A.M. Links: Obama Vows Executive Action on Immigration, Pentagon 'Certainly Considering' Ground Troops in Iraq, Majority of Americans Oppose Net Neutrality


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    President Barack Obama is waving away Republican opposition to his proposed executive action on immigration. "They have the ability to fix the system," Obama said. "What they don't have the ability to do is expect me to stand by with a broken system in perpetuity."

  • "The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of mobile phones through devices deployed on airplanes that mimic cellphone towers, a high-tech hunt for criminal suspects that is snagging a large number of innocent Americans, according to people familiar with the operations."
  • Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says the Pentagon is "certainly considering" sending grounds troops to Iraq.
  • In a newly released video, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urges his supporters to launch attacks in Saudi Arabia.
  • According to a new poll, 61 percent of Americans "strongly oppose so-called 'net neutrality' efforts that would allow the federal government to regulate the Internet."

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