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Dalrymple wants halt to resettlement of Syrian refugees

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Jack Dalrymple is joining several of his counterparts in urging a halt to the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S. until federal security and screening procedures can be reviewed. Dalrymple says he’s sent a letter to President Barack Obama. He also joined several governors on a call with the White House and officials with multiple ...

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Trump says he has an instinct for sensing threats

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — As the hunt for the perpetrators of the attacks in Paris continue, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Monday that he is uniquely qualified to be commander-in-chief because he has an “instinct” for sensing threats. “In my book I predicted terrorism. Because I can feel it,” said Trump, speaking to thousands of supporters packed into Tennessee’s Knoxville ...

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Syrian refugees not expected to resettle in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — The office of Gov. Jack Dalrymple says North Dakota has not received any Syrian refugees and doesn’t expect any will be sent to the state. The statement from Dalrymple’s office Monday came in response to an inquiry regarding whether he would join other U.S. governors who are threatening to halt efforts to allow Syrian refugees into their ...

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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

DETROIT — Several U.S. governors are threatening to halt efforts to allow Syrian refugees into their states in the aftermath of the coordinated attacks in Paris, though immigration experts say under the Refugee Act of 1980 governors cannot legally block refugees from settling in their communities. Here’s a look at where some state governors stand, and the number (in parentheses) ...

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