Air Force exercise with Russia canceled

...communications."He said this year's exercise was suspended by U.S. Defense Department officials and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper "due to the situation in Ukraine." The exercise was to have included the Japan Self Defense Force for the...
Fall Arts Preview

...Association. Rev. Lewis began teaching gospel music in his father's church in Virginia and is currently the executive pastor and Minister of Music at Central Baptist Church in New York City.March 21: BodyvoxFounded by Emmy Award-winning choreographers Jamey...
Today in Sports History

...Chuck McCann is 80. Former United States Olympic Committee Chairman Peter Ueberroth is 77. Actor Derek Fowlds (TV: "Yes, Minister") is 77. Rhythm-and-blues singer Sam Gooden (The Impressions) is 75. Singer Jimmy Clanton is 74. Rhythm-and-blues...
Empire Editorial: Protect Alaska seafood by banning Russian imports

...Union warned that without imports of salmon smolt, Russia's fish farms will be out of salmon by 2016. In response, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev issued an order relaxing the ban on smolt and some vegetables destined for sowing.That Russia would so quickly...
Iraqi prime minister's focus is to defend Baghdad

BAGHDAD - Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is ready to concede, at least temporarily, the loss of much of Iraq to Sunni insurgents and is instead deploying...
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A Bishop's Perspective: Serving others builds a strong community

...not only bishops and priests but deacons. These ordained ministers in the Church take their title from the Greek word "diakonia...deacons for our Diocese. Taking this step to become public ministers of service and charity is a bold and generous undertaking...
Today in History

...its debut.On this date:In 1624, King Louis XIII of France appointed Cardinal Richelieu (ree-shuh-LYOO') his first minister.In 1792, French revolutionaries imprisoned the royal family.In 1814, the Cape Colony in southern Africa was ceded by...
US missionary with Ebola leaving Liberia Tuesday

...confirmed to the Associated Press plans for Nancy Writebol to depart with a medical evacuation team. The official, Information Minister Lewis Brown, said the evacuation flight was scheduled to leave West Africa between 1 a.m. and 1.30 a.m. local time...
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Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

...during that time.While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to press...not a withdrawal," Israeli Cabinet minister Amir Peretz told Channel 10 TV. "It's...his funeral Sunday.Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon revealed on his Facebook...
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Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...said Chief Shane Gottfriedson, Tribal Spokesperson, in a release from the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council. "When Prime Minister (Stephen) Harper changed the environmental legislation without first nation's consultation we knew it would be only a matter...


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