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  • Paul McCartney asks Russia's Putin to release Greenpeace activists

    Paul McCartney asks Russia's Putin to release Greenpeace activists
    Paul McCartney appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to release 30 Greenpeace activists detained for staging a protest two months ago at an Arctic drilling platform, reminding the Kremlin leader of their friendly 2003 meeting and the...
  • Russia charges Greenpeace activists with hooliganism, not piracy

    MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Wednesday dropped piracy charges against Greenpeace activists who were jailed last month after protesting oil drilling in the Arctic, charging them instead with hooliganism. An investigation led officials to issue the less...
  • British journalist jailed in Greenpeace protest is released in Russia

    LONDON -- A British video journalist jailed in Russia alongside Greenpeace protesters he was filming was released on bail Friday amid indications that many of the detained activists would be freed after two months behind bars. Kieron Bryan was among...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 18, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Illinois, where a fast-moving storm system produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest and left behind a path of destruction in 12 states. More photos Duarte, Calif.: Men pray during a church...
  • Pictures in the News | November 20, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where members of the Service Employees International Union gather outside Our Lady of Angels Cathedral for a candlelight vigil in downtown Los Angeles. The county workers have been working...
  • Santa Claus begs for help in new Greenpeace PSA

    Santa Claus begs for help in new Greenpeace PSA
    Jim Carter, who many know as the butler Carson on "Downton Abbey," plays Santa Claus in a disturbing new video from Greenpeace titled "An Urgent Message from Santa." He's not the happy-go-lucky Santa you think of at Christmas. Looking worn out,...
  • Marion Cotillard Talks 'The Immigrant,' 'Lady Macbeth,' Scorsese and the Dardennes Brothers

    MARRAKECH, Morocco- On top of being part of Martin Scorsese' Jury at Marrakech Film Festival, Marion Cotillard -- whose latest film, James Gray's "The Immigrant," played at the Morocco-based fest -- cheerfully participated in roundtables with journalists....
  • Several Greenpeace activists granted release on bail in Russia

    MOSCOW -- A court in St. Petersburg ruled Monday that three Greenpeace activists arrested in the Arctic could be released on bail, but denied a similar request by an additional member of the environmental group. Those ordered released on $66,000 bail...
  • Norwalk Native Among Greenpeace Activists Released By Russia

    The Norwalk native who is skipper of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and most of the people aboard the ship when it was seized by Russia more than two months ago have been released on bail. Peter Willcox, captain of the Arctic Sunrise, and the others...
  • Greenpeace Captain And Norwalk Native, Held By Russians, Granted Bail

    A Norwalk native being held in a Russian jail since he participated in a Greenpeace protest two months ago has been granted bail. Greenpeace International said in a statement Wednesday that it had posted bail for 15 of the 30 people arrested,...
  • Pussy Riot, Greenpeace could benefit from Russian amnesty law

    MOSCOW – Russia’s parliament on Wednesday¬†approved an amnesty law that could allow two jailed members of the punk music group Pussy Riot to go free and pardon 30 people facing charges over a Greenpeace protest against Arctic oil drilling....
  • Russian amnesty vote a capper on Putin's year

    Russian amnesty vote a capper on Putin's year
    MOSCOW — It has been a good week for Russian President Vladimir Putin — at the end of a pretty good year. Russia's parliament approved an amnesty law Wednesday that is likely to result in freedom for two jailed members of the punk music...