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Courtney Sherwood

Scores of South Asia asylum seekers held in Oregon: U.S. senator

Jun 21 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. At least 72 South Asian asylum-seekers are being detained at a federal prison in Oregon after getting caught up in the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy for illegal border-crossers, a U.S. Senator's office said on Wednesday.

Scores of South Asia asylum seekers held in Oregon - U.S. senator

Jun 20 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. At least 72 South Asian asylum-seekers are being detained at a federal prison in Oregon after getting caught up in the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy for illegal border-crossers, a U.S. Senator's office said on Wednesday.

Two Oregon occupiers guilty of conspiracy in second trial

Mar 11 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. Two men who took part in the armed occupation of a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon were convicted of federal conspiracy charges on Friday, in a split verdict that saw two other men cleared of the same counts, prosecutors said. | Video

Two Oregon occupiers guilty of conspiracy in second trial -report

Mar 10 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. Two men who took part in the armed occupation of a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon were convicted of federal conspiracy charges on Friday, in a split verdict that saw two other men cleared of the same counts, local media reported.

Second trial begins over occupation of Oregon wildlife refuge

Feb 21 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. A prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday that four men who took part in the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon last year in a land rights protest were on trial for their actions, not their beliefs.

Second trial begins over occupation of Oregon wildlife refuge

Feb 21 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. A prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday that four men who took part in the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon last year in a land rights protest were on trial for their actions, not their beliefs.

Prosecutors claim conspiracy by Oregon militants in standoff

Sep 13 2016

By Courtney Sherwood Anti-government militants who invaded a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon conspired to intimidate government workers and steal property in a heavily armed protest that is not protected by the U.S. Constitution, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Prosecutors claim conspiracy by Oregon militants in standoff

Sep 13 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. Anti-government militants who invaded a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon conspired to intimidate government workers and steal property in a heavily armed protest that is not protected by the U.S. Constitution, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

U.S. bans most Pacific sardine fishing after population crash

Apr 11 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. Federal fishery managers have banned nearly all sardine fishing off the U.S. West Coast for the second straight year in a move hailed by conservation groups as key to protecting decimated California sea lion herds.

U.S. bans most Pacific sardine fishing after population crash

Apr 11 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. Federal fishery managers have banned nearly all sardine fishing off the U.S. West Coast for the second straight year in a move hailed by conservation groups as key to protecting decimated California sea lion herds.

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