A Vancouver woman was sentenced today to 180 days in jail for running off with her then 5-month-old son in November when a social worker attempted to take him into the custody of Washington Child Protective Services.
By MARIA DANILOVA, Associated Press
March 7, 2014 10:31 a.m.
KIEV, Ukraine — In a surprising move after Russia flexed its military might in the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine's new leadership has reached out to oligarchs for help -- appointing them as governors in eastern regions where loyalties to Moscow are strong.
By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH, Associated Press
March 7, 2014 10:13 a.m.
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said there is “no way” he will recognize Israel as a Jewish state and accept a Palestinian capital in just a portion of Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, rebuffing what Palestinians fear will be key elements of a U.S. peace proposal.
Thomas Prill stifled a small, self-deprecating laugh when he admitted that as a 45-year-old, he's still fascinated with Lego toys. But the soft-spoken Vancouver engineer, president of the Portland-area adult Lego group PortLUG, is far from alone in his love for the interlocking plastic pieces.
Evergreen Public Schools' board of directors will meet in a workshop to review applications for deputy superintendent, followed by an executive session to examine applicants' qualifications, at 5 p.m. Friday in the Burgundy Complex in the Administrative Service Center, 13501 N.E. 28th St.