European data sharing pact with US ruled invalid

...servers in the United States.The verdict could have far-reaching implications for companies operating in Europe.It does not mean companies have to immediately stop transferring data to the U.S. Rather, it opens up the possibility that European regulators...
Nation and World
Booker season: Breaking our hearts

...student visa but the demands of supporting his family in India (and paying back the thugs who loaned him the money to migrate) mean he never truly goes to college. He'll stay up late at night after finishing two jobs to study, but the lack of time and lack...
Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...Medicare and Medicaid Services than the state health department had anticipated, including expected policy changes that could mean millions of dollars in savings for the state, she said.Marquette stressed that Rouse did not talk to the Obama administration...
Justice Dana Fabe puts down gavel

...governor, a supreme court justice serves the remainder of his or her predecessor's 10-year term. In Fabe's case, that would mean the replacement would serve until 2020. After that term, voters may re-confirm the justice for a full 10-year term. Normally...
Feds say first humpback whales of season spotted in Hawaii

...whaling of the species nearly 50 years ago. The U.S. government listed it as endangered four years later.But that doesn't mean they will lack protections.The whales would still be covered by the Marine Mammals Protection Act. Plus, the U.S. is a...
Meeting offers promising future for women

...Gregg Popovich, who will be on the opposing bench Thursday at Sleep Train Arena - this is no big deal.And you know what that means, when accomplished NBA head coaches invite female assistants into their gyms, assign them the usual duties and accept them...
SEARHC announces fall "Doc Talks" schedule

...chronic neck and back pain with physical therapy? Oct. 28: Loren E. Laybourn, MD - Mammography - why we do it and what it means? Nov. 4: David Vastola, MD & Valerie Edwards, MD - Staying healthy and avoiding diabetes? Nov. 18: Grace T. Hwang...
"Kidnapped": Juneau couple self-publishes account of their abduction in the Philippines

...looking and trying to find out whether the baby is alive," she said. "And then the baby cried, and I was so happy. That means she's alive. And it was good, because if I keep the baby, both of us would have died in that mountain full of thorns...
My Turn: Silverbow Bakery something meaningful is a day I'll never forget. The lines out the door and our frank inability to keep up with demand means we've committed to one more day of selling dozens to-go next Sunday. This is a kind of bonus for me as I get to bake the...
A $750K ride to the glacier

...making the tourism industry in Juneau more envionmentally friendly. He suggested setting up a rotation schedule or some other means of sharing the bus that tour companies, such as Gastineau Guiding and Allen Marine, could use if they decided to share the...


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