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Mitt Romney: 'This is a defining moment for President Trump' They're stoked: Jesé, Stoke City stun Arsenal (Yahoo Sports)

Mitt Romney: 'This is a defining moment for President Trump'Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called on Trump to apologize for his remarks on Charlottesville in which he blamed "both sides" for the brutal clashes.


Jese Rodriguez

Jesé Rodriguez — Stoke’s newest signing on loan from PSG — scored the game's only goal as the Potters sent the visiting Gunners to their first defeat.


High-Speed Police Chases Under Scrutiny in Florida German player scores, injures knee celebrating (Yahoo Sports)

High-Speed Police Chases Under Scrutiny in FloridaNewly released dash camera footage from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's office recorded an officer driving 104 mph after being told not to chase a suspect.


Nicolai Muller

Hamburg's Nicolai Muller scored less than 10 minutes into the Bundesliga season, but his goal celebration went all wrong.


Girl found 'brutally murdered' at home after texting mother about someone knocking at door Umps wearing wristbands to protest 'verbal attacks' (Yahoo Sports)

Girl found 'brutally murdered' at home after texting mother about someone knocking at doorYhoana Arteaga was found bludgeoned to death in her family's mobile home with her clothing "in disarray", police said. There was no evidence of forced entry to the trailer in Nashville, Tennessee. The girl had suffered blunt force trauma to her body, police spokesman Don Aaron told a press conference.


Ian Kinsler

Ian Kinsler's confrontation with and criticism of veteran umpire Angel Hernandez is fueling a protest by the umpire's union.


Weather Channel Founder Says Climate Change Isn't Real MLB Hall members arrested 100 years ago (Yahoo Sports)

Weather Channel Founder Says Climate Change Isn't Real"I'm just a dumb old skeptic. A denier, as they call me. But you know something? I'm right. So I don't care."


100 years ago today, two Hall of Famers got arrested for playing baseball on a Sunday

Managers John McGraw and Christy Mathewson were arrested at the Polo Grounds when their teams played a game in front of troops leaving for World War I.


Children in conflict zones vulnerable to killing, rape: UN draft Oklahoma State has the offense to win Big 12 (Yahoo Sports)

Children in conflict zones vulnerable to killing, rape: UN draftChildren are particularly vulnerable in the conflicts raging around the globe, according to a draft UN report that specifically pointed the finger of blame in Yemen at the Saudi-led coalition. The draft of an annual UN report on the impact of armed conflict on children lists the countries and entities accused of recruiting child soldiers and using children as weapons of war. "I am highly concerned by the scale and severity of the grave violations that were committed against children in 2016, which included alarming levels of killing and maiming, recruitment and use and denial of humanitarian access," Secretary General Antonio Guterres says in the draft seen by AFP.


Mason Rudolph

Oklahoma State has the offense — led by QB Mason Rudolph — to win the Big 12 and reach the College Football Playoff.




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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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