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Obama asks high court to review immig work permit plan

A year after President Obama came up with a plan to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, the White House has asked the Supreme Court to weigh in. On Friday, the Obama administration asked the nation’s highest court to review its proposal to give work permits to as many as 5 million immigrants. The executive orders Obama issued last ...

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The Verge Review of Animals: the Halloween Crab

This column is part of a series where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Up until now, we’ve written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule. We are now rectifying this oversight. Either we were jet-lagged or just adrenalized by the always-awake ocean yards from our bungalow, but by 5 a.m. on our first full ...

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Hitman: Agent 47 review: Run for your life from cliched film, with preposterous, blood-spattered violence

By Brian Viner, Film Critic for the Daily Mail Published: 16:04 EST, 27 August 2015 | Updated: 06:28 EST, 28 August 2015 Hitman: Agent 47 (15)  Verdict: Unoriginal, violent thriller The warning comes at the end of the opening credits: Hitman: Agent 47 is a film based on a video game. So prepare for preposterous, blood-spattered violence, in which bullet-riddled ...

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FEMA to Review Every Sandy Flood Claim

Filed under: Insurance, Family Money, Personal Finance, U.S. Government, Homeowners Insurance Wayne Parry/APIn this 2014 photo, heavy machinery tears at the roof of a house in Sayreville N.J. that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. TRENTON, N.J. — Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have agreed to reopen and review every flood insurance claim filed by Superstorm Sandy victims. The review will ...

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Sony Xperia Z3v review

Sony has a rough time selling phones in the US. While it has managed to become one of the few Android makers to turn a profit on the backs of its global sales, Sony’s presence in the US has been crippled by delayed launches and carrier exclusives. If you’ve wanted to purchase a flagship Sony smartphone, such as the Z1 ...

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Adobe Ink and Slide review: A software giant tries its hand at hardware

As big as Adobe is in the software space, the company only announced last spring that it planned to dive into hardware, starting with a cloud-connected stylus and a drafting ruler. The Ink and Slide, as they’re called, are accessories that allow the… Engadget RSS Feed

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ASUS Transformer Book T100 review: a Windows tablet with netbook roots

We generally don’t have time to review low-end products, but sometimes we see something at such an aggressive price we just have to take it for a spin. That pretty much describes our feelings about the ASUS Transformer Book T100, a 10-inch Windows tablet that comes with a keyboard dock in the box — all for just $ 349. Incidentally, ...

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‘How I Live Now,’ movie review

If you’re a moviegoer partial to end-of-the-world stories — and I happily admit to being one of them — part of the fun is seeing how the usual signposts will be read differently. Will there be eerie silence? Is survival possible? Is there a point to any of it? The first two questions are part of “How I Live Now.” ...

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‘The Armstrong Lie,’ movie review

Lance Armstrong’s downfall is chronicled in Alex Gibney’s ‘The Armstrong Lie.’ In 2011, Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney made “Catching Hell,” which deftly melded the story of shamed baseball fan Steve Bartman with the concept of scapegoating. This past summer, Gibney released “We Steal Secrets,” a biography of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that was so brilliantly composed, it felt like ...

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‘A Country Christmas,’ TV review

Lifetime isn’t letting any other network — and yeah, Hallmark, that means you — get out to a big lead in feel-good holiday movies. “A Country Christmas,” which is being billed as a Dolly Parton movie, has everything a viewer needs to escape for two hours from this mean old world into a place where the better angels win. Credit ...

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