Tulsa World (Tulsa, OK)

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Articles from March 22, 2013

5 More Suits Filed against Narconon
Five lawsuits filed Thursday allege that an Oklahoma drug rehabilitation facility engaged in false representation, fraud and deceit in its dealing with patients. Narconon Arrowhead's program "has the appearance of being nothing more than a pyramid scheme...
5 Questions with Bill Handy, VP of Account Services for Schnake Turnbo Frank ; 5 Questions: Bill Handy
Bill Handy is vice president of account services for Tulsa public relations firm Schnake Turnbo Frank, joining the firm in 2011 as strategic counsel. Handy also is a former visiting assistant professor and lecturer at Oklahoma State University. He recently...
A Clearer Future ; in the Bag: Life after High School Event Helps Disabled Students, Parents See Where to Go
James Holder, 22, has been working and volunteering at St. John Medical Center and the Bernsen Rehabilitation Center for three years, even before he graduated from Jenks High School in 2010. Twenty years ago, his mother, Mia Holder, wasn't sure what...
'Admission' Doesn't Play to Cast's Strengths ; Tina Fey Is Missing That "SNL" Humor and Paul Rudd Is Miscast
I think Tina Fey is incredibly funny. I just wish the humor she displayed on "Saturday Night Live" and in hosting this year's Golden Globe awards - when she clearly was responsible for writing her own material - would carry over into her film career....
Audit: OKC Bombing Fund Fulfilled Most Relief Requests
Read the report: See what an investigative audit of the Oklahoma City Disaster Relief Fund found.Complete coverage: Read past stories and view documents related to the Oklahoma City Disaster Relief Fund.OKLAHOMA CITY - An audit of a foundation's fund...
Auto Racing Glance
NASCAR SPRINT CUPAuto Club 400Site: Fontana, Calif. Schedule: Friday, practice (Fox Sports Speed-67, 2:20-3:30 p.m.), qualifying (Fox Sports Speed-67, 6-8 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Fox Sports Speed-67, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 2:30-3:30 p.m.); Sunday, race,...
Before Alzheimer's Progresses, Make Plans
Because Alzheimer's is a progressive disease, families usually have more time to plan than they would with an immediate trauma, such as a stroke. But because Alzheimer's can last a long time, it's best to start planning for the next steps right away,...
Bingman Supports State Horse Slaughter
OKLAHOMA CITY - Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman on Thursday said he supports a measure that would allow the slaughtering of horses in Oklahoma. Bingman said he expects House Bill 1999 by Rep. Skye McNiel, R- Bristow, and Sen. Eddie Fields,...
Brother's Behavior Creates Wedding Drama
Dear Amy: My brother and his wife announced right after Christmas that they were getting a divorce. The split was ... not the greatest (he cheated). They are able to communicate occasionally now, but they are far from friends. My sister-in-law has become...
Busch Brand Back on Track ; While Most Drivers Play It Safe, Kyle Busch Is Brasher Than Ever
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kyle Busch left little doubt his confidence is just fine during pre-race introductions at Bristol Motor Speedway, where the track allows drivers to say whatever they want to the crowd. Most drivers play it safe by stating their name...
Cable Company Refuses Ad for Antenna Maker ; the Denial Is Evidence of Cable's Growing Concern over Competition
ST. LOUIS - A TV antenna maker wanted to use the competition's own medium - cable TV - for its anti- cable message. Now, officials at Antennas Direct say Charter Communications' refusal to air the ads is evidence of the cable industry's growing...
Can Obama Save the Two-State Solution?
WASHINGTON - The administration has set expectations for President Obama's trip to Israel so low you'd think he was making another visit to Ohio. Yet this is a very consequential journey because it comes at a moment when hopes for a two-state solution...
College Baseball and Softball Update
COLLEGE BASEBALL UPDATEOklahomaRecord: 19-4 Looking ahead: No. 16 Oklahoma hosts Big 12 play against conference newcomer TCU this weekend. Games are at 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. The Sooners then visit Oral Roberts for a 6:30 p.m....
Community Briefs
Police Department, Sheriff's Office to battle on courtLocal law enforcement agencies will compete in a basketball game Saturday to benefit the Tulsa Area United Way. The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office will face off against the Tulsa Police Department...
