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Antwon Rose Protests Continue In Pittsburgh For Third Straight Night Olney: Nationals are built to last beyond 2018

Antwon Rose Protests Continue In Pittsburgh For Third Straight NightFor the third day in a row, hundreds of protesters continue to call for


Whether future free agent Bryce Harper sticks around or not, Washington should continue to be a top contender with young stars like Juan Soto.
Mike Huckabee's Racist Tweet Calls MS-13 Nancy Pelosi's 'Campaign Committee' Caps, Carlson reportedly agree to 8-year deal

Mike Huckabee's Racist Tweet Calls MS-13 Nancy Pelosi's 'Campaign Committee'Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) suggested that MS-13 gang members are


The Capitals and John Carlson have agreed to a new eight-year contract that will pay the veteran defenseman an average annual value of $8 million per year, according to multiple reports.
How Russia grapples with monuments from Soviet past Salah considering quitting Egypt team - sources

How Russia grapples with monuments from Soviet pastAs Americans debate the proper placement of Confederate statues, Russians have found a unique solution to a similar issue.


Mohamed Salah is unhappy at being drawn into a political row during his stay in Chechnya with Egypt during the World Cup, a source has told ESPN FC.
Kind 15-Year-Old Helps Deaf and Blind Man on Alaska Airlines Flight Yankees believe Sanchez (groin) is likely to DL

Kind 15-Year-Old Helps Deaf and Blind Man on Alaska Airlines FlightShe made it easier for him to communicate.


After injuring his groin in Sunday's loss to the Rays, Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez is likely a candidate for the DL, though he will undergo an MRI on Monday.
Crude oil pours into river after train derails in US Cubs swept by Reds as bullpen falters again

Crude oil pours into river after train derails in USA freight train that derailed in Iowa is leaking crude oil into a river, raising concerns that water supplies downstream could be contaminated. Some of the tankers were damaged, causing them to gush oil into flooded fields and the rain-swollen Rock River. “We are containing the oil that was spilled as close to the incident as possible using containment booms and recovering it with skimmers and vacuum trucks,” said BNSF Railway spokesman Andy Williams.


Reliever Pedro Strop called the Cubs' fourth straight loss to the last-place Reds "a tough one to swallow" after a move to the bullpen once again backfired. Cincinnati's four-game sweep was its first over the Cubs since 1983.


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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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