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Cindy McCain Hopes Trump Learns From The Midterms Bama top rusher Harris suffers 'mild' concussion

Cindy McCain Hopes Trump Learns From The MidtermsCindy McCain, in her first interview since the death of her husband Sen. John


Damien Harris, who leads Alabama with 678 rushing yards, was diagnosed with a "mild" concussion after a big hit in the second half against The Citadel.
Death Toll Rises To 63 In Northern California Camp Fire, 631 Now Unaccounted For Sources: Miles nearing deal to be Kansas coach

Death Toll Rises To 63 In Northern California Camp Fire, 631 Now Unaccounted ForThe death toll in Northern California's Camp fire rose once again on Thursday


Les Miles, who is 141-55 in 15-plus seasons as a coach at LSU and Oklahoma State, is close to a deal to become head coach at Kansas, sources told ESPN.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Captions Instagram Stories From D.C. For The Deaf Community Mitchell at a loss after rare 35-shot, 0-assist night

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Captions Instagram Stories From D.C. For The Deaf CommunityU.S. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is working to better serve all


Donovan Mitchell scored 31 points on 35 shot attempts and had zero assists, leaving the second-year Jazz star to question his performance in Utah's 113-107 loss to the 76ers.
List of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving 2018 Hamlin leaves best pit stall to teammate Busch

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Denny Hamlin's crew chief put Joe Gibbs Racing ahead of his driver as he opted for the second-best pit stall for the NASCAR Cup Series season finale Sunday, allowing JGR driver and championship contender Kyle Busch to have the best pit stall.
Rouhani sees Iran, Iraq expanding trade despite U.S. sanctions Houston's Oliver on jacket flap: 'Not who I am'

Rouhani sees Iran, Iraq expanding trade despite U.S. sanctionsIran and Iraq could raise their annual bilateral trade to $20 billion from the current $12 billion, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday, despite concerns over the impact of renewed U.S. sanctions. Rouhani's remarks, after a meeting with visiting Iraqi President Barham Salih, came two weeks after the United States restored sanctions targeting Iran’s oil industry as well as its banking and transportation sectors. "... through bilateral efforts, we can raise this figure (for bilateral trade) to $20 billion in the near future," Rouhani said in comments broadcast live on state television.


Major Applewhite and Ed Oliver said they have learned from what happened on the sideline Thursday and will move on from it together.


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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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