Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, It’s that time of year again – when the little juvenile delinquents, future prison inmates, and functionally illiterate junior members of the free shit army pick up their “free” backpacks...Show More Summary
By Alastair Macdonald and Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders are set to end weeks of wrangling over top jobs in Brussels and agree on Saturday on who will fill key posts in EU institutions that face major challenges from a combative Russia and a stuttering economy. Show More Summary
Actress Gabrielle Union and NBA star Dwyane Wade have been dating since 2009, and this weekend, they are set to tie the knot in Miami in front of their closest family and friends. The couple got engaged in December 2013; Gabrielle shared a sweet photo of her engagement ring after Dwyane popped the question, writing, "Sooooo this happened... Show More Summary
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the city's crime statistics at a presser in Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon telling Breitbart New Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and his team " are literally the most advanced in the nation on crime statistics. Show More Summary
John Walker Jr., a former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the Soviet Union, has died in a prison hospital in North Carolina, officials said Friday.
European Union foreign ministers on Friday cleared the way for tougher sanctions against Russia over what many of them described as its invasion of neighbour Ukraine. With Germany warning that the crisis was spiralling "out of control", the mood among ministers at talks in Milan was sombre, said Elmar Brok, the chair of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee.
By James Bjorkman: The man got out of his car and walked briskly ahead through the November gloom. He approached the two men watching him curiously and stopped. "I've got something for you... A letter," he said, and handed Marty McFly a note from 1885. Show More Summary
On Labor Day Weekend, we bid the summer goodbye. Families picnic; children play hard, knowing the school year is upon them. Politicians pay tribute to workers and to the rewards of hard work. But this Labor Day, workers are struggling to stay afloat. Show More Summary
Soviet Union 2.0
When Shappal Ibrahim, a peaceful activist with the Union of Young Kurds, was approached by a Syrian government official claiming to be a fellow supporter of the country's "revolution," he did not realize it was part of a ploy to detain him for his human rights activities. Show More Summary
Corbis Unions have taken a beating this year from state courts and legislatures. The most notable beat-down came in Wisconsin this summer when the state Supreme Court upheld a law limiting collective bargaining rights for public workers. Show More Summary
Mevlut Cavusoglu, who was on Friday named as the new Turkish foreign minister, is a strong supporter of Turkey's integration with the European Union as well as part of the inner circle of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Cavusoglu takes...Show More Summary
In 1950, a vast majority of native Hawaiians voted to join the United States of America, and less than ten years later, Hawaii was officially a state. Two Democrats from
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are expected to tie the knot over the weekend, and they intend on keeping it under wraps. The famous couple will wed on Saturday evening, according to Jason Rowan of Fox Sports, and hoping to keep guests...Show More Summary
Although the Eurasian Union banned synthetic lace lingerie earlier this year, one designer has created an adorable alternative.
By Alpha Strategist: (click to enlarge) Source: Yahoo Finance Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) transports almost everything that allows the US industry and trade markets to function. In a broad sense, the company transports a wide variety of goods ranging from agricultural products to industrial products, automotive, coal and chemicals. Show More Summary
During the 2011 lockout, the NFLPA raised eyebrows by currying the favor of unions whose employees make a lot less money than pro athletes. Three years later, the strange bedfellows routine has gone even farther, with the NFL and the AFL-CIO joining forces on a relatively unpopular political issue. In a letter dated August 26,…
No job is inherently marginal. Lousy jobs in places like non-union Phoenix are middle-class jobs in unionized New York City.
The United Kingdom will push the European Union this weekend to consider the most punitive sanctions yet against Russia for its involvement in escalating the crisis in Ukraine. According to Bloomberg, the U.K. plans to propose blocking...Show More Summary
A judge in Utah has finalized his ruling allowing for a polygamous union of people who star in a reality television program.