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            ** FILE ** In this Wednesday, June 18, 2014, file photo, two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television from their holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. As of Thursday, July 17, 2014, immigrant children caught crossing the Mexican border into Texas illegally and alone are no longer being sent to a massive Nogales facility. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File)

            House task force to recommend National Guard on border, faster deportations

            By S.A. Miller - The Washington Times

            House Republicans will call Wednesday for decisive action to end the border crisis, proposing a deployment of National Guard troops and accelerated deportation hearings for unaccompanied children inundating the U.S., said a Capitol Hill aide familiar with the plan.

            The E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse that houses the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. (associated press)

            Contrasting judgments on Obama’s health care hours apart; appeals court calls subsidies unlawful

            By Tom Howell Jr. - The Washington Times

            Opponents of President Obama’s health care law notched their biggest legal win to date Tuesday, when the second-most-powerful court in the country said the administration had unlawfully extended Obamacare subsidies to millions of Americans.

            ** FILE ** Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat. (Associated Press)

            USIS, the firm that vetted Snowden and Navy Yard shooter Alexis, faces heat over border contract

            By Jim McElhatton - The Washington Times

            For the first time in its 20-year history, a federal contracting firm is filing a bid protest to overturn the $190 million award of a border security contract to a rival accused of fraud by the Justice Department. Contractor USIS, which vetted NSA leaker Edward Snowden and Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis, won the contract over Virginia-based FCi Federal last month.

            Former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy talks before the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

            DEACE: How to go from civil rights icon to bigot in one quote

            By Steve Deace

            Tony Dungy has become the first civil rights icon to become a bigot in American history. This is the price you pay when you dare to defy the fundamentalist group-think of what lesbian conservative Tammy Bruce calls the “Gay Gestapo.”

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