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Trump touts his dealmaking skills after meeting American pastor freed from Turkey Why the Sixers believe Embiid, Simmons and Fultz are enough

Trump touts his dealmaking skills after meeting American pastor freed from TurkeyPresident Trump, welcoming the Rev. Andrew Brunson on his return to the United States after a two-year imprisonment in Turkey, took credit for his release and blamed President Obama for not getting him out sooner.


With an unproven point guard, inexperienced GM and two completely different young superstars, how will the post-Process Sixers repay the trust?
The Senate Judiciary Committee's Only 4 Women Reflect On Kavanaugh's Confirmation Buccaneers fire defensive coordinator Smith

The Senate Judiciary Committee's Only 4 Women Reflect On Kavanaugh's ConfirmationThe only four female members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are angry that


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired defensive coordinator Mike Smith on Monday after giving up 34 points to the Falcons in their third consecutive loss.
Rubio: U.S. credibility is undermined if we don’t condemn allies that murder Pats ban fan who threw beer on Chiefs' Hill

Rubio: U.S. credibility is undermined if we don’t condemn allies that murderSen. Marco Rubio said America would need to call out Saudi Arabia if it’s proven that its government was behind the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


The Patriots have identified the fan who threw beer on Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill and have banned him from the stadium.
Recovery of Nepal climbers delayed by mountain's remoteness Chiefs LB: Feared flag so let Brady go on TD

Recovery of Nepal climbers delayed by mountain's remotenessKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers hampered by difficult, remote terrain took two days to recover the bodies of nine climbers, including one of the world's best, who hoped to map a new route to a Himalayan peak in Nepal that hasn't been scaled in eight years.


Chiefs linebacker Breeland Speaks says he feared getting flagged when he was wrapping up Tom Brady, so he let him go and the quarterback scored.
28-year-old woman dies after being shot while driving in Georgia Saban: Tua could have gone back into game

28-year-old woman dies after being shot while driving in GeorgiaAspiring model Kelsey Quayle died after a head-on traffic collision that occurred after she sustained a gunshot wound while driving.


Alabama coach Nick Saban says that quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, sidelined with a knee sprain in the third quarter of Saturday's win over Missouri, is expected to fully practice this week. Saban said Tagovailoa could have gone back in the game if needed.


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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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