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Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner
Nov 22, 2014   06:02 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not …

Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner
Nov 22, 2014   05:43 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not …

Obama signs order expanding U.S. Afghanistan role: NYT
Nov 22, 2014   05:42 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

U.S. judge blocks New Jersey sports betting law
Nov 22, 2014   04:33 AM  6 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
(Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked a New Jersey law that would have allowed legal betting on sporting events at some places in the state.

Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner
Nov 22, 2014   12:00 AM  10 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not …

Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner
Nov 21, 2014   11:33 PM  11 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not …

CNN

Jeb Bush ignores family history in Obama immigration hit
Nov 22, 2014   12:04 AM  10 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s opposition to President Obama’s executive action on deportations puts him in the uncomfortable position of running counter to policy moves taken by both his father and his brother during their presidencies.

For Clinton Democrats, the end of the pre-campaign comes with concerns
Nov 21, 2014   11:01 PM  11 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
The stated purpose for a meeting of pro-Hillary Clinton Democrats in New York on Friday was simple: Recap the last year and discuss 2014 lessons that will apply in 2016′s presidential election.

Republicans hammer legal case against Obama on immigration
Nov 21, 2014   10:59 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Opponents of President Barack Obama’s plan, which makes sweeping changes to the nation’s immigration system by use of executive order, focused their criticism on the legal case, saying Obama has overstepped the boundaries of his authorit…

In Vegas, Obama pushes for public support on immigration
Nov 21, 2014   10:57 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
His new immigration plan stamped and signed, President Barack Obama on Friday rallied support behind his decision to delay deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants, though a heckler in a mostly supportive crowd in Las Vegas ill…

Virginia’s Ken Cuccinelli on immigration lawsuit: ‘Take it slow’
Nov 21, 2014   10:41 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Republican attorneys general in several states say they are weighing legal challenges to President Barack Obama’s overhaul of immigration rules.

Big-business lobbyists call on Obama, Congress to work on immigration
Nov 21, 2014   10:38 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Big Business isn’t embracing President Barack Obama’s decision to reform the immigration system by executive order, but the community’s top lobbyists aren’t joining Republicans in slamming Obama’s announcement, either.

Washington Post

Officer in Ferguson shooting unlikely to return to job, police chief says
Nov 22, 2014   05:03 AM  5 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
ST. LOUIS — Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown three months ago, is unlikely to return to his job regardless of whether a grand jury decides to indict him, Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson sa…

The Fix: Almost half of the 114th Congress has been elected since 2010
Nov 22, 2014   03:39 AM  7 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
You can say a lot of things about the U.S. Congress. One thing you can’t really say, though, is that they’v been in Washington way too long. Come January, nearly half of Congress (48.8 percent) will have been in office for four years or …

Federal Eye: IRS inspector general finds up to 30,000 of Lois Lerner’s e-mails
Nov 22, 2014   03:19 AM  7 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Many of Lois Lerner’s missing e-mails may no longer be missing. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration told several congressional committees on Friday that it has recovered as many as 30,000 of the ex-Internal Revenue Serv…

Clinton advisers strategize without her
Nov 22, 2014   03:08 AM  7 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
NEW YORK — As supporters of a presumed Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential campaign strategized and hobnobbed at a midtown hotel Friday, their chosen candidate was nearby — and yet intentionally far away. Read full article >>

Clinton advisers strategize without her
Nov 22, 2014   03:08 AM  7 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
NEW YORK — As supporters of a presumed Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential campaign strategized and hobnobbed at a midtown hotel Friday, their chosen candidate was nearby — and yet intentionally far away. Read full article >>

Republicans challenge Obama’s executive actions, file lawsuit over Obamacare
Nov 22, 2014   02:58 AM  8 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The political war over President Obama’s controversial policy changes on deportation escalated Friday as the White House pledged to forcefully sell the overhauls to the American people, while many Republicans vowed to derail his efforts….

Reuters

Four killed, child injured in shooting at Cleveland home
Nov 22, 2014   06:51 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Two men and two women were killed, and a 10-year-old girl was injured in a shooting inside a Cleveland, Ohio home on Friday, officials said.

