Obama to transform immigration policy, spare 5 million from deportation

U.S. President Obama announces executive actions on immigration during nationally televised address from the White House in WashingtonPresident Barack Obama will announce a sweeping overhaul of immigration policy that will affect up to 5 million people and shape his legacy — but also court legal and political challenges from Republicans who say he's overstepping his authority.

Boehner: 'We Will Not Stand Idle' on Immigration
Boehner: Obama 'damaging the presidency itself' with immigration move, says House will respond

UK men planned to behead member of the public, terrorism trial hears
LONDON (Reuters) - Three men appeared in court on Thursday charged with terrorism offences relating to an alleged plot to carry out a beheading in Britain.

UKIP throws UK into 'political abyss'
Its second by-election win means UKIP is now more than just a fringe group thumbing its nose at the big parties: it is a wild card which can threaten all their prospects, writes Robin Oakley.

UK-Spain dispute over Gibraltar threatens European skies reform
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The dispute between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar threatens to hold up European Union plans to merge national air corridors, diplomats say.

U.S. senator worried Fed oversight of major banks still lax
By Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Democratic senator said on Friday he remains concerned about slack oversight of the largest U.S. banks, and that the New York Fed in particular remains too close to the institutions it regulates. "Troubling reports suggest that it is back to business as usual at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York," Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown said as he kicked off a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee. ...














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