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Trump on Parkland shooter: 'A teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he knew what happened' Hockey misfits seize last shot at glory

Trump on Parkland shooter: 'A teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he knew what happened'President Trump on Friday castigated the armed resource officer in Parkland, Fla., who resigned from the Broward County Sheriff’s office after surveillance footage showed he waited outside the school during last week’s mass shooting.


Maybe this is where this Canadian team was to succeed where others have failed previously.
The Parkland Teens Are Giving These Columbine Survivors Hope Gus Kenworthy on his historic Olympic moment

The Parkland Teens Are Giving These Columbine Survivors HopeLast week, Austin Eubanks had just wrapped up his speech at a school in Colorado when he noticed he had a message on his phone.


After a seemingly innocuous kiss with his boyfriend captured the world's imagination Gus Kenworthy speaks out.
'How dare you': CNN's Camerota clashes with NRA's Loesch over her claim that media 'love' mass shootings Exploring Korea's street food culture outside the Olympics

'How dare you': CNN's Camerota clashes with NRA's Loesch over her claim that media 'love' mass shootingsThe national spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association on Friday doubled down on her claim that members of the media “love” mass shootings, like last week’s school massacre in Parkland, Fla., because of the bump in television ratings that some networks experience.


Yahoo Canada Sports editor Mackenzie Liddell learns you have to be willing to leave your comfort zone if you truly want to experience Korean street food culture.
12 Tweets On Gun Violence And Mental Health Everyone Should Read At Flag Day ceremony, Mexico's 'tri-colour' flies upside down

12 Tweets On Gun Violence And Mental Health Everyone Should ReadIf you mapped out the discussion about the major causes of gun violence following every mass shooting in the United States, it would almost certainly lead you to the same destination: mental illness.


A Flag Day ceremony in Mexico has gone awry, with troops flying the country's red, white and green " tri-colour " upside down. Local media show images of the giant flag fluttering over Mexico City's Campo Marte parade ground Saturday with its iconic eagle inverted. Some Mexicans took
This Las Vegas Airport Is Letting People Dump Their Marijuana Before Flying Manning has goal, two assists to lead Flyers to 5-3 win over Senators

This Las Vegas Airport Is Letting People Dump Their Marijuana Before FlyingCannabis is legal in Nevada but still banned by the U.S. government


Brandon Manning had a goal and two assists as the Philadelphia Flyers downed the Ottawa Senators 5-3 on Saturday afternoon. Ivan Provorov, Robert Hagg, Claude Giroux and Nolan Patrick also scored for the Flyers (33-19-10), who've won five straight games. Petr Mrazek made 25 saves.


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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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