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As the verdict nears in the racially-charged case, city officials hope to avoid violence. They've reached out to civic and religious groups for constructive dialogue to help ward off potential unrest.
Seattle will be home port to a large Shell Oil Arctic drilling platform when it's not up in the Arctic Ocean. But the city and many residents aren't happy about it. The crowd chanted, "Shell No."
Huge box office numbers underscore how essential the Chinese market has become to Hollywood's bottom line. Money is power — meaning the Communist Party has increasing influence over Hollywood movies.
Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina was in Iowa over the weekend for the state GOP's annual Lincoln Day Dinner. In all, 11 official or likely presidential hopefuls were there.
The so-called Islamic State, also known as Isis, seized Ramadi after government forces left their positions. The action came despite U.S. airstrikes and efforts of Iraqi ground forces to repel ISIS.
Amtrak service between Philadelphia and New York is resuming Monday. Service shut down last Tuesday after train 188 derailed in Philadelphia. Sunday night, a service was held for the victims.