While you were sleeping...
This happened: Obama paused immigrants ruling, Greece prepared loan demands, the U.S. gave aid in the Boko Haram fight, Iran made gas and oil threats, Patrick Schwarzenegger had a car chase
Before you left the house, Obama had to press pause on deportation relief, while Greece prepared to ask for debt relief and we offered relief for forces fighting Boko Haram.Iran threatened to not sell us oil.
Patrick Schwarzenegger's car was in the shop after a prangit got during a weird car chase.
Illegal immigrant deportation relief was on temporary pause
A bunch of states have complained against steps set by Obama to help some illegal immigrants avoid deportation, mainly those who were brought in illegally as kids and now have kids of their own here. Those folk were meant to be able to apply for work permits and deportation relief today, but they'll have to wait now until they get a green-light.
Greece planned to ask for loan extension
Europe's Greece saga continues as the Greeks want more time to pay off their humungous debt but don't really want to have to stick to any of the conditions they agreed to when they were bailed out. Today they're set to ask the EU for a loan extension.
US offered help to fight Boko Haram
The U.S. is contributing to a new initiative of African allies to combat Boko Haram, the violent militant group that is trying to create an Islamic state in northern Nigeria, and killed about 10,000 and kidnapped 200 school girls last year.
Iran denounced international sanctions
Iran's leader,Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said that the country will continue its nuclear program regardless of international sanctions by countries worried that they're producing a nuclear bomb. Hit us with sanctions, he said, and we'll hit you right back by refusing to sell you oil. Weirdly, he also claimed that the U.S. is secretly supporting ISIS.
Patrick Schwarzenegger recovered from a car chase
It transpires thatMiley Cyrus' model boyfriend had a really weird run-in with another driver last week in L.A. The other guy threw water at Schwarzenegger's car. He chased after his assailant, did a few u-turns, then the guy rammed his car before driving off. A mystery yet to be explained.