Cowboys in Second at NCAAs ; OSU Is 3.5 Points Back of Penn State; OU Is in Ninth Place
DES MOINES, Iowa - Spurred by Alan Gelogaev's quick pins and Blake Rosholt's huge five-point move, Oklahoma State shook off a mediocre first-round performance and batted 7-for-7 in the second round Thursday night to stay on the heels of defending champion...
Deaths
TULSABresin, Diane Jane, 60, Braille proofreader, formerly of Tulsa, died Tuesday in Oklahoma City. Graveside service 1 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Park Cemetery. Moore's Southlawn. Bridges, Charlene, 83, real estate agent, died Thursday. Services pending....
Disparities Loom in Health-Care Overhaul ; about Half the States Are Declining to Run a System for the Uninsured
Read the Tulsa World continuing coverage of the health care law.WASHINGTON - Three years, two elections, and one Supreme Court decision after President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, its promise of health care for the uninsured may be...
Downtown Property Values Up ; A Report Looks at Sales in Relation to the Opening of the BOK Center and ONEOK Field
Properties bought in downtown Tulsa after 1999 and sold again since 2008 increased in value an average of 70 percent, according to a report released Thursday. The report, compiled by Tulsa-based Larsen Property Co., compares the collective sale prices...
Exxon Blasts Talk of LNG Export Limit ; Official Calls It Protectionism and a Price Cap on Gas
Exxon Mobil Corp., the biggest U.S. oil producer, said efforts by Dow Chemical Co. to limit the country's natural gas exports would create a price cap for the commodity. Dow is a member of America's Energy Advantage, a group of manufacturers and gas...
Fracking Interests Link to End Drill Ban ; A Dairy Farm and Energy Firm Team Up to Fight in Court
As a five-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in New York nears an end, a dairy farm and a Norwegian energy company will try to persuade an appeals court to overturn drilling bans in two upstate towns. Attorneys for the dairy farm, Cooperstown Holstein...
FYI: Business ; Oklahoma AgricuLture FYI: Business
Price of benchmark oil falls $1.52 to $92 a barrelNEW YORK - The price of oil fell just below $92 a barrel Thursday, giving back gains from the day before. Traders awaited a solution to a financial crisis in Cyprus that has raised fears of a destabilizing...
Georgia Cracks Down on So-Called Pill Mills ; Rapid Spread of Pain Clinics Have Led to Legislative Efforts to Get Rid of Such Businesses
ATLANTA - As Southern states cracked down on so-called pill mills, Georgia's lax regulation made it a magnet for clinics known for prescribing powerful painkillers to drug dealers and addicts for an illicit high. The dozens of pain clinics across...
Getting There ; More Non-Stop Flights Needed
If Tulsa is going to play with the big boys, the city had better be able to get them here and home again - with little delay. Flying from Tulsa has become somewhat of a nuisance. To get almost anywhere, those leaving Tulsa have to go to hubs in places such...
Health Controls Vex Officials ; Feds Send Oklahoma a Letter regarding More Regulations to Police the Health-Care Overhaul
Related story: Disparities loom in health-care overhaul.Read the Tulsa World continuing coverage of the health care law.Federal officials are implementing an unprecedented second level of health insurance regulation in Oklahoma and three other states...
Hitchcockian Film Too Predictable
The psychological thriller has always been one of my favorite genres, with movies ranging from "Inception" to "The Silence of the Lambs" to the majority of Alfred Hitchcock's resume of pictures. When done well, these films can surprise and even shock....
Home Invasion ; Think 'Die Hard in the Oval Office'
The White House is under attack by North Korean terrorists. The President has been taken hostage inside the residence. This is not a drill; this is a motion picture. "Olympus Has Fallen" is a dumb-fun, extremely violent flick that will prove totally...
Home Sales Rise at Fastest Rate since '09
WASHINGTON - U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose in February to their fastest pace in more than three years, and more people put their homes on the market. The increases suggest a growing number of Americans believe the housing recovery will strengthen....
