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US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe

ZURICH - The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-28/us-swiss-target-top-soccer-officials-
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Rival forces fight over key sites in Burundi's capital

...third because parliament elected him to his first term, leaving him open to be popularly elected to two terms.The U.S. government urged all sides in Burundi to end the violence and expressed full support for the ongoing work by regional leaders...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-15/rival-forces-fight-over-key-sites-bur
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Report: Rising share of Hispanics speak proficient English

...English declared the country's official language, said he believes newcomers would learn English even sooner if the U.S. government did more to help them assimilate."I have never met an immigrant, or a mother of an immigrant, who doesn't...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/report-rising-share-hispanics-speak-p
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Changes may be looming for SBA 8(a) Native contractors

...program offers assistance to firms under majority control by socially or economically disadvantaged individuals.The U.S. Government Accountability Office is currently compiling a report on how the SBA implements and oversees the program, particularly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/changes-may-be-looming-sba-8a-native-co
State
Indonesia says it sent boat of Rohingya to Malaysia

...changing in November as authorities began tightening security on land - a move apparently aimed at appeasing the U.S. government as it prepares to release its annual Trafficking in Persons report next month. Last year, Thailand was downgraded...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-12/indonesia-says-it-sent-boat-rohingya-
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Agency: Whales' recovery a success story

...planet was on the verge of extinction. The international community banned whaling the species in 1966, and the U.S. government put it on the endangered species list four years later.On Monday, federal officials said removing most of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-22/agency-whales-recovery-success-story
State
Orphaned polar bear to move from New York to St. Louis Zoo

...fame when orphaned two years ago is headed to the St. Louis Zoo.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the U.S. government on Monday approved an application to transfer the male bear, named Kali, from his temporary residence at the Buffalo...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-28/orphaned-polar-bear-move-new-york-st
Outdoors
Airlines soar to record profits

...international routes, U.S. airlines work with foreign partners to set fares - a practice made possible because the U.S. government granted them immunity from antitrust laws."The airlines see significant benefit from that. For the consumer...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-26/airlines-soar-record-profits
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A year after kidnap of schoolgirls, hope fades

...try to counter the threat that's posed by Boko Haram."State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said a team from U.S. government agencies was in Abuja "to help both in the search, providing training, equipment, to try and help them find not...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/year-after-kidnap-schoolgirls-hope-fa
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...weapons offense. The machine guns and grenade launcher used by the Blackwater men in Nisoor Square were issued by the U.S. government so the contractors could protect State Department employees, defense attorneys noted."This was decidedly dangerous...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-14
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