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Cantor’s Big Business Agenda Sparks Primary Challenge

FEELING HEAT: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's flexibility on immigration reform makes him vulnerable to charges that he has lost touch with conservative principles.

Dave Brat is challenging Rep. Eric Cantor in a Republican primary — and giving the House majority leader a verbal thrashing on immigration.

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Businesses Reduce Economic Outlook Due To Fiscal Cliff Concerns

Executives from the nation’s top businesses are less optimistic about how much the country’s economy will grow over the next six months, according to a new Business Roundtable survey that was released today.

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Wednesday, May 27

● Traveler’s death was due to rare African disease

● Oily water and food crops don’t mix

● A cable merger of “equals”

● FTC shields consumers from arbitrators

● IRA’s bottom line blossoms

The Day Ahead – May 27, 2015

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NOAA makes its 2015 hurricane forecast, the U.N. Security Council discusses threats to journalists and Ashton Carter meets with his Filipino counterpart.

State: Closely Watching Iranian Closed-Door Spy Trial Of U.S. Journalist

And State acknowledged it is hard to monitor such a trial.

The World in 2:00 – May 26, 2015

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Australia looks to follow Ireland’s lead in legalizing same-sex marriage and a major electoral surprise in Poland as a ‘eurosceptic’ president sweeps into office.

Court Sides To Continue Stay On Obama’s Immigration Orders

The executive action, rendered by Obama in November and blocked by a Texas judge in February, would protect nearly 5 million undocumented workers living in the U.S. from deportation.

Pentagon Welcomes Ramadi Counteroffensive, Chastises Iraqi Military

The Pentagon backed up comments made by Defense Sec. Ashton Carter, who told CNN on Sunday that the Iraqi’s in Ramadi lacked the will to fight.