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Mexican president hails Obama´s decisions on immigration

November 22, 2014 - 9:48pm
Mercopress [Montevideo, Uruguay], by Staff Posted By: PageTurner- Sun, 23 56 2014 02:56:53 GMT Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto hailed US President Barack Obama´s sweeping steps on immigration, saying they were “most important measures taken in several decades” and would allow families to stay together. Obama´s plan, unveiled on Thursday, eases the threat of deportation for some 4.7 million immigrants, many of them Mexican, who are in the United States without legal documents. “I want to publicly recognize the President of the United States for yesterday´s announcement,” Peña Nieto told a conference in Mexico. “These measures bring relief to principally Mexican immigrants.”

What to know about the grand jury in Ferguson case

November 22, 2014 - 8:46pm
Associated Press, by Staff Posted By: SoCalGal- Sun, 23 03 2014 02:03:17 GMT ST. LOUIS — A Missouri grand jury has been hearing evidence for months as it weighs whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, which was followed by sometimes violent protests. Some answers to common questions about the grand jury: Q: What is the grand jury deciding? A: The grand jury is considering whether there is enough evidence to charge someone with a crime and, if so, what that charge should be. If the jury issues an indictment, a separate jury will be selected to decide whether the person is guilty. Q: When will they make a decision?

Owner Bellows In Comic Opera Of the Redskins

November 22, 2014 - 8:46pm
New York Times, by Michael Powell Posted By: SoCalGal- Sun, 23 56 2014 01:56:50 GMT Once upon a time, the Redskins were a bedrock franchise of the N.F.L., a perennial playoff team and a winner of three Super Bowls. The paranoiac coach George Allen took calls from the paranoiac president Richard Nixon, who even drew up a few plays for the team. Quarterbacks Sonny Jurgensen, Joe Theismann, Billy Kilmer and Doug Williams piled up wins. Many years, all that Republicans and Democrats could agree upon was their passion for this team. That feels as if it happened in 1014 B.C. Now, the Washington Redskins play like a comic opera, one that was years in the making and