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Mr. President, did you forget something? Whoops: Obama forgets his Blackberry – CNN


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Mr. President, did you forget something? Whoops: Obama forgets his Blackberry
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Washington (CNN) — He's got a lot on his mind — can you blame him? Friday afternoon President Barack Obama was scheduled to travel to Las Vegas, Nevada to deliver a speech on his sweeping changes to the nation's immigrations system, when he did …
OBAMA: 'I Forgot My Blackberry'Business Insider
Obama runs back into the White House because he forgot his BlackBerryMashable
Obama forgets his phone, runs back into the White House to get itQuartz
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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 5:15 pm

The Catch-22 of Barack Obama – Foreign Policy


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The Catch-22 of Barack Obama
Foreign Policy
Fortunately for the United States, Barack Obama was not content with such passivity. His decision to use his executive authority to shield undocumented immigrants in much the same way as every other modern president — although at a scale none had …

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 4:44 pm

Is Jim Webb 2016′s Barack Obama? – MSNBC


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Is Jim Webb 2016's Barack Obama?
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Just when we thought the 2016 Democratic presidential primary would turn into a bloodless coronation of Hillary Clinton, the race gets a whole lot more interesting. Jim Webb, former Virginia Democratic senator and Secretary of the Navy under President …

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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 4:39 pm

Flashback: Barack Obama on the “biggest problems we’re facing” – Washington Post


Flashback: Barack Obama on the “biggest problems we're facing”
Washington Post
Senator Barack Obama, 2008: “The biggest problems that we're facing right now have to do with George Bush trying to bring more and more power into the executive branch and not go through Congress at all. And that's what I intend to reverse when I'm …

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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 4:36 pm

All Hail King Barack Obama, Emperor Of The United States Of America! – Breitbart News


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All Hail King Barack Obama, Emperor Of The United States Of America!
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President Obama previously said he could not issue an executive amnesty because 'I'm the President of the United States, I'm not the emperor of the United States. My job is to execute laws that are passed. Well, apparently we now have an 'Emperor of

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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 2:45 pm

Barack Obama and immigration – The Economist (blog)


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Barack Obama and immigration
The Economist (blog)
BARACK OBAMA gives a good speech: that much is clear. For your British correspondent, inured to the lazy xenophobic rhetoric of his country's politicians, it is hard not to be uplifted by the president's appeal to Americans to accept immigrants as equals.

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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 11:12 am

Obama unveils US immigration reform, setting up fight with Republicans – Reuters


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Obama unveils US immigration reform, setting up fight with Republicans
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for some 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans who …

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:47 am

Barack Obama enforces US immigration overhaul – BBC News


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Barack Obama enforces US immigration overhaul
BBC News
Millions of immigrants living illegally in the US will be allowed to apply for work permits under a major shake-up unveiled by President Barack Obama. They include immigrants who have been in the US for five years and have children staying legally in
Barack Obama: Position on immigration action through executive orders 'hasn't PolitiFact
Barack Obama runs a red lightThe Economist
President Barack Obama Acts on Deportation Relief for MillionsNBCNews.com
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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:45 am

Australia Rebukes Barack Obama for Comments About Great Barrier Reef – Wall Street Journal


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Australia Rebukes Barack Obama for Comments About Great Barrier Reef
Wall Street Journal
CANBERRA, Australia—Australia has taken issue with a speech by Barack Obama in which the U.S. president criticized the country's handling of the Great Barrier Reef. In a rare rebuke of Washington, a close military and political ally, Australia's
Julie Bishop rebukes Barack Obama over Great Barrier ReefThe Guardian
Julie Bishop criticises Barack Obama over Great Barrier Reef commentsThe Age
Australia rebukes Barack Obama for warning on Great Barrier ReefTelegraph.co.uk
International Business Times AU -NEWS.com.au
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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 4:52 am

Full Transcript: President Barack Obama Announces Action on Immigration – Fox News Insider


Full Transcript: President Barack Obama Announces Action on Immigration
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by Fox News Insider. Posted in: // Barack Obama; // Immigration. President Barack Obama tonight addressed actions he will take on immigration, while also urging Congress to pass a comprehensive reform bill. Read the full transcript of his remarks below.

