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  • Islamic extremism threat balances tougher law enforcement against civil liberties around world

    The threat of Islamic extremism has justice officials balancing tougher law enforcement against the need to protect civil liberties, and that balance is struck in myriad ways around the world. The FBI's collection of demographic data on U.S. communities...
  • Keystone XL pipeline bill clears hurdle in GOP-controlled Senate despite Obama veto threat

    Legislation approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared an initial Senate hurdle Monday, a victory for newly empowered Republicans angling for a quick veto showdown with President Barack Obama. The bipartisan 63-32 vote was three...
  • Pistons get payback vs. Raptors, win 114-111

    TORONTO OK, nobody saw that coming. Back-to-back jumpers from Jonas Jerebko and a desperation three-pointer from Jodie Meeks pulled the Detroit Pistons to a 114-111 victory over the Toronto Raptors Monday night at the Air Canada Centre. The victory...
  • Senate votes to advance Keystone XL bill

    WASHINGTON The Keystone XL pipeline won a key vote in the Senate on Monday evening, clearing a path for a bill approving its construction to soon pass after six years of debate over the controversial proposal to ship Canadian crude oil to refineries on...
  • Screening at airports, federal buildings boosted after Paris attacks

    Security is being ramped up at federal buildings and airports across the U.S. in response to last week’s attacks in Paris, the nation’s top homeland security official said Monday. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson called the measures...
  • Man hailed as hero for stopping Ottawa shooter to be Canada's ambassador to Ireland

    The Canadian sergeant-at-arms hailed as a hero for killing the gunman who stormed Canada's parliament last year will become the country's ambassador to Ireland, the prime minister announced Thursday. Kevin Vickers, an Irish-Canadian, has been feted by...
  • Republicans, Nebraska court ship pipeline decision back to Obama; deliberations in 6th year

    Congressional Republicans and Nebraska's Supreme Court have shipped the Keystone XL oil pipeline project right back to a reluctant President Barack Obama. Obama is so loath to make the call that deliberations have entered their sixth year, nearly as long...
  • A double blow to Obama's oil pipeline resistance: Court and House undercut opposition

    In a double blow, the newly empowered Republican-led Congress and the Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday undercut President Barack Obama's opposition to the long Keystone XL oil pipeline. But the White House, which issued a veto threat earlier in the week,...
  • Nebraska Supreme Court tosses lawsuit challenging route of Keystone XL pipeline

    Nebraska's highest court threw out a challenge Friday to a proposed route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, even though a majority of judges agreed the landowners who sued should have won their case. The decision removes a major roadblock for the $8...
  • Keystone foes cite foreign oil users to undercut Republican push

    WASHINGTON As Republicans revive the Keystone debate in Congress, opponents are trying to shift the focus to where the Canadian pipeline's oil will end up once it reaches Texas: China or U.S. gas tanks? Massachusetts Democrat Edward Markey stood on the...
  • Nebraska Supreme Court rules on Keystone XL pipeline

    The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday removed a serious hurdle to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that then-Gov. Dave Heineman had the authority to approve the project's route without review by a state agency. A 2012 law...