Daily Archive: June 27, 2013

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    Historic Vote on Immigration Bill Expected Today

    The Senate stood poised Thursday to approve historic immigration legislation opening the door to U.S. citizenship to millions and promising a dramatic build-up of manpower and technology along the U.S.-Mexico border. The vote on final passage of the White House-backed bill was expected as early as Thursday afternoon, after a series of test votes so far this week demonstrated supporters command a bipartisan majority well over the 60 votes needed to secure passage and send the bill to the House. First must come two more procedural tests set for Thursday morning. …

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    Ex-NBA Star Gilbert Arenas Arrested for Illegal Fireworks

    Former NBA player Gilbert Arenas was arrested Thursday morning for transporting a “truckload” of illegal fireworks. The former Washington Wizards guard and current Chinese Basketball Association Shanghai Sharks player was charged with possession of illegal fireworks and speeding, according to TMZ. Arenas was reportedly speeding in a Ford …