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Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

President Barack Obama speaks during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families." (AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool)

President Barack Obama’s expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy — just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UK police: up to 5 terror plots foiled this year

In this Thursday, May 23, 2013 file photo, the Commissioner of the London Metropolitan Police Bernard Hogan-Howe leaves 10 Downing Street in London, following a meeting of Cobra. The head of London’s police force says as many as five terror plots were foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat. Hogan-Howe told the BBC on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 that normally security services disrupt one plot annually. However, he says this year alone authorities have disrupted “we think four or five.’’(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

The head of London’s police force said Sunday that as many as five terror plots were foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Nigeria: Dozens dead in suspected extremist attack

In this Thursday, May 8, 2014 file photo, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan speaks during the World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja, Nigeria. Abubakar Shekau, leader of Nigeria’s Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off. In a new video released late Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Shekau dashed hopes for a prisoner exchange to get the girls released. Shekau's announcement further discredits the government of Jonathan, who on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 formally announced his candidacy for elections on Feb. 14, 2015 in Africa's most populous nation. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)

An attack by Islamic extremists killed dozens in the northeastern Nigerian village of Doron Baga, a major fishing center on the shores of Lake Chad, witnesses said.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list released

In this Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 file photo, a giraffe walks past an Acacia tree, their principal source of food, at Crescent Island Wildlife Sanctuary on Lake Naivasha, Kenya. The international police agency Interpol on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 began a Most Wanted campaign of suspects who have carried out such environmental crimes as wildlife trafficking, illegal fishing, illegal logging and trading in ivory, including a man who allegedly paid for the transport of live giraffes and impalas by military plane from Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania to be delivered to Qatar. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

Have you seen a man who loaded live giraffes into a Tanzanian military plane for delivery to Qatar? If so Interpol would like to speak with you.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Thai leader pats reporter on head, tugs his ear

In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 photo, Thai student activists raise the three-fingered salute in front of Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha speak in Khon Kaen province, northeast of Bangkok, Thailand. Five university students were arrested after giving the salute during the speech by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led the coup as army commander. The military-imposed government banned the gesture, which symbolizes rebellion against totalitarian rule in the "Hunger Games" movie series. (AP Photo/Bangkok Post)

Thailand’s military-installed prime minister, known for scolding journalists, is trying a new tack: patting their heads and tugging their ears.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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