United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

WASHINGTON - Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim countries, the Obama administration...skeptical Congress.The countries reached a contentious trade pact Monday that cuts trade barriers, sets labor and environmental standards...
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For Clinton, complications with her old boss arise

...complicated.No issue presents more potential for friction than trade.For months, Clinton has resisted weighing in on the Trans-Pacific...priorities. Worries over practical implementation come later.Trade falls into a different category. If Clinton opposes Obama's...
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Seattle's offensive line inconsistent so far

...positions either late in college or once they reached the pros. Nowak and Sweezy were defensive linemen in college.Then came the trade in the offseason that brought tight end Jimmy Graham to Seattle and sent center Max Unger back to New Orleans. Unger was a...
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Refereeing is not easy and we exchanged email addresses."The three men would be among the first responders when terrorists targeted the World Trade Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. Two of the three perished on that day."As far as sports, those days in Calgary are some of...
Approaching debate, Clinton, Sanders showing differences

...opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.Clinton's scrutiny of Sanders' record...S. entanglement in that region."___TRADE: Sanders has blasted the 12-nation Pacific Rim trade accord, calling it a giveaway to Wall Street...
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Movie guide

...high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.KetchikanFor complete listings see Coliseum"THe Martian...
Groups form alliance to tackle climate change by initiative

...about 35 large industrial emitters in the state, just months after Gov. Jay Inslee failed to pass his ambitious cap-and-trade plan.The governor directed the agency to come up with a binding limit on carbon pollution after failing to get legislative...
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Empire Editorial: On Election Day, these candidates deserve your vote system beyond high school graduation, but Juneau's students need to be ready for positions in vocational and technical trades.Our final endorsement goes to incumbent Andi Story, who has 12 years of experience on the school board already. Story has...
Fishing trade organization donates salmon to Kenai Senior Center

KENAI - A commercial fishing trade organization is donating 300 pounds of sockeye salmon to the Kenai Senior Center.The first 50 pounds of the donation from Alaska...
Dockside safety exams encouraged before rule change

...territorial sea baseline or, that carry more than 16 individuals anywhere or, fish tender vessels engaged in the Aleutian Trade Act" to complete a biennial dockside safety exam by Oct. 15.Vessels that is required to have a mandatory examination but...


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