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Kerry implores Congress to back Iran nuclear deal

...agreement offers the best option to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon," Levin said in a statement circulated by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who is leading the effort to round up Democratic support for the deal in the House.Congress...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-29/kerry-implores-congress-back-iran-nuc
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Children told to behead the doll at IS training camp

...sword and told, cut off its head.A 14-year-old who was among the boys, all abducted from Iraq's Yazidi religious minority, said he couldn't cut it right. He chopped once, twice, three times."Then they taught me how to hold the sword, and...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-20/children-told-behead-doll-training-ca
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Prez candidate Walker signs abortion ban bill

...of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, says fetuses can't feel pain until the third trimester starts at 27 weeks. Minority Democrats have complained that Republicans should leave women alone and let them decide how to handle their own bodies.Abortions...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-21/prez-candidate-walker-signs-abortion-
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Despite lead, Froome on defensive

...years ago," he said. "Of course, there are still going to be riders who take risks in this day and age, but they are the minority."It was the other way around 10 or 15 years ago. There is no reason in this day and age for that level of suspicion to...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-20/despite-lead-froome-defensive
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Saudi Arabia: Islamic State attacks stopped, 400 held

...Dubai-based geopolitical analyst Theodore Karasik said the arrests are aimed at part on reassuring the country's Shiite minority, who long have complained of discrimination in the kingdom, which is governed by an ultraconservative interpretation of Sunni...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/saudi-arabia-islamic-state-attacks-st
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Obama calls for shorter sentences for nonviolent convicts

...correct disparities he said have disproportionally burdened minorities. Earlier in his presidency, as he spent his political capital...out into the open, underscoring longstanding concerns among minority communities that they're treated differently in the criminal...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-15/obama-calls-shorter-sentences-nonviol
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Flag down, but what happens now?

...with this one meaning more than most - that the feelings of a minority population perpetually outvoted and not always considered...governments after the Civil War - doesn't confer new rights to minorities like the removal of Jim Crow signs did, but it will make...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-13/flag-down-what-happens-now
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After years of declining crime, a spike in violence

...city's subsequent decision to drop its appeal of a ruling by a judge who found the tactic sometimes discriminated against minorities. An American Civil Liberties Union study found similar practices in Chicago, where many observers expect a lawsuit to follow...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-12/after-years-declining-crime-spike-vio
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Does minority want shutdown?

Members of the Alaska House minority are not working in good faith with...A few vocal legislators in the minority are trying to force a government...risk of being degraded because House minority legislators are refusing to tap the...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-26/does-minority-want-shutdown
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Juneau rep pulls vote on minority amendment

The House minority saw a small victory Wednesday afternoon...Wednesday afternoon meeting in Anchorage, minority members of House Finance ran a stack...social workers.In addition to the three minority members in House Finance, Reps. Cathy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-28
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