Netanyahu accuses Arabs of incitement in wave of stabbings

...percent of the country's 8 million people. While they have full citizenship rights, they often suffer discrimination in such areas as jobs and housing. Mistrust of Netanyahu remains high following his election day appeal for supporters to go to the polls...
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A Putin craze takes hold in Middle East

...Moscow's warplanes in recent days have focused on Idlib and the central province of Hama, hitting U.S.-backed rebels in areas with no IS militants.The planes also have provided air cover for Syrian ground troops who launched an offensive in central...
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Princeton economist wins Nobel

...of changes in policies on how people behave," Rodrik said.Deaton discovered that India had far more poor people in rural areas than previously thought, a finding that led the government to expand subsidies."Households that were not defined as poor...
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Are gun violence researchers becoming an endangered species?

...annual sum total for all gun violence research projects appears to be well under $5 million. A grant for a single study in areas like autism, cancer or HIV can be more than twice that much.There are public health students who want to better understand...
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My Turn: AMHS cuts off limb hoping it grows back

...southeast, southcentral and Aleutian archipelagos. These are not easy areas for traditional road transportation and, as we have seen with recent air tragedies, they are not easy areas for air travel, either. These are the challenges that must be...
More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day

...of the U.S. population. In recent decades, a significant number of tribal members have moved from reservations to urban areas, where a large majority live today. The shift makes the cities' resolutions and proclamations more meaningful, Estes said...
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Slack Tide: When the going gets tough, the tough muck out the garage

...someone else's garage); three different vacuum cleaners defunct in three different ways (hence cleaning the kitchen/dining areas with a shop-vac); a printer, a scanner and a fax machine (each separately); a printer, a scanner and a fax machine...
In rare event, the remnants of Pacific hurricane hit Southeast

...sea-surface temperatures, resulting in a mass of warm water off the coast of the northwest U.S. that has helped coastal areas stay mild and provided more water vapor for storm systems, he said. That helps explain the recent soggy Juneau summers.Last...
Officials: CIA-backed Syrian rebels under Russian blitz

...territory on the al-Ghab plain, in northwest Syria's Idlib and Hama governorates. The plain is a natural barrier between areas controlled by Sunni Muslims and the Alawite sect to which Assad and his loyalists belong. The capture of the al-Ghab plain...
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Leon Wilson Van Sickle

...the Van Sickles left for Fairbanks, Alaska where they began a lifetime of mission building at a children's home and in many areas of Alaska. He also did interim pastoring at Cooper Landing, Kenai Bible Church and at LaPine, Oregon. He finished his last...


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