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Russia: U.S. Withdrawal From Nuclear Treaty Would Be A ‘Very Dangerous Step’ Cowboys trade 1st-round pick for Raiders' Cooper

Russia: U.S. Withdrawal From Nuclear Treaty Would Be A ‘Very Dangerous Step’The risks to global security could be severe if the U.S. pulls out of the


The Dallas Cowboys made a move to benefit quarterback Dak Prescott by acquiring wide receiver Amari Cooper from the Oakland Raiders for a 2019 first-round draft pick.
Costa Rica Rafting Accident Leaves 5 Dead, Including 4 American Bachelor Party Attendees Roman Reigns reveals 11-year leukemia battle

Costa Rica Rafting Accident Leaves 5 Dead, Including 4 American Bachelor Party AttendeesA white-water rafting excursion in Costa Rica turned deadly on Saturday when


Roman Reigns revealed on "Monday Night Raw" he has had leukemia for 11 years, and that the cancer's return means he will step away from WWE.
Kmart employee gives emotional announcement before the store closed permanently Kershaw to start World Series Game 1 at Boston

Kmart employee gives emotional announcement before the store closed permanentlyThe once-beloved American retailer Sears Holdings filed for bankruptcy earlier


The Dodgers have made it official: Clayton Kershaw will be their World Series Game 1 starter Tuesday.
Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancée Put Under 24-Hour Police Protection In Turkey Sources: Cardinals CB Peterson asks for trade

Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancée Put Under 24-Hour Police Protection In TurkeyHatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has reportedly been placed under 24-hour police protection in Turkey.


Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson wants to be traded, but the team doesn't want to accommodate him, sources told ESPN.
U.S. gets lottery fever as jackpots rise to $2.2 billion Harbaugh still heated about Michigan St. scuffle

U.S. gets lottery fever as jackpots rise to $2.2 billionGregory Baron, 24, and Ben Nelson, 27, on Monday were eagerly purchasing $2 tickets for the Mega Millions jackpot in hopes of winning the record-setting $1.6 billion prize and becoming among the richest people in the world. "I would incorporate myself as a business and become my own company," Baron said inside the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, adding that he would also pay off his student loans and parents' mortgage and donate to charities if he wins. The Mega Millions website briefly crashed on Monday ahead of the drawing due to a surge in visitors, said a spokeswoman for the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, which administers the website.


Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said Sunday that he is ready to move on from Saturday's pregame scuffle between his team and Michigan players. Jim Harbaugh is not.


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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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