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Jerry Brown: 'Troglodyte' Trump Supporters 'Dwell In Deep, Dark Caves' DeMaurice Smith keeps NFLPA head spot (Yahoo Sports)

Jerry Brown: 'Troglodyte' Trump Supporters 'Dwell In Deep, Dark Caves'California Gov. Jerry Brown compared President Donald Trump and his supporters who deny climate change to ancient cave-people.


DeMaurice Smith

Smith will be NFLPA chief into 2021, as his new term was unanimously approved by the union's selection committee.


Trump Tells United Nations: ‘I Will Always Put America First’ MLB's all-time home run record broken (Yahoo Sports)

Trump Tells United Nations: ‘I Will Always Put America First’President Trump tells member states at the United Nations they should put their countries first as well, but says the United States “can no longer be taken advantage of” with international deals.


Alex Gordon

Kansas City's Alex Gordon hit the league's 5,694th home run of 2017 on Tuesday night, breaking a single-season record set in 2000.


Grandfather hands stranger's toddler $20 bill in Target for most tragic reason I'm a brain scientist and I let my son play football (Yahoo Sports)

Grandfather hands stranger's toddler $20 bill in Target for most tragic reasonA mother shopping with her young son in Target was caught off guard when an elderly man gave the toddler a $20 bill -- but when he explained himself, she was reduced to tears.


Peter Cummings

I study brain trauma for a living. I'm also a football coach and I may be the only neuropathologist on Earth who lets his kid play football.


Family Wants Answers After Georgia Tech Police Kill LGBTQ Campus Leader Meet the other American teen in the Bundesliga (Yahoo Sports)

Family Wants Answers After Georgia Tech Police Kill LGBTQ Campus LeaderFamily members of Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz say they plan to file a civil rights lawsuit after the 21-year-old was fatally shot by campus police on Saturday night.


Weston McKennie

Christian Pulisic isn't the only one anymore. Weston McKennie, 19, made his  Schalke debut against Bayern Munich on Tuesday.


Missing Man’s Decomposing Body Sat in Truck for 8 Months in Airport Parking Lot As Family Searched 45 'Magnum P.I.'s booted from Tigers game (Yahoo Sports)

Missing Man’s Decomposing Body Sat in Truck for 8 Months in Airport Parking Lot As Family SearchedA missing Kansas man’s body sat decomposing in his work vehicle for eight months in an airport parking lot 45 minutes from his home, causing his family to ask why no one found it sooner, PEOPLE confirms.


45 guys dressed up as 'Magnum P.I.' got booted out of the Tigers game

Magnum P.I. cosplayers on a bachelor party got ejected from the Tigers stadium for smoking and catcalling, one of them says.




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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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