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Obama to Republican critics on immigration: ‘Pass a bill’
Nov 23, 2014   05:29 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration with a challenge to House of Representatives Republicans: if you don’t like it, do something.

Obama says Clinton likely to have different positions from him in 2016 race
Nov 23, 2014   03:40 PM  3 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
HENDERSON, Nev. (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that he expects Democrat Hillary Clinton to stake out positions that may be different from his if she runs for president in 2016.Clinton, who los…

Obama to Republican critics on immigration: ‘Pass a bill’ – ABC
Nov 23, 2014   03:37 PM  3 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration with a challenge to House of Representatives Republicans: if you don’t like it, do something.

Obama widens post-2014 combat role for U.S. forces in Afghanistan
Nov 23, 2014   11:33 AM  7 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) – President Barack Obama has approved plans to give U.S. military commanders a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month, a senior administration official…

Obama’s day off: Golf with baseball great Derek Jeter
Nov 22, 2014   09:00 PM  22 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
NORTH LAS VEGAS Nev. (Reuters) – Of all the more than 200 rounds of golf Barack Obama has played as president, his outing on Saturday will probably prove to be a highlight: Teeing it up with New York Yankees great Derek Jeter.

Obama approves fresh guidelines for U.S. military in Afghanistan
Nov 22, 2014   08:09 PM  23 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama has approved plans giving U.S. military commanders broader authority in helping Afghanistan forces repel Taliban fighters after U.S. and NATO combat operations formally end in December, a sen…

CNN

GOP’s Graham: Benghazi report ‘full of crap’
Nov 23, 2014   05:49 PM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, has some harsh words for the recently released Benghazi report, led by his own party.

Republican-led report debunks Benghazi theories and accusations
Nov 23, 2014   05:46 PM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics
An investigative report prepared by the House Intelligence Committee finds little to support questions raised about CIA actions on the ground in Benghazi, Libya, the night of a deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound.

Big-business lobbyists want Obama to work on immigration
Nov 23, 2014   05:10 PM  2 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.

For Clinton Democrats, end of pre-campaign concerns
Nov 23, 2014   05:08 PM  2 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.

Republican-led report debunks Benghazi theories, accusations
Nov 23, 2014   05:07 PM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
An investigative report prepared by the House Intelligence Committee finds little to support questions raised about CIA actions on the ground in Benghazi, Libya, the night of a deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound.

Gruber contradicts Obama’s Obamacare promise
Nov 23, 2014   05:06 PM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
In recent comments by one of the men who helped draft Obamacare, MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, contradicts promises the President made when crafting the law.

Washington Post

McCaul: GOP won’t shut down government over Obama’s immigration actions
Nov 23, 2014   06:48 PM  27 minutes ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Rep. Mike McCaul (R-Tex.) said Sunday that Republicans don’t plan to shut down the government in response to President Obama’s executive action halting deportations for some 5 million immigrants. “We are not going to shut the government …

Giuliani: ‘White police officers wouldn’t be there if you weren’t killing each other.’
Nov 23, 2014   06:24 PM  52 minutes ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani faced immediate Web backlash Sunday morning after he asked why people protest the killing of unarmed Ferguson, Mo., teenager Michael Brown but not black-on-black crime. Read full article >>

Obama on immigration: I ‘can’t solve the entire problem’
Nov 23, 2014   05:02 PM  2 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
President Obama on Sunday responded to Republican critics who have accused him of acting like an emperor with his recent immigration actions, repeating his challenge for Congress to “pass a bill.” During an interview that aired Sunday on…

Obama on immigration: I ‘can’t solve the entire problem’
Nov 23, 2014   05:02 PM  2 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
President Obama on Sunday responded to Republican critics who have accused him of acting like an emperor with his recent immigration actions, repeating his challenge for Congress to “pass a bill.” During an interview that aired Sunday on…

