DAILY E-LERT

 

Friday, November 21, 2014

TODAY'S HEADLINE NEWS

 

 

  Obama unveils sweeping immigration reform

Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in South Carolina

More Obamacare troubles: Enrollment numbers inflated

Texas whistleblower sues over dismissal

US court gives go-ahead for citizens to sue Palestinian Authority over terror attacks

 

ICC prosecutor contemplating war crimes charges against Islamic State fighters

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