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Chris Christie won't visit border during trip to Mexico

Friday, 29 August 2014 12:10
Though he's lambasted President Obama for his "awful" handling of the staggering influx of undocumented minors across the U.S.-Mexico line, Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., says he won't be visiting the southern border during his trip to Mexico next week. Christie - who's not been coy about his 2016 White House ambitions - argued his job description doesn't list mending federal humanitarian crises. "The president has his responsibilities; I have mine," he said at a news…
Chelsea Clinton stepping down from cushy NBC News gig
Friday, 29 August 2014 12:10
To channel her energies into parenting duties and her family's namesake foundation, Chelsea Clinton will be leaving her cushy gig as a special correspondent for NBC News, People magazine reported Friday. In a statement, the former first daughter said she'd be parting ways with the network after less than three years "to continue focusing on my work at the Clinton Foundation, and as [husband Marc Mezvinsky] and I look forward to welcoming our first child."…
Kansas woman, 92, needs family Bible to register to vote
Friday, 29 August 2014 12:10
August 29, 2014, 12:42 PM|A 92-year-old Kansas woman needed to get creative after a new voter registration law mandated she have a birth certificate to vote. While she did not have the certificate, an old family Bible included a record of her birth. Alan Shope from Kansas City affiliate KCTV reports.
Cameron tougher fight with ISIL
Friday, 29 August 2014 10:15
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron says he'll introduce new laws to combat terror suspects, pledging to seize passports to fight what he described as an extremist threat more dangerous than any previously seen. Cameron's remarks came just after authorities on Friday raised the terror threat level to severe, the second highest level. The decision was related to developments in Iraq and Syria, but there was no information to suggest an attack was imminent.
Syrian rebels continue to hold peacekeepers hostage
Friday, 29 August 2014 09:14
SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Forty-four Fijian soldiers working as U.N. peacekeepers remained captive to a militant group in Syria on Friday while 75 Philippine soldiers were in tense standoff with the rebels, according to the two Pacific nations. Both nations remained hopeful the impasse could be resolved without bloodshed. Fijian Commander Brig. Gen. Mosese Tikoitoga said he's been informed his soldiers are unharmed, although he hasn't been able to contact them directly.
Russian fund with U.S. advisers escapes sanctions so far
Friday, 29 August 2014 09:08
WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion Russian Direct Investment Fund, which has partnered with brand-name American companies and whose advisers include top U.S. and European private equity executives. PlayVideoCBS This Morning
Democratic senator's ‘extreme degree of skepticism’ about ISIL strike
Friday, 29 August 2014 07:14
Sen. Chris Murphy says he would be "very unlikely" to support expanding America's military campaign against the brutal ISIL militia from Iraq into neighboring Syria. But the Connecticut Democrat says President Obama must seek explicit authorization from Congress if he decides to widen the conflict. While a vote on launching a new U.S. intervention in the Middle East might put vulnerable Democrats further at risk come November, that's not an excuse for Congress not to…
Wealthy New Yorkers moan over Obama no-fly rule
Friday, 29 August 2014 06:16
President Obama flies to New York's Westchester County Friday for a series of weekend fundraisers. The timing has upset some very wealthy and powerful New Yorkers, CBS News' Michelle Miller reports. When Air Force One arrives, the FAA will put the skies over New York City on lockdown. Corporate planes and private charters, and their jet-setting passengers, will be the hardest hit, just in time for the start of Labor Day weekend. Mr. Obama's no-fly…
How would airstrikes impact Syria's humanitarian crisis?
Friday, 29 August 2014 05:05
President Obama's impending decision over whether to launch military strikes in Syria to stop the spread of Islamic extremists is clearly complicated. The U.S. is no friend to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but in its efforts to stop the spread of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the administration may choose to tacitly assist the Assad regime. PlayVideoCBS Evening News
Obama signals timing of new immigration measures in question
Thursday, 28 August 2014 22:09
By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he still planned to take steps on his own to improve the U.S. immigration system but that his timeline for taking action has been affected by the need to deal with a flood of migrant children from central America. Obama had previously said he planned by the end of summer to find ways to change immigration regulations, unilateral action he said was…

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