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" A federal judge heard testimony but isn't ruling yet on Royal Dutch Shell PLC's request for a preliminary injunction ordering Greenpeace USA to stay away from Shell's Arctic-bound petroleum drilling fleet. U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason in Anchorage, Alaska, said Tuesday that she'll rule soon on Shell's claim that it needs safety zones keeping Greenpeace activists away from vessels. Comment?
" Six Greenpeace activists opposed to offshore drilling in the Arctic have abandoned a Seattle-bound drill rig they boarded in the Pacific Ocean six days ago, the organization said. Rough seas prompted the decision, Greenpeace said in an email Saturday. Comment?
He is said to have uttered "Paris is well worth a Mass!" 1895 - Auguste and Louis Lumiere show their first movie to an invited audience in Paris; this is generally regarded as the first public display of a movie projected onto a screen. 1978 - Karl Wallenda, the 73-year-old patriarch of The Flying Wallendas high-wire act, falls to his death while attempting to walk a cable strung between two buildings of a hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Comment?
Norwegian musher Thomas Waerner and his team head down Anchorage's 4th Avenue during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Photo / AP If there is one day when mushers in the Iditarod sled dog race don't have to worry about trail conditions, it should be Saturday during the ceremonial start. Comment?
" United Airlines said Friday that it has a tentative agreement with a union to outsource about 1,150 airport jobs while sparing another 800 positions. The airline said that it plans to hire contractors to provide the work at 16 airports but will continue to use United employees for some or all of the work at 12 others. Comment?
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