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Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US
DETROIT (AP) -- Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday....
Possible effects of gerrymandering seen in uncontested races
When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: In 42 percent of all such elections, candidates faced no major party opponents....
Europeans learn to live with - and adapt to - terror attacks
Q&A: Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater risk
BOSTON (AP) -- You might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better odds....
The Latest: Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) -- The Latest on an oil tanker fire in Pakistan that killed more than 140 people (all times local):...
AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016
The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trump's favor....
Democracy with no choices: Many candidates run unopposed
When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: In 42 percent of all such elections, candidates faced no major party opponents....

Oregon Local News

Surmounting challenges: Paid mentors help at-risk Portland children over long haul
Irisa Ramiz is part of the latest graduating class of Friends of the Children, a unique Portland organization that provides mentorship to at-risk youth from the time they're in kindergarten through their last year of high school. Janaki Chadha http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/jchadha/index.html

Portland Tribune

Suspect in racist telephone threat taken to mental health center
Author: Jim Redden
63-year-old woman suspected of making Friday call that threatended the Good in the Hood Multicultural Music, Art, and Foods Festival in North Portland.

Police have taken a 63-year-old woman who allegedly made racists threats related to the Good in the Hood Festival to a mental health center for evaluation.

The woman, ...

Families displaced by apartment fire in Clackamas
Author: Jim Redden
Blaze started on patio and quickly spread to adjoining units before being extinguished by responding firefighters on Friday

No one was injured in an apartment fire that displaced several families in Clackamas on Friday.

According to Clackamas Fire District #1, the fire started on the patio of a unit in the ...

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