Horse Racing Entries: Oaklawn Park
Friday's Post: 1:30 p.m.Richard Linihan's picks in bold.Race 1$30,000, 3 yo&up, mdn clm, 6 Furlongs4 St. Mary's County (Santana) ...... 3-12 Belong to B'sal (Thompson) ....... 5-18 Tell Tale Charlie (Albarado) ........ 8-11 Miraculousmo (Franklin) ...................
Horse Racing Entries: Remington Park
Friday's Post: 6 p.m.Race 1$13,200, f&m, 3 yo&p, str alw, 300 Yards1 Haleys Comet Ride (R.Ramirez) ... 7-22 Wee Streakabunch (Bennett) ........ 5-23 Zomin At Ya (Baca) .......................... 10-14 Eye Con (Gutierrez) .......................... 12-15...
Horse Racing Results: Oaklawn Park
Thursday's Track: FastRace 1$16,000, 1 Mile, T: 1:41.364 Mrs. Rosa (Santana) ..........9.20 4.20 3.606 True Blue Julie (A.Canchari).......... 6.20 4.602 Xiano (L.Quinonez) .......................................8.00Ex: (4-6) 64.60, Tri: (4-6-2) 458.20Race...
Horse Racing Results: Remington Park
Thursday's Track: FastRace 1$9,300, 330 Yards, T: 16.935 Spash of Nash (Torres) ......7.00 3.60 3.408 The Viq (Reyes) ................................4.00 3.006 Teller Sheez Royal (Payne) ..........................3.60Ex: (5-8) 27.80, Tri: (5-8-6) 73.20....
House OKs GOP Plan for Deep Cuts ; Lawmakers Also Pass a Measure to Keep Government Running This Year
WASHINGTON - Moving on two fronts, the Republican-controlled House on Thursday voted to keep the government running for the next six months while pushing through a tea-party flavored budget for next year that would shrink the government by another...
James Steven Davis
Steve Davis was a favorite son of Oklahoma having been raised in Sequoyah County (Sallisaw) after being born (November 19, 1952) in Shreveport, Louisiana, during his father's military service duty at Barksdale Air Force Base. The first-born of 4 boys,...
J.C. Penney Revamp Not Taking Flight ; Struggling Department Store's Top Executives Commute to Headquarters
J.C. Penney Co. Chief Executive Officer Ron Johnson, who is struggling to overhaul the department-store company, risks making his task harder by hiring at least nine key executives who live a plane ride away. Johnson, 54, and executive vice presidents...
Jenks to Start Curbside Recycling ; Residents Will Be Able to Put Trash and Recyclables in One Cart at No Extra Cost
JENKS - The city announced a curbside recycling partnership with a Tulsa-based waste management company Thursday. The One Cart Recycling program will allow residents to place loose recyclables into city trash carts along with their bags of trash....
KU Gets Set in Home Away from Home ; the Jayhawks Are 6-0 in the Sprint Center This Season
Related story: NCAA Tournament South Region roundup.KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The first step off the bus was familiar. So was going through security, navigating the maze of tunnels, walking into the locker room and getting cozy in one of the wooden stalls....
Kurdish Rebels Call for Truce ; 2 Ankara, Turkey the Imprisoned Leader Seeks a "New Era" of Peace
In a major step toward ending one of the world's longest, bloodiest insurgencies, the Kurds' jailed rebel leader called Thursday for a "new era" of peace that includes an immediate cease- fire and the withdrawal of thousands of his fighters from Turkey....
Lack of NCAA Experience Evident in Young Cowboys ; Lack of NCAA Experience Evident in Young Cowboys
Go to John E. Hoover's blog. For more OSU stories.SAN JOSE, Calif. - Oklahoma State players put on a brave face. No, they said, they weren't nervous on Thursday. No, they said, the moment wasn't too big for them. No, they said, the NCAA Tournament...
Local, Area Briefs
CUTLINES Dawson Rodriguez Sulvetta Smith Vanwoudenberg -No- parole life sentence upheld for murder plannerAn appeals court has affirmed a no-parole life prison term for a woman who was convicted of murder in a six-defendant case in which a Tulsan...
