Activist hopes convention suicide leads to more awareness

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska suicide-prevention activist is hoping a man's very public suicide at an Alaska Native conference will propel people across the state to reach out to others...
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...
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...
Greenpeace activists leave Arctic drill rig after six-day stay

SEATTLE - Six Greenpeace activists opposed to offshore drilling in the Arctic have abandoned a Seattle-bound...protesters. The order, issued Saturday, prohibits Greenpeace activists from entering a safety zone around the rig and the Blue Marlin...
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...
Police raid club of activist who quit on air

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police served search warrants at marijuana activist Charlo Greene's Alaska Cannabis Club after receiving reports of illegal marijuana sales.The police took marijuana and impounded...
India clamping down on critics, activist groups decades on critics and activists and aid groups perceived to...many down, and dozens of activists have been threatened with...said Teesta Setalvad, an activist fighting for the survivors...last year said that local activists were working on the orders...
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Senior al-Qaida commander killed in an airstrike in Syria

...commander and two other fighters in Syria, activists said Saturday, but it was not immediately...Observatory, which relies on a network of activists inside Syria, said an Egyptian leader Ayman al-Zawahri.Jihadi activists on social media say al-Charekh was...
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UN pledges support for women's equality

...cracking down on women's rights activists.Among the Chinese leader's...not mention any of the women activists targeted by the Chinese government...defender of women's rights activists who was arrested in July and...headquarters of a woman rights activist who should have been at Sunday's...
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Islamic State group advances in central Syria, seizing town

...leading to the capital, Damascus, and attacking another, activists and the group said Sunday.The capture of Mahin, in the...minority.The Shaam news agency, operated by anti-government activists, said at least 100 cages are deployed in residential areas...
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