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.
Shell is sending the capping stack, skimmers, boom and a containment dome on board a flotilla accompanying drill ships to Alaska’s northern shores as part of a spill response plan that has the blessing of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Shell expects final approvals within weeks and drilling by late this month.
May Day demonstrators who marched through Seattle turned violent Tuesday, as several black-clad protesters used sticks to smash downtown store windows and ran through the streets disrupting traffic.
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