Shell prez: 'Oil will be required for long time'

...he expects further protests against the company's plans for Arctic drilling like the ones in Seattle and Portland where activists in kayaks tried to block Shell vessels.Arctic offshore drilling is bitterly opposed by environmental groups that say a spill...
Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for second day

...march that confronted the newest migrant arrivals with xenophobic verbal abuse.Waving Hungarian and party flags, the Jobbik activists shouted into the faces of migrants walking into Hungary along train tracks that pass through Hungary's border security barriers...
Nation and World
Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death

...responded and cleared protesters from the streets to keep traffic moving at the end of the morning rush hour.Well-known activist Kwame Rose was arrested and charged with second-degree assault against a police officer, two counts of disorderly conduct...
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Kentucky clerk, citing God, defies courts on gay marriage licenses

...and Karen Roberts, tailed by television cameras and rival activists, were there when the doors opened Tuesday morning, hours...erupted in the lobby."Do your job," marriage equality activists shouted back.Davis retreated into her inner office, closed...
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Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait

...this year, was determined to seal its borders to unwelcome travelers from the Middle East, Asia and Africa.Human rights activists criticized the action as futile and reckless, given that eastern European gangs have mobilized fleets of vehicles for illegally...
Nation and World
Boaters protest near party at sport fishing activist's home

KENAI - Members of a fisherman's coalition are planning to follow up a protest outside a sport fishing activist's home by gathering outside another Kenai River Classic event.Boaters held signs outside the home of Bob Penney on Wednesday...
Iran deal defenders deliver petition to delegation

As the U.S. Congress prepares to debate a nuclear deal with Iran, a few Alaskans are speaking out.Juneau activist John Sonin delivered copies of a petition to the Juneau offices of Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Sen. Dan Sullivan and Rep. Don Young...
Kerry talks tech as a solution to climate change woes

...Columbia near its border with Alaska. Those so-called "transboundary mines" have raised concerns among fishermen and activists who fear that a mine waste spill could dump billions of gallons of toxin-laced byproducts into rivers that feed the Southeast...
Activists rappel off bridge to stop Shell icebreaker

PORTLAND - Environmental activists rappelled off Portland's tallest...executive director Annie Leonard said the activists have enough water and food to is aboard the Fennica.Activists hope any delay will give the Obama...
Coast Guard removes activists attached to Shell ship

BELLINGHAM - The Coast Guard has removed two activists from the anchor chain of a Royal Dutch Shell support ship...drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean.A spokeswoman for the activists says they were taken off the ship about seven hours after...


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