Mayors Press for Federal Focus on Mississippi ; They'll Work with Lawmakers on Issues That Affect Shipping on the River
ST. LOUIS - Mayors from communities along the Mississippi River said Thursday that they would work with federal lawmakers to sharpen the national focus on the waterway after two years in which shipping has been threatened by flooding and then drought....
Medicare Cost Slowdown Could Close Budget Gap
New evidence that the slowdown in health-care costs over the past five years is happening not only because of a weak economy comes from the Economic Report of the President, released last week by the President's Council of Economic Advisers. If the slowdown...
Met Fixture, Mezzo-Soprano Rise Stevens Dies
Mezzo-soprano opera star Rise Stevens, who sang with the Metropolitan Opera for more than 20 years spanning the 1940s and 1950s, died Wednesday night at her Manhattan home. She was 99. Stevens started singing with the Met in 1938, on tour in Philadelphia....
Miami Files New Protest over GRDA Flooding Concerns
Even in a drought, the city of Miami is worried about flooding. The Ottawa County town of 13,500 residents filed a new protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission earlier this month against what it says is FERC's and the Grand River Dam Authority's continuing...
MLB Notebook: Freese Homers in Return, Cardinals Beat Mets
David Freese said his back still feels a bit stiff, but he didn't show any signs of lingering issues when he returned to the field for the first time in a week. Freese led off the fourth inning with a long home run and the St. Louis Cardinals went on...
NBA Score Summaries
Thursday's SummariesTrail Blazers 99, Bulls 89 Portland__ 20__ 32__ 28__ 19__ - __ 99 Chicago__ 21__ 16__ 16__ 36__ - __ 89 PORTLAND: Batum 3-12 2-2 11, Aldridge 14-23 0-1 28, Hickson 4-7 1- 3 9, Lillard 9-17 2-2 24, Matthews 4-8 0-0 11, Leonard...
NCAA Tournament East Region Roundup
Marquette 59, Davidson 58LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Vander Blue's layup with one second left capped Marquette's rally from a nine-point deficit and gave the third-seeded Golden Eagles a 59-58 victory over Davidson in the NCAA Tournament. Blue and Jamil...
NCAA Tournament Glance
FIRST ROUND At UD Arena, Dayton, Ohio TUESDAY North Carolina A&T 73, Liberty 72Saint Mary's (Calif.) 67, Middle Tennessee 54WEDNESDAY James Madison 68, LIU Brooklyn 55 La Salle 80, Boise State 71 EAST REGIONAL Second roundTHURSDAY At Rupp Arena,...
NCAA Tournament Midwest Region Roundup
Louisville 79, N.C. A&T 48Russ Smith scored 23 points and set a Louisville NCAA tournament record with a career-high eight steals, and Peyton Siva had eight assists as the Cardinals demolished North Carolina A&T in Lexington, Ky. Louisville finished...
NCAA Tournament South Region Roundup
Michigan 71, South Dakota 56AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Glenn Robinson III scored 21 points and Mitch McGary added 13 points and nine rebounds, helping fourth- seeded Michigan overcome a rough night for star Trey Burke. Burke made only two field goals...
NCAA Tournament West Region Roundup
Harvard 68, N.M. 62SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Wesley Saunders scored 18 points and Laurent Rivard had 17 to help 14th-seeded Harvard pull off Thursday's biggest upset in the NCAA Tournament. The Ivy League advanced for the first time in the tournament since...
NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Glance
NCAA Women's TournamentOKLAHOMA CITY REGIONAL First roundSATURDAY At Columbus, Ohio Oklahoma (22-10) vs. Central Michigan (21-11), 10 a.m. UCLA (25-7) vs. Stetson (24-8), 30 minutes following At Knoxville, Tenn. Syracuse (24-7) vs. Creighton...
News Briefs ; News Briefs
Nicosia, Cyprus: Banks overhaul sought as Cyprus bailout clock ticksCypriot politicians moved Thursday to restructure the country's most troubled bank as part of a broader bailout plan that must be in place by Monday to avoid financial ruin. Concerned...
NFL Notebook: Former Bears Receiver Harlon Hill Dies at 80
Harlon Hill, the former star receiver for the Chicago Bears whose name adorns the NCAA Division II player of the year trophy, has died. He was 80. Jeff Hodges, chairman of the National Harlon Hill Award Committee, says Hill died Thursday at Eliza Coffee...
