Lindsay Lohan has a new mug shot. The troubled 26-year-old actress turned herself in to police in California as a formality, a day after she accepted a plea deal in her misdemeanor car crash case.
Stocky, cheerful W. O.
Misratah has become the Libyan war’s most infamous quagmire, despite its size and location. The rebel-held port city with a population of just half a million on the country’s western Mediterranean coast is completely isolated from the swaths of rebel-held territory in the east.
It took just a couple of days for Admiral Thad Allen to realize how disastrous the well blowout at the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig would prove to be. On April 20 last year, the well being drilled by the BP-owned rig suddenly kicked back, spurting oil and gas up the drilling pipe and setting the Deepwater Horizon aflame in the Gulf of Mexico.
Carl Safina headed down to the Gulf Coast just days after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded on April 20, 2010. A veteran of the Exxon Valdez spill and the head of the Blue Ocean Institute, a nonprofit that focuses on marine health Safina wanted to see the Gulf oil spill up close, to document something he was sure would be an environmental catastrophe.
President Obama has called the BP oil spill “the worst environmental disaster America has ever faced,” and so has just about everyone else. Green groups are sounding alarms about the “catastrophe along the Gulf Coast,” while CBS, Fox and MSNBC are all slapping “Disaster in the Gulf” chyrons on their spill-related news
The woman had been trapped in her office for three days as fighting rocked the streets below and armed gangs roamed. Alexandra had survived on a package of cookies and two cans of soda.
At least 52 civilians have been killed in the past week amid escalating violence instigated by an authoritarian President who refuses to heed the will of his people.
It’s Art Bell month at the movies. Bell, who in the ’90s made his late-night show Coast to Coast AM home for believers in all manner of paranormal activity a kind of true-life radio version of The X Files must be tickled to see the November lineup at the multiplex.
A British couple kidnapped by pirates off Somalia has been moved to a hijacked Spanish ship that pirates have stocked with more supplies and armed men, a pirate source said Friday.