President Barack Obama says hell press Congress to raise the minimum wage in the same way he courted his wife never taking no for an answer. Obama brought a buoyant Labor Day message to Wisconsin, telling union members on Monday that he sees, quote, engines are revving a little louder in an economy coming back from a near-depression five years ago.
Dear Mr. President: If your word (and, by extension, that of the United States) means anything, now is the time to prove it. On Sept. 4-5, you will be attending the NATO Summit in Wales.
Remember the controversial provision of Obamacare that would have paid physicians extra money to provide end-of-life counseling to seniors whose conditions required expensive medical care? That feature of reform caused such a public outcry that the Democrats had to drop it from the final legislation.
The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday.
People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have favored for decades, a major new study shows.
The impact of higher oil and gas activity, fueled by a run-up in crude prices, continued to flow into the general economies of Midland and Odessa in July. Karr Ingham, the Amarillo economist who prepares the Midland-Odessa Regional Economic Index for Midland Development Corp.
Militant group Hamas would sweep Palestinian elections if they were held today after its support soared during seven weeks of war with Israel in Gaza, an opinion poll published on Tuesday found.
Vulnerable Democrats casting about desperately for a boost to their campaigns won't be able to use a slightly improving economy as a lifeline, according to several recent polls.The fact is, voters don't care about the raw economic numbers - not when their personal financial situation is still bad.
Can the UK protect itself from the danger presented by its citizens returning after fighting for ISIS â perhaps to continue the war at home?
Link to August 29, 2014 Court document EXCERPTS: Since the Services last status update on April 30, 2014, the Service has produced 2,746 of responsive documents as follows: 315 pages on May 23, 2014, 205 pages on June 30, 2014, 865 pages on July 31, 2014, and 1,361 pages on August 27, 2014 ...
A young boy named Muhammad in Iraq was forcefully seized from his parents to join their child army. ISIS also forced him and other young men to watch crucifixions, beheadings, stonings, and other executions.
While the Islamic State in Iraq> and Syria (ISIS) continues to instill fear in people in Iraq, a National Investigation Agency dossier reveals that more than 300 Indian youth have been recruited by the ISIS and Pakistan based Tehreek-e-Taliban.According to a report by Times Now, the dossier mentions that many youth are being recruited from Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra and are being trained in Pakistan, Syria and Iraq.Report also suggest that the youth, who are recruited, may carry out massive attacks across the country.However this is not the first time that Indians are b
Islamic State or Russia? Ten Key Questions Towards Pragmatism Politics / GeoPolitics Sep 01, 2014 - 01:03 PM GMT By: DK_Matai There are insufficient resources and bandwidth to counter the rising threat of global destabilisation from the barbaric ambitions of the Islamic State operatives and Russias increasing belligerence and military interventions in Eastern Europe simultaneously.
Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child....
DALLAS -- Angel Sanches told Dallas police that he is an "accomplice" but did not kill his young cousin after the little girl's body "was found hanging in a closet by a shirt around her neck," according to his arrest warrant obtained by News 8.
Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Sparrow New International Version (NIV) 26 So do not be afraid of them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.
There can be no question that the Michigan economy is recovering only about the magnitude of the growth. The level of growth depends on where you look. As we get closer to the November general election, more people will question the degree of growth and whether the Snyder administration and Legislature has helped or hindered the state recovery.
A survey conducted by YouGov.com showed that by a 4-1 margin, Americans favor military strikes against Islamic State. The poll's results are the opposite of a similar survey taken earlier this year regarding military action against President Bashar Assad's forces in Syria.
Evidence exposing who put ISIS in power, and how it was done.
If Michael Sam doesn't have a job by next Monday, he has at least one standing offer. WWE has invited Sam to appear on the Sept. 8 episode of Raw.
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The U.S. Coast Guard has lost track of a Kurdish tanker carrying $100 million in disputed oil off the coast of Texas, the Independent reports. Headed for Galveston, the United Kalavyrvta was anchored at least 60 miles off-shore when it vanished from radar screens.
Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that has killed scores and displaced thousands of residents, several security sources said on Tuesday.
To Obama, the retrenchment of the West was not only inevitable but to be welcomed. In just the last five or six years the world has been fundamentally transformed. Instead of the old accustomed Western-inspired postwar global order, crafted and ensured by the United States and its European and Japanese partners, there is now mostly chaos, from Ukraine to Syria to the South China Sea.
Good news everyone: We're back to pre-911 complacency as Islamic terror armies gain ground all over the world (as a side note, the United States apparently still doesn't have a strategy in place on how to deal with this growing, real threat).
hy the shock at President Obamas confession that he doesnt have a strategy to deal with Syria and ISIS? Heres the deal: a strategybe it diplomatic or military or a combination of the twocan only be developed after a president decides what the policy objective is to be.
U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab network in Somalia Monday, the Pentagon said, and a witness described ground-shaking explosions in a strike that reportedly targeted the groups leader. Al-Shabab had attacked the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killing at least 67 people a year ago this month and the U.S.
As the character Cecily said to Miss Fairfax in a play written by Oscar Wilde entitled The Importance of being Earnest: When I see a spade I call it a spade.
A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished.
And he sent orders and had John beheaded in the prison, and his head was brought on a platter and given to the girl, and she brought it to her mother.