10 things you need to know today: September 2, 2014

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A predator drone flies in the night. A predator drone flies in the night. (AP Photo/Kirtsy Wigglesworth)

The Week

The U.S. hits al-Shabab with airstrikes, Obama makes a Labor Day pitch for a higher minimum wage, and more

1. The Pentagon announces airstrikes against al-Shabab in Somalia
The U.S. launched airstrikes Monday against leaders of Somalia’s al-Shabab, the Islamist extremist group responsible for an attack on a upscale mall in Kenya last year. The U.S. airstrikes reportedly were carried out in Somalia by aerial drones armed with missiles. The Pentagon could not immediately say whether the strikes hit their targets. A day earlier, suspected Islamist militants attacked a high-security prison in the country in a bid to free extremists detained there. [The Washington Post, The Associated Press]


2. Obama, on Labor Day, pushes for a higher minimum wage
President Obama renewed his call to raise the minimum wage, saying at…

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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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