Obama will ‘wait and see how the response comes out’ in Ferguson
Nov 23, 2014   04:20 PM  2 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
President Obama indicated Sunday that he has no immediate plans for visiting Ferguson, Mo., where a grand jury is expected to decide any day now whether to indict a white police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager in August. Read …

Obama will ‘wait and see how the response comes out’ in Ferguson
Nov 23, 2014   04:20 PM  2 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
President Obama indicated Sunday that he has no immediate plans for visiting Ferguson, Mo., where a grand jury is expected to decide any day now whether to indict a white police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager in August. Read …

Reuters

Bighorn sheep escapes Los Angeles Zoo, dies after car strikes it
Nov 23, 2014   01:18 AM  17 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo at Griffith Park on Saturday and dashed around the hills in the park for hours before it ended up on a residential street where it was struck by a car and died, a z…

Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise
Nov 23, 2014   12:44 AM  18 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
BUFFALO (Reuters) – As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend a…

Missouri town on edge awaiting grand jury decision on police shooting
Nov 22, 2014   11:56 PM  19 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) – An uneasy quiet settled over Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday evening after another day without a decision from a grand jury on whether to bring charges against a white police officer for fatally shooting a black t…

Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise
Nov 22, 2014   11:55 PM  19 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
BUFFALO (Reuters) – As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend a…

Florida State players, fans show support for shooting victims
Nov 22, 2014   11:49 PM  19 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – Florida State University football players wore commemorative stickers on their helmets for their home game against Boston College on Saturday, a show of support for three people injured on campus this week by…

Bill Cosby says he does not have to ‘answer to innuendos’: report
Nov 22, 2014   11:25 PM  19 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Comedian Bill Cosby spoke out against a wave of sexual assault allegations but told a Florida publication he does not have to “answer to innuendos.”

CNN

Students criticize school lunches
Nov 22, 2014   08:02 PM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media of lunches sarcastically tagged #ThanksMichelleObama.

Ferguson officer in talks to resign
Nov 22, 2014   07:00 PM  1 day 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.

Buffalo’s curse: After the snow, rain
Nov 22, 2014   12:24 PM  1 day ago  CNN.com – U.S.
After insane amounts snow and bitterly cold temperatures this week, the Buffalo area begins to thaw out Saturday.

Other celebs caught in scandals
Nov 22, 2014   01:18 AM  1 day 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  1 day 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  1 day 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.

MSNBC

Cops Kill 12-Year-Old Carrying Toy Gun in Cleveland
Nov 23, 2014   06:18 PM  57 minutes ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Cleveland police said the 12-year-old refused orders to put his hands up and reached for an toy gun that resembled a real firearm at a playground.

Colleagues and Friends Remember Marion Barry
Nov 23, 2014   05:30 PM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
“He loved the District of Columbia and so many Washingtonians loved him,” said D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.

Dozens of Horses Die in Stable Fire Near Chicago
Nov 23, 2014   05:13 PM  2 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
As many as 32 horses died Saturday night in a stable fire in northwest suburban Woodstock, Ill.

Four-Year-Old Wakes Up From Coma After 230-Foot Fall
Nov 23, 2014   02:25 PM  4 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Four-year-old Sebastion Johnson has woken up from a coma after surviving a 230-foot fall from a cliff in Bodega Bay, California. Johnson was in a coma for nearly 10 days. NBC’s Joe Fryer reports.

Two Dead, One Missing as Fire Rips Through NJ Home
Nov 23, 2014   01:53 PM  5 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The house – home to three people and a dog, according to a neighbor – was left with the windows burned out and the facade blackened

Naked Man Falls Through Ceiling of Airport Bathroom
Nov 23, 2014   12:36 PM  6 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A naked man falls through the ceiling of a women’s restroom at Boston’s Logan Airport on Saturday.

Fox News

Rural museum’s WWII exhibit saved from scope of new gun laws
Nov 23, 2014   07:15 PM  36 seconds 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.