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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 3:27 am

Obama News – Yahoo!News

House GOP sues administration over health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama’s health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program.

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:49 pm

Mexican president hails Obama’s immigration reform

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto hailed U.S. President Barack Obama’s sweeping steps on immigration, saying on Friday they were “most important measures taken in several decades” and would allow families to stay together. Obama’s plan, unveiled on Thursday, eases the threat of deportation for some 4.7 million immigrants, many of them Mexican, who are in the United States without legal documents. “I want to publicly recognize the President of the United States for yesterday’s announcement,” Pena Nieto told a conference in Mexico. …

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:43 pm

Podcast: Experts discuss the Constitution, immigration and executive powers

Louis Fisher from the Constitution Project and Chris Edelson from American University analyze President Obama’s speech and executive orders about immigration, in a detailed conversation with the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen.

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:40 pm

House leader: Obama ‘sabotages’ bipartisan immigration policy

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) denounces the executive order on immigration made by U.S. President Barack ObamaBy Amanda Becker and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Friday that President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration had sabotaged chances for bipartisan legislation and vowed to lead a fight to block the order. Republicans remain split on the best course of resistance to Obama's action easing the threat of deportation for some 4.7 million undocumented immigrants, but conservative groups were already pulling together legal strategies to challenge it. …

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:39 pm

Any new U.S. Internet rules must withstand lawsuits: FCC chief

Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on oversight of the FCC on Capitol Hill in WashingtonBy Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. regulators expect Internet service providers to sue the government over any changes in the way they are regulated and must reevaluate any proposals to make sure they stand up in court, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said at a meeting on Friday. Last week U.S. President Barack Obama said Internet service providers should be regulated more like public utilities to make sure they grant equal access to all content providers. …

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:28 pm

The House Republicans Finally Sued Obama

The House Republicans Finally Sued ObamaHow did House Republicans respond to President Obama's speech announcing his decision to circumvent Congress on immigration? They sued him, but not over that.

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:28 pm

Slovakia says freed Guantanamo inmates ‘pose no risk’

This April 9, 2014 photo, taken during an escorted visit and reviewed by the US military, shows an US soldier walking next to the razor wire-topped fence at the abandoned "Camp X-Ray" detention facility at the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, CubaThe Guantanamo Bay prisoners released to Slovakia as part of efforts to empty the controversial US military detention centre pose no security risk, the Slovak interior ministry said Friday. The two men, a Yemeni and a Tunisian, arrived in Slovakia on Thursday after being held at the prison facility in Cuba for more than a decade without charge or trial. "These individuals have never been suspected or accused of committing a crime and they pose no risk to Slovakia's internal security," interior ministry spokesman Peter Lazarov said in a statement. Slovakia had already taken in six prisoners — an Azerbaijani, an Egyptian, a Tunisian and three Uighurs — following a 2009 agreement with the United States.

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:23 pm

Report: Grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drilling

Report: Grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drillingA government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms …

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:23 pm

US House Republicans sue over ‘Obamacare’

US President Barack Obama speaks about the healthcare reform laws, known as Obamacare, at an Organizing for Action event in Washington, DC, November 4, 2013US House Republicans filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama's administration Friday over his signature health care law and unilateral actions they say amount to an abuse of executive authority. The suit, which Republicans have threatened for months, was filed in US District Court in Washington against the secretaries of the Treasury and the Health and Human Services Department and focuses on the administration's "unconstitutional and unlawful" rewriting of segments of the law commonly referred to as Obamacare.

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:19 pm

Obama will visit India again as ties expand

U.S. President Barack Obama and India's PM Narendra Modi end their meeting at the White House in WashingtonBy David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will attend India's Republic Day celebrations in January as chief guest, a sign of steadily expanding ties between two countries that share concerns about China's growing power in Asia. Obama was invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will be the first U.S. president to attend a Republic Day celebration, the White House said on Friday. Diplomats said Obama, who visited India in 2010, would also be the first U.S. president to visit the country twice while in office. …

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:12 pm