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Donald Trump Goes After Kavanaugh Accuser, Asks Why She Didn't Call Cops After Alleged Assault Lowe: The players I'm most intrigued by this season

Donald Trump Goes After Kavanaugh Accuser, Asks Why She Didn't Call Cops After Alleged AssaultPresident Donald Trump wondered on Twitter Friday morning why Christine Blasey


Here are the guys who could make or break the season for six teams.
Mother of baby swept away by Hurricane Florence floodwaters: 'I did everything I could' Cubs' Russell put on leave; ex-wife alleges abuse

Mother of baby swept away by Hurricane Florence floodwaters: 'I did everything I could'The mother of a child who died after he was swept away by Hurricane Florence's


Melisa Reidy-Russell detailed allegations of abuse during her marriage to Addison Russell, which led to the Cubs shortstop being put on leave by MLB.
He Created 3D-Printed Guns And Funded Neo-Nazis. Now He's An International Fugitive. Rangers fire manager Banister after 4 seasons

He Created 3D-Printed Guns And Funded Neo-Nazis. Now He's An International Fugitive.There's an international manhunt underway for Cody Wilson, the guy credited


The Texas Rangers have fired manager Jeff Banister after four seasons, the team announced Friday.
Exclusive: With more immigrant children in detention, HHS cuts funds for other programs — like cancer research Steelers' Foster: Drama-filled start 'has to die'

Exclusive: With more immigrant children in detention, HHS cuts funds for other programs — like cancer researchThe government is diverting millions of dollars from programs including the CDC and the National Institutes of Health.


With the Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown storylines being compounded by losing, the Steelers are hoping that winning can remove all the distractions.
Mavs' Cuban to donate $10 million after probe into workplace harassment Sources: Wolves rebuffing Butler trade calls

Mavs' Cuban to donate $10 million after probe into workplace harassmentThe investigation followed a Sports Illustrated report in February that described a culture in the Mavericks' front office "rife with misogyny and predatory sexual behavior". The findings of an independent investigation, carried out on behalf of the Mavericks by external law firms and overseen by the NBA, were published on Wednesday.


In the aftermath of Jimmy Butler's trade request this week, Minnesota executives are telling teams that Butler's an elite player and the franchise intends to keep him, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.


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The Importance of Free Press in a Democracy

Before we can understand the importance of a free press in a democracy, we need to grasp what it means to have a free press. The Cambridge Dictionary tells us that a free press allows all media outlets to express whatever opinions they desire. That means, it says, that they are enabled to “criticize the government and other organizations.” So why would that be relevant in a democracy?

Unfair Questions or Democracy At Work ?

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -- The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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