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What You Need To Know About North Korea’s Threat To Detonate An H-Bomb In The Pacific Report: Jeter orders firing of Marlins legends (Yahoo Sports)

What You Need To Know About North Korea’s Threat To Detonate An H-Bomb In The PacificThe international community has watched in dismay as U.S. President Donald “Dotard” Trump and North Korean leader “Rocket Man” Kim Jong Un trade escalating taunts and insults.


Derek Jeter

The soon-to-be owner of the Marlins isn't wasting any time making some bold moves in the organization.


Heartbreak in Puerto Rico: 'We Don't Have Anything' Week 3 fantasy guide: In the Hunt for greatness (Yahoo Sports)

Heartbreak in Puerto Rico: 'We Don't Have Anything'Puerto Ricans are now returning home to face the devastation from Hurricane Maria.


Week 3 fantasy viewer's guide: 10 things to watch for

Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt could be a once-in-a-generation fantasy rookie.


Trump's 'horrible' handshake with Melania suggests 'their marriage is in jeopardy': Body language expert Nation's top rusher used to be afraid to get hit (Yahoo Sports)

Trump's 'horrible' handshake with Melania suggests 'their marriage is in jeopardy': Body language expertPresident Donald trump made waves last week when he greeted his wife on stage with an "awkward" handshake, and a body language expert says the move made the first couple "look horrible."


Rashaad Penny

San Diego State senior Rashaad Penny is the driving force behind the Aztecs' 3-0 start that includes wins over Stanford and Arizona State.


Alabama Senate Front-Runner: Evolution Is Fake And Homosexuality Should Be Illegal NBA cracking down on Zaza-esque closeouts (Yahoo Sports)

Alabama Senate Front-Runner: Evolution Is Fake And Homosexuality Should Be IllegalU.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has approached his work over the decades as he once approached mastering kickboxing and building a house with own hands: with laser focus and a fervent belief that he has God on his side.


The NBA is cracking down on Zaza-esque closeouts

A new NBA rule will allow referees to penalize reckless closeouts, such as Zaza Pachulia's on Kawhi Leonard, with technical or flagrant fouls.


The Mexico City Earthquake Is a Warning for Americans U.K. shows betting works at NFL games (Yahoo Sports)

The Mexico City Earthquake Is a Warning for AmericansIt's not a matter of whether a major quake will occur in the U.S., but when


Wembley Stadium

Could the NFL's continued presence in England — where sports betting is fully legal — influence the landmark Supreme Court case on gambling?




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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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