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Jogger Detained For 2 Weeks After Accidentally Crossing Into U.S. From Canada Edelman to mount vigorous appeal, sources say

Jogger Detained For 2 Weeks After Accidentally Crossing Into U.S. From CanadaU.S. immigration officials arrested and detained for two weeks a 19-year-old


Julian Edelman plans to mount a vigorous defense in his appeal of a four-game drug suspension that will be heard Monday, sources say.
Panel: After Sarah Sanders is kicked out of restaurant, are cultural wars getting worse? Carlson re-ups with Caps, inks 8-year, $64M deal

Panel: After Sarah Sanders is kicked out of restaurant, are cultural wars getting worse?Erick Erickson and Heather McGhee ask whether activists are right to protest people within the Trump Administration in their private lives.


The Capitals and John Carlson agreed Sunday to a new eight-year contract that will pay the veteran defenseman an average value of $8 million per year.
Walgreens Pharmacist Denies Woman Miscarriage Drug Over Personal Morals Dodgers hit 7 solo homers in win, tie MLB mark

Walgreens Pharmacist Denies Woman Miscarriage Drug Over Personal MoralsAfter receiving word that her unborn baby no longer had a heartbeat, it was


Justin Turner hit the Dodgers' seventh home run of the game, a go-ahead drive in the 11th inning that led Los Angeles over the New York Mets 8-7 Sunday.
Protests as children remain in limbo and separated families await reunification Yankees believe Sanchez (groin) is likely to DL

Protests as children remain in limbo and separated families await reunificationAs outrage grows over the nearly 2,000 children still in limbo, demonstrators protested the Trump administration’s policies outside the nation’s largest immigration processing facility and in cities across the U.S.


After injuring his groin in Sunday's loss to the Rays, Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez is likely a candidate for the DL, though he will undergo an MRI on Monday.
At hub for border crossings, families spread throughout US Cubs swept by Reds as bullpen falters again

At hub for border crossings, families spread throughout USMCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Manuel Martinez, who fled Honduras because gangs were trying to recruit his 12-year-old son, was prepared to be separated from his child after paying a smuggler to cross the Rio Grande by boat and getting arrested by the U.S. Border Patrol.


Reliever Pedro Strop called the Cubs' fourth straight loss to the last-place Reds "a tough one to swallow" after a move to the bullpen once again backfired. Cincinnati's four-game sweep was its first against the Cubs since 1983.


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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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