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Trump Sets Up Showdown With DOJ Over Claims Of Campaign Surveillance Warriors list Iguodala as doubtful for Game 4

Trump Sets Up Showdown With DOJ Over Claims Of Campaign SurveillancePresident Donald Trump said on Sunday he intends to direct the Department of


Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala banged knees with the Rockets' James Harden in Game 3, and Iguodala's knee worsened overnight. He did not practice Monday and is listed as doubtful for Game 4.
U.S. Citizens Say They Were Detained By Border Patrol Agent For ‘Speaking Spanish’ Incognito, cut by Bills, now free to resume career

U.S. Citizens Say They Were Detained By Border Patrol Agent For ‘Speaking Spanish’Two U.S. citizens said they were detained last week by a Border Patrol agent


Retired guard Richie Incognito has been released from the reserve/retired list by the Buffalo Bills, immediately making him a free agent available to sign with any team.
Gay Man Says Pope Francis Told Him, ‘God Made You Like That And Loves You Like That' Soto, 19, starts for Nats, homers in 1st at-bat

Gay Man Says Pope Francis Told Him, ‘God Made You Like That And Loves You Like That'In what's been characterized as the most progressive remarks ever uttered by a


Nationals phenom Juan Soto got his first start Monday and homered in his first at-bat. At 19 years and 208 days, he's the youngest major leaguer to hit a home run in more than 15 years.
Hawaii volcano eruption: Is this the beginning - or the end? Harbaugh to take U-M to South Africa in 2019

Hawaii volcano eruption: Is this the beginning - or the end?Lava flows and a series of earthquakes, have now been followed by large clouds of toxic fumes and tiny glass-like particles known as "laze", from Hawaii's erupting volcano, Kilauea. Lava has also continued to gush out of large cracks in the ground in residential neighbourhoods, while two explosive eruptions unleashed clouds of ash from the volcano's summit. The rate of sulphur dioxide gas being emitted from large cracks in the ground in these areas has also tripled, leading the county of Hawaii to repeat warnings about air quality.


Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said he is taking his team to South Africa in 2019.
Hounded by graft probe, fearing safety Malaysia's Najib seeks protection Lightning coach: Knights 'not a Cinderella story'

Hounded by graft probe, fearing safety Malaysia's Najib seeks protectionBy Fathin Ungku KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak fears for his safety and has asked for police protection, his spokesman said on Sunday, a day after the ex-leader complained over the conduct of police searching properties for evidence of corruption. Having ruled Malaysia for nearly 10 years, Najib and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, have been barred from leaving the country after his coalition's surprise defeat in an election on May 9. Najib has consistently denied all allegations of wrongdoing, but his image hasn't been helped by his wife's reputation for lavish spending.


As they prepared for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Capitals and Lightning talked about the Vegas Golden Knights' surprising run to their first Stanley Cup Final. "They're a wonderful story," Lightning coach Jon Cooper said.


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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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