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UA professor's work on native people's rights earns Nobel Peace nomination

UA professor's work on native people's rights earns Nobel Peace nomination

University of Arizona law professor James Anaya has dedicated his life to the defense of human rights and the freedoms of indigenous peoples. He has argued before the Supreme Court and led a precedent-setting case that recognized indigenous land rights as a matter of international law.

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Raytheon gets $1.3B missile-defense contract from Oman

Defense contractor Raytheon Co. has won a $1.28 billion contract to supply a missile-defense system to The Sultanate of Oman.

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Shanali Davila, baker/owner of downtown's Cup Quequitos, decorates some of her cupcakes with raspberries in the kitchen at downtown's Poca Cosa restaurant, where she operates her business. Despite the comings and going of cupcake makers in Tucson , the little custom cakes still enjoy popular…

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My Big Fat Greek closes; Pelio opening delayed

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Norwegian swimming champ dies in Arizona

STOCKHOLM — Alexander Dale Oen, a world champion swimmer who was one of Norway’s top medal hopes for the London Olympics, died from cardiac arrest after collapsing in his bathroom during a training camp in Flagstaff, Ariz. He was 26.

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US ranks 31st in gender equality of 134 nations surveyed

NEW YORK — Women remain far behind men in economic and political power, but the Nordic countries come closest to closing the gender gap, according to a survey of 134 nations released Tuesday.

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Obama's foreign policy is amateurish, naive

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Nobel jury speaks out in defense of Obama prize

OSLO — One judge noted with surprise that President Barack Obama "didn't look particularly happy" at being named the Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Another marveled at how critics could be so patronizing.

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Obama says winning Nobel Peace Prize is surprising, humbling

Obama says winning Nobel Peace Prize is surprising, humbling

WASHINGTON — When Arizona State University declined to give President Obama an honorary degree, saying it was too early in his presidency, Obama essentially agreed.

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Across Europe, the embattled left is losing its potency

VIENNA, Austria — Pity Europe's Socialists. It's getting lonely on the left.

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Proposal would put women on US subs

Proposal would put women on US subs

WASHINGTON — The nation's top military officer has called for lifting the ban on women serving aboard submarines, a significant step toward reducing the barriers to women in combat.

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Proposal would put women on US subs

Proposal would put women on US subs

 

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Proposal would put women on US subs

Proposal would put women on US subs

 

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3 tied for top spot at Deutsche Bank

NORTON, Mass. — Steve Stricker's 65 Sunday gave him a share of he lead going into today's final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship.

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New on DVD

New on DVD

The following titles were released Tuesday on DVD:

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Federer wins easily in US Open tuneup

MASON, Ohio — Roger Federer played up to his No. 1 ranking Sunday, beating Novak Djokovic 6-1, 7-5 for the Cincinnati Masters title and plenty of confidence heading into the U.S. Open.

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