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Illegals in Germany Face Similar Problems as Those in US | Germany | DW.DE | 02.05.2006

Illegals in Germany Face Similar Problems as Those in US | Germany | DW.DE | 02.05.2006 | AP American Government | Scoop.it
With the status and protests of illegal immigrants in the United States making the headlines over the past days and weeks, the same question can be posed for Germany: How do illegal immigrants fare in this country?
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Obama urges Senate Dems to put off Iran sanctions

Obama urges Senate Dems to put off Iran sanctions | AP American Government | Scoop.it
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The jump in minimum wage would cause so much stress on small buisnesses! Both jobs I have had have paid less than 10.10 and that amount in pay jump would be a major strain on employers.

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Obama aims to start 'year of action' with benefits for long-term jobless

Obama aims to start 'year of action' with benefits for long-term jobless | AP American Government | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama says restoration of lapsed unemployment insurance is first priority
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Utah gay marriages to be recognised at federal level despite supreme court stay

Utah gay marriages to be recognised at federal level despite supreme court stay | AP American Government | Scoop.it
Obama administration steps in to ensure same-sex unions that were thrown into legal limbo will be eligible for federal benefits
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Russia on alert ahead of Olympics after 5 bodies, bomb found

Russia on alert ahead of Olympics after 5 bodies, bomb found | AP American Government | Scoop.it
MOSCOW - Russia has put security forces on combat alert in the southern Stavropol region after the discovery of five bodies with gunshot wounds and an explosive device, a regional security spokesman said.
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New Tunisian leader faces economic challenges

New Tunisian leader faces economic challenges | AP American Government | Scoop.it
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This is a good example of a non-peaceful transfer of power. It was pointed out in our book just how amazing it is that when a new president comes to power in the United States, the transfer is peaceful!

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US doctors warn Congress cutting food stamps could mean higher medical bills

US doctors warn Congress cutting food stamps could mean higher medical bills | AP American Government | Scoop.it
Among health risks of hunger cited are spiked rates of diabetes and developmental problems for young children
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Afghan boy killed by US forces as Nato staff die in aircraft accident

Afghan boy killed by US forces as Nato staff die in aircraft accident | AP American Government | Scoop.it
Four-year-old shot dead in Helmand after being mistaken for enemy, as aircraft 'mishap' kills three in eastern Afghanistan
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Giant Squid Washes Ashore in Santa Monica (Not Really)

Giant Squid Washes Ashore in Santa Monica (Not Really) | AP American Government | Scoop.it
Social media was ablaze Thursday with a fake story about a giant sea creature washing up on Santa Monica shores.
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Its crazy that in our day and age a fake story can be put on the internet and can be thought of as truth

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