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Obama Finds a Golf Partner in Derek Jeter

President Barack Obama hit the links on Saturday with former New York Yankee All-Star Derek Jeter. Mr. Obama, a White Sox Fan, joined Mr. Jeter at the Shadow Creek club in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The golf course is considered one of the most exclusive in the world.

Hillary: Obama Immigration Plan 'Historic Step'

In some of her first public comments on the issue, Hillary Rodham Clinton said she supports President Barack Obama's executive actions to protect five million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally and urged Congress to pursue a measure approved by the Senate last year. "I think the president took an historic step and I support it," she said.

Sunday Talk Preview: Immigration, Ferguson

President Barack Obama will appear on ABC's "This Week" to discuss his executive action on immigration, which is expected to be a topic on all the Sunday news shows. Plus, the latest on Ferguson, Mo., which awaits a grand jury's decision whether to indict the police officer involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Show More Summary

President Obama speaks to Ferguson: 'Keep protests peaceful.'

Echoing the calls for peace made by Michael Brown's family, President Barack Obama sent his own message to the people of Ferguson, Missouri, ahead of a grand jury's decision on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.Show More Summary

Obama's Temporary Immigration Fix Still Demands a Permanent Solution

After months -- and even years -- of anticipation, President Barack Obama has provided an imperfect solution for nearly half the country's unauthorized immigrants. The bold decision to wield his executive authority will extend legalShow More Summary

Obama quietly broadens US mission in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has quietly approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, broadening previous plans that had limited the military to counterterrorism missions against al-Qaida after this year, U.S. Show More Summary

Rising tension ahead of Ferguson grand jury decision

Tensions were high on Saturday in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, with a US grand jury poised to decide whether to prosecute a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager. US President Barack Obama has called for calm,...Show More Summary

Obama signs order expanding US role in Afghanistan: NYT

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U.S. President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The decision ensures a direct role for American troops in fighting in Afghanistan for at least another year, it said,...

After 12 years, US releases Saudi Arabian prisoner from Guantanamo Bay

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A Saudi Arabian held at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay for 12 years has been sent home, the Pentagon said Saturday, leaving 142 prisoners at the jail President Barack Obama has pledged to close. Mohammed Al-Zahrani, regarded as a previously active member of Al-Qaeda, is the latest of seven...

10 things you need to know today: November 22, 2014

1. Obama quietly approves expanded U.S. role in AfghanistanOver the past few weeks, President Barack Obama reportedly gave the go-ahead on new guidelines for U.S. missions in Afghanistan. The new orders will not affect the number of U.S. Show More Summary

President Obama quietly approves expanded U.S. role in Afghanistan

Over the past few weeks, President Barack Obama reportedly gave the go-ahead on new guidelines for U.S. missions in Afghanistan, The Associated Press reports. While the president's new orders will not affect the number of U.S. troops...Show More Summary

Obama regrets that Lebanon is without a president on Independence day

In a letter released by the US embassy on the occasion of Lebanon’s 71st Independence Day, President Barack Obama congratulated the Lebanese people and regretted that Lebanon is still without a president stressing that the” election of a president must be a Lebanese decision only, but it is a decision that must be taken for […]

Obama to Sell Exec Amnesty in Chicago with 'Godfathers' Gutierrez, Emanuel

President Barack Obama will continue his tour to sell his massive executive amnesty on Tuesday in Chicago with Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), considered the godfather of the pro-amnesty movement, and Mayor Rahm "godfather" Emanuel (D).Show More Summary

Obama Flies Luis Gutierrez on Air Force One for Exec Amnesty Celebration

On Friday, President Barack Obama flew Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) on Air Force One with other Democrats to a speech at a Las Vegas high school (Del Sol) where he delivered a speech to celebrate and promote his executive amnesty. Others aboard Air Force One, according to the White House, were Sen. Show More Summary

Obama Claims 'Borders Mean Something,' Illegal Immigrants Shouldn't Get Rewarded

On Friday, at the Las Vegas, Nevada high school where then-candidate Barack Obama pivoted to his "Si, Se Puede" (Yes, we can) message in 2008, President Barack Obama celebrated his executive amnesty in which he essentially declared,Show More Summary

Sessions: 'Companies Don't Get to Set the Immigration Policy'

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) railed against President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, saying that "companies don't get to set the immigration policy" on Friday's "The Kelly File" on the Fox News Channel. "Companies don't get to set the immigration policy in America. Show More Summary

Pew Study: Nevada Has Highest Percentage of Illegal Immigrants

As President Barack Obama began his road tour to sell his massive executive amnesty in Nevada, he spoke in a state that has the greatest percentage of illegal immigrants, children with at least one illegal immigrant parent, and illegal immigrants in the workforce. Show More Summary

DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on President Obama’s Immigration Action

Washington, DC – In response to President Barack Obama’s immigration announcement, DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement: “I'm proud President Obama has taken bold, definitive action to enact meaningful...Show More Summary

Jorge Ramos: Journalists, Hispanic Activists Convinced Obama to Pay 'Debt' to Latinos with Exec Amnesty

After President Barack Obama announced his massive executive amnesty on Thursday evening, Fusion and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos triumphantly declared that pro-amnesty journalists and Hispanic leaders helped push Obama on amnesty. Speaking...Show More Summary

McCaul: Obama Trying to Bait GOP Into Being 'Grinch Who Stole Christmas'

Friday on Houston's KPRC AM 950's "The Matt Patrick Show," Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX) said President Barack Obama went ahead with his executive action amnesty to "bait" congressional Republicans into being "the Grinch Who Stole Christmas" by shutting down the government right before the holidays. Show More Summary

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