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How cops get away with it: Why the government can read your emails, but not count shooting deaths

There’s no way to know how many people are shot and killed by police each year. That needs to change now<p>The shooting of teenager Michael Brown has focused the nation (again) on the dangers faced by young, unarmed black men walking the streets of America. The sight of paramilitary police with guns …

Immigration could set stage for big U.S. budget showdown | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservatives in the U.S. Congress who object to President Barack Obama’s immigration policies are threatening to tie a must-pass budget bill to the issue, making for a possible showdown in September and raising the specter of a government shutdown.<p>A break in the border fence …

Obama’s immigration decision could roil 2014 election

Both political parties are in a state of high anxiety about the possibility that President Obama will allow millions of illegal immigrants to remain in the country, fearing that White House action on the issue could change the course of November’s midterm elections.<p>In the past few days, Democratic …

California mulls bill to remove guns from potential offenders | Reuters

(Reuters) - A bill allowing family members to ask a judge to order firearms removed from people likely to commit gun violence advanced in California on Wednesday, one of several gun control measures up for votes in the last week of the state’s legislative session.<p>The measure was introduced after …

Obama crafts legal rationale for immigration steps

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama's impending executive actions on immigration.<p>Facing an expected onslaught of opposition, the administration plans to argue that Congress failed to provide enough resources to …

U.S. to ease some deportations to Mexico under settlement | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have agreed to stop pressuring undocumented immigrants in Southern California to sign off on their own deportations under a legal settlement that may later allow some deportees to return from Mexico to seek U.S. legal residency, advocacy groups said on …

Man held in LA serial shootings appears in court

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (AP) — A man accused of going on a five-day rampage of serial shootings in the Los Angeles area made his first court appearance Wednesday on charges that could lead to the death penalty.<p>Alexander Hernandez waived arraignment during his brief appearance in Los Angeles County …

U.S. To Consider Spousal Abuse In Immigration Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government immigration board has determined for the first time that domestic violence victims may be able to qualify for asylum in the United States. The ruling comes in the case of a Guatemalan woman who crossed into the U.S. illegally in 2005 after fleeing her husband.<p>She said …

Chicago police commander accused of putting gun in suspect's mouth

A police commander frequently praised for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect's mouth.<p>Cmdr. Glenn Evans was charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct, said Sally …