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More exposure sites named in Portland area measles outbreak

Jan. 19, 2019 6:36 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities investigating a measles outbreak in southwestern Washington said Saturday they've ruled out two suspected cases but identified three new locations where people may have been exposed to the highly contagious viral illness. After declaring a public health emergency, the...

Public health emergency declared over measles outbreak

Jan. 18, 2019 8:58 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — County officials have declared a public health emergency in response to a measles outbreak in southwestern Washington. Clark County Council Chair Eileen Quiring made the declaration Friday afternoon to ensure the county's public health office has adequate resources from outside the...

Correction: Cruise Ship Jump story

Jan. 18, 2019 10:40 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — In a story Jan. 17 about a man who jumped off a cruise ship in the Bahamas, The Associated Press erroneously reported the man's hometown. He is from Vancouver, Washington. A corrected version of the story is below: Company issues lifetime ban after man jumps from cruise ship Royal Caribbean...

14 kids with measles in SW Washington; most not immunized

Jan. 17, 2019 5:51 AM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a measles outbreak in southwestern Washington has grown to 14 confirmed cases with three more suspected. Clark County health officials in Washington said Wednesday the confirmed cases include 12 children under 10 years old, and the remaining two are under 18. Officials...

Officials: Contagious kids with measles at Portland airport

Jan. 15, 2019 6:01 PM EST

VANCOVUER, Wash. (AP) — County health officials in southwest Washington state are warning people who may have crossed paths recently with unvaccinated children contagious with measles at the Portland International Airport in Oregon. KATU-TV reports that the Clark County Public Health department said the...

Measles cases confirmed in Vancouver and Portland

Jan. 4, 2019 8:09 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Vancouver, Washington, have confirmed a case of measles in a child while the Oregon Health Authority has confirmed a separate measles case in Portland, Oregon. Clark County Public Health says people who visited PeaceHealth Urgent Care - Memorial in Vancouver in the...

MLS expansion team in Cincinnati to open March 2 at Seattle

Dec. 20, 2018 12:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Expansion Cincinnati will play its first Major League Soccer match on March 2 at Seattle, then faces Portland for its home opener at Nippert Stadium on March 17. MLS announced home openers Thursday for all 24 teams Thursday. Allianz Field in St. Paul, the new home of Minnesota United, opens...

Detentions raise fears, cast doubt on China's policies

Dec. 14, 2018 3:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — By detaining two Canadians in an apparent act of retaliation, China is looking like the country its harshest critics say it is: one unbound by the laws, rules and procedures that govern other major industrial nations. Canada's arrest of a top Chinese technology executive at the request of...

Detention of Canadians raises stakes in China-US-Canada row

Dec. 13, 2018 10:54 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China confirmed Thursday that it has detained two Canadian men, raising the stakes in a three-way dispute over a Chinese technology executive facing possible extradition from Canada to the United States. Entrepreneur Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig were taken into custody...

Canada says entrepreneur feared detained in China

Dec. 12, 2018 11:07 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — A second Canadian man is feared detained in China in what appears to be retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of telecommunications giant Huawei. The possible arrest raises the stakes in an international dispute that threatens relations. Canada's Global Affairs department on...