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Leona Maguire misses the cut at LPGA Portland Classic
Maguire carded a second-round 73 at Columbia Edgewater in Portland, Oregon.
Sarah Lavin qualifies for 100m hurdles semi-final at World Athletics Championships
The 28-year-old is competing at the World Athletics Championships for the first time.
Mark English qualifies for 800m World semi-finals as Adeleke narrowly misses out on 400m final
Olympian Chris O’Donnell was also in action, finishing seventh in the semi-finals of the 400m.
Brooks Koepka set to join Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series as Morikawa rules out switch
The former world number one will be suspended by the PGA Tour as a result of his decision.
'How To Murder Your Husband' author sentenced to life in prison for killing husband
Nancy Crampton Brophy was convicted of second-degree murder on 25 May after a seven-week trial.
'How To Murder Your Husband' writer on trial for murder of husband
Nancy Crampton Brophy stands accused of shooting Daniel Brophy using a gun whose now-missing barrel she bought on eBay.
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California wildfires prompt evacuations as crews continue to battle mammoth blaze
Fire officials expect active or extreme fire behaviour tomorrow.
Oregon wildfire: Biggest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles
The blaze has prompted over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67 homes.
New evacuations as firefighters struggle to control raging wildfire in Oregon
The Bootleg Fire has now torched an area larger than New York City.
Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day
The temperatures were unheard of in a region better known for rain.
US Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking to limit transgender students
Parents had wanted to prevent transgender students from using changing rooms and bathrooms of the gender with which they identify.
Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs
The state also legalised access to magic mushrooms for therapeutic use.
Oregon fires force 500,000 to flee as death toll rises across western US
Some 14,000 firefighters are working along the West Coast.
Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots
Ted Wheeler says he still wants police to respond aggressively to prevent violence and vandalism.
City of Portland becomes focal point as it reaches 100 consecutive nights of protests
The demonstrations started in late May after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Protesters clash with federal agents outside Portland courthouse as tear gas dispensed
Demonstrators were heard chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘Feds go home’.
Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed
Mayor Ted Wheeler was gassed while leading a protest against the presence of federal agents.
Man who killed four members of his family shot by police in Oregon
Mark Leo Gregory Gago killed his parents, girlfriend and their infant daughter, police said.
FBI agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair
The scene was described as being straight out of Indiana Jones
Novelist who wrote about 'How to Murder Your Husband' charged with murdering her husband
Nancy Crampton Brophy was arrested last week for the murder of her husband of 27 years.
It's now just become legal for people in the US state of Oregon to use petrol pumps themselves
Oregon law even lists 17 different reasons why pumping your own fuel can be dangerous.
Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history'
The LA fire is one of several major fires burning in the western United States.
'Death to the enemies of America' - Portland accused appears in court shouting slogans
“Get out if you don’t like free speech,” Jeremy Christian shouted during his arraignment on two counts of murder.
'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train
A man shouted anti-Muslim slurs at two girls, then stabbed the two men who intervened to death.
Iranian baby who was temporarily banned from US arrives at hospital for heart surgery
The family’s tourist visa had been cancelled after Trump’s executive order.
Shooting at anti-Trump protest as demonstrators plan more action
A man was injured after he was shot in the leg.
This teen left her small US town to become a ballet dancer in Russia
Harper Ortlieb left her home in Oregan to follow her dream.
Oregon standoff: FBI surrounds last four protesters holed up at wildlife refuge
Gunmen took over the refuge to protest at the jailing of two local ranchers.
FBI release footage of Oregon ranch shooting
Robert ‘LaVoy’ Finicum was killed after a stand-off with police on Tuesday.
Anti-government rancher killed in standoff had vowed to die rather than go to jail
“I love the elements. And this is where I’m going to breathe my last breath…I’m not going to spend my last days in a cell.”
One killed, seven arrested as police clash with Oregon militia
The leader of the group that led the rural revolt at a wildlife refuge has been detained.
Armed militia refuse to leave government property after men they were "defending" hand themselves in
Police urged the protesters to “Go home, be with your own families and end this peacefully.”
Explainer: Why are a group of gun-carrying ranchers staging a siege on government property?
Protesters in Oregon claim to be fighting the cause of two men who have been charged with arson on government property.
Militiamen seize wildlife reserve - and won't rule out violence if police storm them
They were reportedly angered by the jailing of two ranchers.
The Goonies is 30 - here's what became of the cast of an 80s classic
One of the greatest kids movies of all time is three decades old. Time flies.
This American shop's cheeky name should give you a chuckle
A history of violence: 10 dead in a US college shooting is not an aberration
294 shootings in 267 days…
'Don't do this, it's my son's birthday': Army veteran confronted gunman during college shooting
Chris Mintz was shot at least five times.
Three people killed in separate US shooting
The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
WATCH: Obama responds angrily to mass shooting: "We've become numb to this"
At least 9 people were killed in the attack.