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My Turn: Alaska can shape the global Arctic agenda

...of Iqaluit as Canada wrapped up its two-year stint as chair of the Arctic Council and handed the reins of the to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. This transition marks a pivotal point in time for international efforts to plan for our region's...
Saudis propose 5-day cease-fire in Yemen

...up in the conflict that has killed more than 1,400 people.The badly needed reprieve was announced in Riyadh by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the Saudi foreign minister. It is dependent on whether Yemen's Iranian-backed Shiite...
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Kerry seeks pause in Yemen as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to secure a pause in Yemen's war as he arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to meet with the king and...
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No breakthrough as Kerry meets Putin

...bridge the major differences separating the two powers.The atmosphere was cordial and the tone was promising as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held eight hours of talks with President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister in the Black...
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Kerry, Iran FM hold nuke talks in NY

...diplomats and an aggressive effort to sell the emerging deal to skeptical American lawmakers and constituencies.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met at the residence of Iran's ambassador...
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Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

...climate change in a region warming faster than any other.Assuming the chair of the eight-nation Arctic Council, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said nations needed to significantly reduce emissions of black carbon and methane, short-lived...

...move that would significantly bolster the Islamic republic's military capability and fuel Israel's concerns.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry objected to Moscow's decision in a phone call to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and...
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Murkowski talks mines, deficit

...transboundary mines?A: Right after (the Mount Polley mine tailings pond breach in August), I sent another letter to (U.S. Secretary of State John) Kerry, saying this has happened, we need the state department to be looking to this to elevate...
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UCIDA pres.: Maw doesn't oppose state-managed fisheries

...the checks and balances."The UCIDA lawsuit was not brought against the state of Alaska, but rather against the U.S. Secretary of Commerce - charged by Congress with protecting U.S. fisheries - and the National Marine Fisheries Service...
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After federal announcement, governor talks secession

...intend to have Alaska secede from the United States.With secession off the table, Walker said he will be sending U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell a $2 billion invoice for the potential oil revenue lost to the state if ANWR and offshore...
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