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Feb 06 2023
The State of the Union is Tuesday: Here's what you can expect from Joe Biden's speech
A divided Congress. An expected upcoming re-election announcement. Those are the twin forces that will shape President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Tuesday.
Delivering the second State of the Union of his presidency, Biden will amplify his message that Democrats and Republicans can work together.
But facing dim prospects for more major legislative wins, a loomingUSA TODAY
Feb 06 2023
Biden should project ‘positive message’ on policing in State of the Union speech: law enforcement leader
The head of one of the nation's top law enforcement organizations is urging President Biden to strike a "positive" tone on policing during his upcoming State of the Union address to show support for the men and women risking their lives for the community as the profession deals with recruitment and retainment issues.
Larry Cosme, president of the Federal Law Enforcement OfficersFox News (Online News)
Oct 14 2022
In near unanimous vote, European lawmakers call for Russia to be declared a "terrorist" regime
An assembly of representatives drawn from 46 national parliaments across Europe voted overwhelmingly in favor on Thursday for a resolution calling on European countries to “declare the current Russian regime as a terrorist one.”
A total of 99 out of 100 members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) voted in support of the resolution. Only a Turkish MP from theCNN (Online News)
Feb 07 2023
State of the Union 2023: Biden calls on voters to let him 'finish the job' during combative address
President Joe Biden's first State of the Union address to a Republican-controlled House was pitched as an opportunity for the commander in chief to build consensus around his so-called "Unity Agenda" before a likely 2024 reelection campaign. But tensions between Biden and the Republicans were evident during his prime-time speech, which last year reached at least 27 million people, as he wasWashington Examiner
Jan 04 2023
Video game workers establish Microsoft's first union
Employees at Microsoft’s video game subsidiary ZeniMax Studios made history Tuesday, becoming the first official group of workers at the technology company to formally unionize.
ZeniMax is a video game production company with studios in Maryland and Texas. The company owns Bethesda Softworks, the producer of franchises including The Elder Scrolls, DOOM and Fallout.
Jan 04 2023
Microsoft recognized its first labor union in the US after staff at $7.5 billion video game firm ZeniMax Studios voted to unionize
Microsoft recognized its first labor union in the US, after an overwhelming majority of video game testers at ZeniMax Studios voted to unionize, the Communications Workers of America union announced on Tuesday.
Around 300 software testers across four of ZeniMax's locations in Maryland and Texas voted to unionize, according to Reuters.
ZeniMax is a video game production companyInsider
Dec 30 2022
100 Years Since the Birth of the Soviet Union, in Pictures
It is the disintegration of the U.S.S.R. that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia says he wants to remedy by waging war against Ukraine; it is the legacy of Moscow’s dominance that Ukrainians hope to free themselves of by defeating Moscow.
It was supposed to be “a voluntary association of peoples with equal rights,” one that would guarantee the “peaceful coexistence and fraternalNew York Times (News)
Jul 16 2018
Trump Calls European Union, Russia, China 'Foes' of U.S.
In an interview with CBS News on Sunday, President Trump called the European Union a "foe" due to unfair trade practices. He also labeled Russia and China as foes, saying that doesn't mean the three entities are "bad", but that "they want to do well, and we want to do well.”Reuters Washington Times New York Magazine
Mar 18 2023
Kosovo, Serbia leaders arrive for EU-backed talks on deal to normalise ties
Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic arrived in North Macedonia on Saturday for a fresh round of talks with EU officials on implementing a deal to normalise ties between Belgrade and Pristina.
The two leaders will hold separate meetings with European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell before a three-way session and a news conference expectedReuters
Jan 31 2023
‘We will figure out how to fire you’: how corporate America is hitting back against unions
Workers at a Trader Joe’s store in Louisville, Kentucky, are now pushing to become the third store at the trendy US supermarket chain to unionize since 2022.
Connor Hovey, a worker and organizer at the Louisville store, said unionizing efforts began as other high-profile union organizing efforts such as at Louisville’s Heine Brothers, a local coffee shop chain, were taking off. LikeThe Guardian