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Trump Mentions 'Rocket Man' Kim Jong Un As White House Tries To Be Unified On North Korea Rousey's coach wants her to fight Cyborg (Yahoo Sports)

Trump Mentions 'Rocket Man' Kim Jong Un As White House Tries To Be Unified On North KoreaWASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump on Sunday affirmed in a tweet that he was conferring with world leaders on North Korea’s growing nuclear program, appearing to refer to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as “Rocket Man.”


Rousey's coach wants her to fight Cyborg

Ronda Rousey's coach is certain his star fighter can beat Cris "Cyborg" Justino and wants to see it happen.


Hurricanes Jose Could Lash East Coast as Hurricane Maria Heads Toward Caribbean Agent: Bogut agrees to deal with Lakers (Yahoo Sports)

Hurricanes Jose Could Lash East Coast as Hurricane Maria Heads Toward CaribbeanHurricane Jose is whipping 90-mile-per hour winds, creating dangerous currents as it barrels up the East Coast while Hurricane Maria, just behind it, strengthens as it heads straight for the Virgin Islands, St. Martin and Barbuda.


Andrew Bogut

Andrew Bogut, 32, chose the Lakers over several other interested teams.


St. Louis Police Chant 'Whose Streets? Our Streets!' After Arresting Protesters Giants offense sputters again in MNF loss (Yahoo Sports)

St. Louis Police Chant 'Whose Streets? Our Streets!' After Arresting ProtestersA refrain commonly chanted by Black Lives Matter activists was shouted Sunday night by St. Louis police officers as law enforcement officials arrested more than 80 people during the city’s third night of unrest. The phrase was chanted twice, reported David Carson, a photographer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


Giants might have made a mistake hiring Ben McAdoo as head coach

New York is now 0-2 after falling to Detroit on Monday Night Football, and head coach Ben McAdoo deserves much of the blame.


Kevin Hart publicly apologizes to wife and children after woman threatens to release 'sexually suggestive' video Let the debate begin about NFL TV ratings (Yahoo Sports)

Kevin Hart publicly apologizes to wife and children after woman threatens to release 'sexually suggestive' videoKevin Hart issued a very public apology on Saturday to his pregnant wife and kids after news broke that the actor is involved in a multimillion-dollar extortion attempt.


Diagnosing the NFL's spotty television ratings. (AP)

From hurricanes to player protests, fans across the country are floating theories as to why viewership has been hit-and-miss this season.


That Climate 'Scandal' Rep. Lamar Smith Promoted Was, Indeed, Fake News Was Elliott's effort really worth all the outrage? (Yahoo Sports)

That Climate 'Scandal' Rep. Lamar Smith Promoted Was, Indeed, Fake NewsWASHINGTON — Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), an early and loyal supporter of President Donald Trump, likes to make noise about the liberal media’s coverage of climate change, often dismissing it as “fake news.”


Jason Garrett will talk to Ezekiel Elliott for not hustling after interception

A lot of people noticed when Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott didn't turn and hustle after a Broncos interception.




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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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