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Myanmar army will keep privileges even with opposition win

...the elected power of the NLD, and entrenched, constitutionally guaranteed military power," says Phil Robertson, deputy director of the Asia division of New York-based Human Rights Watch.When the former ruling junta drew up the 2008 constitution...
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Russian jet broke up at high altitude

...Jim Hall, former chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board.Alexander Smirnov, Metrojet's deputy director, described the A321 as a reliable aircraft that would not fall into a spin even if the pilots made a grave error...
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NOAA: Thanks to El Nino, the US looks pretty wet this winter

...Administration issued its winter forecast and "the driver of this winter's outlook is El Nino," said Mike Halpert, deputy director of NOAA's Climate Prediction Center.El Nino changes weather worldwide, mostly affecting the United States in...
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Letter: When we confuse exploitation with choice

...understand in a different way. Our community will be safer for it.If you want more information about safety planning and sexual exploitation, please call AWARE at 586-6623 or 1-800-478-1090.Mandy Cole,Deputy Director, AWARE
Audit finds slipshod cybersecurity at

...practice on financial websites. "Not doing so is inexcusable for such sensitive data," said Michelle De Mooy, deputy director for consumer privacy at the Center for Democracy & Technology, an Internet rights group.MIDAS is an internal system...
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Hungary declares emergency, seals border

...irresponsible response to people already traumatized by war and brutality," said Gauri van Gulik, Amnesty International's deputy director for Europe.The Hungarian government said it plans to extend the steel razor-wire fence - which it calls a "temporary...
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Juneau's Pat Race among new appointments to the Alaska State Council on the Arts

...Alaska the best place to live and work."Silverman, of Anchorage, works for the Alaska Federation of Natives as deputy director of communications. He has also worked in management public relations, marketing and development for a number of...
1 dead in small plane crash near Alaska high school

...friends at the scene identified the pilot.Peters says the fiery crash was reported about 1:45 p.m.Ken Barkley, deputy director of emergency services for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, tells Anchorage television station KTUU the witness who...
3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs acknowledgement to the traditional Chinese medicine, for the work began with herbal medicine."Stephen Ward, deputy director of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, said the prize confirms that Chinese scientists "did fantastic work in...
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Border Patrol agent indicted in 2012 fatal shooting

...a Border Patrol agent to be charged criminally when the abuse or killing is on U.S. soil," said Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the Immigrants' Rights Project for the American Civil Liberties Union.In the case of a cross-border shooting...
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