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Alaska: State of the United States of America
Alaska is a U.S. state on the northwest extremity of the country's West Coast, just across the Bering Strait from Asia. An exclave of the U.S., it borders the Canadian province of British Columbia and territory of Yukon to the east and southeast and has a maritime border with Russia's Chukotka Autonomous Okrug to the west. To the north are the Chukchi and Beaufort seas of the Arctic Ocean, while the Pacific Ocean lies to the south and southwest.

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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski Tells Trump To Start Transition [Video]

GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski Tells Trump To Start Transition

On Sunday, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said Pres. Donald Trump should begin the transition process to President-elect Joe Biden. "President Trump has had the opportunity to litigate his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:25Published
Trump admin races to sell Alaska oil leases [Video]

Trump admin races to sell Alaska oil leases

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Monday issued a request to energy companies to identify what specific land areas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be offered for sale,..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:12Published
GOP Rep. Don Young Called COVID-19 The 'Beer Virus.' Now, He Has It [Video]

GOP Rep. Don Young Called COVID-19 The 'Beer Virus.' Now, He Has It

Alaska Rep. Don Young is the longest-serving current member of the US Congress. Young has previously called the novel coronavirus COVID-19 the 'beer virus,' and said claims of its severity were..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published
How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia [Video]

How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia

[NFA] The control of the Senate hangs in the balance as two races in Georgia could head to a runoff, in a general election that has produced extremely close results. Gavino Garay reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:05Published
Alaskans Head For Higher Ground Under Tsunami Evacuation Orders [Video]

Alaskans Head For Higher Ground Under Tsunami Evacuation Orders

A 7.5 earthquake that struck near Sand Point, Alaska, on Monday has triggered a tsunami warning. CNN reports the warning was for the Alaska Peninsula and South Alaska, by the National Tsunami Warning..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

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U.S. aircraft intercept Russian nuclear-capable bombers near Alaska: RIA

U.S. fighter jets intercepted and escorted four Russian nuclear-capable bombers during a routine flight over neutral waters near the United States, the RIA news agency reported on Wednesday, citing the..
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Alaska newspaper wins public service Pulitzer Prize; Reuters wins for photography

The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica won the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism on Monday for revealing one-third of Alaska's villages had no police protection, while the photography staff..
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Reuters wins Pulitzer for photography, Alaska newspaper public service prize

The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica won the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for revealing one-third of Alaska's villages had no police protection, while the photography staff of..
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Brazilian tourist rescued near 'Into the Wild' site in Alaska

A Brazilian tourist who made a pilgrimage to an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film "Into the Wild" has been rescued from the remote site outside of Denali National Park, the Alaska State..
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Five fishermen presumed dead in sinking of Alaska crabbing vessel

Five commercial fishermen lost at sea when their crabbing vessel capsized and sank on New Year's Eve in the Gulf of Alaska were presumed dead on Thursday after search-and-rescue operations were called..
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Five fishermen believed dead in Alaska shipwreck: Coast Guard

Five commercial fishermen were believed to have died after their crabbing vessel sank on New Year's Eve in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said after ending a search and rescue operation amid..
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Russia's first sea-borne nuclear power plant arrives to its base

Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant has arrived to its permanent base near an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska, Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom said on..
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Half a century on, Soviet message in a bottle found in Alaska

Tyler Ivanoff, an American schoolteacher, was gathering firewood with his children on a beach in western Alaska when he came across a champagne bottle with a letter inside.
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Russian nuclear-capable bombers leave airfield opposite Alaska: Ifax

Russia's Defence Ministry said on Friday that two of its nuclear-capable TU-160 bombers had left an airfield opposite Alaska after training exercises and returned to their base, Interfax news agency..
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Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers to region facing Alaska

Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday it had flown two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part of a training exercise.
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Israel says Arrow-3 missile shield passes U.S. trials, warns Iran

Israel's U.S.-backed Arrow-3 ballistic missile shield has passed a series of live interception tests over Alaska, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday, casting the achievement as a warning..
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Israel says Arrow-3 anti-missile system passed live test in U.S.

Israel's U.S.-backed Arrow-3 air defense system, billed as a bullwark against the ballistic missiles fielded by Iran and Syria, has passed a live interception test in Alaska, the Israeli Defence..
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Woman dies while trying to reach ‘Into the Wild’ bus in Alaska

A Belarusian woman who was trying to hike to an abandoned bus at the edge of Denali National Park in Alaska made famous in the book and movie “Into the Wild” died after being swept away in a river,..
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