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  • U.S. moves to ensure birth control access at religious companies

    (Reuters) - The Obama administration will ensure access to birth control coverage for employees of closely held companies that object on religious grounds to contraception, one of the health benefits mandated by the Affordable Care Act. The move...
  • California Incentives Bill Urges Trade Action to Curb Flight of VFX Jobs

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - An amendment to proposed legislation to expand California's film and TV tax credit urges trade action as a response to countries that have lured visual effects firms away with the promise of generous subsidies. The amendment...
  • Mexico launches special police force to guard economic activity

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico on Friday launched a scaled-back version of a new police force President Enrique Pena Nieto had vowed to create while on the campaign trail to safeguard businesses against rampant organized crime. Pena Nieto originally...
  • Obama's approach in confronting Islamic State overlooks Syria

    WASHINGTON Despite two weeks of U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, the Islamic State retains its bloody grip on roughly half of the country and is rolling up new conquests in Syria, piling pressure on President Barack Obama to develop a comprehensive,...
  • Flow of ammunition, weapons to Israel continuing

    A recent Wall Street Journal story that claimed the Obama Administration has "tightened" its control on ammunition that the Pentagon is sending to Israel without its approval alarmed South Florida's Jewish community. But three members of South Florida'...
  • GM's legal team targeted in federal probe of faulty ignition switches

    GM's legal team targeted in federal probe of faulty ignition switches
    The Department of Justice is investigating whether the legal department of General Motors Co. concealed evidence from safety regulators about defective ignition switches that have been linked to at least 13 deaths and more than 50 crashes. General...
  • Obama may seek new funds to battle Islamic State: Senate aide

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama could ask the U.S. Congress in coming weeks to approve new funds for airstrikes against Islamic State targets, according to a congressional aide, following the militants' beheading of an American journalist...
  • US drops search for new shelters to house child immigrants

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration has quietly abandoned its aggressive monthslong search for emergency shelters across the nation as the number of children illegally crossing the southern border alone continues to drop. At the same time, three...
  • Alcee Hastings sees many reasons for voter disinterest in primary

    Alcee Hastings sees many reasons for voter disinterest in primary
    U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, sees ultra-low turnout in Tuesday’s primary. Hastings, the longest-serving member of Congress from Broward (first elected in 1992) said there are multiple reasons. “I’m very worried,” he...
  • Harry Reid apologizes for jokes at Asian American function

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has a history of insensitive and off-color remarks, apologized Friday for a pair of jokes he made before the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce. “I don’t think you’re smarter than anybody else,...
  • Factbox - UEFA president Michel Platini

    LONDON (Reuters) - Factbox on UEFA president Michel Platini who will announce on Thursday whether he will stand as a candidate for the FIFA presidency in next year's elections: EARLY DAYS AND PLAYING CAREER Born: Joeuf, France, June 21, 1955 Joined...