AP: US analysts knew Afghan site was hospital

...the compound prior to the airstrikes."According to the former intelligence officer, the commander on the ground has told superiors he was in the worst firefight of his career while taking fire from the building, which he said he did not know was a hospital...
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Pope's 'off the cuff' talk includes mention of Alaska

...Alaska during a meeting with 120 major superiors of religious orders of men at the Vatican. The meeting with the major superiors was meticulously planned.It was...changed the schedule and plans. The superiors had only requested a brief meeting...
Former soldier says he reported allegations

...federal Department of Defense issued a report detailing allegations of sexual assault, abuse of power and cover-ups.But his superiors failed to act on his concerns, Lt. Col. Kenneth Blaylock told KTUU. So in 2010, Blaylock summarized and submitted them...
Man gets 25 years for near-fatal stabbing

...Monday. "It came remarkably close to being that."Williams was sentenced Monday to serve 25 years in prison for what Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez called a "horrific attack" on an unsuspecting victim in March of 2014.After reviewing photographs...
Walter Soboleff retrospective

...worship together, they closed one. And it was Soboleff's."It was rooted in the assumption of white Christianity being superior," Campbell said, noting "the painful irony" of the decision, and that it was time for the church to apologize for the...
Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion,' says pope

...Francis said, expressing hope that "near-future solutions" may bring full community with the group's priests and superiors. Those who approach these priests in the Holy Year "shall validly and licitly receive the absolution of their sins," Francis...
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Top general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan

...forces and even less capacity to conduct counterterrorism operations. He said the different options he has provided to his superiors are for troop levels beyond a normal embassy presence of about 1,000.Campbell refused to discuss the numbers of troops...
Nation and World
Juneau judge tries again for Alaska Supreme Court

Juneau Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg is 2007 and was appointed as a Juneau Superior Court Judge by Gov. Sarah Palin in August...with a group. "I think the work of a superior court judge, a trial court judge, it's...
Soldotna man pleads guilty in dog beating death

...Samuel Stroer pleaded guilty to one count of animal cruelty that had been taken down from a felony to a class A misdemeanor. Superior Court Judge Carl Bauman handed down a sentence of one year in jail with 180 days of that jail time suspended as well as four...
'Fairbanks Four' trial ends, judge won't rush

...for the so-called Fairbanks Four - George Frese, Kevin Pease, Marvin Roberts and Eugene Vent - wrapped up Tuesday. But Superior Court Judge Paul Lyle said his decision in the case likely won't come for several months, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...


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