Dispute Over Shell’s Drilling Equipment Continues As Port Prepares Case For Seattle Hearing Examiner
The City of Seattle has determined that some of the oil drilling equipment parked on the edge of Elliott Bay does not have the right kind of permit. This includes the large yellow platform called the Polar Pioneer.
The bodies were found in 28 abandoned forest camps that authorities believe smugglers built to hide migrants who are from Myanmar and Bangladesh.
As we reported in March when Olmert was convicted in the case:
"At issue are cash-stuffed envelopes that Olmert took from U.S.
The National Weather Service predicted severe thunderstorms in north and northeast Texas, southeast Oklahoma and southwest Arkansas.
At the tables are families, lots of them. Some waited in line for more than an hour to get first dibs on the larger items, like furniture and appliances. Carrie Ardito was first in that line and ran to the back to claim a clothes dryer.
"Yeah, I wasn't expecting one.
But the ocean has also become a source of dread to this French island. Since 2011, sharks have attacked 16 people, killing seven of them. It's a sharp jump from previous years and has left islanders at a loss to understand why.
Bishop Talon, 22, was attacked off a beach called Étang-Sale in February.
"I used to walk," says the 36-year-old mother of four. "I saw people running and said, I'll try that."
Radi took off. In the decade since then she's finished eight marathons, and she now coaches a girls' running club with 80 members.
"I'm another person when running," Radi says. "I'm happy, I'm smiling."
A few months ago, Radi decided to organize a marathon in Tira, her hometown in northern Israel.
"I thought, I'm bringing something very nice to my society," Radi said, surrounded by supporters at a recent rally on Tira's main street.
Walk through a town square this Memorial Day and you might just see a marker or monument commemorating sacrifice in war.
Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts says last year more than half a million Americans racked up prescription drug bills exceeding $50,000.
Barbara Haedtke of Portland, Ore., knows this all too well.
The Pacific Northwest has deep Norwegian roots and nowhere was that more evident than at Pacific Lutheran University on Saturday.
His Majesty King Harald V of Norway came for a visit to the school that was founded 125 years ago by Norwegian immigrants. The King was in the Northwest to speak at PLU's Commencement ceremony in the Tacoma Dome, but made a quick trip to the university first, where he was welcomed by hundreds of students and and other well wishers from around the region.
LISTEN: A sound portrait of HM King Harald V's visit:
It was his second victory at the Brickyard — the first was 15 years ago.
Montoya started 15th and twice drove from the back of the field.
He held off fellow Team Penske racer Will Power in the final two laps of the race.
Bulgarian born singer and songwriter Ana Velinova trained in Sophia, L.A. and Boston and has performed in New York, Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria and elsewhere.
Now a resident of Seattle, she recently sang in the Art of Jazz series at The Seattle Art Museum with an all-star Seattle quartet including Marc Seales, Mark Taylor, Jeff Johnson and D'vonne Lewis.
That process is still ongoing.
Right now in Germany, a 93-year-old former Nazi who served at Auschwitz is on trial. Holocaust survivor Eva Kor flew to Germany to testify about her experience in the camp.
"If there would be hell on Earth, Auschwitz looked to me like that and in some way it was," Kor says.
Speaking on CNN's State of the Union, Carter said that although Iraqi forces, or ISF, "vastly outnumber" ISIS in western Anbar, and in their loss of the provincial capital, Ramadi, last week, "What apparently happened is the Iraqi fo
John Forbes Nash, Jr., the Nobel laureate known for his groundbreaking work on game theory and differential equations, was killed along with his wife in a taxi crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, police say. He was 86.
His death was first reported by NJ.com citing a police official. NPR has confirmed the report through longtime colleague Louis Nirenberg.
Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis, speaking on Greek television, said bluntly that four installments totaling 1.6 billion euros ($1.76 billion) "will not be given and is not there to be given."
As Reuters writes that Greece "has been shut out of bond markets and [has had its] bailout aid locked." Athens, it says "has been scraping state