Obama declares Libya War without Congress approval


    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House told Congress on Wednesday that President Barack Obama has the legal authority to press on with U.S. military involvement in Libya and urged skeptical lawmakers not to send “mixed messages” about their commitment to the NATO-led air war. Delivering a detailed report to Congress to justify Obama’s Libya policy, the administration argued he had the constitutional power to continue the U.S. role against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces even though lawmakers had not authorized it. Tensions in Washington over the Libya conflict reflected growing unease over U.S. entanglement in a third conflict in the Muslim world in addition to costly wars in Iraq and…

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Belize Wins Over Montserrat

News Americas, COUVA, Trinidad, Thurs. June 17, 2011: Belize trounced Montserrat Wednesday in the first qualifying match for the 2014 World Cup in Trinidad. Deon McCaulay scored three goals for Belize to lead his side to a 5-2 victory in Ato Boldon Stadium. The second leg is set for the […]