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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.

Oregon wildlife officials begin killing California sea lions after relocation fails
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Oregon wildlife officials begin killing California sea lions after relocation fails

State Department of Fish and Wildlife obtained a permit in to kill 93 California sea lions annually.

Five Sikh migrants released from US federal prison after initially falling afoul of Donald Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy
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Five Sikh migrants released from US federal prison after initially falling afoul of Donald Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy

Five Sikh migrants, all twenty-something men from India, made their first public appearance on Wednesday after nearly three months at the US prison, which put them in the centre of a political firestorm.

Illegal Indian immigrants in US being 'treated as criminals': Legal advocacy groups calls treatment in Oregon prison 'inhuman'
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Illegal Indian immigrants in US being 'treated as criminals': Legal advocacy groups calls treatment in Oregon prison 'inhuman'

Volunteers in legal advocacy groups have found that the illegal Indian immigrants in US are being treated cruelly by the authorities in Oregon federal prison

'No more children in cages': Protesters take to the streets in US demanding end to Trump's immigration policy
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'No more children in cages': Protesters take to the streets in US demanding end to Trump's immigration policy

From immigrant-friendly cities like New York and Los Angeles to conservative Appalachia and Wyoming, US saw mass protesters resisting Trump's immigration policy.

Seventeen US states sue Donald Trump's administration over forced separation of migrant families at US-Mexico border
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Seventeen US states sue Donald Trump's administration over forced separation of migrant families at US-Mexico border

An immigrant rights group sued Trump's administration on behalf of detained asylum-seekers in Washington state who have been separated from their children.

Nearly 100 Indians languish in two detention centres in US; MEA says monitoring situation closely
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Nearly 100 Indians languish in two detention centres in US; MEA says monitoring situation closely

Satnam Singh Chahal, of the North American Punjabi Association (NAPA), believes that thousands of Indians, with overwhelming majority of them being from Punjab, are languishing in jails in the US.

Scientists develop drug to freeze cancer cells, keep them from spreading
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Scientists develop drug to freeze cancer cells, keep them from spreading

Scientists have developed a drug compound that may freeze cancer cells and kill them, thus keeping them from spreading throughout the body