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Christine Blasey Ford Says She's Willing To Negotiate On Testimony Next Week Matthew Berry's 50 fantasy facts for Week 3

Christine Blasey Ford Says She's Willing To Negotiate On Testimony Next WeekChristine Blasey Ford, the psychology professor who accused Supreme Court


Loads of stats for you to consider when setting your Week 3 lineups, plus a list of calls the TMR would like you to forgive him for.
Best Bites: Pumpkin spice waffles McGregor cashes in with new 8-fight UFC deal

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Conor McGregor has signed a new eight-fight deal with the UFC, president Dana White confirmed on Thursday.
Trumpnado! Tweeting about storms, Trump seizes opportunity to make everything worse FanDuel runs reverse, pays $82K for disputed bet

Trumpnado! Tweeting about storms, Trump seizes opportunity to make everything worseJerry Adler examines the issues with Trump's tweets about the death toll from Hurricane Maria.


Saying sports betting should be fun, FanDuel has changed course and decided to pay $82,000 to a man who capitalized on a mistake by the company. FanDuel also will add $1,000 apiece to the accounts of 82 randomly chosen customers.
Elizabeth Smart's kidnapper released from prison Tiger (65) tied with Fowler at Tour Championship

Elizabeth Smart's kidnapper released from prisonWanda Barzee, 72, was released this week after serving 15 years despite Smart's pleas.


Tiger Woods, who finished with an eagle to shoot a 65, is tied with Rickie Fowler after the first round of the Tour Championship at East Lake.
Florence Kills An Estimated 5,500 Pigs, 3.4 Million Chickens And Turkeys In North Carolina Losing has Steelers' Brown fired up: 'We suck'

Florence Kills An Estimated 5,500 Pigs, 3.4 Million Chickens And Turkeys In North CarolinaAs Florence battered the Carolinas this past week, dozens of heartwarming


Antonio Brown addressed the media for nearly 10 minutes from his Steelers locker Thursday. He said coach Mike Tomlin knew he wouldn't be at work Monday and that the team's winless start has him fed up.


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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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