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Christie Vetoes Minimum-Wage Bill




Republican Governor Chris Christie delivered a crushing blow to 975,000 workers with his veto of legislation that would have increased the minimum wage, including 51% who are people of color, although they comprise just 30% of workforce. “It is shameful…

ISIS fighter executed his own mother

His mother asks him to leave the “Islamic State” organization and escape the city of Al-Raqqah, so he publicly executed her.




An ISIS fighter executed his own mother before a public audience of hundreds of people near the post office building where she was employed, according to a Syrian human rights group. The 20-year-old combatant killed his mother in the Syrian city of Al-Raqqah near…

Child molester sought




Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Stephen J. Rizco of the Highland Park Police Department said today that police are searching for a man who molested an 11-year-old girl in the borough. The man is described as white,…

Veteran suicide remains a concern




Veterans accounted for 18 percent of all deaths from suicide among U.S. adults, according to a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) analysis of more than 55 million veterans’ records from 1979 to 2014 from every state in the nation. Since 2001, U.S.…