Obama Hails Big Labor

During remarks Monday before the AFL-CIO, President Barack Obama said that workers, like Americans, work better united, thus the importance of unions.

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Pentagon: ISIL Fortifying Defenses In Iraq, Syria

And roughly 6,000 ISIL fighters out of 20,000 – 30,000 have been killed since Operation Inherent Resolve began in August.

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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah is dead, Yemen’s president steps down and the European Central Bank embarks on its own ‘quantitative easing’ plan.

Pentagon: Yemen Situation Still Unclear

Just who is in control of Yemen?

Senate Dems Blast GOP Over Pipeline Amendments

Schumer said that Democrats were only able to move forward with approximately a third of their proposed amendments.

Alarm Raised On Stalled South Sudan Peace Negotiations

The U.S., U.K. and Norway expressed alarm over the lack of progress since hostilities began in Dec. 2013.

DNC Sets Date For 2016 Convention

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What hasn’t been decided, however, is where the convention itself will be held.