Morning Constitutional – Thursday, 15 January 2015

Good morning, everybody. Taylor Lautner is single again. Now, your morning constitutional:

Satellite images show the extent of the damage wrought by the militant group Boko Haram in two villages in Nigeria last Wednesday. What to know about Boko Haram.

Last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris highlight chronic social and economic ills in immigrant-populated French suburbs.

Oklahoma is set to continue executions nine months after the state botched the execution of Clayton Lockett by using a less effective drug cocktail.

U.S. loosens embargo on Cuba, making trade and travel easier.

A man was arrested in Cincinnati Wednesday on charges of planning to attach the U.S. Capitol building.

Five Yemeni men were transferred from the Guantanamo Bay prison facility to Oman and Estonia on Wednesday.

The U.S. Secret Service is planning to remove four of its senior officials.

President Obama on Thursday will sign an order requiring federal agencies to provide employees with six weeks of paid administrative leave when they have a new child.

Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday promised to help Bulgaria reduce its energy dependence on Russia.

The Mexican government will now make it possible for its citizens in the U.S. to get Mexican birth certificates at its consulates in the U.S.

The Swiss federal bank has scrapped its minimum exchange rate against the Euro, sending the Swiss franc surging.

The Texas House of Representatives installing panic buttons after several hostile encounters with open-carry advocates.

The ten biggest design mistakes on the U.S.S. Enterprise.

Finally, principal seeks canned food to defend against school intruders.


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