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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Hecla Mining Co.
Seven miners were pulled from more than a mile below the surface after an accident at a northern Idaho silver mine where two workers died in separate mishaps this year.
A Chinese drywall manufacturer has agreed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to resolve court claims by thousands of Gulf Coast property owners that the product corroded pipes and wires and otherwise wrecked their homes. It is the largest settlement of its kind.
The FBI on Sunday released a suspect's name in an attempted bombing at a Colorado mall, saying they were launching a nationwide search for the man thought to have carried out the botched plan on the anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings.
Thousands of anchovies and sardines have died in Ventura Harbor after using up all their oxygen, officials say.
Rescuers worked Sunday to reach a miner caught in an Idaho cave-in more than a mile underground and anxiously awaited the arrival of a remote-control digger that will allow them to tunnel more quickly and safely through unstable earth.