Seattle police said Tuesday it has cost them more than $585,000 to provide public safety services at demonstrations protesting a grand jury decision in the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Seven people were arrested during protests in Seattle over recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers who killed young black men in Missouri and New York.
A man was arrested Tuesday on federal charges of posting Internet threats against a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, after a black teenager was shot and killed.
In Washington, crude oil shipments went from zero in 2011 to 17 million barrels in 2013, according to rough state estimates.
Reports indicate that Walmart employees from Alaska to New Jersey are planning to protest the superstore on Black Friday, one of the most popular shopping days of the year.
Fast-food workers and union activists rallied outside restaurants in the Seattle area Thursday to call for a $15-an-hour minimum wage as part of a multistate protest.
The US Ambassador to China and former Washington Governor Gary Locke had his car surrounded by angry protesters in Beijing. Protesters in China are upset about Japan’s wartime occupation and Tokyo’s recent purchase of islands also claimed by Beijing.
As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.
An elite Marine rapid response team arrived in Yemen’s capital Friday in the wake of violence and protests at the U.S. Embassy, the Pentagon said.
The public face for the anti-Muslim film inflaming the Middle East is a Vietnam War veteran whose unabashed hatred of radical Muslims has drawn the attention of civil libertarians.