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GOP Candidate Don Blankenship Rips Mitch McConnell's 'Chinaperson' Family LeBron James caps classic performance with epic buzzer-beater

GOP Candidate Don Blankenship Rips Mitch McConnell's 'Chinaperson' FamilyDon Blankenship, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate in West Virginia,


The Cavaliers needed every one of their star's 44 points to earn a Game 5 win over the Pacers and put Indiana on the brink of elimination.
Firing Mueller won't end Trump investigation, Mueller made sure Pacers' Oladipo: LeBron goaltended on my shot

Firing Mueller won't end Trump investigation, Mueller made sureRachel Maddow shows how Robert Mueller has worked with other departments and agencies in the course of the Trump Russia investigation, ensuring that even if the special counsel is fired, the elements of the investigation live on.


Victor Oladipo said LeBron James' pivotal late-game block should have been called a goaltend.
Dallas Officer Shot At Home Depot Dies. 2 Others Still In Hospital. Wall: 'We love our chances' at forcing Game 7

Dallas Officer Shot At Home Depot Dies. 2 Others Still In Hospital.A Dallas police officer has died and another remains in critical condition


The Wizards must win Game 6 at home on Friday against the Raptors to keep their season alive, a feat John Wall said his team can accomplish.
President Trump sends warning to Iran about restarting nuclear program QB Allen apologizes for offensive H.S. tweets

President Trump sends warning to Iran about restarting nuclear programDuring an Oval Office meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, President Trump warned Iran that if it restarts its nuclear program, it will have “bigger problems” than it had before.


Potential No. 1 draft pick Josh Allen acknowledged to ESPN's Stephen A. Smith late Wednesday night that he sent out offensive tweets in high school and apologized for them.
Mourning victims of deadly van attack in Toronto Favre flattery: Mayfield revives draft-day photo

Mourning victims of deadly van attack in TorontoA crowd gathered late Tuesday in Toronto's North York community to pay their respects to the van victims at a makeshift memorial of roses, candles and messages of condolence.


Baker Mayfield went all out and recreated Brett Favre's draft-day photo -- complete with jean shorts, wood paneling, an old-school phone and family and friends packed into a small room.


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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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