Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

DETROIT (AP) - Several U.S. governors are threatening to halt...state since Jan. 1, according to the U.S. State Department's Refugee Processing...federal law to immediately consult with U.S. officials on any new refugee placements...
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Refugee quandary: Immigrant legacy versus 9/11-era fears

...Paris attacks are rapidly weakening U.S. support for bringing in thousands...rhetoric against it. Donald Trump said the U.S. should increase surveillance of mosques...with just more than one-tenth of the U.S. population, plans to take in 25...
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French hunt 2nd fugitive

...and gun massacres in Paris, while a U.S. official revealed that the suspected...State-held territory in Syria.A U.S. official briefed on intelligence matters...State external operations cell that U.S. intelligence agencies have been tracking...
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Syrian refugee policy takes focus in US 2016 politics

...Syrian refugee crisis at center stage in U.S. politics as migrants from that war-torn...NBC's "Meet the Press" that the U.S. should admit Syrian Christians, after...for a ban on allowing Syrians into the U.S. All three Democratic presidential...
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Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...and igniting an emotional debate about U.S. values in the wake of the deadly Paris...additional 10,000 Syrian refugees to the U.S. and mounted a hasty defense of its...advocates likened the GOP reaction to the U.S. government turning away Jews fleeing...
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Search on for Wrangell fisherman

Alaska State Troopers and the U.S. Coast Guard are searching for a Wrangell boater who embarked...The helicopter crew searched again Monday, alongside the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa.Commander Burd said the Coast...
Alaska governor says refugee vetting process 'stringent'

...Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says refugees seeking to come to the U.S. must go through a "stringent" process.His office says...terror attacks in Paris, some governors have questioned U.S. plans to accept more Syrian refugees, concerned that terrorists...
Photos: USS Juneau

...their stands away after a service at the U.S.S. Juneau memorial downtown on Friday. The U.S.S. Juneau (CL-52) was a United States...shark attacks to later be picked up the U.S.S. Ballard.
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...Strait, and is prompting concerns among U.S. Coast Guard officials about the potential...service between continents, but on the U.S. side of the Bering Sea, the Coast...vessels operating between Asia and the U.S. West Coast.The proposed Bering Sea...
My Turn: Alaska, U.S. small businesses deserve better

...years, Ex-Im has actually returned $1.7 billion to the U.S. Treasury.But this wall of obstruction recently cracked, as leaders in the U.S. House, like Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, voted to move...


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