Davis Cup: Switzerland, France level
Roger Federer's debut in a Davis Cup final didn't go as planned. He lost and in convincing fashion in front of a record crowd. But Stan Wawrinka beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga earlier to leave it honors even on day one.

The most amazing train stations
Whether they're blasting over the tracks in Germany or Japan, trains offer travelers a chance to sit back and relax as they ride through some of the world's most incredible scenery.

Israel demolitions
Jerusalem woke up on Tuesday to horrific images of slain Jewish worshipers, and scores injured in a terror attack on a synagogue. The assault which took place in the western Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Nof, shocked Israel to the core, as well as many others around the world. This is not surprising considering both the brutality of the attack and the fact it was carried out in a holy place, where innocent religious people were worshiping.

UK truck driver shortage threatens Christmas logjam
(Reuters) - A shortage of truckers on Britain's roads could leave Christmas shoppers out in the cold as tough new rules for drivers kick in.






Immigration: Tale of two presidents
George W. Bush tried to overhaul the U.S. immigration system. When Barack Obama wanted to do the same he used presidential powers. His opponents say he is behaving like a king.

Obama presses on with immigration plan as clash looms

US President Barack Obama announces executive action on immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House November 20, 2014 in Washington, DCUS President Barack Obama staunchly defended his unilateral move to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation Friday, pledging to implement his controversial plan despite furious criticism from congressional opponents. I will never give up," Obama insisted at the Las Vegas, Nevada high school where he launched his immigration reform efforts two years ago. "We're going to keep on working with members of Congress to make permanent reform a reality," he added. The controversial overhaul, praised by many immigration rights activists, provides three-year relief for millions of undocumented people who have lived in the country for more than five years and have children that are US citizens or legal residents.


Grappling with protests, Mexico president urges swift judicial reform
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Embattled President Enrique Peña Nieto called on Mexico's states on Friday to swiftly adopt steps to modernize the justice system as he tries to defuse mass protests over the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers.

Man survives fall from building onto car in S.F.
A man was seriously injured after falling from a building and landing onto a car in San Francisco's financial district, fire officials said. The man was transported to a hospital and the driver of the vehicle was uninjured.

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