July 30, 2015

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Tightest British election in decades under way Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives and Ed Miliband’s Labour Party are running neck-and-neck, and neither looks able to win a majority of Parliament’s 650 seats. 2. Tornadoes rake Southern plains Read More…

Clinton wades into debate over Obama’s immigration actions

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says his executive actions blocking the deportation of millions living illegally in the U.S. go as far as the law allows. But Hillary Clinton says that if she becomes president, she would go even further. Clinton’s aggressive stance reinvigorates the debate over the scope of presidential powers, which has become Read More…

Poll indicates Republicans softening on immigration policy

WASHINGTON — Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past. Even a majority of Republicans in the country can see themselves voting for someone who would protect millions of immigrants from deportation, according to a new poll. The Associated Press-GfK poll finds that Republicans overwhelmingly want Read More…

After shipwreck, Italy presses EU for reforms in human trafficking

ROME — Italy pressed the European Union on Wednesday to devise concrete, robust steps to stop the deadly tide of migrants on smugglers’ boats in the Mediterranean, including setting up refugee camps in countries bordering Libya. Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti also said human traffickers must be targeted with military intervention. “We know where the Read More…

Lorain family awaits dreaded knock

Adrian Bermudez, of Lorain, talks last week about his son, Juan, who is facing possible deportation.

LORAIN — When one of the Bermudez family’s greatest fears resurfaced last week, it arrived in a dark red Chevrolet Impala. Uvaldo Bermudez, 25, doesn’t know how long the car was following him as he wove through Lorain and into Elyria with his brother and two friends the morning of March 3. All he knows Read More…

High court rejects part of Arizona immigration law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struck down key provisions of Arizona’s crackdown on immigrants Monday but said a much-debated portion on checking suspects’ status could go forward. The court did not throw out the state provision requiring police to check the immigration status of someone they suspect is in the United States illegally. Even Read More…