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Salem-News.com (Nov-19-2018 23:03)

Can We Expect A Major Rebound In Oil Prices?

...rumors tend to drive the market...

(LONDON / OilPrice.com) - oil platform After declining by more than 20 percent from the October peak, oil prices are showing some signs that they have now bottomed out.

WTI hit a low point at $56 per barrel on Wednesday and Brent hit a low just below $65 per barrel. Both crude benchmarks regained some ground at the end of the week, despite the huge increase in U.S. crude oil inventories.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-15-2018 23:12)

Convicted Abortion Clinic Arsonist Released In Oregon

After 25-years... reactions to her freedom are mixed.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Shelley Shannon At 8:00 am on November 9th, 2018, Shelley Shannon walked out of a Portland, Oregon halfway house for the last time. Now 62, Rachelle “Shelley” Shannon, is free after serving 25-years in federal prison for the attempted murder of Dr. George Tiller, an abortion provider.

Tiller was shot as he left the clinic's parking lot. Injured in both arms, Tiller returned to work the following day.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-13-2018 23:20)

USA Cities with the Worst Drinking Water

Even short term exposure to some chemicals can cause severe health effects.

(SALEM, Ore.) - drinking water Unknown to most Americans, the U.S is facing a major water crisis. Every single day children, elderly, and water lovers drink contaminated water that is full of chemicals and diseases. Yes, it's the 21st century and we are facing the same problems as in the Medieval times.

You may think that poorer states are the ones more likely at risk. However, numerous well-off states are facing this crisis. It's making us sick and no one is doing anything about it.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-12-2018 13:31)

California AG Denounces Trump`s Plan to Roll Back LGBTQ Civil Rights Protections

Rumored change would deny the existence of transgender people

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - Salem-News.com A change in federal law would effectively deny the existence of transgender Americans, denying them basic protections that allow people to learn, work, and seek medical care in a safe environment without discrimination.

Friday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sent a letter to President Trump [et al] condemning the reported plan to alter the law to narrowly define “sex” as an immutable, biological condition assigned at birth.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-09-2018 00:09)

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the End of World War I

Coos Bay-North Bend commemorates the end of WWI: A Tribute to our Heroes

(NORTH BEND, Ore.) - Merci Railcar On November 11, 1918, the guns went silent on the Western front, ending World War I.

In commemoration of that momentous event, Coos Bay and North Bend Veterans will hold a celebration at the Forty & Eight Boxcar (Merci Railcar) in Simpson Park at 11:00 a.m. on November 11, 2018.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-03-2018 19:02)

DEA Releases 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment

Controlled prescription drugs remain responsible for the largest number of overdose deaths of any illicit drug class.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - DEA drug threat DEA Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon today announced results of the 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment, which outlines the threats posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs.

“This report underscores the scope and magnitude of the ongoing opioid crisis in the United States,” said Acting Administrator Dhillon

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Salem-News.com (Nov-02-2018 23:48)

GOP Solution for Deficits - Cut Social Safety Nets!

The GOP tax “overall” made no attempt to eliminate the deficit, much less the debt.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - GOP budget deficit The deficits have risen to $779 billion in 2018, up from $666 billion in 2017.

Of course, the Republicans claim that their $1.5 trillion tax overhaul last year had nothing to do with this, but experts estimate that the tax overhaul will result in about $1.45 trillion in net deficits over a decade.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-02-2018 18:16)

The Morris Worm:
30 Years Since First Major Attack on the Internet

The Morris Worm inspired a new generation of hackers and Internet-driven assaults

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - computer hack virus At around 8:30 p.m. on November 2, 1988, a maliciously clever program was unleashed on the Internet from a computer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

This cyber worm was soon propagating at remarkable speed and grinding computers to a halt. “We are currently under attack,” wrote a concerned student at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-01-2018 14:55)

Mass Murder and American History

“Screw your optics, I’m going in.”

(SALEM, Ore.) - flag half mast This is bigger than hate, this latest mass shooting, last weekend, at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, in which, oh my God, 11 more innocent souls died at the hands of a home-grown terrorist.

The president’s anti-immigrant tweets may have been in grotesque synchronicity with the killer’s ... And they no doubt fed the climate in which Robert Bowers acted, but this is bigger than Donald Trump. He may be the trigger, but the weapon has been ready and waiting for a long time.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-30-2018 09:36)

Trump Crying Wolf About Migrant Caravan

Border crossings are at the lowest level since 1971.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - migrant caravan The recent caravan heading for the U.S. border is like manna from heaven for Trump and the Republican candidates for Congress. Now they can sow fear, loathing, and lies about these poor migrants escaping poverty and terror in their countries and seeking a better life in this country.

Trump provided no support for his claim that the caravan includes criminals and Middle East terrorists.

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