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Droughts ravage the West; water availability woes burden farmers
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Droughts ravage the West; water availability woes burden farmers

Larger-scale efforts to spread water more equitably have been uneven. Along the Deschutes River, where every drop is accounted for, many farmers worry that if they lease their water rights, even temporarily, they may not get them back

Fires rage in several states as heat wave broils US West, strains power grids
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Fires rage in several states as heat wave broils US West, strains power grids

The largest wildfire of the year in California, the Beckwourth Complex Fire, was raging near the border with Nevada. It doubled in size between Friday and Saturday.

Oregon moves court to ban display of nooses after incidents of racist attacks using them in the past emerge
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Oregon moves court to ban display of nooses after incidents of racist attacks using them in the past emerge

The bill under consideration in Oregon would make intimidation by display of a noose a misdemeanour punishable by up to a year in prison and a $6,250 fine.

US National Guard troops pour into Washington days before Joe Biden's inauguration
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US National Guard troops pour into Washington days before Joe Biden's inauguration

As Washington begins to resemble an armed camp, with more than 25,000 guards expected in the city by early next week, concerns about violence at state capitals have grown in the wake of the recent Capitol riots

'A new day in America’: Joe Biden's victory prompts spontaneous celebrations across US
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'A new day in America’: Joe Biden's victory prompts spontaneous celebrations across US

As supporters of Biden celebrated, crowds of Trump supporters gathered with vows to continue fighting the results

US Election: More than a dozen arrested as protesters demand vote count in closely contested states
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US Election: More than a dozen arrested as protesters demand vote count in closely contested states

The protests came as US president Donald Trump, who is seeking re-election, insisted, without evidence, that there were major problems with voting and counting of ballots

US Election 2020 Oregon profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Oregon profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States

Toll due to US wildfires rises to 35; strong winds, low moisture add to firefighters' difficulties
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Toll due to US wildfires rises to 35; strong winds, low moisture add to firefighters' difficulties

The fires have forced tens of thousands to flee and cast a shroud of smoke that has given Seattle, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, some of the worst air quality in the world

As demonstrations escalate across US, peaceful protesters sympathise with aggressive tactics
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As demonstrations escalate across US, peaceful protesters sympathise with aggressive tactics

In recent weeks, protesters in Portland have pointed laser beams, lobbed water bottles and trash bags and, in one case, according to the Portland Police Bureau, hurled an open pocketknife at the officers guarding the courthouse

US watchdog to probe use of force in Portland; federal agents to Seattle on standby
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US watchdog to probe use of force in Portland; federal agents to Seattle on standby

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said his office will investigate allegations federal agents used excessive force against peaceful protesters in Portland

Coronavirus Outbreak: New York, California, Oregon and Washington plan for economic revival as COVID-19 crisis eases
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Coronavirus Outbreak: New York, California, Oregon and Washington plan for economic revival as COVID-19 crisis eases

Announcements from the New York-led group of Northeastern governors, and a similar compact formed by California, Oregon and Washington state, came as President Donald Trump declared any decision on restarting the US economy was up to him

New York, epicentre of COVID-19 in US with over 1,13,700 positive cases, gets 1,100 ventilators from China and Oregon
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New York, epicentre of COVID-19 in US with over 1,13,700 positive cases, gets 1,100 ventilators from China and Oregon

New York secured a planeload of ventilators from China, and Oregon was sending a shipment of its own to battle the coronavirus pandemic at its US core

Mo Farah slams critics over questions on former coach Alberto Salazar, says he has been unfairly singled out in doping scandal
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Mo Farah slams critics over questions on former coach Alberto Salazar, says he has been unfairly singled out in doping scandal

A defiant Mo Farah angrily hit back at critics Friday, saying he was never given any banned drugs while a member of the Nike Oregon Project and claiming he has been unfairly singled out in the scandal surrounding his former coach Alberto Salazar.

Donald Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to immigration reform after Ohio, Texas mass shootings that left 29 people dead
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Donald Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to immigration reform after Ohio, Texas mass shootings that left 29 people dead

US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control

30 dead, several injured in US' Texas, Ohio after two separate mass shootings reported within 24 hours
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30 dead, several injured in US' Texas, Ohio after two separate mass shootings reported within 24 hours

Two separate mass shootings within 24 hours left 30 people dead and several others injured in the US states of Texas and Ohio.

Amazon says it will work with any government agency that follows the law
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Amazon says it will work with any government agency that follows the law

Amazon has found itself at the center of a growing debate over the use of facial recognition.

16 US states sue Donald Trump for declaring national emergency to fund border wall, claim move violates Constitution
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16 US states sue Donald Trump for declaring national emergency to fund border wall, claim move violates Constitution

Sixteen US states sued US president Donald Trump's administration on Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution.

Winter storms in US West Coast increase risk of mudslides, floods in California, power outages in Washington
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Winter storms in US West Coast increase risk of mudslides, floods in California, power outages in Washington

The system, known as an atmospheric river, snaked through southern Oregon, Northern California and western Nevada while feeding on a deep plume of moisture stretching across the Pacific Ocean to near Hawaii, the National Weather Service said.

Cults, religious sects are not a thing of the past
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Cults, religious sects are not a thing of the past

The tragic and inglorious end of Jim Jones’ Peoples Temple, Osho’s Rajneeshpuram, Japan’s Aum Shinrikyo and other such associations across the world by no means implies that cults are a thing of the past

Intel to receive $1 billion from the Israeli government to expand chip business
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Intel to receive $1 billion from the Israeli government to expand chip business

Intel said it had begun plans for site expansion projects in Ireland, Israel and the US plant of Oregon.