President Obama Defends Use of Executive Action on Immigration

President Obama Defends Use of Executive Action on ImmigrationPresident Barack Obama defended his decision to use executive authority to enact changes to the U.S. immigration system during an exclusive interview for “This Week,” challenging Republican Speaker John Boehner to “pass a bill” if he was not satisfied with the president’s unilateral actions. “Congress...


Tense Ferguson braces for US grand jury decision

Protestors block traffic as they take to the streets in Ferguson, Missouri on November 22, 2014The father of a black teenager killed by police in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson sought to ease tensions as protesters stepped up calls for a grand jury to indict the white officer responsible. The predominantly African American community has been on edge over the jury's expected decision. US President Barack Obama has called for calm, Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency and the FBI deployed extra personnel. The jury can either indict police officer Darren Wilson, meaning he could face trial for the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9, or determine there is no case for him to answer.


Tunisia's Essebsi's party says he's ahead in presidential vote count
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi's campaign manager told reporters he was ahead in Sunday's election by at least 10 points, according to his own party's initial results.






Taking 'selfies' with a drone
What comes in a white cardboard box, weighs little more than a kilogram and can be purchased in a few clicks from Amazon?

The best photos of 2014
Paris Photo again drew huge crowds this year, including actresses, designers, artists and, of course, the photography world's elite.

Remembrance

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