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"In the eyes of the Arabs in Turkey, ISIL is a completely different threat than Saddam Hussain, than the Taliban. They're the neighbor from hell," said Sen. Lindsey Graham. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Graham: U.S. Should Shore Up Arab Allies To Fight 'Neighbor From Hell' ISIS

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican candidate for president, also called for a "timeout" on America's Syrian refugee program "until we can ensure we have proper vetting."

"In the eyes of the Arabs in Turkey, ISIL is a completely different threat than Saddam Hussain, than the Taliban. They're the neighbor from hell," said Sen. Lindsey Graham. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Graham: U.S. Should Shore Up Arab Allies To Fight 'Neighbor From Hell' ISIS

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People who drank three to five cups of coffee per day had a lower risk of premature death than those who didn't drink, a new study finds. iStockphoto hide caption

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Drink To Your Health: Study Links Daily Coffee Habit To Longevity

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A Distant Episode Till Brönner
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Interlude 2 Edgar Meyer
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Syrian refugee Hussam Alroustom, who fled with his wife and two young children, looks over a booklet with identification information in his family's apartment in Jersey City, N.J., in September. The U.S. has resettled around 1,800 refugees from Syria in the past two years. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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4 Things To Know About The Vetting Process For Syrian Refugees

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Dzinomwa Muna Save (Africa) Darol Anger & American Fiddle Ensemble
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Many Chinas Mark Isham
Gracias Larry Carlton & Vince Gill
When You've Been Blessed (Feels Like Heaven) Patti LaBelle
Sign of Horus Ralf Illenberger

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French Parents Try To Explain The Inexplicable To Their Kids

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Everybody Hurts David Ari Leon
Strange Meeting Bill Frisell, Dave Holland et. al.

Dimitri Bontinck spoke with the press at Antwerp's main courthouse in February, when his son Jejoen was among those on trial for taking part in a terrorist organization that allegedly recruited fighters for jihadi groups in Syria. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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A Belgian Father Works To Prevent Kids From Joining The Jihad

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Carolina Low The Decemberists
Dinosaurs Theme Birdsongs of the Mesozoic
Mitopa John Williams
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Kasich: 'Reasonable' To 'Pause' Resettlement Of Syrian Refugees

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I Should Care Debbie Poryes
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Prostate Screening Drops Sharply, And So Do Cancer Cases

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In Depth Lafayette Gilchrist
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The 7 Stars of the Big Dipper Mannheim Steamroller & The Cambridge Singers
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When he started elementary school in Guatemala City, bullying was so bad, Jayro Velazquez (left) decided to stop speaking his native Mam. His mother, Hilda (right), says it pained her to see him reject his roots. Jasmine Garsd/NPR hide caption

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Wanted: Speakers Of Mayan Languages, Many Of Them

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Suite from All Good Things: Here Comes the Judge II/To the Rescue Original Soundtrack
Dulce Libertad [Sweet Freedom] Lara & Reyes, Sergio Lara et. al.

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