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  • Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification

    Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification
    SEATTLE -- When an intense storm pounded southwestern Washington in 2007, mud poured down from the mountainsides, logging debris choked streams and the Chehalis River flooded much of the region, causing $57 million in damage. Almost immediately,...
  • Consumer question: When is 'green' logging really green?

    Consumer question: When is 'green' logging really green?
    SEATTLE — The seal looked appealing, a daisy on a field of green, with the words “Tested Green.” It was issued to more than 120 products as a guarantee of environmental responsibility. The problem, federal trade regulators announced in...
  • Suspects in hacking death of British soldier plead not guilty

    Suspects in hacking death of British soldier plead not guilty
    LONDON -- Two men accused of the first terrorist killing on British soil in years pleaded not guilty Friday to murdering a young soldier who was brutally hacked to death outside his barracks in May. The attack on Fusilier Lee Rigby stunned Britons for...
  • Review: 'The East' a complex, provocative morality tale

    Review: 'The East' a complex, provocative morality tale
    "The East" is a provocative industrial espionage thriller that pits counterculture revolutionaries intent on exposing corporate villainy against the undercover intelligence specialists paid exceedingly well to keep their compromised clientele clean. By...
  • Kenya shaken by new attacks while mourning victims of the mall siege

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- As Kenyans grieved Thursday for the scores killed in an assault on a Nairobi shopping mall, reports of two more attacks in the north of the country underscored continuing security problems. Kenyan authorities blamed the latest...
  • Syria submits 'initial disclosure' of chemical weapons stockpiles

    Syria submits 'initial disclosure' of chemical weapons stockpiles
    WASHINGTON -- The Syrian government submitted an “initial disclosure” of its chemical weapons stockpiles to international inspectors Friday, the first step under a deal to eliminate the illicit poison gas program. Experts at the Organization...
  • Pope Francis calls abortion a product of a 'throwaway culture'

    ROME --  After expressing frustration with the Roman Catholic Church’s focus on hot-button doctrinal issues, Pope Francis launched a stinging attack on abortion Friday, calling it the product of a “throwaway culture.” “Every baby...
  • Brazil rancher sentenced for ordering killing of U.S.-born nun

    SAO PAULO -- A Brazilian rancher has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for ordering the killing of U.S.-born nun and Amazon environmental activist Dorothy Stang in 2005. It was the fourth time that Vitalmiro Bastos de Moura was tried in Brazil's...
  • Terrorism ravaging Africa but can be defeated, France's Hollande says

    The Islamic militant siege of a shopping mall in the Kenyan capital that has left scores dead demonstrates the grip of terrorism on Africa and the need for international action to defeat it, French President Francois Hollande told the United Nations...
  • No handshake between Obama and Iran's leader, at least not this week

    UNITED NATIONS -- President Obama’s offer of a personal “encounter” with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly was rebuffed, the White House said Tuesday. Iranian officials told the...
  • Russia accuses Greenpeace activists of piracy

    MOSCOW — Russia opened a criminal case Tuesday against Greenpeace activists, accusing them of piracy for attempting to stage a protest on an Arctic oil rig. A Greenpeace spokeswoman called the accusation "absurd." Russian border troops seized...
  • Russian court orders activists from seized Greenpeace ship detained

    MOSCOW -- A Russian court on Thursday ordered that 22 people arrested last week aboard a Greenpeace ship be held for two months pending an investigation of an attempt to board an offshore oil drilling platform. Eight other people from the Artic Sunrise,...