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Apple Patches Exploit Linked To Celeb Photo Links

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Apple says it has patched a weakness that hackers may have used to gain access to a series of recently-leaked celebrity photos. This, after nude photos of celebrities including Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence were posted to the website 4chan and quickly spread. Philadelphia-based attorney Jennifer Brandt says there's really only one fail-safe way…

Labor Day Marks 120th Anniversary

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Today is Labor Day, which became a national holiday 120 years ago. New York City's Central Labor Union organized the first Labor Day parade in 1882 and Oregon was the first state to observe Labor Day as a state holiday in 1887. Labor Day has evolved from a celebration of the U.S. organized…

Obama To Speak At Milwaukee Laborfest

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Milwaukee, WI) -- President Obama is spending Labor Day afternoon in Milwaukee. Shelia Cochran with Wisconsin AFL-CIO says the President will speak at Milwaukee's Laborfest this afternoon.   The Milwaukee Area Labor Council says the President will talk about jobs, the economy and workers' rights. Obama spoke to an audience estimated at seven-thousand at Milwaukee's…

Showboat Closes After 27 Years In Atlantic City

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Atlantic City, NJ) -- The Labor Day weekend isn't a happy one for many casino-goers and workers in Atlantic City. The Showboat Casino Hotel officially closed its doors yesterday after 27 years of business. Caesars Entertainment decided to close the Mardi Gras-themed establishment to alleviate some of the competition with its other three casinos. The…

President Calls For Minimum Wage Boost

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is once again calling on Congress to boost the federal minimum wage. During his weekly address, Obama said people who work hard in this country should be able to get ahead and no one who works full time should have to raise a family in poverty.   He also wished…