After Paris attacks, fugitive slipped through dragnet

...senior French security official told the AP that French...Iraqi intelligence officials told the AP that they...or Western security officials. But one U.S. official said Sunday that the...Iraqi and U.S. officials providing information...
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Census weighs changes to counting American Indians

...accurate count of American Indians in 2020, officials said Tuesday.The agency is aiming to...American identity in a changing nation, officials said.Dee Ann Alexander, a census tribal...instructions on describing a tribe.Officials say the bureau is getting feedback from...
Alaska farmers want prison-run slaughterhouse kept open

...state-run slaughterhouse open after lawmakers announced plans to shut down the facility next June due to budget concerns.Officials with the Alaska Farm Bureau say Mt. McKinley Meats and Sausage, which is one of the state's three meat processing facilities...
Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

...Statoil is giving up on its oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska. The reaction of the state's elected officials has been far different.On Tuesday, the company posted on its website that it "has decided to exit Alaska following recent...
Sitka officials talk about leaked jail video

Reacting to the online release of a video that shows a young man being Tased in the city jail, Sitka city officials on Wednesday expressed confidence in the Sitka Police Department, and said that the incident resulted in minor changes in department...
Ninilchik officials working on plans for public transit

KENAI - Ninilchik officials are drafting a public transportation plan for a bus service in the western peninsula to provide members of the community access...
2 University of Alaska officials step down

...University of Alaska is looking to fill positions on the president's executive team following the abrupt resignation of two officials.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that Chief Finance Officer Ashok Roy and Chief Human Resources Officer Erik Seastedt...
French hunt 2nd fugitive

...while a U.S. official revealed that the...have been gaps in officials' public statements...inside.Previously officials had not specified...Syria.A U.S. official briefed on intelligence...effort, said the official, who was not authorized...yet by American officials. CIA director John...
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First snow tallies show effects of winter storm: 5 inches downtown, 10 in Valley

...Point, 7 inches was measured.At the airport, Juneau's official measuring site, the total for Tuesday was 3.3 inches. At...4.1 inches of snow, but the flakes settled to reduce the official end-of-day tally.Lam said the snow has been intermittent...
Adviser: Carson struggling with foreign policy

...about the Middle East," Duane R. Clarridge, a former CIA official, told the newspaper. Clarridge added that Carson needs weekly...said Carson spokesman Doug Watts.But Williams, who has no official role with Carson' campaign but regularly talks to the candidate...
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