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  • Washington's big week: Immigration & Keystone  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 4:05 PM ET

    Lawmakers in Capitol Hill are tackling two major issues this week, including the Keystone bill and immigration. Insight, with CNBC's John Harwood and the "Closing Bell" panel.

  • Capitol Hill this week: Keystone & immigration  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    Lawmakers are tackling two major issues on Capitol Hill this week, including the Keystone bill and immigration. CNBC's John Harwood reports.

  • GOP considering this to stop Obama on immigration Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:56 AM ET
    Senator John Thune, R- South Dakota

    One GOP leader opened the possibility of a government shutdown in an attempt to stop President Obama from taking executive action on immigration.

  • Obama to allow immigrants to stay and work in US Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:09 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks at the Global Health Security Agenda Summit at the White House in Washington, Sept. 26, 2014.

    President Obama will announce as soon as next week a broad overhaul of the nation's immigration enforcement system. The New York Times reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday declined to rule out withholding funds to try to block President Barack Obama from taking unilateral action to ease U.S. immigration policies, a move that could lead to another government shutdown fight. Sixty-two House Republicans have signed a letter circulated by Representative Matt Salmon...

  • Obama plans to protect up to 5M from deportation Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Obama intends to order changes that will combat millions of potential deportations, reports The New York Times.

  • SAYS LOWER 2014 ENROLLMENT REFLECTS LOSS OF 112,000 ENROLLEES WHO FAILED TO RESOLVE CITIZENSHIP OR IMMIGRATION ISSUES.

  • Talking past each other on immigration reform Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 11:03 AM ET
    A sign is seen during a news conference on immigration reform at the east front of the U.S. Capitol on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

    Congress talks about immigration reform, but it's not clear that anybody even knows what it means, the Fiscal Times reports.

  • Forget bipartisan kumbaya in next Congress Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    People hoping for an era of good feelings and accomplishment in the next Congress will be very disappointed.

  • Obama on immigration: Send bill I can sign  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 3:12 PM ET

    Discussing his plans for a comprehensive immigration reform bill, President Obama says he wants to see Congress act on reform and he will take whatever lawful action he can to improve the immigration system.

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  • "Building 1" is already under construction in Basel and at a height of 178 metres will become the country's tallest building when it opens at the end of 2015.. The drugmaker traces its roots in Basel to 1896 when Fritz Hoffman-La Roche set up the business, and it is now one of the world's most successful pharmaceutical companies, whose leading position in cancer...

  • CARACAS, Oct 15- After three weeks trapped inside their home, Natalie Pereira and her family made a final decision: they must leave Venezuela. Pereira, a 33- year-old dentist now living in Texas, is not alone in making that decision. Having largely but unsuccessfully voted against socialist leader Hugo Chavez during his 14- year presidency, they hoped for a change...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 14- Australia on Tuesday took steps to boost a visa scheme aimed at luring investment from wealthy Chinese, including speeding up approvals and expanding investment avenues, after complaints that disclosure requirements were too strict. The two-year old Significant Investor Visa scheme offers residency to overseas individuals who invest more...

  • ZURICH, Oct 12- Switzerland's business elite published an appeal in a Swiss newspaper on Sunday to save the country's accords with the European Union from unravelling due to a vote earlier this year to curb immigration from the bloc. The move could violate a free movement of citizens pact and threaten Switzerland's other agreements with the 28- member union.

  • ZURICH, Oct 12- Switzerland's business elite published an appeal in a Swiss newspaper on Sunday to save the country's accords with the European Union from unravelling due to a vote earlier this year to curb immigration from the bloc. The move could violate a free movement of citizens pact and threaten Switzerland's other agreements with the 28- member union.

  • *138,000 Syrian Kurds crossed into Turkey in past week. GENEVA, Sept 23- The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday it was making contingency plans in case all 400,000 inhabitants of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani fled into Turkey to escape advancing Islamic State militants.

  • GENEVA, Sept 23- The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday it was making contingency plans for all 400,000 inhabitants of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani to flee into Turkey to escape advancing Islamic State militants.

  • GENEVA, Sept 23- The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday that it was making contingency plans for all 400,000 inhabitants of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani to flee into Turkey to escape an advance of Islamist militants.

  • *Need for skilled talent puts London at odds with national policy. LONDON, Sept 17- When Efe Cakarel picked London as a new base for his video streaming company, he was counting on its location, capital markets and infrastructure, but also on the city's reputation as a hub for talented people from Europe and beyond.