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US Senate to Vote on Syrian, Iraqi Refugees

The U.S. Senate is expected to hold a test vote later Wednesday on whether to severely restrict America's acceptance of refugees from Syria and Iraq, because of continuing fears that the Islamic State group and other terrorist infiltrators could be among the millions who have fled horrific violence and brutality in their home countries. The House of Representatives passed the measure late last year with bipartisan support as the world reeled from IS-inspired attacks in Paris. The...

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