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Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

 

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Florida State shooter went from liked to troubled

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State graduate Myron May seemed to change from a well-liked young attorney to would-be killer in a matter of months, stopped only by a fusillade of police bullets outside the library at his alma mater after he opened fire on students who dove between the stacks to escape.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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As snow ends, roof collapses, floods are concerns

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430M: Equilar study

NEW YORK (AP) — This year's flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Angry Mexicans protest over 43 missing students

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A largely peaceful march by tens of thousand demanding the return of 43 missing students ended in violence, as a small group of masked protesters battled police in Mexico City's main square.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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US, Turkey still not in sync on Syria

 

ISTANBUL (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Friday will become the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition's fight against Islamic State extremists.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Obama's immigration speech Thursday night

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is poised to claim broad authority to grant work permits to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States and to protect them from deportation. But Republicans are vowing an all-out fight against it.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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APNewsBreak: Official says FSU gunman was alumnus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who shot three people at Florida State University's library early Thursday before being killed by police was a lawyer who graduated from the school, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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