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Trump Threatens To Order Military To 'Close Our Southern Border' Over Immigration Red Sox on to World Series as Price flips script

Trump Threatens To Order Military To 'Close Our Southern Border' Over ImmigrationPresident Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to shut the U.S.-Mexico border,


David Price overcame his postseason struggles with six shutout innings as Boston won the ALCS by eliminating the defending champs.
Republican candidates trying to have it both ways on Obamacare Price finally wins playoff start; Sox seal pennant

Republican candidates trying to have it both ways on ObamacareSome GOP candidates running this cycle who have or are trying to gut Obamacare are still running on the importance of protecting people with pre-existing conditions.


David Price ended his winless string of postseason starts in emphatic fashion Thursday, dealing six scoreless innings to help vault the Red Sox into the World Series.
Police officer lectures boys playing with BB gun: 'Do you think I want to shoot an 11-year-old?' Allen, 'ultimate trail blazer' celebrated at opener

Police officer lectures boys playing with BB gun: 'Do you think I want to shoot an 11-year-old?'An Ohio police officer is being praised online after turning a call that could


The Portland Trail Blazers paid tribute to owner Paul Allen, who died earlier this week, before playing their season opener on Thursday night.
Chief Justice John Roberts Stresses Court's Independence After Kavanaugh Confirmation LeBron on debut hype: 'First step of long journey'

Chief Justice John Roberts Stresses Court's Independence After Kavanaugh ConfirmationAddressing the bitter, partisan battle over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court


Before the madness of his much-hyped Lakers debut began, LeBron James was a picture of tranquility as he sat at his locker stall, calling Thursday night's opener "the first step of a long journey for us."
Yahoo News Explains: What Canada's cannabis legalization will look like Attorney: Adidas OK'd payment at Self's request

Yahoo News Explains: What Canada's cannabis legalization will look likeHere's what you need to know about Canada's recent legalization of cannabis.


An attorney for Adidas executive James Gatto said Gatto approved a $20K payment to the guardian of Kansas player Silvio De Sousa only after coach Bill Self requested it.


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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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