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Invasive sawfly identified in Sitka southeast Alaska as it did farther north in the state.The green alder sawfly is native to Europe, East Asia and North Africa. It was first positively identified in Alaska in 2009, according to the Daily Sitka Sentinel.By the time it was...
Pope Francis: his words and actions of Christ. His first papal visit this summer was to travel to the Italian island of Lampedusa, off the coast of North Africa, where so many African immigrants have drowned trying to cross over to Italy. He did so to draw attention to the plight...
Schroeder honored with 2 awards

...actions in life.After her undergraduate studies, she went straight into the Peace Corps. She had wanted to go to North Africa, but ended up in the Bihar region of India following a famine."It was the poorest state in India and we were in...
Floor hockey takes desert nations to Special Olympics winter games

...Olympics regional sports manager for the Middle East and North Africa, wanted more of the region's athletes involved and...Kamal wanted a regional team from the Middle East and North Africa to take the floor. But visa or financial problems prevented...
Militants say hostages died in Algerian raid

...of the largest ever attempted by a militant group in North Africa. The militants phoned a Mauritanian news outlet to...reports from al-Qaida-linked extremist groups in North Africa.A 58-year-old Norwegian engineer who made it to...
Hepatitis A linked to frozen berries sickens 87

...of the outbreak. The CDC said the strain of hepatitis is rarely seen in North or South America but is found in the North Africa and Middle East regions. Townsend Farms has said the frozen organic blend bag includes pomegranate seeds from Turkey...
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Term II: US must help poor, elderly, Obama says

...a divided Congress, and new threats of terrorism in North Africa. The president has also pledged to tackle immigration...Obama is also facing fresh concerns about terrorism in North Africa. In the midst of the inaugural celebrations, a U...
Brennan defends drone strikes, even on Americans

...cyberattack" by foreign countries and others.He said historic transformations continue sweeping through the Middle East and North Africa, with "major implications for our interests, Israel's security, our Arab partners and the prospects for peace...
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...Clarence and Gretchen (Gorman) Pepin. He attended school in New Mexico and in Durango, Colo. He served in the army in North Africa in World War II, and was a prisoner of war in Germany for two and a half years. He worked as a miner and a rancher...
This day in History

...disappointment over the amount paid for the leases. In the nation In 1940, British troops opened their first major offensive in North Africa during WWII. In 1941, China declared war on Japan, Germany and Italy. In 1992, former CIA spy chief Clair George...


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