Church groups take part in a protest against President Barack Obama's immigration enforcement policies outside the White House in Washington July 31, 2014. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Court blocks Obama's immigration plan

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's plan to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation was dealt another setback when an appeals court refused to lift a block put in place by 26 states that argued Obama overstepped his authority.  Full Article 

A woman walks out of the Internal Revenue Service building in New York in this May 13, 2013 photo. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Thousands of taxpayers' information stolen: IRS

Sophisticated cyber criminals gained illegal access to around 100,000 taxpayers' information over the last four months, the IRS said.   Full Article 

A man checks his iPad on the Bund in front of the financial district in Shanghai September 24, 2013.  REUTERS/Aly Song

Twitter seeks China ads, despite block

SHANGHAI - Despite being blocked in China, Twitter is courting Chinese companies to buy advertising space on its service used by more than 300 million people elsewhere in the world.  Full Article 

Marmot Einut, 22, who was released from a human trafficking boat, stands in front of his home at a refugee camp outside Sittwe, Myanmar, in this May 20, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun/Files

Rohingya whisked away from seized boat

YANGON/THEK KAY PYIN, Myanmar - When the Myanmar navy seized a boat used by people smugglers last week, it announced those aboard were mostly Bangladeshis. But a Reuters investigation found the truth may be far more complicated.  Full Article 

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Digging up mass graves in Malaysia's jungles

Malaysian police are discovering buried bodies of suspected trafficking victims in abandoned jungle camps after a Thai crackdown on human smuggling.