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New ties with Cuba won't change immigration rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the Obama administration's decision to renew diplomatic ties with Cuba won't impact …

Tucson police no longer enforcing Arizona's immigration status checks | Fox News

Tucson police said Wednesday they will no longer fully enforce the state's landmark immigration law that requires local police to check the immigration status of people they encounter while enforcing other laws.<p>Chief Roberto Villaseñor said his officers will now only check immigration status and …

John Lydon: ‘Ukip’s talk about immigration is subdued racism’

Former Sex Pistol warns: "You don't know what you'll get if that lot get in"<p>John Lydon says Ukip are “creating confusion among voters” in the UK.<p>The …

UKIP

From Daniel Pantaleo To Darren Wilson, Police Are Almost Never Indicted

A police officer who choked an unarmed man to death on a public sidewalk will not face trial. This is the second recent high-profile case in which a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer who had killed an unarmed black civilian -- first Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and now …

“He would resent the way he is used”: How Martin Luther King would feel about his legacy

Stanford historian and King expert Clayborne Carson tells Salon why MLK remains so deeply misunderstood today<p>For better and for worse, the civil rights movement is at the forefront of American culture right now. And after the non-indictment of Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown …

Obama's Iraq policy gains bipartisan support, polls show

Majorities of Republicans and Democrats say they support President<p>Obama's plan for attacking Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, a rare bit of bipartisan backing for the president, two new polls show.<p>Six in 10 Democrats and a slightly larger share of Republicans said they backed Obama's plan, …

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Did Barack Obama just signal a shift in US policy toward Syria?

President Barack Obama used his commencement speech at the West Point military academy on Wednesday to highlight his view of war-torn Syria as a potential terrorist threat.<p>“As the Syrian civil war spills across borders, the capacity of battle-hardened extremist groups to come after us only …

Obama is still defensive about his foreign policy strategy, six years on

President Barack Obama made q big foreign policy speech Wednesday at West Point.<p>The president's main points were broad. He said America must continue to be a global leader. But he also stressed that leadership doesn't mean always using military power.<p>"US military action cannot be the only, or even …