UK suspect extradited to US to face terror charges

A mentally ill British man accused of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon was extradited to the US today after losing a nine-year legal battle.

Somali jailed for 30 years over Christmas US bomb plot

A court jailed a Somali-US man for 30 years on Wednesday for plotting to blow up a crowded Christmas tree ceremony attended by thousands in the US state of Oregon.

Kenya`s Kipketer pursues World Junior glory

The moment of reckoning for Kenya`s Alfred Kipketer comes Friday when he lines-up for the heats of the men 800m at the 10th IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Police name 15-year-old gunman in US school shooting

US police on Wednesday named the gunman in America`s latest deadly school shooting as 15-year-old Jared Michael Padgett, saying he had multiple weapons and could have killed many more people.

One student, gunman dead after Oregon high school shooting

A gunman walked into an Oregon high school gym with a rifle and shot a student to death on Tuesday before he was found dead in a bathroom stall, in the third outbreak of gun violence to shake a U.S. high school or college campus in less than three weeks.

`The Simpsons` mural to be painted in Oregon

An artwork based on the long-running animated series `The Simpsons` will be painted on the side of the Emerald Art Center in Springfield, Oregon to commemorate the show`s ties to the real town.

Same-sex couples wed in Oregon after gay marriage ban lifted

Gay and lesbian couples clamoured to be among the first in Oregon to exchange wedding vows on Monday after a federal judge struck down a state ban on same-sex marriage.

Brittany Murphy`s last film `Something Wicked` set to release in US

Brittany Murphy`s final movie ` Something Wicked ` is set to open in Eugene, Oregon, before going on a limited run.

Dormant volcanoes can become active quickly

Researchers suggest that the magma sitting 4-5 kilometers beneath the surface of Oregon`s Mount Hood has been stored in near-solid conditions for thousands of years.

Polish climber dies on Oregon`s Mount Hood

A Polish military officer visiting the United States for training with a drone manufacturer fell about 1,000 feet (300 meters) to his death while recreationally climbing Oregon`s Mount Hood, authorities said.

Mysterious screeches in US `may be of Bigfoot`

The mysterious Bigfoot - the elusive hairy giant of legend - who is a tabloid hero and news diversion is back in the headlines and this time not for foot prints.

US farmer eaten by his hogs: Authorities

Oregon authorities are investigating how a farmer was eaten by his hogs.

Chinese firm’s bid to buy US wind farms blocked

President Barack Obama, has blocked a Chinese company from building wind turbines in the US state of Oregon, citing national security concerns.

US bomb-plot suspect wanted `spectacular show`

The suspect wanted to bomb a crowded Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in US.

Stranded Indian ship repaired, leaves for destination

All 28 Indian crew members
onboard a crippled bulk cargo freighter, which was stranded in
mid-sea, were today headed for their destination of Portland
after the vessel`s engine was repaired.

Bones of T. rex to make museum debut in Oregon

The skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex will make its museum debut at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry along the banks of the Willamette River.