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Militarized Cops At Tiny Georgia Neo-Nazi Rally Arrest Counterprotesters For Wearing Masks The Bucks are counting on Giannis to take them to new heights

Militarized Cops At Tiny Georgia Neo-Nazi Rally Arrest Counterprotesters For Wearing MasksNEWNAN, Ga. -- A heavily militarized police force of some 400 officers


The Bucks want Giannis Antetokounmpo to be the centerpiece of their on-court and off-court strategies, but Kevin Durant knows from experience that might not work.
Did the GOP Memo leak actually hurt Trump instead of help? Bogut heading home to NBL with Kings

Did the GOP Memo leak actually hurt Trump instead of help?Republicans immediately leaked James Comey’s notes after they received them but the focus quickly turned to the memo’s representation of the President’s behavior and obsessions instead of James Comey’s credibility.


Veteran center Andrew Bogut has ended his 13-season NBA career and will return to Australia to play in the NBL with the Sydney Kings.
'Overwhelmed' Letter Carrier Allegedly Held Onto 17,000 Pieces Of Mail Ex-kicker Feely apologizes for gun picture

'Overwhelmed' Letter Carrier Allegedly Held Onto 17,000 Pieces Of MailAn "overwhelmed" New York City postal worker stashed more than 17,000 pieces


Former NFL kicker Jay Feely has apologized for posting a picture of himself with a gun alongside his daughter and her date.
Rpt: Sessions threatens to resign if Trump fires Rosenstein Marlins tanking? Jeter rejects losing mindset

Rpt: Sessions threatens to resign if Trump fires RosensteinA new report from The Washington Post says that Jeff Sessions warned the White House that he may be forced to step down if Trump follows through with his threats to fire Rod Rosenstein, reportedly believing that it would put him in an untenable position.


Marlins CEO Derek Jeter said his team is "trying to win ballgames every day" and believes the mindset that they are tanking is off-base.
Hundreds of planes in US and EU to undergo emergency inspections after fatal explosion on Southwest flight Westbrook vows Rubio won't repeat stellar game

Hundreds of planes in US and EU to undergo emergency inspections after fatal explosion on Southwest flightEmergency inspections will be carried out on hundreds of aircraft worldwide after an explosion aboard a Southwest Airlines flight led to the death of a passenger. The announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration comes after a woman was almost sucked out of a window on a flight from New York to Dallas on Tuesday, after “an engine failure due to a fractured fan blade". Metal fatigue was believed to have led to a piece of a fan blade coming loose, according to investigators, which then smashed through the engine casing.


Ricky Rubio had Utah's first postseason triple-double since 2001 in the Jazz's Game 3 win over the Thunder on Saturday night. It's an achievement that Russell Westbrook said won't happen again.


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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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