Queen Elizabeth II surpasses Queen Victoria's long reign

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II has reached a major milestone...monarch in Britain's history.She passes Queen Victoria, her great-great-grandmother...millions of Britons would celebrate the queen's "historic moment.""Over the last...
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2 Americans among 5 killed in rare Jordan police shooting

...wounded more than 100. But with the attacker's motives unknown, it was not clear if there was any link.Abdullah and his wife Queen Rania marked the anniversary Monday with a prayer for the dead during a memorial service for victims.While U.S. forces...
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Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...was always a game, there was always kids just throwing it into some kind of hoop."As a junior and senior she was a "Yell Queen," a position high on the social ladder, selected by the student body. Their tricks included rolling cans of tobacco snoose...

...discrimination. For Native Hawaiians, some of whom see the U.S. government as an occupier since a group of mainlanders overthrew the queen and took over their land, the influx of other Pacific Islanders using services adds insult to injury."We should be helped...
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Victor Melvin Bean Sr.

...Mary Joanne, Monitor, Urchin, and Western Queen. Over the decades many bonds were created...Val, Vic, & Krissy grew up on the Western Queen & the Donna Ann. He gave up the Western Queen when his dad asked him to run the Donna Ann...
Femme Fatale returns to Juneau later this month

Femme Fatale, an annual event featuring drag queens and kings from Anchorage as well as local talent, will be presented Sept. 25 and 26 in Juneau as a fundraiser for the Alaskan...
A few strange stories

...who hung on were half mad with gold-lust, abandoning their diggings at the slightest whisper of a new strike. Dance hall queens and merchants followed in their wake. Boom towns turned to ghost towns overnight. They worked their way west, prospecting...
Lawsuit, divisiveness hamper Native Hawaiian election effort

...Hawaiians to be another tribe."We don't have the same history as Indians," he said. "The choice is to go down and be closer to the United States of America, who overthrew our queen, or avenge our queen and correct an injustice."
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Supreme Court troubled by DA's rejection of black jurors

...race-neutral" reasons that resulted in an all-white jury for Foster's trial. Foster was convicted of killing 79-year-old Queen Madge White in her home in Rome, Georgia.Several justices noted that Lanier's reasons for excusing people from the jury...
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UK rolls out red carpet for China's Xi on contentious visit

...European businesses into the Chinese market."The Chinese market is not a level playing field," he said.On Tuesday evening, Queen Elizabeth II was hosting a state banquet for Xi at Buckingham Palace, attended by senior politicians and royalty - but not...
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