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U.S. Marine found guilty of killing transgender Filipino

A Philippine court convicts a U.S. Marine of killing a Filipina transgender woman in a red light district, in a case that reignited long-simmering anti-American sentiment in the country. Newslook<p>A U.S. Marine was convicted, imprisoned and fined on Tuesday in a Philippines court for killing a …

Queensland Parliament passes new domestic violence laws granting victims 'special witness' status

Victims of domestic violence will no longer have to face their alleged attacker in court under laws passed in Queensland.<p>Minister for Women Shannon …

Philippine Deal On U.S. Forces Buttresses Defense Against China

Gingerly the U.S. and the Philippines are escalating their defense relationship with a landmark agreement on U.S. forces carefully scripted to sidestep a constitutional ban on “foreign military bases, troops, or facilities” except when approved by Philippine senate or by a national …

Obama returns to White House on Tuesday

President Obama is winging his way back to the White House aboard Air Force One on Tuesday, wrapping up a week-long trip to Asia.<p>Obama left the Philippines late Monday, eastern time, after a day in which he attended the launch of an electric vehicle project and honored fallen troops with a wreath …

Poll: Obama dips, GOP Congress up

President Barack Obama’s approval rating has hit a new low, and a majority of voters would prefer to see Republicans in charge of Congress to check the administration’s policies, a new poll says.<p>According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, Obama’s approval rating stands at 41 percent, the …

Frustrated Activists Taking White House Protests To Homeland Security Chief's Home Over Deportations

Month-long protests in front of the White House by DREAMers and activists whose families have been personally affected by record deportations are set to end in front of a different house — the personal home of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.<p>Ten to 15 activists plan to set up a candlelight …

Immigration

'Nerd Prom' Will Actually Be Nerdy This Year

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The White House Correspondents Dinner, which has been affectionately referred to as "Nerd Prom" for …

Organizing for Action – Medium

Obama to Congress (Again): Why Won’t You Do What America Wants?

President Barack Obama always frames his arguments to Congress the same way: The American people are with me, and it’s a shame you aren’t, too.<p>That sentiment popped up again Wednesday, when Mr. Obama took to the White House East Room to bemoan the Senate’s failure to reach the 60-vote threshold to …