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Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt, sets escalating fines for bridge protest

...An email from the master of the ship Tommy Berg was filed with the court that stated the activists forced the Fennica to retreat."Please be advised that Fennica has made an attempt to sail for sea as instructed by Shell. However, the eNGO...
Green found guilty of second-degree murder

...robbery, that he did not believe the extent of force used was needed to prevent harm to himself and that he had a duty to retreat. The state also asserted that Green had engaged in a felony drug transaction or purported drug transaction. Under Alaska...
Unhinged Alaska: The morning after

...who continued to demonstrate the romantic awareness of decomposed Cool Whip and the IQ of a yam, methinks it's time to retreat to your special place and fire up the ole X Box where Xena the Warrior Princess awaits. She'll perpetually give you...
Funny River wildfire crews work on rehabilitation procedures in fighting a wildfire, and as the Funny River Horse Trail wildfire was erratic, having safe spaces to retreat was especially necessary, Anderson said. The flames moved in the form of a "crown fire." Crown fire can travel from...
Bear necessities: Fishing in bear country

...have the members stand together and shout. Usually this is all it takes to avoid a confrontation. When the time comes to retreat, back away slowly, move off the trail, and always leave the animal a route out. If you are attacked, experts say...

...who represented the Kiev government, the Russian ambassador and an OSCE envoy.He rejected the EU leaders' demand to retreat from three checkpoints on the border with Russia captured by the rebels, but invited OSCE to send its monitors to the...
Shell suspends Arctic operations for 2014

...far after difficulties deploying an oil containment system it had on standby in the event of a spill. Then was forced to retreat because of approaching winter ice.Then one of its rigs was damaged while being transported on Dec. 31, 2012, and...
Self-defense law change could cost state $450,000 a year

...would be tried if the exceptions to a person's "duty to retreat" in a potential self-defense situation are broadened...force by leaving the area." That so-called "duty to retreat," however, already has several exceptions. There...
Mendenhall River carves a new course

...changing the river's course. The change was due to warmer temperatures, which have caused the Mendenhall Glacier to retreat and the land around it to rise, said area experts who have been monitoring the erosion. While the changing river has...
'Stand Your Ground' a morally wrong approach

...where [they have] a right to be" without the need to retreat is authorized. The current law is as it should be...self-defense. To change it, so that we are not required to retreat if safe, moves it from self-defense to an act of aggression...


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