Iran and US Reach Historic Agreement for Nuclear Prevention (JCPOA): Obama Video

Teke O'Reilly for The Contributor Published April 3, 2015 - 12:22am

Speaking from the Rose Garden, President Obama lays out the details of a historic framework with Iran that will prevent the country from obtaining a nuclear weapon. April 2, 2015.

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VIDEO: Sailor Rescued 200 Miles Off NC Coast After Missing For 60 Days

UpTakeVideo for UpTakeVideo Published April 3, 2015 - 12:12am

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevacs a man from motor vessel Houston Express off the North Carolina coast Thursday, April 4, 2015. The crew aboard Houston Express spotted the man on a disabled sailing vessel and took him aboard approximately 200 miles east of Cape Hatteras. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Elizabeth City.

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VIDEO: Fast Food Workers Announce Nationwide Strike For Tax Day

The Uptake for The Uptake Published April 1, 2015 - 7:09pm

Union organizers are upping the pressure on fast food restaurants to raise their wages by promising a nationwide strike on April 15 – tax day – symbolic because they say employees should be paid at least $15 an hour.

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Video: Obama Slows US Military Exit From Afghanistan

The Uptake for The Uptake Published March 25, 2015 - 9:30am

President Obama says during a joint news conferee with Afghanistan's President that the U.S. will keep its 9,800 U.S. troops—half of which it had planned to remove in coming months—stationed in Afghanistan through 2015.

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Bill for First Lady: Potty Mouth Princesses Rush the Hill

Teke O"Reilly for The Contributor Published March 23, 2015 - 10:24am

While Hillary may not have formally announced her presidential run, “Bill” is already hitting the campaign trail running for “First Lady”… in red high heels and a dress to match. Today, just weeks before Hillary’s expected formal announcement of her 2016 presidential run, Democratic activists with the political action committee launched a web campaign and online petition drive supporting Hillary Clinton’s White House run.

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Obama to Iranian Citizens: Diplomacy, Peace, and Happy New Year

TekeOR for The Uptake Published March 22, 2015 - 2:54pm

In a video message directed at Iranians celebrating the new year festival of Nowruz, President Obama said "we have the best opportunity in decades to pursue a different future between our countries."

"There are people in both our countries and beyond who oppose a diplomatic resolution." "My message to you - the people of Iran - is that together we have to speak up for the future we seek.

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Slain Teen's Grandmother Questions Mayor About Police "Extreme Violence"

UpTakeVideo for UpTakeVideo Published March 19, 2015 - 11:04pm

The Grandmother of Tony Robinson, a 19-year-old man shot by police in Madison, Wisconsin submitted a question to the Mayor of Madison at a debate on Thursday night. Sharon Irwin wanted to know "what are you going to do to stop this extreme violence."

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Straight from Tom Cotton's Mouth: Iran Controls Tehran

Sam Seder for SamSeder Published March 17, 2015 - 2:48pm

Tom Cotton wants us to know that the Iranians have taken over Tehran, and we must imagine the consequences if they get nukes!!

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