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Strict building codes helped Anchorage withstand quake

Strict building codes helped Anchorage withstand quakeANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled Alaska's largest city cracked roads and collapsed highway ramps, but there were no reports of widespread catastrophic damage or collapsed buildings.



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DC officials won't appeal ruling against strict gun law

DC officials won't appeal ruling against strict gun lawWASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia officials said Thursday they won't appeal a court ruling striking down a portion of the city's gun laws, a decision that means it will soon be easier for gun owners to get concealed carry permits in the nation's capital.



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DC officials won't appeal ruling against strict gun law

DC officials won't appeal ruling against strict gun lawWASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia officials said Thursday they won't appeal a court ruling striking down a portion of the city's gun laws, a decision that means it will soon be easier for gun owners to get concealed carry permits in the nation's capital.



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Saudia Airlines trends on Twitter after issuing strict dress code policy

Saudia Airlines trends on Twitter after issuing strict dress code policyNetizens were quick to pick up on a strict dress code advisory issued on Saudi Arabia’s national carrier website, warning that passengers who violate their rules of conduct could be barred from flying. Fliers are asked to refrain from wearing anything that could cause discomfort or offense to other passengers. Saudi Arabia imposes a strictly-enforced dress code throughout the country: Women are expected to wear conservative, loose-fitting clothes as well as a full-length cloak called the abaya and cover their heads with a headscarf.



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What not to wear: Saudi Arabia among handful of countries with strict dress codes

What not to wear: Saudi Arabia among handful of countries with strict dress codesNews that a local Saudi woman has been arrested for flouting the kingdom’s dress code by wearing a miniskirt and crop top in a viral video, serves as a reminder to visitors to do their homework before traveling to conservative countries in the Middle East.



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