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  • Speaker Boehner addresses the media

    Speaker defends lawsuit, Netanyahu invitation

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday confirmed House Republicans are filing a lawsuit against Obama’s executive action delaying deportations for millions of immigrants here illegally. “The President’s overreach when he took executive action to deal with the immigration problems in our country, frankly, in my view, is a violation of our Constitution,” he said in an interview on Fox News. “This isn’t about immigration,” he said. “This is the President violating the Constitution, violating his oath of […]

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    Measles spreading in California

    (CNN) — California health officials said Wednesday there are 79 confirmed measles cases in the state. According to the California Department of Public Health website, 52 of those cases are linked to an outbreak at Disneyland. There are four confirmed cases in Riverside County, where the Desert Sands Unified School District told 66 students — who have either not been vaccinated for measles or can’t show proof — that they need to stay home. CNN affiliate KESQ reported that one […]

  • President and First Lady Obama in Saudi Arabia

    First lady Michelle Obama shakes hands with Saudi king. So?

    (CNN) — President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made a quick stop in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay respects to the late King Abdullah, and to hold meetings with the new leader, King Salman bin Abdulaziz. But one aspect of the encounter stood out to reporters covering the receiving line at the palace: the first lady shook hands with the king. Islamic law generally forbids men from touching women to whom they are not related. However, that […]

  • Google Fiber expands to four more cities

    Google Fiber comes to the South… but not NOLA

    SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney) — Google is expanding its coveted mega-high-speed Internet service in the South. Eighteen cities in four metro areas — Atlanta, Nashville, Charlotte, N.C., and Raleigh-Durham, N.C. — are getting Google Fiber, the company announced Tuesday. Google picked these final locations from a batch of 35 potential cities, which the company spent the last year studying. The cities were invited to woo Google by doing much of the pre-planning legwork, such as providing maps and detailed information on […]

  • This map depicts the proposed locations of the Keystone XL Pipeline (CNN)

    Dems in Senate block Keystone vote

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Senate Democrats blocked an effort by Republicans to end debate on a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, a setback for GOP leaders who must rely on a handful of Democrats who have supported the project in the past in order to get approval of their top legislative priority of the new Congress. 60 votes were needed on a pair of procedural motions to end Democratic filibusters, but each failed on a 53-39 tally. Democrats who […]

  • POW/US Flags fly on the Fourth of July

    BREAKING: “Device” found on White House lawn

    (CNN) — The Secret Service is investigating a “device” found on the grounds of the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest said early Monday morning. Earnest said the device does not appear to pose a threat. The President and the first lady are both away, traveling in India.  

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    NFL still hasn’t talked to Tom Brady

    (CNN) — As controversy continues over underinflated footballs used in Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick insisted Saturday that the Patriots organization had done nothing wrong. The coach of the Super Bowl-bound Patriots also described simulations the organization conducted that suggest cold weather may cause the air pressure in footballs to drop. “We feel like we followed the rules of the game to the letter in our preparations, in our procedures and in the […]

  • Deandre Harris, seen here in a photo provided by the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office, is wanted for the attempted second-degree murder of his own father.

    Plaquemines man wanted for shooting own father in the back

    Deputies in Plaquemines Parish say an 18-year-old man is on the run after allegedly shooting his own father in the back.

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    Fact-checking Gov. Jindal’s ‘no-go zone’ claims

    (CNN) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday stood by his criticism of so-called “no-go” zones in Europe, where sovereign nations allegedly cede authority to Muslim immigrants, a controversial idea that many critics say is overblown. And the potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate decried what he called immigrants’ insistence on “non-assimilation, the fact that “you’ve got people who want to come to our country but not adopt our values,” which he called “dangerous.” Jindal has the reputation of policy wonk […]