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Obama unveils U.S. immigration reform, setting up fight with Republicans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for some 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans who vow to fight his moves.

Business

Asian shares take comfort from U.S. data, yen rebounds

TOKYO (Reuters) - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday on data showing broad U.S. economic strength, while the yen rebounded from overnight multi-year lows after a Japanese official expressed concern about the pace of its recent descent.

Entertainment

With U.S. politics in play Anthony, de Lucia take Latin Grammys

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Marc Anthony and the late Paco de Lucia were early winners at the Latin Grammys on Thursday after the start of the ceremony was preempted by U.S. President Barack Obama's speech announcing a new immigration order, a core issue for the U.S. Hispanics.

Life

With gene mutations, second breast cancer risk rises over time

(Reuters Health) – Women who are genetically susceptible to breast cancer and develop it in one breast are at higher than average risk for a tumor in the other breast, and that risk may increase as time goes on, according to a new analysis.

Sports

Bills-Jets game moved to Monday in Detroit

(Reuters) - The National Football League game between the New York Jets and the homestanding Bills will be shifted from Buffalo to Detroit on Monday due to the heavy snow that has paralyzed the area, the league said on Thursday.

Technology

Obama's immigration tweaks leave Big Tech wanting more

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama plans to make life a little easier for some foreign tech workers, but Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed his immigration rule changes will not satisfy longstanding demands for more visas and faster green cards.

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