Officials prepare for Ferguson grand jury decision, urge calm
Nov 22, 2014   06:39 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) – Police and protest organizers laid the groundwork on Friday for steps to avert street violence once a St. Louis-area grand jury decides whether to indict the white police officer who fatally shot unarmed black te…

FBI arrests two would-be Ferguson bomb suspects: law enforcement source
Nov 22, 2014   06:28 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) – Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms o…

Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner
Nov 22, 2014   06:02 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not …

Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner
Nov 22, 2014   05:43 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not …

FBI arrests two would-be Ferguson bomb suspects: law enforcement source
Nov 22, 2014   05:40 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) – Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms o…

CNN

Other celebs caught in scandals
Nov 22, 2014   01:18 AM  9 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Gary Tuchman takes a look at the seeming abundance of celebrities accused of sex crimes.

Ferguson officer in talks to resign
Nov 22, 2014   12:48 AM  10 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown, is in the final stages of negotiations with city officials to resign, sources say.

U.S.: China could take down the power grid
Nov 21, 2014   11:19 PM  11 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
China and “probably one or two other” countries have the capacity to shut down the nation’s power grid and other critical infrastructure through a cyber attack, the head of the National Security Agency told a Congressional panel Thursday.

Heavy snow plus rain could be trouble
Nov 21, 2014   09:32 PM  13 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
The snowfall might be subsiding in the Buffalo area but officials are warning people the deadly weather emergency is not close to being over.

FSU gunman sent packages before shooting
Nov 21, 2014   08:13 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
The man identified as the gunman who wounded three people at Florida State University’s library apparently sent packages to several acquaintances before the shooting, according to one of them.

Superheroes, villains in a new light
Nov 21, 2014   06:03 PM  16 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

MSNBC

Obama Orders Longer Combat Role in Afghanistan
Nov 22, 2014   05:51 AM  5 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The president authorized an extension of counter-terrorism efforts in Afghanistan, meaning American troops will likely battle the Taliban in 2015.

Bus Clips Plane at Atlanta Airport
Nov 22, 2014   05:39 AM  5 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A bus slammed into an American Airlines plane shortly after it arrived in Atlanta, Georgia.

Feds Suspect Pair Sought Bombs for Ferguson Protests
Nov 22, 2014   04:01 AM  6 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The two men are only charged with firearms offenses, but officials suspect they were also trying to acquire explosives for use in Ferguson protests.

Ex-Marine Describes Wife’s Murder on Chilling Tape
Nov 22, 2014   03:28 AM  7 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Caleb Crew, who was convicted of killing his wife and dumping her body in a Virginia river, is heard on audio describing the crime.

Cosby Still A Hit With Fans
Nov 22, 2014   03:06 AM  7 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Several people who saw Bill Cosby’s show Friday night in Melbourne, Florida share why they still support the entertainer.

Bill Cosby Still A Hit With Fans
Nov 22, 2014   03:06 AM  7 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Several people who saw Bill Cosby’s show Friday night in Melbourne, Florida share why they still support the entertainer.

Fox News

Classroom sex abuse case to cost more than $100 million
Nov 22, 2014   08:37 AM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt’s past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored.

Authorities: Man arrested in 2007 killing of Colorado mom who worked as escort was a client
Nov 22, 2014   07:30 AM  3 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A single mother who vanished from western Colorado more than seven years ago led a double life as a paid escort with many unsavory clients, investigators say.

Polish town opposes Winnie-the-Pooh for dubious gender, immodest clothing
Nov 22, 2014   06:15 AM  4 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to the bear’s unclear gender and immodest clothing.

Official: Ferguson grand jury still reviewing evidence
Nov 22, 2014   05:44 AM  5 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it was unclear whether the panel was still at work or when it would render a decis…

Rural museum’s WWII exhibit saved from scope of new gun laws
Nov 22, 2014   05:00 AM  5 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Tough new gun controls in the state of Washington had the director of a small-town museum ready to pull nearly a dozen guns from a World War II exhibit, until a local firearms dealer helped him ensure the display was legal.

Santa Rosa boy who fell from cliff wakes from induced coma
Nov 22, 2014   04:08 AM  6 hours ago  FOXNews.com
The father of a 4-year-old boy who survived a 230-foot fall from a seaside cliff in Bodega Bay says his child has awakened from an induced coma.

Reuters

U.S. welcomes oil deal between Iraqi Kurdistan and Baghdad
Nov 22, 2014   10:05 AM  54 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden welcomed an agreement between Iraq’s central government and its northern Kurdistan region over the management of oil exports, a step forward in a feud that has threatened the unity of Iraq.

