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Democrats To Investigate Voter Suppression In Georgia Governor Race And Other 2018 Midterms Rooney's England career: See how he has changed

Democrats To Investigate Voter Suppression In Georgia Governor Race And Other 2018 MidtermsStacey Abrams, who has refused to concede her gubernatorial race in Georgia


See the evolution of England's record goal scorer, all the way from teenage tyro to grizzled veteran, in one GIF as he wins a final cap at Wembley.
Death Toll Mounts To 48 In Northern California Fire, Deadliest In State History Green: Tiff with Durant could galvanize Warriors

Death Toll Mounts To 48 In Northern California Fire, Deadliest In State HistoryThe death toll in Northern California's Camp fire climbed higher on Tuesday as


Draymond Green, saying "I am never going to change who I am" in regard to his emotions, believes his spat with Kevin Durant will only strengthen the Warriors.
Rumors of a major shakeup rock a White House that's mum Lakers' Rondo to undergo surgery on hand

Rumors of a major shakeup rock a White House that's mumNews that several senior officials in the Trump administration were set to be fired rocked the White House on Tuesday. President Trump is said to be considering replacing his chief of staff, John Kelly, according to a Wall Street Journal report published on Tuesday. The Journal reported the move would be part of a larger “shake-up” that would begin with the removal of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.


Lakers guard Rajon Rondo will undergo surgery to repair the fractured third metacarpal in his right hand, the team announced Thursday.
Wisconsin company gives employees handguns for Christmas: 'The perfect gift' Steelers pack up Bell's locker after raid

Wisconsin company gives employees handguns for Christmas: 'The perfect gift'A Wisconsin family-owned company decided to forgo traditional cash bonuses


The Steelers packed up Le'Veon Bell's locker one day after he didn't show up and players raided it.
Yahoo News Explains: Is the Vatican doing enough to address sexual abuse in the church? Wolves owner: Wasted time persuading Butler

Yahoo News Explains: Is the Vatican doing enough to address sexual abuse in the church?The Vatican halted a plan by U.S. bishops to address the age-old sexual abuse issues plaguing the Roman Catholic Church.


Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor opened up about Jimmy Butler's trade to the 76ers, saying the saga overshadowed the start of the season and led to a "negative environment" in Minnesota.


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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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