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Trump: 'Real Americans' Should Get 'Tough' On Russia Probe Lowe: How Harden and the Rockets keep hunting Curry

Trump: 'Real Americans' Should Get 'Tough' On Russia ProbePresident Donald Trump attacked the credibility of special counsel Robert


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Houston Police Chief Says He's Sick Of Inaction On Gun Control ESPN Forecast: Are Warriors or Rockets making the Finals?

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Who are the new favorites to make the NBA Finals? Our panel makes predictions.
Foreigners tried to influence the 2016 election – Not just Russia Braves release Bautista month after adding him

Foreigners tried to influence the 2016 election – Not just RussiaThe New York Times reports Donald Trump Jr. allegedly met with an Israeli social media specialist and an emissary for the crown princes of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.


Jose Bautista was released by the Braves on Sunday, just over a month after he signed with the team after remaining unsigned as a free agent for the entire offeseason.
Texas Lt. Gov. Says ‘Too Many Entrances’ Possibly To Blame In School Shooting Nats promote 19-year-old outfielder Soto

Texas Lt. Gov. Says ‘Too Many Entrances’ Possibly To Blame In School ShootingAfter at least 10 people were shot and killed at a school in Santa Fe, Texas,


The Nationals called up 19-year-old outfielder Juan Soto after the team was hit by injuries.
Texas high school shooting: Suspect identified as student after 10 killed, 10 others wounded U.S. tops Canada for bronze at hockey worlds

Texas high school shooting: Suspect identified as student after 10 killed, 10 others woundedTen people were killed and 10 others were wounded in a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, the governor said.


The United States topped Canada 4-1 to claim the bronze medal at the ice hockey championship on Sunday.


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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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