Last week, New Jersey’s own Cory Booker stopped by Angie Martinez’s show on Hot 97 to help get the word out about healthcare and doing your taxes. After getting the important stuff out of the way, the former mayor of Newark-turned Senator discussed playing catch with Obama, addressed his Twitter haters and more. Check out the full interview below.
Mr. Obama warning is unspecified to Russia. American officials uncertainty about Vladimir Putin only deepens now. President Vladimir Putin got permission from Russia’s parliament to use military force in Ukraine. The Russia Parliament also intends to ask Putin to recall the Moscow ambassador from the United States.
Legitimate marijuana businesses can access the country’s banking system. Guidelines intended to make banks feel at ease about opening accounts for or granting loans to marijuana businesses were provided by the Treasury Department and the Justice Department. The guidelines should justify how banks can provide services and still comply with the law.
Here’s an interesting fact for Black History Month. In February 1944, the Navy commissioned its first African-American officers. This long-hoped-for action represented a major step forward in the status of African-Americans in the Navy and in American society. The twelve commissioned officers, and a warrant officer who received his rank at the same time, came to be known as the “Golden Thirteen.”
We all hear about unmanned drone strikes in war torn countries, safe because troops don’t have to go in, and US lives aren’t lost(although lives, and a lot of the time innocent lives, ARE lost), but what if Drones were in the US, patrolling us, would we still be ‘safe’?!
U.S. could be drawn into a conflict between Japan and China over disputed islands in the East China Sea. Tensions have increased between the two Asian powers. The United States’ top diplomat said this week that the US will not walk away from Japan as tensions worsen in the Far East.
The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food say they plan for a national standard that would allow manufacturers to voluntarily label food and beverage products made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The Center for Food Safety says over 30 states are expected to introduce GMO labeling laws during the 2014 legislative session.