BP trial in Gulf of Mexico oil spill set to begin

With settlement talks grinding on, the trial of BP over its culpability for the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico looks set to begin Monday in a New Orleans courtroom – and two nearby overflow rooms – packed with lawyers, public relations specialists, reporters and other observers. District Court Judge Carl Barbier, […]

Police begin clearing Occupy DC protest site

ShareThis Police begin clearing Occupy DC protest site 04 Feb 2012 Police removed bedding and most tents on Saturday at an “Occupy” protest site just blocks from the White House, enforcing a no-camping rule at a public square that has housed protesters for months. Dozens of officers sealed off McPherson Square and moved in before […]

Police Begin Clearing Zuccotti Park of Occupy Wall Street Protesters

ShareThis Police Begin Clearing Zuccotti Park of Occupy Wall Street Protesters –Protesters rallied near middle of park and began building barricades with tables and pieces of scrap wood 15 Nov 2011 Hundreds of New York City police officers began clearing Zuccotti Park of the Occupy Wall Street protesters early Tuesday, telling the people there that […]

20,000 British troops begin withdrawal from Germany 65 years after defeating Hitler

(Daily Mail)   All 20,000 British troops will be withdrawn from Germany by 2020, bringing to an end a continuous presence since 1945, it will be announced today. Under the Strategic Defence and Security Review, hundreds of military personnel will return home in January. The Ministry of Defence confirmed that an announcement will be made about […]

Starbucks to Begin Collecting Donations to Stimulate U.S. Job Growth

By AP, CBS Seattle PORTLAND, Ore. — Starbucks hopes customers will be willing to pay at least $ 5 more when they stop in for their morning cup of Joe. Starting Nov. 1, Starbucks will begin collecting donations of $ 5 or more from customers to stimulate U.S. job growth through its “Jobs for USA” […]