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'Wrong side of the Constitution'? Obama likely to delay deportations, say experts

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:15pm

One of President Obama’s first moves toward trying to “fix” the U.S. immigration system without Congress will almost certainly be to expand on his 2012 executive order that postponed deportation for potentially millions of young illegal immigrants, say experts on both sides of the debate.

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7 Colombians now facing murder charges in US for death of DEA agent

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:51pm

The Department of Justice says seven Colombians have been extradited to the United States to face charges related to the 2013 stabbing death of a U.S. drug agent in Bogota.

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Former Virginia governor opposes witness number limit

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:28pm

Virginia's former governor has urged a federal judge to allow him to call up to 10 character witnesses in his corruption trial.

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US condemns 'heinous murder' of Palestinian teen

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:19pm

The Obama administration is condemning the killing of a Palestinian teenager as a "despicable act" and is calling on the perpetrators to be brought to justice.

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NSA Internet spying program an 'effective tool,' bipartisan privacy board says

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:53am

A federal watchdog group said Wednesday that the National Security Agency’s data collection and surveillance program has been “an effective tool” for the country.

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Clintons’ corporate ATM cuts both ways

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:24am

Hillary's Wall Street donors means costs as well as benefits on her 2016 political balance sheet.   

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FEC looks into PAC that backed Thad Cochran

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:21am
More drama in Mississippi Senate race
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Often-split court agrees your privacy matters

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:01am

Supreme Court justices found more common ground than usual this year, and nowhere was their unanimity more surprising than in a ruling that police must get a judge's approval before searching the cell phones of people they've arrested.

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Dead ahead: A pothole in highway construction aid?

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:52am

As the summer driving season swings into full gear, states can expect a large pothole in their construction budgets if Congress doesn't reach an agreement quickly on how to pay for federal highway and transit programs, President Barack Obama and his top officials are warning.

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Benghazi attack suspect Khatallah must remain in custody, judge rules

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:40am

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Libyan militant charged in the 2012 deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, will remain in a U.S. detention center until his trial.

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U.S. nuke sites dismantled security to save money, report warns

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:52am

The organization responsible for securing America’s highly sensitive nuclear sites has been suffering from a “chaotic” and “dysfunctional” security policy that has endangered the country’s nuclear sites and left them vulnerable to attack, according to a new report by the government’s watchdog group.

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Experts fear Hawaii’s new voter registration law heightens fraud risk

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:46am

Hawaii has the lowest voter turnout in the nation, with just 44 percent of eligible Hawaii voters taking part in the 2012 election.

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World Cup Fever: Some soccer-bashers see America under assault

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:00am

There are folks out there who view soccer in a culture-war sense and believe the sport’s apparently growing popularity somehow diminishes America.

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Obama warns of deep cutbacks in highway construction aid

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:01am

As the summer driving season swings into full gear, states can expect a large pothole in their construction budgets if Congress doesn't reach an agreement quickly on how to pay for federal highway and transit programs, President Obama and his top officials are warning.

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Robert McDonald, VA secretary nominee, faces challenges in fixing troubled agency

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:31am

A onetime Army Ranger and former CEO of a Fortune 500 consumer products company, Robert McDonald may face his toughest challenge yet in fixing the huge, scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

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Scott Brown Senate campaign brings Mitt Romney back to New Hampshire

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:16am

He insists he's not running for president a third time, but Mitt Romney is campaigning again in New Hampshire.

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Activists sue to block marijuana sales tax in Colorado

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:46am

Marijuana legalization advocates are suing to block state and local governments from collecting certain taxes on weed sold in Colorado, out of concern that businesses paying the fees would incriminate themselves at the federal level.

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Did computers stolen in Benghazi attack expose sensitive information?

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:23am

Computers were stolen from the U.S. compound in Benghazi during the 2012 terrorist attack, potentially exposing sensitive information and putting those who worked with American officials at risk, according to sources in Washington and on the ground in Libya.

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Khattala supervised action at Benghazi, government claims

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 9:54pm

In the days before the Benghazi attacks, the Libyan militant now in U.S. custody voiced concern and opposition to the presence of an American compound in Benghazi, the government said Tuesday in a court filing.

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