Oregon

  • Romanian princess among 18 charged in Oregon over cockfighting 17-08-2013 06:35 AM

    A Romanian princess, the daughter of exiled former Romanian King Michael, appeared in a US court on Friday with her American husband on charges related to cockfighting in rural Oregon, authorities said. Irina Walker, 60, was among 18 people charged with holding 10 cockfighting "derbies" in 2012 and 2013, according...
  • 1-year-old US girl buys car using dad's smartphone 11-07-2013 04:13 PM

    Born shopaholic! A one-year-old girl in the US has bought a car through online trading, while playing on the mobile phone of her dad, who has decided to keep the "purchase". Paul Stoute from Portland, Oregon, said he got a notice from eBay congratulating him on his purchase of $...
  • US: Teenager charged for planning to bomb school 27-05-2013 09:35 AM

    Portland: A US teenager who intended to blow up his school will be charged with attempted aggravated murder after six bombs were found in his bedroom, a prosecutor said on Sunday. Grant Acord, 17, planned to attack his school in Oregon in a plot "forged and inspired" by a 1999...
  • US seeks N Korean amnesty for American jailed for 15 years 03-05-2013 07:42 AM

    Seoul: North Korea sentenced an American citizen to 15 years of hard labor on Thursday for crimes against the state, prompting a US call for his amnesty in hopes of avoiding him becoming a bargaining chip between the two countries. Kenneth Bae, 44, was born in South Korea but is...
  • Kali-Ma beer controversy: Stop complaining

    Pentaprism |  Rohit Vats
    Films are dangerous. Ask the person who named 'Kali-Ma', the beer named after the Hindu goddess Kali. The beer, by the Burnside Brewing Company based...

  • Occupy protesters confront police across US 13-12-2011 11:39 AM

    Washington: Police in several US cities confronted Occupy protests aimed and shutting down port facilities as part of a nationwide day of protest in the aftermath of efforts to clear demonstrators against corporate greed from public parks. Several arrests were made, while ports reported only minor hindrances on Monday in...
  • 'Occupy' protesters arrested in Texas, Oregon 31-10-2011 07:49 AM

    Portland (US): Dozens of anti-Wall Street protesters were arrested in Texas, where they clashed with police over food tables, and in Oregon, where officers dragged them out of a park in an affluent neighborhood. In New York and many other East Coast cities, it was a snowstorm that was making...
  • 'Classy' thief nips $ 2,300 cognac 05-04-2011 10:53 AM

    Portland: A masked, quick-moving thief smashed a liquor store window early on Monday in suburban Portland and walked off with a bottle of cognac valued at more than $2,300. "He has good taste," said Lt Mike Rouches a spokesman for the Hillsboro police. "He knew exactly what he was after."...
  • Western US coast sustains damage from tsunami 12-03-2011 08:42 AM

    California The warnings traveled quickly across the Pacific in the middle of the night as a 8.9-magnitude earthquake in Japan spawned a deadly tsunami, and it was racing east on Friday as fast as a jetliner. Sirens blared in Hawaii. The West Coast pulled back from the shoreline, fearing the...
  • Students in US organise Quidditch World Cup 22-11-2010 11:30 AM

    Harry Potter films have spawned a new sport as well. A group of students had their very own Quidditch World Cup in New York. As his latest film hit the theatres, students at Oregon State University are busy studying the film and books for college credit. ...
  • Watch: How about a carwash from an elephant? 30-09-2009 05:38 PM

    It's one of several new exhibits and attractions of Oregon's wildlife safari. ...
  • Republican senator cashes in on Obama's fame 26-06-2008 02:44 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday terminated the contract of the IPL franchise Deccan Chargers, possibly on the grounds of several management woes that came into light with the Hyderabad-based unit, sources told CNN-IBN. Although the decision on the fate of Deccan was expected to be taken at BCCI's special...
  • Poll: Hillary wins Kentucky, but Obama leading 21-05-2008 09:17 AM

    Mumbai: Despite having played a crucial part in his team's comprehensive nine-wicket win with a blazing 82-run knock, Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Chris Gayle credited his team's bowlers for setting up the victory over Mumbai Indians in the IPL 5 on Wednesday. RCB pacer R Vinay Kumar bowled a devastating...
  • Obama-Clinton battle heats up as Kentucky goes to polls 20-05-2008 03:21 AM

    Kolkata: After slumping to their fifth consecutive defeat in the ongoing Indian Premier League, Pune Warriors wicket-keeping coach Deep Dasgupta on Saturday said the Sourav Ganguly-led side was failing to capitalise on crucial moments which was harming their cause. "There have been a lot of close matches. It was always...
  • Dinosaurs bitten out of existence: Study 04-01-2008 11:15 AM

    Chennai: West Indies are planning to draft in senior batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul to prop up their fragile batting order in Sunday's World Cup Group B match against India. The Caribbean side possessing exciting stroke players such as Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard clearly lacked a batsman who could anchor their...