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Hundreds of Boy Scouts and leaders are in southern Vermont this weekend for the annual Bromley Ski Weekend.
Organizers say the outing - in its 39th season - is the oldest Scouting event of its kind in the country.
Participants will compete in a race on Saturday afternoon at Bromley Mountain and the fastest skier and snowboarder will each win a season pass to Bromley.
Scouts will also have a chance to work on their snow sport merit badge over the weekend.
Chuck Hagel, the man Carter would replace if confirmed, as expected, by the Senate, has noted that when he took the job in February 2013, he had no idea that U. S. troops would be back in a fractured Iraq or that the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa would require an urgent deployment of the 101st Airborne Division.
Even predictable challenges, such as pursuing and killing terrorists in the Middle East and Afghanistan, can be harder than they seemed on the outside, even for an experienced national security practitioner like the 60-year-old Carter.
The Iraqi government wants to launch a major counteroffensive to regain lost territory, particularly the northern city of Mosul, but it is unclear whether Iraqi troops can succeed without U.
Maria del Pilar Hurtado is accused of ordering illegal wiretaps on politicians, journalists and even Supreme Court justices opposed to former President Alvaro Uribe.
Panama's Supreme Court last year overturned the decision granting the spy chief refuge saying it was unconstitutional.
Morocco ended legal ties with its former colonial master in February 2014 after police attempted to arrest the visiting Moroccan intelligence chief, the target of a suit filed by activists accusing him of torture.
Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli became the first all-Italian team to capture a Grand Slam men's doubles title in more than 50 years after beating French pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 6-4 in the Australian Open final on Saturday.
Works by such well-known artists as Marc Chagall and Maxfield Parish are among the highlights of the lineup of exhibits planned this year at the Fenimore Art Museum in upstate New York.
Highlights from the Metropolitan Opera and Masterpieces of American Indian Art from the Thaw Collection.