By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jurors in the piracy trial of a Somali man who served as a translator during a hostage siege heard him making demands on a recorded phone conversation with a negotiator for the ship's owner.
On the Nov. 12, 2008, call, which was played in
SPOKANE, Wash. – Northwest Conference men’s basketball coaches have picked Whitworth as the league favorite for the 2013-14 season, according to the NWC preseason poll released today by the conference office.
The Pirates, who are aiming for an unprecedented fifth straight NWC title, received seven
Whitworth will host Pacific Lutheran University in the Pirates final regular season home game on Saturday. Whitworth (3-5, 1-3 Northwest Conference) will face a tough test as the Lutes (7-1, 4-1) are currently second in conference play, trailing Linfield by only half a game. The Pirates
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - A fugitive activist known for attacking Japanese whaling vessels off Antarctica insisted "we're not pirates" Wednesday as he addressed a U.S. appeals court considering whether he and the organization he founded should be held in contempt.
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Greenpeace says it will appeal the Russian court rulings that sent its activists to jail for a protest near an oil platform in the Arctic.
On Thursday, the court in the northern Russian city of Murmansk jailed 28 Greenpeace activists who protested
By ALEXANDER ROSLYAKOV and NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MURMANSK, Russia (AP) - A Russian court on Thursday jailed the U.S. captain of a Greenpeace ship along with a photographer and several activists who were part of a 30-member team protesting near an oil platform in the Arctic last week.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Tevin Tyus and Aaron Cochran led a dominating Whitworth defense that shut down visiting Whittier throughout the second half on the way to a 38-17 victory over the visiting Poets on Saturday afternoon in the Pine Bowl.
The Pirates improved to 2-0 while Whittier fell to 0-1.
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
Stocks were trading mixed on Wednesday as investors became more tentative after several days of gains and waited to see if the confrontation with Syria can be resolved peacefully.
The market is on its longest winning streak since July.
In afternoon trading, the Dow
The Whitworth defense never let visiting St. Scholastica get untracked offensively, leading to a 36-7 season-opening victory for the Pirates on Saturday afternoon at the Pine Bowl.
Led by De' Hall's two interceptions and solid tackling across the front seven, Whitworth's defense held
By ROGER ALFORDAssociated Press
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) - Some three years after helping to push baseball Hall of Famer Jim Bunning out of the U.S. Senate, Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is singing his praises as a political leader who wasn't afraid to stand up for his beliefs in