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Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances

...liberal stalwart Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont to push for Senate passage of the USA Freedom Act, which would end the National Security Agency's collection and storage of domestic calling records after a six-month transition period. Already approved by the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-24
State
Obama: Climate change a security threat

...obligation. On Wednesday, he added national security.Those who deny global warming are putting...deal with it undermines our national security""Make no mistake, it will impact...line from climate change to national security that had multiple strands:? increased...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/obama-climate-change-security-threat
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Russians captured in Ukraine send messages back home

...International and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, which has...video statements posted by the Ukrainian Security Service, the men say they were taking...Russian Federation," said Ukrainian Security Service spokesman Markiyan Lubkivskiy...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/russians-captured-ukraine-send-messag
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Paul protests Patriot Act for hours

...Paul's speech underscored the deep divisions over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, which...reauthorize the Patriot Act."After May 22, 2015, the National Security Agency will need to begin taking steps to wind down the bulk...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/paul-protests-patriot-act-hours
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Scotland Yard arrests 9 in major London jewel heist

...hats, the thieves entered the high-security vault area in the London diamond district...nearly deserted over the holiday weekend.Security footage showed the men, wearing dust...they asserted Tuesday that a private security guard did check the outside of the premises...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/scotland-yard-arrests-9-major-london-
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Former Boko Haram captives still held - by Nigerian military

...that they were moved to get "proper medical attention and psycho-social therapy" under a program organized by the national security adviser. Olukolade was quoted by PR Nigeria, an agency that puts out Nigerian government news.One of the trauma counselors...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/former-boko-haram-captives-still-held
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My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...For example, the Arctic nations came together to push the Polar Code through the International Maritime Organization to set security and environmental standards for ships operating in the Arctic. The Arctic Council has also adopted two agreements in recent...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-22/my-turn-murkowski-arctic-ignorance-le
Opinion
Scouts' leader: Ban on gays not sustainable

...said his organization was "saddened" by Gates' speech."It is tragic that the BSA is willing to risk the safety and security of its boys because of peer pressure from activists groups," he said. "Trail Life USA remains committed to timeless Christian...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/scouts-leader-ban-gays-not-sustainabl
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Rohingya migrant crisis eases, but hard questions remain

...they are openly despised. So they try to flee abroad, most hoping to reach Muslim-majority Malaysia in search of jobs and security. Myanmar has said it does not want to be blamed for the problem but agreed Thursday to join regional talks to be held next...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/rohingya-migrant-crisis-eases-hard-qu
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Iraq struggles with sectarian politics after Ramadi fall

...S.-led airstrikes have managed to seize back territory from IS across northern and western Iraq.But on Sunday, the security forces and Sunni militiamen who had been battling the extremists in Ramadi for months collapsed as IS fighters overran the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/iraq-struggles-sectarian-politics-aft
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