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2 years 2 months ago

Sea Shepherd says its founder arrested in Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - An environmental activist group known for its confrontations with whalers and fishermen says its founder has been arrested in Germany for extradition to Costa Rica for allegedly interfering with a shark fishing boat. Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society was arrested Saturday in Frankfurt,...

2 years 5 months ago

5.8 Magnitude earthquake near Costa Rica

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook the central and Pacific coastal regions of Costa Rica early Monday morning. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The geological survey says the quake, which hit at about 5 a.m. local time, 4 a.m. MST, was felt...

3 years 2 months ago

Earthquake hits Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - Authorities say a magnitude-6 earthquake has shaken Costa Rica's capital. There are no immediate reports of casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake's epicenter was 16 miles (25 kilometers) northwest of the capital, San Jose. Its depth was 44 miles (70 kilometers). ...

4 years 6 months ago

Blagojevich competing on 'Apprentice'

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will be among 14 contestants on the new season of "The Celebrity Apprentice." NBC says others competing for their favorite charities include baseball great Darryl Strawberry, singer-actress Cyndi Lauper, TV personality Sharon Osbourne and Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson. Blagojevich is charged with scheming to...

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