Larry Redmond

10 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | @LarryRedmond | Keep up with Larry Redmond on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Larry Redmond”

Tea Party legislator pushes to add a “license to discriminate” to Texas constitution

State Sen. Donna Campbell introduced an amendment for the second time that could codify anti-LGBT discrimination<p>Texas state Sen. Donna Campbell wasn't successful the last time she introduced a constitutional amendment to strengthen the state's existing protections for religious freedom, so she's …

Source: Obama to announce 10-point immigration plan via exec action as early as next week

EXCLUSIVE: President Obama is planning to unveil a 10-part plan for overhauling U.S. immigration policy via executive action -- including suspending deportations for millions -- as early as next Friday, a source close to the White House told Fox News.<p>The president's plans were contained in a draft …

Some Republicans Seek to Block Obama Immigration Orders

A group of House and Senate Republicans want to use spending legislation to block President Barack Obama from easing immigration policies …

Dempsey: US troops could fight alongside Iraqi forces in war against ISIS

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Congress on Thursday that he wouldn’t rule out sending a small number of American forces to fight alongside Iraqi troops during some of the more complex missions against the Islamic State.<p>"I'm not predicting at this point that I would recommend that …

Barack Obama warns Burma to follow through on democratic reforms

Barack Obama returns to Burma to encourage former military junta to press ahead with stalled democratic reforms<p>President Barack Obama moved to revive Burma's stalled democratic reforms on Thursday, meeting with the country's president and parliamentary leaders and declaring that the work to reform …

Asia

How Harry Reid kept his job

Harry Reid stuck to his hard-nose style in public Thursday, unrepentant about losing the majority and blaming Republicans for the gridlock in the Senate.<p>But in private, the incoming minority leader has known there were a handful of Democrats ready to boot him from his job — and he moved swiftly to …

Soccer Gods

Fifa report finds Australia 'violated' World Cup bidding rules

<b>Australia's conduct in its 2022 bid to stage the football World Cup has been criticised for attempts to divert government money to influence votes.</b><p>A Fifa report found Australia's bidding consultants appeared to have "violated the bidding and ethics rules".<p>It also accused Australian officials of …

FIFA's Corruption Report Immediately Labeled 'Erroneous' by Its Own Investigator | VICE News

The level of corruption in soccer's leading body is still under question, after a FIFA report clearing Russia and Qatar of violating major bidding rules was immediately labeled "incomplete and erroneous" by the lawyer who carried out the full investigation.<p>Former US attorney Michael J. Garcia led …