Six Pennsylvania families who sued Chevron Corp. and units of The Williams Companies Inc. and WPX Energy Inc. over hydraulic fracturing-related claims have turned to a Missouri lawyer who has used nuisance allegations to win cases against commercial animal feed operations.
Linda Poole can’t restrain herself when it comes to the most-polarizing topic in Montana: the reintroduction of purebred bison. As Poole sees it, the bison aren’t a cause. They’re cuddly fundraising mascots helping the American Prairie Reserve to raise money to advance its mission of land accumulation under the auspices of species preservation.
Gina Deluca says she was shocked when she moved to New Mexico from California and discovered that her hourly wage as a waitress fell to a federal minimum of $2.13. Her old state required at least $6.75 for all workers at the time.
Roman Abramovich and his girlfriend Dasha Zhukova inspected sculptures by Takashi Murakami. Kate Moss also browsed as Hong Kong wooed wealthy art buyers with champagne, James Bond-style parties and lobster feasts.
Slice and dice it as you will, the two most important new London restaurants of this year are those of chefs Heston Blumenthal and now Jason Atherton , whose Pollen Street Social received 5,000 bookings on the first day.
Chef Heston Blumenthal cut a ribbon and dotted the eyes of a Chinese lion yesterday as the opening of his first London restaurant was marked by a dance to the sound of drums and cymbals at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park .