Mubarak ordered back to prison Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been ordered back to prison from military hospital. Mr Mubarak's retrial will open on 11 May, a Cairo appeals court says. More
African growth 'to outpace world' Sub-Saharan Africa's economic growth is set to outpace the global average over the next three years, according to the World Bank. Higher commodities, increasing investment and a general pick-up in the world economy should all boost the continent's growth to more than 5%. More
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SEATTLE — Federal officials are planning controlled burns on 9,000 acres (3642 hectares) on the east slope of the Cascade Range in Washington state in an effort to reduce the threat of wildfires.
The controlled burns this spring in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest are part of a plan to increase the pace of intentionally set fires to reduce fuel loads, The Seattle Times reported Air-quality monitoring and publication on the burns are included in the plan.
A Vancouver police officer was injured Friday night during an altercation with a man in the downtown area.
Patrol units were called at about 8:35 p.m. for a complaint of an aggressive panhandler at the corner of Sixth and Main streets.
Other reports indicated that the panhandler was threatening patrons of a nearby bar, according to a news release from the Vancouver Police Department.
Upon arrival, police contacted the suspect, and a physical altercation ensued between an officer and the suspect.
A national program designed to stop students from losing their hard-earned skills over the summer is coming to Clark County.
Project Transformation, an 8-week camp for children at high risk of trauma or poverty, will launch this summer at First United Methodist Church at 401 E. 33rd St., Vancouver, Orchards United Methodist Church at 11000 N.
PORTLAND – A West Linn police officer shot and killed a man after answering a report about a suicidal person Friday night, police said.
Officers were sent to the 2100 block of Long Street at 10:17 p.m. and “confronted a male armed with a firearm,” who was shot and died at the scene, according to a news release.
The name of the man shot was not released.
Following department policy, the officers have been placed on administrative leave and the Clackamas County Major Crimes Team is investigating the case.