A recent letter from the U.S. State Department acknowledges Alaskans’ concerns about pollution from current and potential British Columbia mines.
Although the move has been welcomed by Israel, many key players in the Middle East have cautioned that it is likely to spark violence and derail peace efforts.
The secretary of state denied a report that he considered stepping down, but did not deny that he called the president a “moron” after a hotly political speech before the Boy Scouts over the summer.
A bill targeting plastic waste in the ocean and other marine debris cleared the U.S. Senate last week. Alaska’s junior Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, sponsored the legislation.
Tagging isn’t unusual on the island, even for historic structures like bunkers and barracks. But these big black letters were spray-painted on the outside of the bunker — not hidden inside like most graffiti.
Rex Tillerson, the former oil company CEO, will now head America’s foreign policy, as skeptical diplomats wait for what’s next.
Exxon has feuded and negotiated with many Alaska governors over the years: over the gas pipeline, the development of the Point Thomson field, the value of the trans-Alaska pipeline, and of course, oil taxes.
As diplomats await news of their new boss, all eyes are on Rudy Giuliani, a longtime Trump friend with little foreign policy experience. Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton is also in the running.
The Clinton campaign says Hillary and Bill Clinton paid their 2015 federal taxes at a rate of 34.2 percent. The couple’s overall tax rate was 43.2 percent, the campaign said.
The parents of two Americans killed in Benghazi are suing Hillary Clinton for wrongful death and other claims. Legal analysts said the case may not meet a high bar to proceed in court.