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Manhunt Underway for Man Who Allegedly Killed a Deputy in Maine LeBron James caps classic performance with epic buzzer-beater

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The Cavaliers needed every one of their star's 44 points to earn a Game 5 win over the Pacers and put Indiana on the brink of elimination.
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13 semi truck drivers line up under bridge to stop man from committing suicide Hawks, Budenholzer part ways after 5 years

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Coach Mike Budenholzer and the Atlanta Hawks have agreed to part ways, Budenholzer told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Husband of Southwest incident victim speaks out NFL: No proof Guice asked touchy Q's at combine

Husband of Southwest incident victim speaks outThe husband of the passenger killed in the mid-air engine explosion aboard a Southwest Airlines plane tells NBC News that his late wife was constantly sending inspirational text messages to friends, spreading love and kindness.


An NFL investigation has concluded that draft prospect Derrius Guice was not asked questions at the combine regarding his sexuality or rumors about his mother.
U.S. Press Freedom Ranking Falls Again, Thanks To 'Media-Bashing Enthusiast' Trump Foster's accuser recants domestic abuse claims

U.S. Press Freedom Ranking Falls Again, Thanks To 'Media-Bashing Enthusiast' TrumpWASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump's unrelenting attacks on the free press


The attorney for the ex-girlfriend of Reuben Foster said her client initially lied to authorities when she accused the 49ers linebacker of hitting her, leading to domestic violence charges.


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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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