Durbin: For-Profit Colleges Rob Deserving Veterans

During a press conference Wednesday announcing the transfer of the privately-owned domain name GIBill.com to Veterans Administration ownership, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) decried the financial exploitation of veterans occurring at the expense of America’s veterans at for-profit colleges.

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LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – August 29, 2014

The World in 2:00

David Cameron warns of terror risks in the U.K., Malaysia Airlines axes 6,000 jobs, and severe drought from California to Central America.

You Don’t Know What ‘Libertarian’ Means

Don’t ask a libertarian, because most of them don’t know.

UK Raises Terror Threat Level Over ISIS, U.S. Declines

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are unaware of any specific, credible threat to the U.S. homeland,” Jeh Johnson said.

The Soviet Union Folds, Hurricane Katrina Splashes Down And the Air Force Loses Six Nukes

Here’s what happened today in American political history.

Click here for: Friday, August 29

● Poll: Obama foreign policy isn’t tough enough

● Millipede invasion is blocked at border

● Cable boxes go on a power diet

● Suit targets tuition breaks for illegal aliens

● New profile of the 113th Congress

● Labor official stole union funds

Ukraine: ‘World Order is Being Destroyed’ By Russia

U.N. Security Council holds emergency session over reports of Russian troops amassing within Ukraine.