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Full Flake Interview: 'Behind the scenes there is a lot of alarm' among Republicans in Congress CP3 likely a game-time decision for West finale

Full Flake Interview: 'Behind the scenes there is a lot of alarm' among Republicans in CongressIn an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) told Chuck Todd that Congress needs to push back against the president more often.


Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said he expects Chris Paul's status for Monday's Game 7 of the West finals to be a game-time decision.
RFK Jr. Seeking New Investigation Into His Father's Assassination Basketball prospect dies after collapsing in game

RFK Jr. Seeking New Investigation Into His Father's AssassinationRobert Kennedy Jr. had a three-hour prison meeting in California with his


A 17-year-old player for a North Carolina youth basketball team collapsed on the court while playing in a tournament game in Virginia and later died.
Refugee Office That Lost 1,500 Kids Not 'Legally Responsible' For Finding Them: Official Yankees' Tanaka keeps Ohtani, Angels in check

Refugee Office That Lost 1,500 Kids Not 'Legally Responsible' For Finding Them: OfficialThe government program meant to place unaccompanied children taken from the


Masahiro Tanaka scattered three hits over six strong innings and struck out fellow Japanese countryman Shohei Ohtani twice as the New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 on Sunday.
Indiana School Shooting: 13-Year-Old Girl Shot Is in Critical But Stable Condition Red-hot Harvick hits wall, done early in 600

Indiana School Shooting: 13-Year-Old Girl Shot Is in Critical But Stable ConditionIt is not clear if the shooting was targeted.


This season's wins leader, Kevin Harvick, exited early after crashing into a wall on Lap 83 on Sunday in the Coca-Cola 600.
Venezuela releases imprisoned American Joshua Holt White 'confident' Conor, Khabib want fight

Venezuela releases imprisoned American Joshua HoltSen. Bob Corker helped broker the release of Holt and his wife Thamy, who were accused of stockpiling weapons and held for two years without trial. They returned to the U.S. on Saturday.


UFC president Dana White says he is "pretty confident" that Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov want to face off, this time in the Octagon.


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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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