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‘The most horrible feeling’: Mother of missing Manchester concertgoer describes chaos of attack Goodell hasn't thought about talking to Kaep (Yahoo Sports)

‘The most horrible feeling’: Mother of missing Manchester concertgoer describes chaos of attackMany attendees at the concert that was hit by a bomb on Monday were young people. One distraught parent described her feelings as she waited for news.


Goodell hasn't though about talking to Kaep

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he hasn't spoken to Colin Kaepernick, since his anthem protests last year.


Father of Times Square car crash victim thanks New York in emotional letter Lewis criticizes NFL's relaxed celebration rules (Yahoo Sports)

Father of Times Square car crash victim thanks New York in emotional letterAt an impromptu memorial in Times Square, the father of the young woman who was killed there last week has placed a letter of thanks to the city.


Lewis criticizes NFL's relaxed celebration rules

Marvin Lewis, who has taken chances on troubled players, had some choice words for one of the NFL's rule changes.


Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words Thanks to Kyrie, NBA Finals in sight for Cavs (Yahoo Sports)

Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp wordsTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani took barbed swipes at the U.S. and its ally Saudi Arabia on Monday, hitting back at both a day after President Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the kingdom to call for further isolation of Iran.


Cavs-Celtics

The Celtics were in control for most of the first half, but Kyrie Irving's magnificent performance put Cleveland back in charge.


Teenagers Who Stole Car And Killed 6-Year-Old Boy Charged With Capital Murder Injury causes major changes in UFC PPVs (Yahoo Sports)

Teenagers Who Stole Car And Killed 6-Year-Old Boy Charged With Capital MurderProsecutors could seek the death penalty in the case.


Romero vs. Whittaker

Due to Cody Garbrandt dropping out of his UFC 213 title fight against T.J. Dillashaw, a chain reaction of changes will occur.


President Trump’s first trip abroad Driver details armed robbery after race victory (Yahoo Sports)

President Trump’s first trip abroadIn contrast to George W. Bush and Obama, President Trump’s first overseas trip is a highly ambitious venture. Here's a look at some of the highlights.


Mixed emotions for Dixon after armed robbery

Scott Dixon has spoken about being robbed at gunpoint in a Taco Bell drive-thru with friend Dario Franchitti on Sunday night.




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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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