Lawsuit, divisiveness hamper Native Hawaiian election effort

...businessmen, backed by U.S. Marines, overthrew the Hawaiian kingdom more than 100 years ago.They are trying to elect delegates...looks like vary - from federal recognition, to restoring the kingdom to dual citizenship.Last month, the U.S. Department of...
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2 Americans among 5 killed in rare Jordan police shooting

...neighboring Syria and Iraq.The unprecedented assault inside a Jordanian security compound also raised questions about the kingdom's image as an island of relative stability in a turbulent region.The shooting took place at the Jordan International Police...
Nation and World
Experts dismiss Carson's belief pyramids used to store grain

...reflects the ancient Egyptian concept of the cosmos, according to which the king or pharaoh was at the center of a unified kingdom, serving as a god, a political ruler and a divine mediator."Daniel Weber, a spokesman for the Seventh-day Adventist...
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New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

...tally Thursday showed, 630 more than the kingdom's official toll.The Associated, could be seen as a blow to the kingdom's cherished stewardship of Islam's...Saudi handling of the hajj undermines the kingdom's prestige and legitimacy across the...
Nation and World
Senior al-Qaida commander killed in an airstrike in Syria

...Council imposed sanctions on last year. He was 49th on a list of 85 most-wanted militants by Saudi Arabia who are outside the kingdom. The list, issued in 2009, includes 83 Saudis and two Yemenis."America is offering its services to the Safawi (Iranian...
Nation and World
Off the Beaten Path: The Tongass Zone

...last seen wearing board-shorts and tank tops, have sailed West. Dwarves have retreated into the depths of their mountain kingdoms. Hobbits have fenced off and dug into the Shire, hoping to keep invasive plant species out. There are no longer orcs to...
In the Stacks: New chapter books for young readers

...The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom," by Christopher Healy. Have you ever...there's a real threat to all their kingdoms looming, and an evil witch, too (sort...differences to save themselves and their kingdoms? "A Greyhound of a Girl," by Roddy...
Saudi Arabia: Islamic State attacks stopped, 400 held

...up planned Islamic State attacks in the kingdom and arrested more than 400 suspects in...suicide bombings aimed at Shiites in the kingdom's oil-rich east and in next-door...the deadliest militant assault in the kingdom in more than a decade.It also blamed...
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IS affiliate claims responsibility for Saudi police bombing

...most of them members and recruits of the kingdom's special forces.It was the deadliest...years and one that is likely to pull the kingdom deeper into the regional war with IS extremists...arrest of more than 90 suspects.The kingdom had for years quietly allowed thousands...
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US, Iran roll the dice, get a nuclear deal

...talks themselves were a groundbreaking and risky proposition when U.S. and Iranian officials met secretly in the sleepy Arab kingdom of Oman, archenemies feinting for a diplomatic opening. The opposing sides had barely spoken to one another in three-plus...
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