Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

...Clinton supports 12 weeks of paid leave but has not yet indicated how she would pay for her plan. "She should tell the American people how she'd actually pay for it," O'Malley said on Twitter.Clinton, in another sign of her clout, won...
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Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...infiltrate the refugee population."McConnell echoed that call within hours, remarking: "It's pretty clear how the American people feel about this."After an initial meeting of the House GOP task force Tuesday, aides to Majority Leader Kevin...
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College football capsules

...Florida beat Temple and keep the Owls from clinching the American Athletic Conference East Division title.Mack had scoring...four scores, and Navy beat SMU to remain undefeated in the American Athletic Conference.Reynolds shattered the mark held...
Syrian refugee policy takes focus in US 2016 politics

...refugees has for months been part of the national security discussion among 2016 candidates that cuts to the heart of the American identity as a refuge. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Sunday told NBC's "Meet the Press" that the U.S. should...
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Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns

...gunmen targeted a string of crowded cafes.The attackers next stormed the Bataclan concert hall, which was hosting the American rock band Eagles of Death Metal. They opened fire on the panicked audience and took many hostage. As police closed...
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Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...Middle East expert at the London School of Economics.The divides have narrowed considerably, he said, adding that the Americans and the Russians now seem to see eye-to-eye on restructuring the political system by drafting a new constitution...
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US troops didn't have eyes on Afghan hospital before attack

...seeking an al-Qaida member they believed was being treated, despite protests from Doctors Without Borders. After the American air attack, the Afghan soldiers rushed in, looking for Taliban fighters, Doctors Without Borders said.The U.S...
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Voting is important

...set a course record in the Susitna 100-miler. In 2008 and 2009, he won the Wasatch 100 Miler, and in 2010 he won the American River 50 Mile Endurance Run and the Western States Endurance Run in record time. Roes also holds the Crow Pass Crossing...
'We're here because we remember'

...veterans are in the hospitals, some of our veterans are homeless."For interested veterans, monthly meetings for the American Legion Auke Bay Post 25 take place the second Tuesday of the month, and monthly meetings for Veterans of Foreign Wars...
What's happening this week, Nov. 11-17

...Annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival, Nov. 9-15, Haines. A week long celebration. Festival activities are held at the American Bald Eagle Foundation, located at the corner of Second Avenue and the Haines Highway. Includes photography workshops...


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