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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.Those fleeing...
Nation and World
Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...halt in the resettlement of Syrians and disputing Obama administration claims that the small numbers making their way...trail, GOP presidential candidates denounced the Obama administration's strategy against the Islamic State group that...
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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees block attempts by the Obama administration to relocate Syrian refugees...Georgia. He also asked the Obama administration to work with Georgia officials...says she's opposed to the Obama administration's plan to accept any more...
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Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...activity, coupled with the U.S. decision to send special operation troops into northern Syria - something the Obama administration had long sought to avoid - reflects a new urgency and a shift in dealing with the world's most intransigent conflict...
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Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

TORONTO - Following the Obama administration's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil industry faces the tricky task of making sure the crude oil targeted for the...
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Refugee quandary: Immigrant legacy versus 9/11-era fears

...Shameful," he said. "We don't have a religious test for our compassion."At the heart of the debate is the Obama administration's decision to raise the nation's annual limit of 70,000 refugees by 10,000, with most of the new slots...
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Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...state next year, has drawn criticism and talk of a primary challenge since breaking ranks last month to back the Obama administration's plans to reduce emissions from power plants, although her positioning could help her in the general election...
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House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings tax profits U.S. corporations park overseas and use that tax to pay for transportation programs.The Obama administration has offered a similar tax proposal, and Ryan has backed the general concept. But negotiations between Ryan and...
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Legislature readies complaint after Arctic drilling nixed

...Joint Resolution 301, a document that states in part that the Legislature "opposes the recent decisions of the Obama Administration to cancel future lease sales in the Chukchi and the Beaufort seas and to deny the suspension of Shell and Statoil's...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Time to buy out TransCanada

...promise to do for Alaska in the 21st century what the trans-Alaska oil pipeline did in the 20th.With the Obama administration having blocked oil exploration in the Arctic, we must rely on our resources to advance our state's future...


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