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Post Report On Kushner Overshadows Trump’s End of First Foreign Trip Panthers say Benjamin's weight is not a big issue (Yahoo Sports)

Post Report On Kushner Overshadows Trump’s End of First Foreign TripThe Washington Post report that Jared Kushner asked for a secret communications channel with Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin last December added to the growing controversy surrounding Trump’s son-in-law


Kelvin Benjamin's oft-discussed weight isn't an issue, Ron Rivera says

A photo of Carolina WR Kelvin Benjamin looking a little bigger than usual quickly got passed around the internet.


Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror Stanley Cup Final: Who has the better coach? (Yahoo Sports)

Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horrorCAIRO (AP) — Video interviews with survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic militants on a bus taking Egyptian Christians to a remote desert monastery are painting a picture of untold horror, with children hiding under their seats to escape gunfire.


Stanley Cup Final Preview

Two U.S.-born coaches are meeting in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time with Mike Sullivan pitted against Peter Laviolette.


Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners Dixon's car smashed to pieces in Indy wreck (Yahoo Sports)

Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partnersEurope "must take its fate into its own hands" faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday. While Germany and Europe would strive to remain on good terms with America and Britain, "we have to fight for our own destiny", Merkel went on. Special emphasis was needed on warm relations between Berlin and newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron, she said.


Scott Dixon

Somehow, Scott Dixon was able to walk away from this crash that tore his car apart and sent it airborne during the 101st running of the race.


'Close to Treason’ DHS Sec. Kelly Calls Out Intel Leaks Harper keeps it real with Little Leaguers (Yahoo Sports)

'Close to Treason’ DHS Sec. Kelly Calls Out Intel LeaksHomeland Security Sec. John Kelly tells Chuck Todd on Meet the Press that it’s “totally unacceptable” for intelligence to be leaked, after details of the U.K.'s investigation into the Manchester bombing were published by American news outlets.


Bryce Harper

Washington Nationals All-Star Bryce Harper urges a group of young baseball players to disregard participation trophies.


Congo militiamen free one French, three Congolese mine workers Trade from Montreal hasn't hurt Subban one bit (Yahoo Sports)

Congo militiamen free one French, three Congolese mine workersPARIS/KINSHASA (Reuters) - Militiamen have a freed French national and three Congolese who were kidnapped in March during an attack on Banro Corp's Namoya gold mine in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. "The president of the republic welcomes the news of the liberation of our compatriot kidnapped on March 1 in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo," said a statement from the office of French President Emmanuel Macron. The militiamen had kidnapped five workers, including the French national, a Tanzanian and three Congolese.


P.K. Subban (ESPN)

Some thought that Nashville would represent a decrease in exposure for the superstar defenseman. ESPN showed why it hasn't been.




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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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