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McDonald's fries return to Venezuela

...Rival Burger King has passed the year reminding patrons that they still have a full range of sides. Meanwhile administration officials from President Nicolas Maduro on down have made jabs at the company that has become the ultimate symbol of U...
Nation and World
Chinese cyberattacks on US companies continue

...the company says it detected and thwarted the attacks before any corporate secrets were stolen.A senior Obama administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not allowed to discuss the matter publicly, said officials...
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Legislature to convene special session on gas issues grappling with multibillion-dollar deficits amid low oil prices and has been using savings to get by. Administration officials have cited the importance of Alaska maintaining its high credit rating as it pursues the mega-project...
Secrecy rules create angry conflict in Legislature

...governor's cabinet had ever refused to appear before the Legislature."I have never in those seven years ever had an administration official simply refuse to come to a meeting," she said in her floor speech. "My first reaction was maybe I'll subpoena...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Test driving Alaska's fiscal model

...combined with minimal cost cutting. Using its highly touted Revenue and Expenditure Model as a centerpiece, administration officials and others have held numerous meetings around the state to show Alaskans how various revenue measures will be...
US official: Congress shouldn't control tribal recognition

...threatens the legitimacy of hundreds of tribes and would add delay to what was long a broken system, an Obama administration official said Wednesday.The comments came as a House committee considered legislation to block the administration's...
Obama: Limit standardized tests

...legislation is in limbo while House and Senate negotiators figure out how to reconcile the competing versions.Administration officials said that in many cases, testing is redundant, poorly aligned with curriculum or simply overkill. They said...
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Gov't: No benefit hike for Social Security next year

...B premium and deductible for 2016, but its prospects are uncertain.The White House, meanwhile, has said administration officials are exploring options to mitigate the increase in Medicare costs."The COLA announcement not only fails to...
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Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...assisting Walker's staff in preparing the governor for meetings and interactions with Obama and senior Obama administration officials, and providing advice to Walker and his staff on ways to "maximize productive collaboration" with the Obama...
Audit finds slipshod cybersecurity at

...including former customers. Their data is retained for years.Before went live in 2013, Obama administration officials assured Congress and the public that individuals' information would be used mainly to determine eligibility...
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