When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has announced plans to steadily increase the number of refugees accepted in the United States for the next two years.
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Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

DALLAS - Intensifying their rivalry, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday accused Bernie Sanders of charting a tax increase on middle-class families and undercutting President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
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Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...Kentucky where two Iraqis who had been granted refugee status were arrested on federal terrorism charges.___Associated Press writers Bradley Klapper, Mary Clare Jalonick, Andrew Taylor, Deb Riechmann and Alan Fram contributed.
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Adviser: Carson struggling with foreign policy

...candidate, acknowledged in an interview with The Associated Press that advisers beyond Clarridge are distressed at...better at all of it. He can and he will."___Associated Press writer Catherine Lucey in Des Moines, Iowa, contributed...
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Census weighs changes to counting American Indians

...undercount of the population seen in 2010 and reaching out to tribes years in advance, Director John Thompson told The Associated Press."We are testing whether we can ask a separate question on enrollment," Thompson said. "We are trying to put...
Kenai Peninsula tackling invasive plant problem

KETCHIKAN - The Kenai Peninsula is leading efforts in eradicating elodea, an invasive aquatic plant species found in various parts of the state. The leafy, long-stemmed plant was found in Beck Lake, Daniels Lake and Stormy Lake, all in Nikiski.
Afghanistan finds only 36 percent view country positively Syria and Iraq, is believed to have a presence in Nangarhar, especially near the border with Pakistan.? Associated Press writer Humayoon Babur in Kabul contributed to this report.
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Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

...Zakharova's page shows a jet plane in a circle superimposed on the white, blue and red of the Russian flag.___Associated Press writers Nataliya Vasilyeva and Jim Heintz in Moscow, Thomas Adamson in Paris and Hamza Hendawi in Cairo contributed...
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Alaska governor says refugee vetting process 'stringent'

JUNEAU - Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says refugees seeking to come to the U.S. must go through a "stringent" process.


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