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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Shutdown eyed by Republicans to foil Obama on immigration

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 09:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Shutdown eyed to foil Obama on immigration A Republican leader has held open the possibility that his party could move to shut down the US government in an attempt to stop President Barack Obama taking executive action on immigration policy. A vocal group of conservatives in the House of Representatives is pressing to use government funding as leverage ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Showdown looms as Barack Obama forces through immigration changes

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 06:20pm by Reuters

    ... Obama urged Republicans not to take steps against his plan that could lead to a government shutdown, raising the specter of a crisis that some conservatives would like to push but Republican ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Buck stops with me over midterm poll losses, admits Obama

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... to go down this path." The Senate passed legislation on comprehensive immigration reform last year but it foundered in the House where conservative Republicans branded attempts to bring ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Is boom in Chinese homebuying in suburban Los Angeles close to ending?

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 10:07pm by MCT

    ... if they planned to seek a loan. "All this is very new to them," she said. "A lot of Chinese people are very conservative about sharing their wealth." Chen now employs eight ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mia Love a coup for Republicans as party's first black woman in Congress

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 07:22am by WASHINGTON POST, MCT, AP

    ... pro-gun, anti-abortion, anti-"Obamacare" fiscal conservative, Love has criticised government-subsidised student loans. Born Ludmya Bourdeau in Brooklyn, she's won ... to be a superstar in the sense that conservatives will be saying: 'This is what the Republican Party should look like.'" Republicans claimed a commanding majority in the House ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Animal cruelty suspected after bear cub found dead in New York's Central Park

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:25pm by AP

    ... animal cruelty played a role in the animal's death. The cub was found on Monday morning by two women walking their dogs. The women notified a Central Park Conservancy employee. There were ... of Environmental Conservation was taking over the case. ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Founder of charity caring for retired circus elephants trampled to death

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:30pm by AP

    ... and the importance of wildlife conservation" through his educational outreach efforts, it said. ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    They finally said 'I do': gay couple marry in Iowa after 72 years together

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:31pm by GDN

    ... an area commonly associated with conservative values. "We haven't been able to get married until the last few years, so that's why we're so old when we're getting ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Barack Obama delays United States immigration reform as mid-term polls loom

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:30am by AP

    ... for not authorising construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast. North Carolina Another state lost by Obama in 2012, which has experienced a conservative wave recently. Voters amended the state constitution to ban gay marriage, and lawmakers led by Republican Senate challenger Thom Tillis approved ultra-conservative budget policies. Incumbent Senator Kay Hagan boasts ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Republicans push migrant crackdown through US House

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by Reuters

    ... unaccompanied children, who are flooding to the US border with Mexico, as lawmakers passed a US$694 million border-security bill. The 223-189 vote came one day after conservative Republicans balked ... and add money to deploy National Guard troops at the border with Mexico. The changes were intended to satisfy conservative House Republican lawmakers. ...




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