No Cure for Crohn's Disease, but Medications Can Improve Symptoms
Dear Doctor K: My daughter has just been diagnosed with Crohn's disease. What is it, and what is the treatment? Dear Reader: Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes abdominal pain, diarrhea, loss of appetite, joint pains, weight...
No Help ; Corrections, Public Safety Ailing
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections budget has been cut by almost $25 million in the past five years. The Department of Public Safety budget has been cut $10 million in the same period. Oklahoma's prisons are dangerously understaffed. For example,...
Nothing Says Spring like Extreme TV Coverage
Spring can be more work than cleaning under things and emptying drawers and closets. Dealing with storms can be as taxing as taxes. If you don't think weather is a priority here, just take a look - if you don't mind crime, bodies, gore, and horror...
Nothing Seems to Be Slowing Heat
MIAMI - For the Miami Heat, it has been anything but an ordinary path along the way to this extraordinary 24-game winning streak. There have been blowouts, buzzer-beaters and now a pair of huge second-half rallies. Or, as Dwyane Wade would call it...
OSU: Game Breakdown and Notebook ; Game Breakdown
OSU notebookDecisions, decisions: At least two Oklahoma State players are contemplating leaving for the NBA after this season. Freshman point guard Marcus Smart and junior guard Markel Brown said after the game they will weigh their options now that...
OU Basketball Notebook: Kruger-Fisher History Includes Mini-Miracle
Lon Kruger's last three years at UNLV, he dropped eight of nine games to Steve Fisher's San Diego State Aztecs. Kruger's first season, however, included one of his most remarkable victories, and it came at the expense of Fisher's Aztecs. UNLV trailed...
OU Finds Motivation in Outsiders' Low Expectations
For more OU stories. Go to John Klein's Blog PHILADELPHIA - Oklahoma was picked seventh in the 10-team Big 12 Conference in preseason voting by media and coaches. OU coach Lon Kruger knew better. The Sooners had the core players from a team that...
Outdoor Fans Spend Billions on Recreation
Learn more: Read a short report on Oklahoma and national outdoor spending.Outdoor recreation is a popular pastime that yields a huge economic impact both nationally and statewide, according to economic data released Thursday by the Outdoor Industry...
Over and out ; NCAA Tournament: Oregon 68, Osu 55 over and Out
For more OSU stories.SAN JOSE, Calif. - One and done: Three words that could haunt Oklahoma State indefinitely. In perhaps their only NCAA Tournament with fab freshman point guard Marcus Smart, the fifth-seeded Cowboys failed to advance past their...
Quick Checkout ; TECH REVIEW: WalMart Scan & Go App Allows Shoppers to Scan as They Go
Shopping via smartphone is nothing new. And plenty of people whip out their smartphones to comparison shop in stores, much as the retailers hate it. But Walmart may be the first store in the area that now lets you check out and purchase in-store items...
Remaking Oakhurst ; Neighborhood Makeover: Officials Team Up on Project EPA Will Help 'Challenged' Tulsa Community
The Environmental Protection Agency will be assisting local officials in revitalizing and creating sustainability in the small Oakhurst community, which straddles the line between Tulsa and Creek counties. Tulsa is one of 43 communities in 27 states...
Reports: Fallon to Replace Leno
Read the interview: See the Tulsa World interview with Jay Leno.Multiple major news outlets reported Thursday that night-show king Jay Leno may again lose his crown, this time to Jimmy Fallon. The New York Times, among others, confirm with unnamed sources that...
Rose Leads with 65 at Bay Hill; Woods 4 Back
ORLANDO, Fla. - Justin Rose started out as another guy in Tiger Woods' group Thursday at Bay Hill. He wound up in the lead. Rose put on a clinic with the putter and ran off four straight birdies late in his round for a 7-under 65, giving him a two-shot lead...
Series of Disasters Keeps State Baptist Relief Workers Busy
For nearly nine months straight, volunteers with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma's disaster relief teams have been helping with wildfire and hurricane recovery efforts after a series of natural disasters left thousands across the country with...
