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  • Verizon Strike and the Obama administration

    Obama administration steps in to help end Verizon strike

    The Obama administration has stepped in to help negotiation terms in the Verizon strike that has lasted for more than a month. US Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said the leaders of the unions that walked off the job on April 13 have agreed “to return to the bargaining table on Tuesday” with Verizon executives “to […]

  • Transporation Security Administration

    Airports all over the US are close to revolting against the TSA

      The Transporation Security Administration, more commonly referred to as the TSA, is facing a revolt by some of the country’s biggest and most traveled airports. Airports in New York and New Jersey have threatened in the last week to replace the US government agency with private contractors. Both airports say “abysmal” performance from the […]

  • The Panama Papers

    The full Panama Papers database is going live today

    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is preparing to release a massive database of files on Monday, May 9. The data, dubbed the “Panama Papers” reveals how some of the world’s wealthiest and most powerful people hide their money. The database, opening to the public today, features data from more than 200,000 companies, trusts, foundations, […]

  • Bathroom Law federal battle in North Carolina

    NC Governor Pat McCrory sues Obama over challenge to bathroom law

    North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice in a bid to preserve the state’s controversial “bathroom” law. The lawsuit arrives less than a week after the Obama administration said the policy violates the civil rights of transgender people. McCrory filed the lawsuit after Obama told the state’s officials […]

  • Mark Cuban talks about Donald Trump and his seinfeld campaign

    Mark Cuban says Donald Trump is about to run a ‘Seinfeld campaign’

    Mark Cuban believes Donald Trump is about to run a “Seinfeld campaign.” The billionaire businessman sat down to speak with Fox News and he said, “It’s going to be the campaign about nothing.” During his talk with host Neil Cavuto, Cuban described how Trump will run a campaign “about nothing” much like the popular sitcom. […]

  • Hillary Clinton and private email server

    A federal judge says Hillary Clinton may have to testify about private email server

    US District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Wednesday ordered that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton may soon be forced to testify in a lawsuit related to the private email server she managed while acting as secretary of state. Sullivan said the parties in the case, the State Department and conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch, also struck […]

  • sparefoot election snip

    Will This Election Cause Us To Lose Skilled Workers To Canada?

    Politics can be divisive, but no race has been so divisive as this year’s Presidential election. The mud is getting deep, and there are no signs the slinging will die down any time soon. Celebrities and regular folk alike are threatening to move to Canada- Lena Dunham is just the latest celebrity to say she’ll […]

  • John Kasich is out

    John Kasich rumored to be dropping out of presidential race

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich is reportedly getting set to drop out of the presidential race, according to NBC News‘ Andrea Mitchell. NBC says the governor will make an official announcement about his decision to suspend his campaign on Wednesday. Kasich’s canceled an early Wednesday press conference and instead announced the governor would make a statement in Columbus […]

  • Facebook Privacy and Government Data Requests

    Government requests for Facebook user data increase by 13%

    Facebook has released its biannual transparency report and it highlights the number of requests for user data it has received from government agencies in the second half of 2015. In the report Facebook includes data requests for its main platform and for Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram. Government requests for user data increased by 13% and the […]