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Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner

LAS VEGAS - President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not let legislation come to a vote. | Video

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Officials prepare for Ferguson grand jury decision, urge calm

FERGUSON Mo. - Police and protest organizers laid the groundwork on Friday for steps to avert street violence once a St. Louis-area grand jury decides whether to indict the white police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in August. | Video

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U.S., Iran discussing new ideas to break nuclear impasse: sources

VIENNA - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are discussing new ideas aimed at breaking the deadlock in nuclear talks between Tehran and six world powers, sources close to the talks said on Friday.

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Turkey, U.S. play down differences on fight against Islamic State

ISTANBUL - Turkey and the United States played down differences in the fight against Islamic State on Friday, but Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu made clear Ankara would keep pressing for a no-fly zone in Syria and President Bashar al-Assad's removal.

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U.S. House will fight Obama's immigration action: Boehner

- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said on Friday that President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration has sabotaged chances for bipartisan legislation. | Video

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Kerry says 'big gaps' remain in Iran nuclear talks

VIENNA - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday there were still serious gaps in talks over Iran's nuclear program despite signs of some progress two days before a deadline to reach a deal between Tehran and major powers.