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No more indictments from Robert Mueller, but Russia is a habit Trump won't break in 2020 Pass interference now reviewable by officials

No more indictments from Robert Mueller, but Russia is a habit Trump won't break in 2020Trump knew he and Russia were aiming for the same goal. So he fawned over Putin, undercut US foreign policy and sold out his own intelligence agencies.


On a one-year trial basis, pass interference -- whether flagged or not -- can be challenged by coaches and reviewed by officials, beginning next season.
Avenatti arrested and charged with extortion, embezzlement, bank and tax fraud Report: McGregor under sexual assault inquiry

Avenatti arrested and charged with extortion, embezzlement, bank and tax fraudThe lawyer who represented Stormy Daniels faces the prosepect of spending the rest of his life behind bars.


Conor McGregor reportedly has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman in December at a Dublin hotel.
Erdogan proposal to make Hagia Sophia a mosque irks Greece Nebraska parts ways with Miles, eyes Hoiberg

Erdogan proposal to make Hagia Sophia a mosque irks GreeceANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Greek government voiced opposition Monday to the suggestion from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Istanbul's Hagia Sophia — a Byzantine-era cathedral that now serves as a museum — could be reconverted into a mosque.


Nebraska is moving on from coach Tim Miles after seven seasons. Former Chicago Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg is the favorite to replace him.
The Ford Bronco Will Have a Removable Roof and Doors and Will Go on Sale in Late 2020 Pats' Kraft pleads not guilty, asks for jury trial

The Ford Bronco Will Have a Removable Roof and Doors and Will Go on Sale in Late 2020Ford gave new details about the retro SUV to dealers at a recent event.


Patriots owner Robert Kraft officially entered a not guilty plea to charges on two misdemeanor counts of first-degree solicitation and has asked for a jury trial.
UPDATE 1-Israel says 6 hurt near Tel Aviv in apparent Gaza rocket attack Syndergaard waves flag, plays nice in Syracuse

UPDATE 1-Israel says 6 hurt near Tel Aviv in apparent Gaza rocket attackSirens sounded in central Israel and police and medics said a house was on fire and six people were wounded on Monday after a suspected rocket attack from the Gaza Strip. The early morning incident in Mishmeret, an agricultural town north of Tel Aviv, came at a time of high tension ahead of the anniversary of Gaza border protests and an April 9 election campaign in Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is seeking a fifth term in next month's ballot, was in Washington on Monday and due to meet U.S. President Donald Trump.


Two days after Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard said he wasn't looking forward to making the trip to Syracuse -- "not even in the slightest bit" -- he ran around the Carrier Dome while waving a large Syracuse University flag.


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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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