell is re-teaming with "The Office" producers Greg Daniels and Howard Klein on the series "Space Force."It's about the people assigned to create a sixth branch...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him?

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — When Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the stage earlier this month at this city's ornate...

Saudi women runaways rebel against system of male control

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Another Saudi woman has turned to social media for protection from her...

Life in limbo: Leftover embryos vex clinics, couples

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Tens of thousands of embryos are stuck in limbo in fertility clinics, leftovers...

Human Rights Watch: Global pushback against autocrats grows

BERLIN (AP) — The world is seeing growing resistance against the abuses of autocrats as states, civic...

Airports, customs, trade: Europe preps for a chaotic Brexit

PARIS (AP) — France is spending 50 million euros ( million) to beef up security at airports and the...

China hits back at criticism of its detention of Canadians

BEIJING (AP) — China minced no words on Thursday as it rejected an accusation by Canada's foreign minister...

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