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  1. Pence, other GOP governors eye immigration lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Gov. Mike Pence added his name Thursday to a list of several Republican governors who are considering suing to block President Barack Obama 's anticipated immigration plan. "If he takes the action he takes tonight, I think frankly that it should be immediately challenged in court and we should seek an immediate stay," Pence said in an interview with The Associated Press .


  2. GOP's success in House races ends in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Nationwide, the GOP picked up 12 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives in this month's midterm elections, and the prospect of adding to those gains in California looked promising heading into Election Day. Two weeks later, it's the same old story: After all the late absentee and provisional ballots were counted, Democrats ended up winning every competitive California race and even picked up a seat.


  3. U.S. releases five Guantanamo detainees to Georgia, SlovakiaRead the original story

    6 min ago | Vallejo News

    The United States has released five detainees from its detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including the first Yemeni detainee to be resettled since 2010, officials said on Thursday. Three of the detainees were sent to the Republic of Georgia, the U.S. military said in a statement, while two were sent to Slovakia.


  4. Economic Statistics for 20 Nov 14Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | QandO

    Consumer prices were unchanged at the headline level in October, while prices less food and energy rose 0.2%. On a year-over-year basis, the CPI is up 1.7%, while the core rate is up 1.8%.


  5. Obama's immigration orders aims to bring undocumented out of shadowsRead the original story

    7 min ago | Vallejo News

    The immigration reform plan that U.S. President Barack Obama plans to outline on Thursday will shift enforcement focus to deporting undocumented immigrants deemed risks to national security or public safety, but will aim to protect families, the White House said. The plan, laid out by senior White House officials in advance of Obama's 8 p.m. speech, will emphasize the need to deport terrorism suspects, violent criminal and gang members.


  6. Undocumented Immigrant in Chattanooga Eager For President's AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | WTVC

    President Obama will announce his plans to overhaul immigration laws during a nationally televised speech Thursday evening at 8 p.m. The President's executive action, while cheered by immigration reform advocates, is drawing criticism on Capitol Hill. The plan is expected to spare millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, and provide many with work permits.


  7. Drones Among UsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | KOLO-TV Reno

    The war on terror produced new ways to destroy the enemy. But one of those technological advancements is now seeing interest in the public commercial sector.


  8. Airwave auction off to flying startRead the original story

    7 min ago | The Hill

    Wireless companies have shelled out more than $28 billion in the Federal Communications Commission's auction of government airwaves as of late Thursday afternoon, as a signal of the high demand for the valuable spectrum licenses. Money from the auction of "AWS-3" airwaves will go to build a national communications network for fire fighters, police and other first responders.


  9. Top lobbyist visits USM, calls midterm elections "big positive" for MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A top lobbyist in Washington, D.C. spoke to a nearly full house Thursday at the University of Southern Mississippi about his communication strategies that influence the nation's policy. Tony Podesta, also known as the "King of K Street," is the founder and chairman of the Podesta Group.


  10. Thanks for one more season of peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Tri-County News

    Because, as things currently stand, while we will probably squeeze through this season, I not sure how many more seasons of peace we are going to get after this one. Now, you might criticize me for revealing my cynical side rather than upholding an ever-glowing optimism about our immediate circumstances.


  11. See the States Where Obama's Immigration Actions Will Affect the Most PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Time

    Of the estimated 11.3 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, nearly half are expected now to be eligible to avoid deportation under President Obama's forthcoming executive actions. The Migration Policy Institute estimates that 3.7 million undocumented parents of citizens or legal permanent residents fall under the protection of the actions.


  12. County commission approves fund transfersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Tri-County News

    The first matter of business was to transfer $50,000 from the county general fund to the sheriff's fund. Commissioner Harold Montgomery made the motion to approve the transfer, seconded by Commissioner David Smith, and the transfer was approved by 2-0 vote.


  13. Obama Will Give Legal Status to Almost 5 Million Undocumented ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Time

    President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the "ConnectED to the Future," conference, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Nov. 19, 2014. More than four million undocumented immigrants who are the parents of U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident children will receive new legal status under the plan, if they have been living in the country for at least five years, pay back taxes, and pass a criminal background check.


  14. Chris Christie Has A Jeb Bush...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | SFGate

    It appears that Governor Jeb Bush is revving up for 2016, and that's bad news for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. It means Wall Street donors that might otherwise have thrown coins in Christie's coffers could be handing their money to Bush instead.


  15. Judge Won't Let SiriusXM Immediately Appeal Turtles RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Hollywood Reporter

    SiriusXM's losing streak in court over the issue of pre-1972 sound recordings continues on Thursday with a federal judge denying the satcaster's motion to certify an interlocutory appeal. In the past couple months, facing the owners of older music, SiriusXM has lost , lost again and lost thrice over the issue of whether California and New York state laws protect the exclusive right to publicly perform pre-72 sound recordings.


  16. Mitch McConnell slams Obama's "defiance" on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | CBS News

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, warns there will be consequences if President Obama moves forward with executive action on immigration


  17. Boehner: Obama is acting like a kingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | CBS News

    Ahead of President Obama's primetime address to the nation regarding immigration reform, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, released a video statement slamming the president's decision to act unilaterally. "Instead of working together to fix our broken immigration system, the president says he's acting on his own.


  18. California sheriff criticizes Obama on immigrationRead the original story

    9 min ago | Washington Times

    A Northern California sheriff is harshly criticizing President Barack Obama 's approach to illegal immigration after the recent fatal shootings of two deputies, just as the president announces his own executive action on the issue. Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones vowed to crusade against illegal immigration after the shooting rampage last month by a Mexican man with a long criminal history who was in the country illegally.


  19. Defying GOP, Obama to spare 5M from deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    US President Barack Obama makes a statement on the situation in Iraq and in Ferguson, Missouri, at Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, on August 14, 2014. Obama declared Thursday that US air strikes had broken the siege of Mount Sinjar, sheltering civilian refugees and that troops conducting reconnaissance there would be withdrawn.


  20. Immigrants in Wash. wait for Obama's decisionRead the original story

    9 min ago | Washington Times

    On the eve of President Barack Obama's announcement on his plan to use executive action to partially change to the nation's immigration system, immigrants rallied outside a federal building in Seattle. The rally attracted a small crowd and featured speeches from Democratic Rep. Adam Smith and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, as well as immigrants who could be affected by Obama's decision.