Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

...follow a proposal that has been made by one of my opponents." She warned that it would empower Republican governors like Greg Abbott of Texas, drawing boos from the audience.The Democratic front-runner said Sanders' approach would "eliminate" major...
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Refugee quandary: Immigrant legacy versus 9/11-era fears

...people escaping the brutality of the Syrian conflict, perhaps with radicals in their midst.On Monday:? Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered his state's refugee resettlement program not to accept any more Syrians, and some other Republican governors - including...
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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...but states "they have said in the past they would be open to cooperating with receiving states."TEXAS (194)Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday ordered Texas' refugee resettlement program not to accept any more Syrians in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks...
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Abbott sentenced

Jason Abbott, left, pauses Friday while reading an...Superior Court Judge David George sentenced Abbott, 20, to serve 140 years in prison for...deaths of his grandparents Alice and John Abbott, his aunt, Elizabeth Abbott, and her...
Abbott charged with four counts of murder

Jason Abbott was arraigned Tuesday in Sitka Court on...aunt. His bail was set at $1 million. Abbott had been released after being arrested...accused of assaulting his mother, Katherine Abbott-Jack. While Abbott was sitting in court...
Judge gives Abbott defense more time

...McDannel hasn't decided how to defend Jason Abbott against the evidence and testimony the...25. Without understanding more about Abbott's mental health the day he allegedly...examinations. More time is needed to understand Abbott, she said. "It's premature," she...
Why was Abbott released after an alleged assault?

...hours after a magistrate released Jason Abbott - who was charged with assaulting his mother - police said Abbott went on a killing spree that sent four...mental health expert is questioning why Abbott was let go. Dr. Lawrence Maile, clinical...
Sitkans doubt Abbott can get fair trial at home

...offer official speculation about Jason Abbott's chances of an impartial jury in Sitka...five-inch knife. In an effort to keep Abbott's trial in Sitka, the superior court...March slayings. According to police, Abbott was arrested at the killing scene holding...
Abbott transferred to Anchorage

...preliminary hearing in the case of Jason Abbott, an 18-year-old accused of stabbing...was scheduled for Friday in Sitka. Abbott, also charged with trying to kill another...Court judge had previously indicated that Abbott would be housed at the Lemon Creek Correctional...
Judge bans photographs of Abbott in court of 18-year-old slaying suspect Jason Abbott. George announced the ban before Abbott was allowed to enter the room. The declaration...didn't know what effect photography might have on Abbott's case. On Thursday, Abbott wore standard...


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