Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant in Germany

BERLIN (AP) - A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the...plant, grabbing auto parts and manipulating them.Another contractor was present when the incident occurred, but wasn't harmed...
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Anchorage commutes below national average

...I-5 at 3:30 on a Tuesday stuck forever, so we're doing alright comparatively speaking."The city, which supports the contractor-run ride-share program that DeWinter takes, is launching a share-the-road campaign geared toward motorists and bicyclists...
WikiLeaks: NSA spied on last 3 French presidents

...and especially from an ally. The aide was not authorized to be publicly named.Ever since documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden showed in 2013 that the NSA had been eavesdropping on the cellphone of Angela Merkel, it had been understood...
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My Turn: Veterans Affairs still needs fixing

...Card ? one of which is that the provider must be willing and credentialed to receive Choice Card patients. The VA and its contractor Triwest are scrambling to sign up Alaska providers for the Choice Card now. For the time being, only if an acceptable Choice...
Alaska's 'most controversial sculpture' gets a new home

...puzzle it out."The museum is on track to have its exterior completed by the end of October, for PCL Construction, the contractor, to turn it over to the state in April, and to be open to the public in May, Banghart said. ? Contact CCW staff writer...
Federal agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies

...Senate hearing on Tuesday that an "adversary" gained access to the agency's records with a credential used by a federal contractor.After the OPM attack, the federal chief information officer, Tony Scott, ordered agencies to speed implementation of...
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Deadly balcony collapse tied to rotted beams

...visiting students and those at the nearby University of California, Berkeley.Segue Construction, the Library Gardens general contractor, was involved in two San Francisco Bay Area lawsuits in recent years involving allegations of dry rot and substandard balconies...
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College prep program brings rural kids to UAS

...she said. "I'm sure it will help me in the future."Friday, the kids, as well as four mentors - SEARHC radiology contractor Kristine Korhonen , family practice doctor Jessica Scott, teacher Jennifer Scott and project coordinator for the Take Wing...
State seeking contractor to operate Sitka area state parks

The State of Alaska, Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation is offering an opportunity for a qualified entity to obtain an exclusive competitive permit for commercial activities to operate park facilities in the Sitka area.
Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap in Arctic

...provides more oversight of contractors and better access for contractor employees to tell Shell how to improve operations, he said...likelihood of encountering severe weather, Shell and its contractor should have mitigated risks or made the transit when severe...


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