Sooners Look for Shooting Touch ; Sooners Look for Shooting Touch
For more OU stories.PHILADELPHIA - The NCAA Tournament's defining moment occurred because a team made shots. That simple. Villanova hit 22-of-28 to stupefy Georgetown for the 1985 championship. Twenty-eight years later, Oklahoma doesn't need to shoot...
Sports FYI
GolfTU leads Desert Shootout: The Tulsa men's golf team carded an opening round 10-under par score of 274 to lead the 16-team field at the 2013 Desert Shootout in Goodyear, Ariz., as four golfers turned in under-par rounds for the Hurricane on Thursday....
Sports TV/radio Schedule
TV BEST BETSThe Tulsa World's Matt Doyle lists this weekend's must-see televised sporting events: 1. NCAA Tournament: Oklahoma vs. San Diego State, TBS cable 47, 8:20 p.m. Friday: The Sooners try to keep the Sooner State from a quick exit in the tournament....
Squeaker Keeps Tigers in ; St. Mary's Missed Shot at the Buzzer Kept Memphis Alive
Related story: NCAA Tournament Midwest Region roundup.AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Before he could celebrate his first NCAA tournament victory as a head coach, Josh Pastner had to sweat out a couple of frantic seconds. Memphis held on - though the Tigers...
Stiles Stars in YouTube Series ; "Blue" Is an Intimate Series about a Single Mother, on WIGS
You've seen Julia Stiles pretty much everywhere. On the silver screen, her credits include "The Bourne Ultimatium," "Silver Linings Playbook," "The Bourne Supremacy," "10 Things I Hate About You," "Save the Last Dance" and "Mona Lisa Smile." On TV,...
Sunni Preacher Killed in Syria ; 1 Beirut the Suicide Bomber Detonated Inside a Mosque
A suicide bomb ripped through a mosque in the heart of the Syrian capital Thursday, killing a top Sunni Muslim preacher and outspoken supporter of President Bashar Assad in one of the most stunning assassinations of Syria's 2-year-old civil war. At least...
The Use and Abuse of Police Power ; Readers Forum
Most non-lawyers have no idea what is being referred to when they hear the term "police power." All governments exercise police powers when, for example, they mandate or prohibit certain activities. Examples are the zoning code, traffic code, sign ordinances,...
Tulsa Ranks High for Entrepreneurship ; It's No. 7 on a List of Medium-Size Cities Rated for 20-Somethings to Start Up a Business
Tulsa received a positive plug from a website that ranks the city high for entrepreneurship. By popular vote, Tulsa ranked No. 7 among medium-sized cities with a population of 250,000 to 500,000, in a list of the "Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs...
Two Owasso Councilors' Ouster Sought ; A Home Seller and Resident Says the Two Are Stymieing Development
OWASSO - A local resident has started an online petition asking for the immediate resignation of two city councilors who voted against three developments recently. Shawn Reiss, a Simmons Homes employee who works as a new home sales executive in the...
U.S.: Chemical Weapons Unlikely in Attack ; 3 Washington 4 Jerusalem
The U.S. has strong indications that chemical weapons were not used in the attack in Syria's Aleppo province on Tuesday, a U.S. administration official said Thursday. Although officials won't entirely rule out the possibility, the official said that...
U.S. Mining, Energy Needs More Workers ; the Sectors Face a Shortage as Boomers near Retirement
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The United States isn't producing enough qualified workers to meet the future needs of the mining and energy sectors, from coal digging and gas drilling to solar and wind power, a new report says. The report released Thursday by...
Veterans' Bronze Grave Markers Recovered from Stolen Vehicle
When employees of a local wrecker service came across defaced military headstones that had been impounded with a stolen vehicle, they knew they had to do something. Wayne Pierce is the general manager of Storey Wrecker Service. His father-in-law received...
Way Back When: Today in History ; WAY BACK WHEN: TODAY IN HISTORY
1942 - Flying boats rescue 111More than 100 ship-wrecked sailors were rescued by two seaplanes after their ships were sunk by Nazi and Japanese attacks - 56 British seamen in the Atlantic and 55 American sailors in the Pacific. The British sailors...