10 things you need to know today: May 31, 2014


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Shinseki resigned on Friday. Shinseki resigned on Friday. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns, Donald Sterling sues the NBA for $1 billion, and more

1. Veterans Affairs secretary resigns in wake of scandal
President Barack Obama held a press conference on Friday morning to announce the resignation of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki. The decision came in the wake of the VA’s scandals over manipulated waiting lists and poor service for its veterans. Sloane Gibson, currently the VA’s deputy secretary, will take Shinseki’s place until Obama names a permanent replacement. [TheWeek.comTIME]

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2. Donald Sterling sues the NBA for $1 billion
Donald Sterling filed a lawsuit on Friday afternoon seeking damages in excess of $1 billion from the NBA. The lawsuit comes in the wake of a Thursday deal in which former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer reportedly purchased the Los Angeles Clippers from Sterling’s wife…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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