Speaker Boehner's last deal: 2-year budget

WASHINGTON - Speaker John Boehner is pressing ahead with one last deal as he heads for the exits, pushing to finalize a far-reaching, two-year budget agreement with President Barack Obama before handing Congress' top...
Nation and World
Inupiaq woman joins traditional tattooing movement

...needle to punch ink into the skin. She also decided to get her birthing tattoos."In our culture, we believe that when a baby exits the womb and into life, they're aware. They know what's going on; they can see," she said. "And we want to ensure...
Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

...state's elected officials has been far different.On Tuesday, the company posted on its website that it "has decided to exit Alaska following recent exploration results in neighbouring leases."Statoil has held leases in the Chukchi Sea for seven years...
3 shot, 1 dead, in Manhattan subway entrance

...heavy-set man in a black hooded sweatshirt engaged them in a brief conversation, left the restaurant and then waited for them to exit, following the group into a subway station, where he fired four times, New York Police Department Chief of Detectives Robert...
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Walker exits 2016 race with harsh words for Trump

...disgrace," Trumka said, "just no longer national."Walker's exit was in many ways more dramatic than Perry's.He was thought...have been a good president."As word spread of his decision to exit the race, Republican operatives in Iowa working for other campaigns...
Nation and World
Prospective speakers multiply in House as all wait on Ryan

...question. The daunting rift between establishment-minded lawmakers and the hard-line conservatives who pushed Boehner to the exits shows no sign of dissipating, and threatens to complicate life for whoever next occupies the speaker's chair. Congress also...
Nation and World
In climate bid, Obama stares down Exit Glacier

...alarm on climate change.From a distance, Exit Glacier appears as a river of white and...conflict breaks out across the globe.Exit Glacier has been receding for decades at...climate, and even without human activity, Exit Glacier would be retreating. But the pace...
Shell posts loss of $7.4B after Arctic exit

LONDON - Royal Dutch Shell reported a third quarter loss of $7.4 billion Thursday as it re-organized and cancelled projects, including drilling in Alaska, to cope with the plunge in oil prices. The net loss compares with a profit of $4.
Pipeline plan passes

...The House's vote Wednesday calls for $68.5 million to repay TransCanada's costs to date, and the Canadian company will exit the project.Another $75.6 million will pay for the remaining part of the state's share of the first phase of AKLNG. The...
State | AK legislature
TransCanada exec: Company ready for buyout

...administration has a different philosophy of how they see the role of the state of Alaska in the project," Lee said, which led TransCanada to start looking for the exit. "I think we both decided this is probably the right thing to do."
State | AK legislature


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