US commander says Afghans requested US airstrike in Kunduz

...civilian passengers.Campbell said the bodies of the six C-130 crew members were scheduled to arrive at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, on Monday.Campbell is expected to testify about his recommendations on the future of the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan...
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Alaska Editorial: Forest management

...actively manage national forests for multiple-uses - or any use? When will it be reduced to just patrolling the fence around a de-facto Tongass National Monument?This dim view of the agency's present and future capabilities to provide for multiple-use...
Questions arise about neighborhood where slide killed 144

...going to risk more lives unnecessarily." In the past, some mudslide areas have been left partially unexcavated and declared de-facto graveyards.On Monday, 187 people waited on cots inside the Salon Municipal, an auditorium the town usually employs...
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Jordanian MP says son joined IS, carried out suicide attack

...Dalaeen said he recognized his son in one of the photos of the purported suicide attackers posted on the IS sites, under the nom de guerre "Abu Baraa, the Jordanian."The legislator said he last saw Mohammed in June and stayed with him for a week. Mohammed...
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Whale, what now? for the proposed OIC, which was generally well-received by the 40 or so people at Friday's DIG meeting.Janes' tour de whale will culminate in a presentation at the Assembly work session at the end of the month. This will likely be the most important...
Hurricane may bring 10 inches of rain to parts of East Coast

...Terry said.The heaviest rain is expected in wide swaths of North Carolina and Virginia, along with parts of Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey, according to a National Weather Service forecast map.Joaquin could make the difference between a few days...
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Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...reflect a genuine commitment to defeat (the Islamic State) then we are prepared to welcome those efforts and to find a way to de-conflict our operations and thereby multiply military pressure on ISIL and affiliated groups," Kerry said. "But we must...
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Friends of the Poor Run 2015

The St. Vincent de Paul Society is sponsoring the 5k or 1k run in conjunction...Proceeds from the fundraiser supports St. Vincent de Paul's work of serving the poor of Juneau.St. Vincent de Paul is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization...
St. Vincent de Paul to host annual Friends of the Poor Walk the Juneau chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, will be held on, also sponsored by the St. Vincent de Paul Society, in conjunction with The Southeast...of serving the poor through St. Vincent de Paul. A snack will be provided after the...
NTSB: Plane struck lake before deadly crash

...crash, however, is still unknown.The National Transportation Safety Board also said in the report released Thursday that the de Havilland DHC-3 turbine Otter took off in the dark at about 6 a.m. Sept. 15 from East Wind Lake, near the tiny southwest...


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