Ex-Oregon Mayor Sentenced to Federal Prison for Child Porn

Phoenix Man Accused of Offering Tiger Cub to Cops for $20K

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — The former mayor of a suburb of Portland, Oregon, has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for possessing child pornography. Former Beaverton Mayor Dennis “Denny” Doyle, 74, also was sentenced Tuesday to five years probation and ordered to pay $22,000 to his victims, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the … Read more

Kishida Prioritizes Arms Buildup, Reversing Low Birthrate

Kishida Prioritizes Arms Buildup, Reversing Low Birthrate

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Monday that Japan faces the severest security environment in the region since the end of World War II and pledged to push a military buildup under a newly adopted security strategy over the next five years and beyond as well as tackle rapidly declining births so the … Read more

Highway Marker Notes Former Slave Who Became Town’s Nurse

California Cops Kill Suspect Who Allegedly Took a Hostage

BARRINGTON, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire‘s latest historical highway marker notes the gravesites of two people in Barrington, including an African American woman who was enslaved as a child and who nursed the town’s sick residents during a severe epidemic. The marker on Route 9 notes the reinterred graves in Pine Grove Cemetery of two … Read more

Mississippi Bill Filings: Medicaid, Initiatives, Elections

Mississippi Bill Filings: Medicaid, Initiatives, Elections

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi legislators had a light workload the first two weeks of their three-month session, but they are about to get busy debating proposals that could affect health care, voting rights and other issues. Monday was the deadline to file general bills. House and Senate committees face a Jan. 31 deadline to … Read more