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For traders, oil's plunge takes a toll on egos and accounts

...Venezuela and Russia reeled from lost revenue, traders scrambled to make money.Trafigura Beheer, a giant trading firm based in Amsterdam, said the pickup in oil trading helped boost its profits 14 percent last year.Dominick Chirichella, an energy investor...
Raid at pot club raises questions

DENVER - A police raid at an Amsterdam-style cannabis lounge in Denver has triggered a debate over where adults can smoke pot in a state that allows recreational marijuana...
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Today In Sports History

...United States wins its first Davis Cup since 1902 by beating Britain three matches to two.1928 - The Summer Olympics open in Amsterdam and the Olympic flame is lit for the first time.1929 - The Chicago Cardinals become the first NFL team to train out of state...
Oil drilling on nation's Arctic coast put on ice

AMSTERDAM - Oil companies' rush to find reserves off Alaska's Arctic shores's plans, and shares were up 2 percent at 26.27 euros in early Amsterdam trading.Van Beurden's strategy "is pretty much what we believe the...
Visiting artist creates mural art at Pipeline Skate Park

...China to galleries in Vancouver B.C. Next week, he'll open his solo exhibition 'The Last Frontier' at Battalion in Amsterdam. The show will highlight work completed in Alaska this fall. The murals he created for the Skate Park relate to Alaskan...
Photo: A little perspective

Juneau resident David Summers gives his daughter, Macy, 2, a little different perspective on the cruise ship Amsterdam as they walk on the lightering dock in front of Marine Park on Tuesday.
Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak added to cruise

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage, Homer and Kodiak have been added as destinations for the Holland America cruise ship Amsterdam next year. The company announced on Tuesday that the three stops have been added on 10 14-day round-trip cruises from Seattle...
Girl Scouts on the move

...Juneau Girl Scout Troop 4036 would like to thank Holland America Line for hosting the troop's recent visit aboard the M/S Amsterdam. The girls were treated like royalty by the ship's party planner. In turn, the cruise ship passengers seemed to be charmed...
Smith, van Dalen wed

...March 29, 2008, in the Old Church in Amsterdam. Mr. van Dalen is the son of Cees van...Netherlands, and Atie and Dick de Zeeuw, of Amsterdam. He received his doctorandus from the...his master's from the University of Amsterdam. He is a case manager at the war crimes...
This Day in History

In 1653, New Amsterdam - now New York City - was incorporated. In 1848, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ending the Mexican-American War, was signed...


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