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Panel: Is DNC-Trump lawsuit a political stunt? Power Rankings: AL East dominates the top 10

Panel: Is DNC-Trump lawsuit a political stunt?Cornell Belcher and David Brody discuss the DNC's civil lawsuit against Russia and the Trump campaign.


The Red Sox held onto our No. 1 spot, but they aren't the only team in the division off to a strong start.
Trump: U.S.-North Korea summit 'should have been done a long time ago' Wait over: Embiid says 76ers' time is now

Trump: U.S.-North Korea summit 'should have been done a long time ago'President Trump pushed back against criticisms that North Korea has had to meet few preconditions before a planned summit between the president and Kim Jong Un. Trump said he may or may not be successful but that he’s taking an important step that previous presidents should have taken long ago.


All-Star center Joel Embiid knows the Sixers have a bright future, but he thinks the team can make waves in the present.
Waffle House Customer Hailed A Hero After Wrestling Rifle Away From Shooter GM Lynch: 49ers will cut Foster if LB is guilty

Waffle House Customer Hailed A Hero After Wrestling Rifle Away From ShooterA 29-year-old man is being hailed as a hero after he single-handedly disarmed


49ers general manager John Lynch stressed Monday that linebacker Rueben Foster won't remain on the team if "charges are proven true" that he assaulted his girlfriend earlier this month.
As chemical weapons inspectors reach Douma, Syria claims suspected attack was fake Instagaffe: KD says 'like' of Russ jab accidental

As chemical weapons inspectors reach Douma, Syria claims suspected attack was fakeThe chemical weapons inspectors reached the city of Douma, now under Russian and Syrian control, two weeks after the suspected attack took place.


Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant says his Instagram like of a comment criticizing former teammate Russell Westbrook was done in error.
Every Time Meghan Markle Spoke Out Against Gender Inequality Sources: Pelicans pick up Gentry's '18-19 option

Every Time Meghan Markle Spoke Out Against Gender InequalityShe's marrying royalty but Meghan Markle is already a feminist queen.


The Pelicans have picked up the 2018-19 option on coach Alvin Gentry, league sources said.


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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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