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US chides China but avoids clouding cooperation

WASHINGTON - The United States voiced deep concern Tuesday over state-sponsored cybertheft and tension in the disputed seas of East Asia but did not let the sharp disagreements with China on pressing security issues cloud the outlook for cooperation between the world powers.At high-level talks in Washington, China was intent on setting a positive tone ahead of a White House visit this fall by President Xi Jinping. The Chinese leader has sought deeper relations with the United States, as his nation's economic and military clout grows.
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Researcher charged in HIV vaccine fraud case

...last 30 years.He said Han's case was "particularly brazen" and noted that charges are rarely brought because the U.S. Office of Research Integrity, which investigates misconduct, doesn't have prosecution authority, and most cases involve...
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Q&A with Grameen Foundation founder Alex Counts

Grameen Foundation founder Alex Counts will be speaking in Juneau tonight about fighting rural poverty. The event, hosted by the Juneau World Affairs Council, will start at 5:15 p.m. at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center.
State's federal workers get smaller pensions than others

...receive 25 percent more. Instead of locality pay, Alaskans and Hawaiians receive a cost of living allowance set by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. It is currently 25 percent for Alaskans. But the amount is not calculated into pension benefits...
United Fishermen, politicians, Native communities worry about aquaculture

...solicit public input on its legislation but that the agency is "not allowed" to disseminate any details until the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completes its own review. "I think these are good recommendations," said Hogarth...
Apparent terrorist attack rocks Washington

...because of the traffic situation the safest place might be their own offices," said Edmund Byrnes, spokesman for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Within an hour of the New York explosions, the federal government took the additional step...
Worthy ambassadors

...terrifyingly unknown. Their worldwide assistance is critical - from military aid and intelligence to shared protection of U.S. offices. We're not asking our allies to risk a lot; we're asking them to risk everything. Humility is not worn well...
Alaska Digest

...administered by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and the U.S. Office of Naval Research, and is run by BAE Systems, a defense contractor. Its use is split between scientific and defense...
Northwest Digest

...gain or the gain of their family. In 2003, LOVE Social Services was trying to secure a $745,000 grant from the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Jim Hayes, who serves on LOVE Social Services' board of directors...
Outside Editorial: Sobering revelations about treatment at Dover

...reassuring members of the military and their families that the problems uncovered by the Air Force and the independent U.S. Office of Special Counsel at Dover have been fixed. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta ordered a special review at the mortuary...


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