Obama to act unilaterally on immigration, irking Republicans

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Obama to act unilaterally on immigration, irking Republicans

President Barack Obama will outline a plan on Thursday to relax U.S. immigration policy for as many as 5 million people, bypassing Congress and angering Republicans.

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Obama meets with congressional leaders - says progress is possible on economic issues

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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Republican congressional leaders fresh off their mid-term election wins.

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Obama digs in even as he vows to work with Republicans

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US President Barack Obama has pledged to work with Republican lawmakers after their midterm election win but warned he would act without them to protect his core agenda, starting with immigration reform.

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US Defense chief Hagel postpones visits to Vietnam, Myanmar

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US Defense chief Hagel postpones visits to Vietnam, Myanmar

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has postponed a visit to Myanmar and Vietnam this month due to scheduling issues, including upcoming congressional hearings, a Pentagon official said on Tuesday.

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Biden predicts U.S. Democrats will keep Senate

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Biden predicts U.S. Democrats will keep Senate

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden predicted Democrats would retain control of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday's congressional elections but said that whatever happens, Republicans would have to work harder to make sure things get done in Washington.

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Getting TPP right more important than getting it fast, says US envoy

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Getting TPP right more important than getting it fast, says US envoy

TODAY reports: The Trans-Pacific Partnership is expected to be a game changer for regional economies, says United States Ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar.

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CDC chief says spread of Ebola in Africa could imperil U.S. healthcare system

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The CDC's Dr Thomas Frieden and Dr Anthony Fauci of the NIH testify before a congressional panel about the threat posed by Ebola.

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Watching porn at the office: 'extremely common'

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Watching porn at the office: 'extremely common'

Office workers have long mastered the art of hiding what they’re really doing. Online shopping when the boss walks by? Minimize your browser! Perfecting your dating profile when your co-worker comes to chat? Press F4!

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U.S. to toughen Ebola screening at airports

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U.S. to toughen Ebola screening at airports

WASHINGTON, Oct 7 - U.S. health officials said on Tuesday they would unveil within days new screening procedures for the deadly Ebola virus at the country's airports to address public concern over the possibility of an outbreak.

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US Secret Service in disarray, fueling questions over Obama's safety

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US Secret Service in disarray, fueling questions over Obama's safety

When Secret Service officer Timothy McCarthy took a bullet to protect Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt and agent Jerry Parr shoved the president into a limousine, their quick reflexes projected a Hollywood-style image of invincibility around the agency.

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Fence-jumper ran through much of main floor of White House

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The man who breached security at the White House this month raced through several rooms on the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, a Republican congressman said on Monday.

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Obama thanks Congress for vote to aid Syrian rebels

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During annual congressional picnic, U.S. President Barack Obama thanks members for voting in favor of arming and training moderate Syrian rebels to combat Islamic State.

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US adoption firms given green light

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The US Embassy yesterday announced Viet Nam's Central Adoption Authority under the Ministry of Justice has authorised two US service providers to facilitate inter-country adoptions in Viet Nam following a six-year hiatus.

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Vietnam, the US resume adoption programme

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The Vietnamese Ministry of Justice on September 16 officially handed over licences to two US adoption service providers –Dillon International and Holt International Children’s Services to facilitate inter-country adoptions following a six-year hiatus.

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U.S. lawmakers embrace fight against Islamic State, some question Obama plan

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U.S. lawmakers embrace fight against Islamic State, some question Obama plan

U.S. lawmakers say they are on the verge of taking a "war vote" as they consider whether to back President Barack Obama's campaign to destroy Islamic State, and despite broad support for action many fear being drawn into a quagmire.

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