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As Olympics Near, Violence Grips Rio's 'Pacified' Favelas


Rio de Janeiro made a big push to provide security on its shantytowns. But some, which were touted as models, are again plagued by gang violence that has terrified residents.

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Delta To Offer Direct Flight From PDX To England In 2017


Delta says the flight is intended to serve business travelers, as well as tourists.

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Hales On Police, Homelessness, Unfinished Business, More


Portland Mayor Charlie Hales discussed what he'd like to accomplish in his last seven months in office — including transitioning Mayor-elect Ted Wheeler and staffing the police bureau.

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Questions Over Trump's Donations To Veterans Boil Over


Donald Trump spent 40 minutes battling reporters at a press conference he held to answer for whether the $6 million he claimed to have raised for veterans groups ever materialized.

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Pedal-Powered Rail Riding Comes To Oregon Coast


You may have heard about "rails-to-trails" conversions. Thanks to some entrepreneurial bicycle enthusiasts, you don't need to wait for the rails to come...

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