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  • Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United...

  • Analysis: Clinton impeachment shadows GOP lawsuit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily. Memories of Bill Clinton and the campaign of 1998 may help explain why Speaker John Boehner and the...

  • Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad. U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen says that "a series of innocent oversights" led to...

  • Brazil's leader calls Gaza conflict 'a massacre'

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's president is calling Israel's conflict with Hamas "a massacre." Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff made the comment while speaking with local media outlets Monday from the presidential residence in Brasilia. In an article posted on the website of the...

  • Business owners concerned over Idaho liquor laws

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — State laws limiting the number of liquor licenses have created a lucrative resale market, but some people are concerned that the regulations are stunting economic growth. Idaho's liquor regulation has resulted in a scarcity of licenses, which in turn has caused...

  • Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In the ruling, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided with Sterling's estranged wife...

  • Bank of Cyprus says 1 billion euros raised

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' largest bank says it has bolstered its capital base by raising 1 billion euros ($1.34 billion) through a private placement of new shares. Bank of Cyprus said in a statement late Monday that the new shares each valued at 0.24 euros ($0.32) went to institutional...

  • Wyoming seeks to widen space between wells, homes

    CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming regulators are looking at widening the minimum allowable distance between homes and oil and gas wells, a change industry officials say isn't needed and some landowners say likely won't be big enough. Wyoming's current standard of 350 feet allows oil and gas wells...

  • Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs. An agreement announced by the...

  • Former CPS supervisor arrested on tampering charge

    ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A former supervisor for Texas Child Protective Services is accused of tampering with evidence as police investigated the 2012 starvation death of a 22-month-old girl, a police official said Monday. Martha Kiel Whitaker, 58, turned herself in Saturday on a felony count of...

  • Man gets 2 life terms in fatal stabbing of wife

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A Joppa man has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms for fatally stabbing his estranged wife and another man. Forty-six-year-old Bryant Walls was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County Circuit Court. He had been convicted of two counts of first-degree premeditated...

  • White House: EU, US to impose new Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and European Union plan to impose new sanctions against Russia this week, including penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy, the White House said Monday. The show of Western solidarity comes as the U.S. accuses Russia of ramping up its troop...

  • New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say he died days later from Ebola, one of the deadliest...

  • Will the NLRB super-size Big Labor's fast food industry push?

    Big Labor has put a lot of time and money behind unionizing the fast food industry but hasn't had much to show for it so far. But, they might get a lucky break when a federal government agency decides a case that could rewrite corporate franchising law.

  • Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians — including nine children playing on a swing — in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy price civilians are paying in the conflict. Israel's...



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