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Ex-United States President George HW Bush admitted to hospital

Former US President George HW Bush has been admitted to a hospital here, where the 92-year- old leader is responding to treatment, his top aide said on Wednesday.

Anti-Donald Trump protesters march amid tear gas, flash grenades

Anti-Donald Trump protesters march amid tear gas, flash grenades

Police hurled tear gas and flash-bang grenades in response to rowdy protests in Portland, Oregon, as people around the country once again took to the streets denouncing Donald Trump's presidential election victory.

Watch: Exploding meteor caught on dashcam in Portland, Maine!

Watch: Exploding meteor caught on dashcam in Portland, Maine!

In the dashcam video, that they shared, they can even be heard exclaiming in surprise.

Mysterious high-pitched tone keeps Oregon residents up at night

An unexplained high-pitched tone has kept residents of a Portland suburb awake at night for at least a week, confounding the best efforts of police and firefighters to pinpoint its source, officials in the community said on Monday.

US man jailed over Pakistan intelligence service attack

A US man who gave money to a suicide bomber who attacked a headquarters of Pakistan`s intelligence service was sentenced to more than seven years in prison Friday, prosecutors said.

LeBron James out with wrist injury

LeBron James out with wrist injury

Cleveland star LeBron James was scratched from Wednesday`s NBA game against Portland and the Cavaliers said he could also miss their Friday contest because of a sprained wrist.

US airliners received bomb threat, escorted by fighter jets

A pair of F-16 fighter jets escorted two US commercial airliners to their landing in Atlanta on Saturday following a bomb threat online, an aviation spokesman said.

Man arrested in latest US school shooting

Police in the northwestern US state of Oregon arrested a man on Saturday in connection with a shooting outside a high school that left three people injured.

Three teens injured in Portland school shooting: US Police

Three teenagers were shot and wounded on Friday near a Portland, Oregon, alternative high school, police said, and officers were searching for a suspect who ran from the scene following the gunfire.

American city sues Uber for illegal operation

Washington: International taxi-booking service Uber, which has been banned in Delhi after a woman passenger accused one of its drivers of rape, has been sued by the US city of Portland for operating its service illegally.

US suspect in slaying, posting death photos caught

A man surrendered in Oregon after police say he killed his girlfriend, posted gruesome photos of her body and the crime scene online, and wrote that he wanted authorities to kill him.

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.

US campaigners hope to engineer GMO labeling laws

Two decades after genetically modified foods first hit the shelves of American supermarkets, a fight is sprouting over whether consumers should be told more about what’s in their grocery bags.

Thousands of naked bicyclists stage festive Portland protest ride

Thousands of bicyclists, many of them stark naked, poured into the streets of Portland, Oregon on Saturday night for the 11th annual World Naked Bike Ride, a protest that promotes bike riding as an alternative to driving cars.

Parker leads Spurs in rout of Trail Blazers

Tony Parker poured in 33 points and the San Antonio Spurs romped to a 116-92 victory over Portland on Tuesday in game one of their NBA second-round playoff series.

Tie-breakers set order, lottery odds in NBA Draft

Defending champion Miami lost a couple of places in the NBA Draft selection order while Utah gained slightly better odds at the top pick after tie-breaker drawings were made Friday.

Thunder edge Bobcats in first game without Westbrook

NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant had game highs of 34 points and 12 rebounds to give Oklahoma City an 89-85 victory Friday at Charlotte in the Thunder`s first game without injured Russell Westbrook.

Aldridge gets 38 to lead Blazers past Thunder

The Portland Trail Blazers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-104 with the help of 38 points and 13 rebounds from NBA All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge.

Royal fall for princess accused of cockfighting

Princess Irina Walker, the daughter of the last king of Romania, was hobnobbing two years ago with European royalty in Bucharest to celebrate the 90th birthday of her regal father.

Brits, Americans feud over world`s smallest park

The British and the Americans are quarrelling tongue in cheek over territory again, this time over who has the world`s smallest park.