U.S. says welcomes oil deal between Iraqi Kurdistan and Baghdad
Nov 22, 2014   09:39 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The United States welcomes an agreement between Iraq’s central government in Baghdad and its northern Kurdistan region over the management of oil exports, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday.

Portuguese police arrest ex-PM Socrates in corruption investigation
Nov 22, 2014   09:07 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
LISBON (Reuters) – Portuguese police have arrested former Socialist prime minister Jose Socrates and three other people in an investigation of suspected tax fraud, corruption and money-laundering, the Prosecutor General’s office said on …

Canadian vets plan to join Kurdish fight against Islamic State
Nov 22, 2014   08:51 AM  2 hours ago  Reuters: World News
OTTAWA (Reuters) – Several former Canadian soldiers plan to join Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State militants in coming weeks, with at least one already in Iraq, Canadian media reported on Friday, bolstering the ranks of foreigners fi…

Bahrain holds elections as Shi’ite opposition boycotts vote
Nov 22, 2014   08:49 AM  2 hours ago  Reuters: World News
MANAMA (Reuters) – Polling stations across Bahrain opened on Saturday for parliamentary and municipal elections, although the main Shi’ite opposition group is boycotting the vote.

Gunmen kill 28 in northeast Kenya bus attack: ministry
Nov 22, 2014   08:33 AM  2 hours ago  Reuters: World News
NAIROBI (Reuters) – Attackers ambushed a bus and killed 28 people early on Saturday in northeast Kenya, police and the Ministry of Interior said.

CNN

Yikes! This happened on live TV
Nov 21, 2014   05:27 PM  17 hours ago  CNN.com – World
A reporter for Australia’s Seven Network learned the hazards of live TV while reporting next to a skatepark in the U.S..

NATO jets scramble more for Russians
Nov 21, 2014   05:17 PM  17 hours ago  CNN.com – World
NATO has scrambled fighter jets more than 400 times this year to intercept Russian military flights, the alliance’s secretary general says.

5 killed in synagogue attack
Nov 21, 2014   05:06 PM  17 hours ago  CNN.com – World
A college trip to Israel changed rabbi Kalman Levine’s life, his childhood best friend Shimon Kraft remembers.

Starving and scared in Ukraine
Nov 21, 2014   05:04 PM  17 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Yuri Poznychenko has lived in the village of Stepanovka, close to Ukraine’s border with Russia, all his life.

Mexico protesters throw Molotovs
Nov 21, 2014   05:04 PM  17 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Protesters demanding justice for 43 missing students started throwing Molotov cocktails in Mexico City’s main square.

NATO jets scramble more for Russians
Nov 21, 2014   05:03 PM  17 hours ago  CNN.com – World
NATO has scrambled fighter jets more than 400 times this year to intercept Russian military flights, the alliance’s secretary general says.

MSNBC

Americans gear up to help Philippines
Nov 12, 2013   12:38 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
From military veterans and U.S. troops to grassroots Filipino-American organizations, people across the country geared up to do what they could to help after one of largest storms ever barreled through the Philippines over the weekend an…

Video: Hundreds attend 99-year-old UK veteran’s funeral
Nov 12, 2013   12:15 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
A veteran of the RAF during World War II, Harold Jellicoe Percival’s funeral was attended by hundreds of Britons even though they never knew him. An ad in a local paper encouraged attendees, because he had no living family members. NBC’s…

Video: Typhoon’s winds stronger than Hurricane Katrina
Nov 12, 2013   12:09 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Typhoon Haiyan may be among the biggest ever recorded, peaking at more than 200 mph with a 20-foot storm surge. NBC’s Tom Costello reports. (Nightly News)

Video: Tacloban residents struggle without food, water
Nov 11, 2013   11:54 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
The Philippine city of Tacloban is ground zero in an area completely wiped out by the fast-moving, ferocious typhoon. People are desperate for aid, and have no access to food, shelter or water. NBC’s Harry Smith reports. (Nightly News)

Doctors haunted by typhoon victims they couldn’t help
Nov 11, 2013   11:53 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
TACLOBAN, Philippines — Days after the super-typhoon Haiyan roared ashore here and laid waste to the Philippine island of Leyte, the roads remain blocked, the airports closed, the ferries aren’t running — and a public health crisis is un…

Typhoon pushed the limits — bigger storms ahead
Nov 11, 2013   11:05 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Experts say Typhoon Haiyan was about as strong as it could theoretically get when it swept through the Philippines, but storm intensity limits are on the rise.

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