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Trump complains about Democrats’ rallying cry to ‘resist’ Watch: LaVar Ball's ridiculous WWE appearance (Yahoo Sports)

Trump complains about Democrats’ rallying cry to ‘resist’President Trump admitted that he likes divisive rhetoric as a campaign tactic, but now finds it frustrating when it is used by Democrats to counter his agenda.


Watch: LaVar Ball's ridiculous WWE appearance

LaVar Ball and two of his sons, including Lonzo, went on WWE's Monday Night Raw for a segment, and it went exactly as you'd expect.


Air Asia Pilots Asks Passengers ‘To Pray’ During Wild Flight NBA reveals All-Rookie, All-Defensive teams (Yahoo Sports)

Air Asia Pilots Asks Passengers ‘To Pray’ During Wild FlightThe pilot twice asked passengers to pray on Air Asia flight D7237 from Australia to Malaysia as the plane shook like a "washing machine" for two hours, according to passengers.


Draymond Green

The league announced the 2016-17 All-Defensive and All-Rookie teams as a lead-in to an NBA Awards show that seems well past due.


Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan Why Cam's comeback is critical for Panthers, NFL (Yahoo Sports)

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in PakistanBAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) — Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. Then the wreck exploded, engulfing people in flames as they screamed in terror.


Cam Newton (AP)

Cam Newton's soft tosses in the locker room Monday were big news for a team and league that needs his star power.


Not Just Coal: Retail Jobs Fall Despite Lower Unemployment Rumors about Cavs smack of desperation (Yahoo Sports)

Not Just Coal: Retail Jobs Fall Despite Lower UnemploymentA close look at labor statistics shows that retail jobs are falling, even as the national unemployment figure stays low.


The Cleveland Cavaliers want it all, and that still might not be enough

Cleveland is reportedly wooing Paul George, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade in an attempt to compete with Golden State.


California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake All-Star Game voting: Five races to watch (Yahoo Sports)

California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistakeSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend.


Marcell Ozuna (Getty Images)

Marcell Ozuna has passed Jason Heyward in the final MLB All-Star update before the rosters are announced. That's one of our five races to watch.




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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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