T-Mobile CEO vs. Donald Trump: See the Twitter Fight

Nov 16, 2015, 2:59 pm EST

T-Mobile (TMUS) CEO John Legere and presidential candidate Donald Trump got into an argument on Twitter (TWTR).

The fight between the the T-Mobile CEO and the presidential candidate started on Twitter Sunday when Donald Trump expressed that he was glad that UFC fighter Rhonda Rousey lost her championship match. John Legere responded to the Tweet saying that he’d like to see Trump try to take her on in the ring, reports Quartz.

Following John Legere response to Donald Trump, the presidential candidate started blasting T-Mobile. He said that he once had the service and that it was terrible. Legere said that he’s a Republican, but already knows who he isn’t voting for, Quartz notes. Read 

President Obama Finally Joins Facebook

Nov 9, 2015, 5:26 pm EST

President Barack Obama finally has his own Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) page.

Donning the name facebook.com/potus, the American president made the leap to social media and garnered more than 45,000 “likes” in its first hour.

“I finally got my very own page,” reads Obama’s Facebook page. “I hope you’ll think of this as a place where we can have real conversations about the most important issues facing our country – a place where you can hear directly from me, and share your own thoughts and stories.” Read 

Hillary Clinton Wants Federal Minimum Wage Raised to $12 an Hour

Nov 4, 2015, 2:37 pm EST

Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that she supports raising the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour.

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton falls short of rival Bernie Sanders suggestion that federal minimum wage should be increased to $15. However, her support for $12 an hour is higher than President Barack Obama’s, which is at $10.10 per hour, reports MSNBC.

Hillary Clinton said that she doesn’t support increasing federal minimum wage to $15 an hour because it could leave rural areas with low costs of living behind. However, she said she wouldn’t oppose other areas increasing minimum wage to $15 an hour, which has already been done in some cities, MSNBC notes. Read 

Ohio Voters Reject Marijuana Legalization

Nov 4, 2015, 11:28 am EST

Ohio voters rejected marijuana legalization on Tuesday by voting no on Issue 3.

The official election results from Tuesday aren’t in yet, but unofficial results show that marijuana legalization in Ohio was defeated with about 65% of voters standing against it. The results saw many areas that were expected to vote for Issue 3 voting against it, reports USA Today.

The decision to stop marijuana legalization in Ohio comes despite a $20-million campaign by ResponsibleOhio. The group supports legalization and collected enough petition signatures to get it on the ballot in the first place. The opposition, Ohioans Against Marijuana Monopolies, only collected $1 million for its campaign, USA Today notes. Read 

Bill de Blasio Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Oct 30, 2015, 1:57 pm EST

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that he is endorsing presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the 2016 race.

Bill de Blasio said that he chose to endorse Hillary Clinton now because she has addressed subjects that he was interested in hearing her stances on. Among them he mentioned was her ability to properly handle income equality, reports CNN.

Bill de Blasio is a former campaign manager for Hillary Clinton and has had opportunities in the past to endorse her. However, he chose to wait until now because it allowed him to see “her platform develop over five months,” CNN notes. Read 

China One-Child Policy Ends: 5 Things to Know

Oct 29, 2015, 1:16 pm EST

The China one-child policy was put to an end on Thursday.

The decision to end the China one-child policy was made by the Communist Party’s Central Committee after a four-day meeting at a hotel located in Beijing. The country did allow certain couples to have more than one child while the policy was still in place, but only under certain circumstances, reports The New York Times.

Here are a few things to know about the end of the China one-child policy, as collected from NYT. Read 

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