Today in sports history

...Vasser in a CART Champ Car event.2008 - The United States take back the Ryder Cup with a 16 1/2-11 1/2 victory over Europe. It's the largest margin of victory for the Americans since 1981.2008 - Baseball says farewell to Yankee Stadium, the...
Local photographer Huff releases debut book, 'Last Road North'

...recently over coffee. "Last Road North" just hit bookstores in Europe, and he'd been a few minutes late, awaiting delivery of...While "The Last Road North" is currently available in Europe, with a US release slated for March/April 2015, in true...
China's Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share

...said it plans to expand into emerging markets and eventually, Europe and the U.S."There are very few companies that are this...after we go public in the U.S., we will expand strongly in Europe and America," Ma said to a group of reporters in Kowloon on...
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'Dream team' of artists assembled for Soboleff Center

...the unusual, non-traditional medium of glass. He began working with glass in the Seattle area in 1982, later traveling to Europe to learn from masters in Venice and Sweden. In 1987, he began experimenting with ways to apply the European techniques to...
FIBA says players can wear religious head coverings

...overseas because of the decision. She played with the head covering on in an American summer league and didn't want to return to Europe if she wasn't allowed to wear it."I would love to go back and play in Bosnia now or some other country," she said.During...
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Defeating the violence and ideology of ISIS

...western and northern Iraq. The United States and its allies in Europe and in the region will attack ISIS militarily in Iraq and Syria...or other revered religious figures. In the United States and Europe, it is not a death penalty offense to convert to Islam. American...
Fairbanks roaster serves up coffee brews

...Road.Gesser is from New York and came to Fairbanks during the pipeline boom.He still owns the business, but he is often in Europe traveling with Alexander Rossi, a Formula One race car driver the company sponsors, Posma said.Alaska Coffee Roasting Co...
NATO committee in Alaska to research Arctic issues

...shipping routes and other topics, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.NATO is a 28-member group of military allies in Europe and North America.The advisory committee includes lawmakers from NATO countries who in their home countries serve on foreign...
US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...deliberate move by Moscow to distract Washington before invading Europe. The previous summer the Soviets stunned the world by exploding...atomic bomb. Also in 1949, the U.S. locked arms with Western Europe to form the NATO alliance, and Mao Zedong's revolutionaries...
Russian seafood export ban would have big impact on US

...hypocritical of the MSC and if it wasn't imposing the economic damage upon our industry that it is.The MSC is a big deal in Europe, particularly Germany. MSC-certified sustainable Russian pollock products are sold cheaper than our products and are often...


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