House minority objects to Arctic drilling complaint

Members of the Alaska House minority raised procedural objections Monday...Tuck, D-Anchorage and the House Minority Leader, said it was inappropriate...House voted 26-12 along majority/minority lines in support of Chenault's...
State | AK legislature
Thousands of Afghans march, demand justice for slain Shiites

...killings of seven members of Afghanistan's minority Hazaras spilled into the streets of Kabul...marching to demand justice for the Shite minority and calling on the government to do green flags symbolizing the Shiite minority.At one point, presidential guards...
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Black students complain of casual racism

...kind of low-grade insensitivity toward minorities: microaggression."It's more the...has shown that the stresses of being a minority, on top of the usual pressures of adjusting...faculty, more spending on scholarships for minorities, more instruction on tolerance and sensitivity...
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Diverse Paris mourns together after indiscriminate violence

...embody that ideal. After Friday's attacks by Islamic extremists, they now worry about a backlash against Muslims and other minorities, moderate or otherwise.The cafe's majority shareholder, Gregory Reibenberg, is Jewish, and a friend of Saadi's family...
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Hospital raid video gives rare look at murky Israeli unit of an upcoming book on the undercover agents said they undergo months of training, often come from Arabic-speaking minorities in Israel and immerse themselves in the "local terrain," intimately learning the habits and movements of their targets...
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Schools in jeopardy

...students, about 68.5 percent are Alaska Native or another minority. In 20 schools, the entire student population is Alaska," Sharp said. "It's everything that benefits a minority."? Contact reporter Paula Ann Solis at 523-2272 or at...
State | Local | AK legislature
Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...administration can offer assurances that no terrorists are being admitted, including via FBI background investigations. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said the vetting process should be made stronger if possible and the White House was looking...
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GOP faces chaos it hoped to avoid

...laws and adopt a more welcoming tone to win over women and minorities.Yet a year from Election Day 2016, the GOP primary is a...Republicans must improve the party's appeal among women and minorities."Devastatingly, we have lost the ability to be persuasive...
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Republicans view Trump as most electable picking the nominee. Independents, moderate voters and minorities are far more important in general elections that draw many...used divisive rhetoric in recent months that alienated some minorities. Trump called Mexican immigrants rapists and criminals during...
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Police in south Nepal fire at protesters; Indian man killed

...has close cultural ties to India, whose officials have raised concerns about the new constitution's treatment of ethnic minorities.Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called his Nepalese counterpart, Khadga Prasad Oli, to condemn the killing, an Indian...
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