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LA mayor proposes steep increase in minimum wage
Inland Empire News
LOS ANGELES -- Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed Monday that the city gradually raise the minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017, up from the current $9 an hour. The proposal, which would make Los Angeles' wage law among the highest in the nation, needs City ...
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Breathtaking scenery, championship design -- many of the courses dropped into the Canadian Rockies are among the most memorable in the world.
Ukraine accuses Russia of 'undisguised aggression' as rebels advance
KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and undisguised aggression" which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffered a further reverse in their war with ...
Ukraine Suffers Harsh Defeat in Eastern TownWall Street Journal
Russia may retaliate over fresh sanctionsSydney Morning Herald
Ukraine crisis: Separatists soften stance on independenceCBC.ca
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Country music star Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher took to Twitter Monday to make an announcement: They are expecting their first child.
US military conducts operation against al-Shabaab in Somalia
Members of al Shabaab, al Qaeda-linked insurgents, ride in their pick-up trucks after distributing relief to famine-stricken people outside Mogadishu, Somalia, Sept. 3.Reuters. The U.S. military on Monday conducted an operation against the Islamic militant ...
US Military Targets Extremists in SomaliaBoston.com
US military targets Islamic extremists in SomaliaCTV News
US forces carry out operation against al-Shabaab in Somaliaeuronews
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CNN lost a much loved and respected colleague Monday with the sudden passing of photojournalist Sarmad Qaseera. A longtime member of CNN's Baghdad bureau, Sarmad had to flee his country in 2006 after death threats, eventually settling in the United States and continuing his work for CNN based out of Atlanta. He was 42.
Fareed Zakaria sits down with Somali President Hassan Sheik Mohamud to discuss terror group Al-Shabaab.
Al-Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked militant group based in Somalia, claimed responsibility for the deadly attack at Kenyan mall on Saturday. Here is a Q and A that looks at this group:
U.S. officials are evaluating a video that allegedly shows members of a Libyan militia jumping into a pool at the Embassy.
On Labor Day, fast food workers say they plan to strike
Hundreds of fast food workers plan to strike and protest across the country on Thursday, the latest step in their push for a $15 hourly wage, organizers said on Monday. The plans, discussed by organizers on Monday's U.S. Labor Day holiday, include ...
Fast-Food Workers Seeking $15 Wage Plan Civil Disobedience at StrikesNew York Times
Fast food workers plan biggest US strike to date over minimum wageThe Guardian
Fast-Food Workers Seeking Raises to Strike in 150 CitiesBusinessweek
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U.S. military forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said.
No one was seriously injured when a U.S. Marine helicopter crashed into the Arabian Sea Monday following training exercises in Djibouti, the U.S. Navy said.
Marine Corps helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all 25 aboard rescued
800px-Marine_Corps_CH-53E_Super_Stallion_1.jpg View full sizeA Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter like the one pictured above, crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden. None of the 25 on board were seriously injured. (U.S. Navy photo by Jesse ...
Marine Corps helicopter crashes; all 25 aboard rescuedUSA TODAY
Marine helicopter goes down in Gulf of Aden; 25 rescuedKTVA CBS 11 News Alaska
Sailors, marines rescued after chopper crashWMTW Portland
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A proposed Israeli security fence may make it difficult for Batir farmers to work their land. Ben Wedeman reports.
President Barack Obama told a large union audience in Wisconsin on Monday that while "Republicans in Congress love to say no," he is the one who "placed a bet on America's workers."
NATO to build response force to increase agility
BRUSSELS, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Monday said the U.S.-led alliance will plan to build a multinational force to make NATO more agile and to respond to Russia's "aggressive behavior." "We will now ...
"We told you so" - Baltic jitters grow over former ruler RussiaFirstpost
Ukraine crisis: Nato readies a rapid-reaction spearhead force in response to ...The Independent
Ukrainian servicemen ride in an armored vehicle in Kramatorsk, Sept. 1, 2014.Voice of America
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Phillies find September joy in luckless season
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Not that the Phillies were taking this business too seriously but when someone asked Jake Diekman if he had to battle the adrenalin rush when he came into the game to preserve Cole Hamels' no-hitter in the seventh inning Sunday afternoon, he pled no ...
Phillies dedicate no-hitter to MontgomeryMLB.com
Combined no-hitter of Braves is rare bright spot for Hamels, PhilliesSI.com
Hamels, Phillies' bullpen combine to no-hit BravesComcast SportsNet Philadelphia
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Obama Calls for Minimum Wage Rise and Equal Pay as Elections Approach
New York Times
MILWAUKEE — President Obama on Monday renewed his call to raise the federal minimum wage and to protect the right to equal pay for women as the midterm elections come into sight. In spite of opposition from Republicans, Mr. Obama said, addressing a ...
Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wagesPhilly.com
Obama Appeals to Supporters for November Votes in Labor Day SpeechWall Street Journal
Obama rallies Wisconsin workers at Labor Day festivalUSA TODAY
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Los Angeles mayor proposes $13.25 hourly minimum wage
The hourly minimum wage in California's most populous city would gradually increase to $13.25 from $9 under a proposal announced today by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. Los Angeles is the latest of dozens of U.S cities looking to adopt so-called living ...
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