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Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed DeportationsPresident Obama will ask Congress for about $2 billion in emergency funds and for a change in the law in an effort to stem the tide of Central American immigrants flooding the Southern border, according to a White House official.

U.S. Advances In World Cup Despite 1-0 Loss To Germany

U.S. Advances In World Cup Despite 1-0 Loss To GermanyThe U.S. men's soccer team has finished second in its World Cup group, after a 1-0 loss to Germany on Thursday. The Americans will advance after Portugal beat Ghana 2-1.

Report Questions U.S. Policy On Overseas Drone Strikes

Report Questions U.S. Policy On Overseas Drone StrikesU.S. strategy that relies on armed drones to kill terrorism suspects overseas "rests on questionable assumptions and risks increasing instability and escalating costs," according to a year-long study by a group of prominent military, intelligence and foreign policy experts.

World Cup Ratings Spike: How Popular Is Soccer In The U.S.?

World Cup Ratings Spike: How Popular Is Soccer In The U.S.?Sunday's thrilling and frustrating World Cup match between the U.S. and Portugal drew an average of 24.7 million viewers, according to the Nielsen ratings company, a result that puts the game above the recent NBA finals.

Report Points To ‘Dangerous Militarization’ Of U.S. Law Enforcement

Report Points To ‘Dangerous Militarization’ Of U.S. Law EnforcementU.S. law enforcement at all levels has undergone a dangerous militarization in recent years the American Civil Liberties Union says in a new report.

U.S. To Open Immigrant Family Detention Centers In Response To Influx

U.S. To Open Immigrant Family Detention Centers In Response To InfluxCiting a rise in the number of children and families attempting to immigrate into the Southwestern U.S. illegally, the Obama administration says it will use new detention facilities to house the families.

Iraq Battles Militants For Key Oil Refinery In Beiji

Iraq Battles Militants For Key Oil Refinery In BeijiIn an attempt to stop the juggernaut advance of the Sunni extremist group ISIS, Iraq's central government says the fight for the country's largest oil refinery is far from over.

U.S. Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Attack In Benghazi

U.S. Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Attack In BenghaziThe United States has captured a militant suspected of leading the terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, said Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby.

Insurgent Group Claims Large Part Of Major Iraqi City

Insurgent Group Claims Large Part Of Major Iraqi CityOvernight in Iraq, the al-Qaida splinter group ISIS overtook large parts of Mosul, one of the country's most populous cities.

Possible Friendly-Fire Incident Kills 5 Americans In Afghanistan

Possible Friendly-Fire Incident Kills 5 Americans In AfghanistanFive U.S. service members died in southern Afghanistan in a possible case of friendly fire. Afghan media are citing a local official who says the troops' air support mistakenly bombed their position.