Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...point out in a radio address on Monday that one of his first actions as governor was to prevent Maine from serving as a "sanctuary state" for people living in the country without legal permission.MARYLAND (31)Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says the state...
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JBS fetes 25 years with Bach trifecta

...throughout our lives. But there is more.It lives on, its tempo upbeat. Mighty. Clashing through the chambers of small sanctuaries such as Holy Trinity or the Shrine of St. Therese where the Juneau Bach Society, after 25 years, brings it to life with...
Rubio, Ryan back off total immigration overhaul

...his part, Rubio emphasizes a piecemeal approach. His campaign website includes a section devoted to his opposition to "sanctuary cities" that shield immigrants from prosecution, but does not highlight his broader immigration policies. When asked earlier...
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Border tensions rise between Croatia and Serbia

...struggled to come up with a coherent way to deal with tens of thousands of migrants streaming through the Balkan nations to seek sanctuary in other parts of Europe.Serbia banned imports from Croatia to protest Croatia's decision to close the border to cargo...
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Netanyahu causes uproar linking Palestinians to the Holocaust

...instigated Palestinian attacks on Jews over lies that they planned to destroy the Temple Mount, known to Muslims at the Noble Sanctuary.Netanyahu said al-Husseini played a "central role in fomenting the final solution" by trying to convince Hitler to destroy...
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American killed in Palestinian attack

...Temple Mount, site of the two Jewish biblical Temples. It is the holiest site in Judaism. Known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, it houses the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the gold-topped Dome of the Rock. It is the third-holiest site in Islam after Mecca...
Nation and World Jews as the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism and home to the biblical Temples. For Muslims, it is the Noble Sanctuary, home to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third-holiest site in Islam and a key national symbol for the Palestinians. The site...
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What's happening this week

...THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME . The series pairs classics of the silent film era with live music, this time pr ovided by The Sanctuary Orchestra, including Bob Banghart, Dave Hunsaker, Clay Good, Jason Caputo, and Robin Walz. The film took more than six...
Smuggled turtles intercepted at Anchorage airport

...according to NMRMA's director of living collections, Andy Allison. Allison said his museum is working with other animal sanctuaries to take in more of the turtles."In Iowa, Blanding's turtles and wood turtles are threatened because of habitat issues...
Senate passes resolution opposing Aleutians marine sanctuary

...Legislature has passed a resolution opposing a new marine sanctuary in the Aleutian Islands.Public Employees for Environmental...petitioned the National Marine Fisheries Service to create a sanctuary of 554,000 square nautical miles in waters near the Alaska...


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