Mother who shot her 3 children at her New Jersey home, killing 2, dies from her injuries
Nov 23, 2014   05:30 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
A New Jersey mother who authorities say shot all three of her children, killing two, before turning the gun on herself has died from her injuries.

Officials ID man lit house on fire, then hid and waited to ambush police, killing 1 deputy
Nov 23, 2014   05:15 PM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Officials have identified the man who was fatally shot after he set fire to his house and then waited for authorities so he could ambush them.

Report: Vatican sex crimes prosecutor among church officials who didn’t report Chicago priest
Nov 23, 2014   05:01 PM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Legal documents show an American priest named by Pope Francis as the Vatican’s sex crimes prosecutor was among church officials who failed to report an abusive priest to law enforcement before the now-jailed man committed other acts of s…

Ohio school district mulls giving teachers access to guns
Nov 23, 2014   04:49 PM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A small Ohio board of education is weighing new school security measures that could give teachers and staff access to loaded guns.

Presidential honor for 3 slain civil rights workers doesn’t sit well with some relatives
Nov 23, 2014   04:46 PM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Three civil rights workers who were killed by Ku Klux Klansmen in 1964 are going to be posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, but the honor makes some of their relatives uneasy.

Reuters

Iranian-British woman jailed over sport protest released on bail
Nov 23, 2014   06:54 PM  22 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
LONDON (Reuters) – Ghoncheh Ghavami, an Iranian-British woman jailed in Tehran earlier this month for taking part in a protest against a ban on women attending some men’s sporting events, has been released on bail, Britain’s Foreign’s Of…

Police in Tobago investigate murder of German couple on beach
Nov 23, 2014   06:50 PM  26 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
PORT OF SPAIN (Reuters) – Police are investigating the murder of an elderly German couple found hacked to death on a beach near their home in the southern Caribbean island of Tobago on Saturday.

U.S. troops to remain in Baltics, Poland next year
Nov 23, 2014   06:48 PM  28 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
VILNIUS (Reuters) – The United States will keep troops in Poland and the Baltic states for at least the next year as tensions with Russia remain, the commander of U.S. land forces in Europe said on Sunday.

Tunisia’s Essebsi’s party says he’s ahead in presidential vote count
Nov 23, 2014   06:27 PM  49 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi’s campaign manager told reporters he was ahead in Sunday’s election by at least 10 points, according to his own party’s initial results.

German couple found murdered in Caribbean island of Tobago
Nov 23, 2014   06:13 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
PORT OF SPAIN (Reuters) – (This version of the story corrects the names of the German couple.)

Israeli forces kill Palestinian along Gazan border: Palestinian ministry
Nov 23, 2014   05:37 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian in the Gaza Strip near the border with Israel on Sunday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said, the first such fatality since a 50-day war ended in August.

CNN

Building a brighter future for Guatemala’s kids
Nov 22, 2014   10:50 PM  20 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Growing up in Guatemala, Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes watched many of his peers succumb to drugs, gangs and crime.

House report deflates Benghazi theories
Nov 22, 2014   10:24 PM  20 hours ago  CNN.com – World
A House report finds little to support questions raised about CIA actions on the ground during the 2012 Benghazi attack.

Father, sons leave Germany to fight ISIS
Nov 22, 2014   10:23 PM  20 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Qassim Shesho fled Iraq for Germany in 1990. Now, he’s back with two of his sons to defend his land, family and religion from the terrorist group.

Arrested in case of missing Mexican students
Nov 22, 2014   10:17 PM  20 hours ago  CNN.com – World
A top local police official in Mexico was arrested in connection with the disappearance of 43 college students, authorities said.

Strong earthquake shakes Japan
Nov 22, 2014   10:17 PM  20 hours ago  CNN.com – World
A strong earthquake shook central Japan on Saturday night, injuring several people as their homes collapsed in a village west of Nagano, an official said.

Yikes! This happened on live TV
Nov 21, 2014   05:27 PM  2 days 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..

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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