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Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...worse.The thick haze forced schools to close in neighboring Singapore and Malaysia, and for the first time it reached communities...pumps and hoses. Russia leased two amphibious jets, and Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and Japan also sent aircraft, firefighters...
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Letter: Alaska doesn't have to be a one-trick pony

...Centennial Hall about Alaska's fiscal challenges said?Various countries come to my mind - Singapore, Iceland, Republic of Ireland and Bermuda. Singapore is a leader in several economic areas. It has very few, if any, natural resources but...
Job creator or job killer? A look at Pacific trade deal

...agreement involving the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. Those countries account for nearly 40 percent of global economic output.The pact would erase most tariffs...
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A China-Taiwan handshake, 66 years in the making why at 3 p.m. Saturday, China's Xi Jinping and Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou entered from either side of a ballroom at Singapore's Shangri-La Hotel, walked up to one another and shook hands.They stood there long enough so each could try out a variety...
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Big 3 airlines flexing their political muscle in Washington down wages and undermine safety; Norwegian denies that. The Ireland-based subsidiary plans to hire pilots through a Singapore broker and base them in Thailand.On another front, Delta Air Lines, which carried more passengers last year than any airline...
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United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

...encourage trade between the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. Together, the countries account for 40 percent of world economic output."We think it helps define the rules...
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Alaskan runners adapting to terrain

...trails here in Juneau with people from nearly every corner of the planet: The Lower 48, Canada, South Africa, Europe, Singapore, New Zealand, Chile, El Salvador and many more. One thing I've noticed from these experiences is that Juneau runners...
Anchorage Museum to bring panel of artists to Arctic Circle Assembly in Iceland In addition, the Arctic Circle organizes smaller forums on specific subjects, such as the 2015 forums in Alaska and Singapore, and the 2016 forums in Quebec and Greenland.Anchorage Museum Director Julie Decker said involving artists in this year's...
Sports on TV for Sept. 18

AUTO RACING 5:30 a.m., NBCSN - Formula One, Grand Prix Practice, at Singapore 6 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, practice, at Joliet, Ill. 8:30 a.m., NBCSN - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, practice, at Joliet, Ill. 10 a.m.
Paying for healthcare

...invalid objection to Medicaid expansion. Socialized medicine is what happens in civilized nations like Canada, Denmark and Singapore. Here, healthcare is a big business and costs to consumers are amortized through insurance plans over the largest possible...


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