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Jamal Khashoggi's Body Parts May Have Been Smuggled Out In Luggage, Says Turkish Official Barnwell: The injuries turning the NFL playoff race upside down

Jamal Khashoggi's Body Parts May Have Been Smuggled Out In Luggage, Says Turkish OfficialThe dismembered body of journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been transported


Alex Smith is out for the season, and Washington's NFC East lead could soon vanish. These are the biggest injuries that changed the NFL landscape.
Bucking McConnell, Sens. Graham And Paul Call For Vote On Criminal Justice Bill NFL playoff picture: How the NFC, AFC look right now

Bucking McConnell, Sens. Graham And Paul Call For Vote On Criminal Justice BillSens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) often find themselves on


With back-to-back wins, the Cowboys are on the fringes of the postseason. Here's how the top six looks in each conference.
Argentina Finds Missing Sub One Year Later But Lacks Resources To Surface It Ravens: Yanda didn't spit on Bengals' Burfict

Argentina Finds Missing Sub One Year Later But Lacks Resources To Surface ItBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The Argentine government acknowledged on


The Ravens say that Marshal Yanda didn't spit "on anyone," despite video evidence that he did spit on the Bengals' Vontaze Burfict.
Guatemala Fuego volcano eruption - as it happened: Thousands told 'evacuate immediately' as glowing lava appears at summit Sources: Wizards' Wall, Beal could be fair game

Guatemala Fuego volcano eruption - as it happened: Thousands told 'evacuate immediately' as glowing lava appears at summitAbout 4,000 residents fled Guatemala‘s Volcano of Fire Monday as red-hot rock and ash spewed into the sky and cascaded down the slopes towards an area devastated by a deadly eruption earlier this year. Guatemala’s volcanology unit said that explosions from the 12,300-foot (3,763-metre) high mountain shook homes with “constant sounds similar to a train locomotive”. Incandescent material burst as high as 1,000 meters (3,200 feet) above the crater and flows of hot rock and ash extended nearly 2 miles (3 kilometres) down one flank of the volcano.


The Washington Wizards are giving the impression that every player on their roster, including John Wall and Bradley Beal, could be available for discussion in trade scenarios, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Nissan accuses chief Ghosn of misconduct, proposes firing him Lewis on Lamar Jackson: QBs don't run forever

Nissan accuses chief Ghosn of misconduct, proposes firing himAutomaker Nissan on Monday accused its chairman Carlos Ghosn of "significant acts of misconduct" including underreporting his salary and said it would move to fire him, as reports emerged he faced arrest in Tokyo. In a statement, Nissan said it had been conducting a probe into Ghosn for several months after receiving a whistleblower report and had uncovered misconduct going back several years. The statement came after local media reported that Ghosn was being questioned Monday night by prosecutors in Tokyo and was expected to be arrested on violation of financial regulations including misreporting his income.


Bengals coach Marvin Lewis questions whether Ravens QB Lamar Jackson can survive running so much.


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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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