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Trey Gowdy Threatens DOJ, FBI Officials Over Clinton Probe Documents Trotz resigns as Capitals head coach

Trey Gowdy Threatens DOJ, FBI Officials Over Clinton Probe DocumentsHouse oversight committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) threatened on Sunday to


Barry Trotz has resigned as head coach of the Capitals after leading them to their first Stanley Cup title.
Protests against Trump administration’s family separation policy as first lady weighs in Follow live: England and Tunisia kick off Group G play

Protests against Trump administration’s family separation policy as first lady weighs inDemocratic members of Congress arrived for an “unannounced inspection” of a New Jersey detention facility as protesters rallied the separation policy. In a statement, Melania Trump’s office said she “hates to see children separated from their families.”


Harry Kane delivers two goals to give England its first World Cup-opener win since 2006.
Texas Border Patrol Chase Ends In Crash, Killing At Least 5 Immigrants Sources: Gay opting out of deal with Spurs

Texas Border Patrol Chase Ends In Crash, Killing At Least 5 ImmigrantsAt least five people were killed and several others injured when an SUV


Forward Rudy Gay is declining his option with the San Antonio Spurs and becoming a free agent, ESPN has learned.
'Holy grail for urban explorers': Abandoned airport frozen in time FSU baseball's Martin to coach 1 more year

'Holy grail for urban explorers': Abandoned airport frozen in timeThe small airport allowed predominantly wealthier individuals to leave Cyprus, until it was bombed and left to decay in 1974.


Florida State's Mike Martin will retire as the NCAA's winningest baseball coach after next season.
Trump defends North Korea summit, trashes media: 'We got so much for peace in the world' Porter: Injury reports 'got exaggerated a lot'

Trump defends North Korea summit, trashes media: 'We got so much for peace in the world'Sunday morning, President Trump repeatedly defended the North Korea summit and accused the press of not giving him the credit he deserves for trying to bring more stability to the Korean peninsula.


Michael Porter Jr., who appeared in only three games last season for Missouri because of back surgery, says recent reports on his injury status "got exaggerated a lot."


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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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