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Salem-News.com (Jul-28-2015 19:56:00)

International Parental Kidnapping Case Leads to South Pacific Island

The father pled guilty in March 2015 and was sentenced last week.

(WASHINGTON, DC) - the Draco When 9-year-old Billy Hanson didn’t return to Pennsylvania after spending the summer with his father in Seattle, the boy’s mother called her local police department, setting in motion an international kidnapping investigation that led FBI agents halfway around the world to a tiny island in the South Pacific.

It was a traumatic experience. By the time Billy and his father reached Niue after 60 days aboard the Draco, the 9-year-old had lost 30 pounds.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-28-2015 16:44:00)

Backyard Chicken Ordinance Considered by Marion County Commissioners

Six hens (no roosters) would be allowed on property inside urban growth boundaries.

(SALEM, Ore.) - backyard chickens The Marion County Board of Commissioners will hold the first reading of an ordinance allowing backyard chickens, within urban growth boundary areas, at its regularly scheduled Board Session on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The meeting begins at 9 a.m.

The proposed ordinance will allow up to six hens inside urban growth boundaries, except in the Woodburn and Silverton UGBs where a maximum of three hens would be allowed. There would be no sales of chickens, eggs, or fertilizer.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-27-2015 23:05:00)

Oregon: 37th Annual Jim Wright Memorial Stearman Fly-In

Bi-planes Galore! Oregon Aviation Historical Society brings vintage aircraft to Cottage Grove

(COTTAGE GROVE, Ore.) - Bi-plane The public is invited free of charge to view the aircraft, talk to the pilots, and tour the History Center. Saturday is the best day to come out and see these vintage beauties.

Weather permitting, we expect between 25 and 30 open cockpit biplanes and other vintage aircraft. Biplane rides by Nostalgic Warbird & Biplane Rides will be available for purchase.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-27-2015 22:31:00)

Cannabis Creative Conference in Oregon Brings Businesses Together for Budding Opportunities

National trade show will help businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals profit in the growing, legal marijuana industry

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - cannabis The United States economy is experiencing a revolution through the legalization of cannabis, both for medicinal and recreational use.

Washington State alone is selling $1.2 million in legal cannabis daily according to the Liquor Control Board, and the revenue promises to grow — not just from plant sales, but also for supporting businesses.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2015 22:42:00)

President Obama (Please) Support African Civil Society in Visit to Sub-Saharan Africa

A plea to the President to affirm solidarity for African pro-democracy and human rights activists

(LONDON) - President Barack Obama Dear Mr. President:

I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human rights defender and Freelance journalist. I welcome your decision to visit sub-Saharan Africa once again, and we applaud your support for African human rights defenders through your Stand with Civil Society initiative.

The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit held last year demonstrated your commitment to engage constructively with leaders on a number of key economic, political and security issues.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2015 15:35:00)

FBI Launches Campaign Against Economic Espionage

As part of a nationwide campaign to raise awareness of the growing economic espionage threat, the FBI has released a short video, "The Company Man: Protecting America’s Secrets", based on an actual case.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - FBI contact Industries in the United States spend more on research and development than any other country in the world. The amount of effort and resources put into developing a unique product or process that can provide an edge in the business world is not unsubstantial.

But what happens if someone comes in and steals that edge—a company’s trade secrets—for the benefit of a foreign country?

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Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2015 15:02:00)

Bat Found in Marion County Tests Positive for Rabies

Be suspicious of bats that approach people. See VIDEO below.

(SALEM, Ore.) - bat research Marion County health officials are reporting that a bat found inside a home tested positive for rabies on Tuesday, July 20, 2015. The test was conducted by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory.

This is the fifth bat in Oregon to test positive for rabies in 2015, and the first in Marion County. Last year, eleven bats and three foxes tested positive for rabies throughout Oregon, but none in Marion County. The last time a bat found in Marion County tested positive for rabies was June 2012.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-22-2015 14:25:00)

Nuclear Agreement with Iran is Good for the U.S.

What was really at stake in these negotiations was international trade and U.S. prestige.

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Barack Obama On July 14th, the U.S., China, France, Germany, Great Britain, and Russia reached an agreement with Iran to "to limit Tehran’s nuclear ability in return for lifting international oil and financial sanctions."

In reality, the negotiations were less about curbing nuclear proliferation and more about international trade and U.S. prestige. On balance, this Iran nuclear agreement is realistic, pragmatic and, on balance, good for the U.S.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-22-2015 13:30:00)

Thailand Must End Harassment of Researchers and Human Rights Defenders

Human rights defender reaches out to the Prime Minister of Thailand for help in correcting wrongdoings.

(LONDON) - General Prayut Chan-o-cha I am writing to express our deep concern regarding the ongoing judicial and other harassment of human rights defenders, including journalists and researchers who report on human trafficking, or otherwise bring to light violations of labour and migrants' rights, and the lack of accountability for labour rights violations in Thailand.

A case in point is the upcoming final preliminary hearing on 20th July in a criminal defamation and computer crimes case, brought by Natural Fruit against researcher Andy Hall.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-21-2015 21:56:00)

Merkley Statement on Failed Transportation Vote

Oregon's Senator explains why the "NO" vote was necessary.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Senator Jeff Merkley Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley released the following statement after he and a bipartisan majority of Senators voted against an attempt to bring a 1,000 page transportation bill to the floor less than an hour after it had been released:

"After months of stalling on putting forward a solution to a looming transportation crisis, it’s unacceptable to suddenly force a vote on 1,000 page legislation with no time for Senators to read the bill..."

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