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US Senate approves immigration reform

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 28 2013, 1:50am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

US Senate approves immigration reform
Washington, June 28 (IANS/EFE) The US Senate voted 68-32 Thursday to approve the biggest immigration reform since 1986, opening the way for legalization and possible citizenship for an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants.
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Tillis: Lack of Leadership From Obama on Ebola has 'Created a Crisis of Confidence'

Oct 24 2014 10:03am CDT | Source: Big Government

In the wake of news that an American doctor who recently returned from West Africa tested positive for Ebola in New York City, North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis called on President Obama to start exhibiting leadership. “The American people are looking to the President for steady leadership and competence they have yet to see, which in turn has created a crisis of confidence,” Tillis, a Republican in a tight race ...
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Stampede to the Exit

Oct 24 2014 8:26am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

As the election season winds down, voters are caught between scary movie and farce. Thanks to a Tar Heel friend who alerted me to issue ads in the North Carolina senate race, I now know that "for six years the policies of Barack Obama and Kay Hagan have dominated Washington." Karl Rove's American Crossroads, you see, is touting Republican Thom Tillis. For months the Democratic Congressional ...
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Dhaka, Oct 25 (IANS) A Bangladesh National Party (BNP) leader and 63 activists were arrested here Saturday for allegedly planning violent activities. | by IANS
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Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday welcomed the UN's decision to grant observer status to the Developing-Eight (D-8) Organisation for Economic Cooperation. | by IANS
To escape IS jihadis, Yazidis hide on Mount Sinjar
Mosul (Iraq), Oct 25 (IANS/EFE) Recent inroads by militants of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Yazidi territory in Iraq have led 2,500 people to seek refuge on Mount Sinjar, which has become a safe haven for the minority Kurdish sect for the second time this year. | by IANS

HUFFPOST HILL - Ebola Anxiety Grows, Surpassing 'Knockout Game' Panic Levels

Oct 21 2014 4:45pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

A man told Barack Obama to stay away from his fiancé, as if a guy with the president's dance moves or jeans could ever land a lady. Marco Rubio introduced a bill banning flights from countries with Ebola victims, though there isn't really any cross-border movement he wouldn't oppose at this point. And Denis McDonough is negotiating what will be redacted from the Senate's torture r ...
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These Republicans Prove You Don't Have To Be A Scientist To Have A Lot To Say About Science

Oct 21 2014 2:34pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON –- There was a time when many Republican candidates would say that climate change wasn't real, or at least, wasn't being caused by human activity. But in 2014, many have instead started to dodge questions about their positions on climate change by pleading ignorance: "I'm not a scientist … " This increasingly common response is not limited to questions about climate change. Indeed, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) seems to have originated this trend in respo ...
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Obama Administration Begins to Crack on Ebola Travel Ban, Announces Partial Restrictions

Oct 21 2014 11:21am CDT | Source: Big Government

President Barack Obama’s administration is beginning to crack on travel restrictions from Ebola-stricken countries. While not a full travel ban, the Department of Homeland Security has announced partial travel restrictions that will go into effect Wednesday morning. “Today, as part of the Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing response to prevent the spread of Ebola to the United States, we are announcing travel restrictions in the form of additional screening and protec ...
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Republicans Look To Ban Travel To Ebola-stricken Western Africa

Oct 21 2014 7:10am CDT | Source: Big Government

President Obama has recently stated that he will not impose a travel ban to and from western African countries stricken with the deadly Ebola disease. But do you think legislators like Florida Congressman Dennis Ross and Senator Marco Rubio are going to sit idly by while more Americans are put at risk of contracting Ebola from those traveling from Africa? Nope. Unlike his colleague in the Senate, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Rubio supports a travel ban from certa ...
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WHO touts Ebola 'success' in 2 African nations

Oct 20 2014 9:15pm CDT | Source: WND

Bruce Aylward, WHO assistant director-general, speaks to media NEW YORK – Amid widespread criticism of governmental and international handling of the Ebola crisis worldwide, the World Health Organization is touting success in two African nations where the virus had little impact. The United Nations agency announced Monday that the outbreak was officially over in Nigeria after declaring Friday that Seneg ...
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Rubio to Introduce Legislation to Ban Travel from Ebola Stricken Nations

Oct 20 2014 5:15pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) plans to introduce a bill that he says would ban visa issuance to people from Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa. “While Ebola’s deadly reach has proven to be a complex and unique international challenge, the many uncertainties surrounding this virus continue to threaten U.S. national security,” Rubio said in a statement announcing the legislation. “Our biggest priority is ensuring that sufficient safeguards are in plac ...
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