Changes are coming: President Obama is ready to act on immigration reform by the end of the year. Speaking during a news conference today in Myanmar with opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, Obama encouraged Congress to act on immigration. He said he told Republican Congressional leadership that he was interested in working on a legislative solution, but without one, he would bypass lawmakers and implement the changes by executive order. Things could get surly, if that happens.
“Missed me”: It sure sounds like a taunt. An audio message purportedly of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calls the U.S.-led coalition “terrified, weak and powerless,” saying it’s a “failure.” Analysts believe the audio is authentic. The message comes just days after weekend reports that al-Baghdadi might have been hit in airstrikes. And just so you’re fully up to speed, ISIS plans to start minting its own currency. If you’re going to have an Islamic State, you’ve got to have your own money.
Critical care: A new Ebola patient will be transported to the United States from Sierra Leone for treatment, a government official told CNN. The patient is a surgeon who’s a Sierra Leone national, but is married to a U.S. citizen and is a legal permanent resident. Treatment would take place at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, which has already treated two American Ebola patients. The doctor is expected to arrive this weekend, most likely Saturday, the official said.
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