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Saraland Police Stand By Controversial Arrest Of Woman At Waffle House Lowe: The Pelicans are great ... now what do they do with DeMarcus Cousins?

Saraland Police Stand By Controversial Arrest Of Woman At Waffle HousePolice in Saraland, Alabama, said a disturbance at a Waffle House there very


Cousins will be a free agent this summer. Zach Lowe examines how New Orleans' postseason success changes the calculus for re-signing the injured All-Star center.
Scooter Libby prosecutor says Trump's pardon was a loyalty message to Cohen Source: Browns considering Mayfield at No. 1

Scooter Libby prosecutor says Trump's pardon was a loyalty message to CohenOne of the prosecutors who brought the case against Scooter Libby says President Trump's pardon of the ex-top aide to former Vice President Dick Cheney sends a not-so-subtle message to potential witnesses in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.


Baker Mayfield "definitely" has been a part of the Cleveland Browns' considerations with the No. 1 draft pick, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter, and the former Oklahoma QB cannot be ruled out as a possibility for the top overall selection.
Southwest airlines cancels dozens of flights for engine inspections after deadly midair explosion Report: Fisher to marry Barnes' ex Govan

Southwest airlines cancels dozens of flights for engine inspections after deadly midair explosionInspecting its 737 engines round-the-clock on Monday, Southwest canceled 3 percent of its total flights, inconveniencing several thousand passengers.


Derek Fisher and Gloria Govan, the ex-wife of Matt Barnes, have reportedly gotten engaged.
GOP Congressman Doug Lamborn Thrown Off The Ballot For 2018 Bucks' Maker cites KG video for turnaround

GOP Congressman Doug Lamborn Thrown Off The Ballot For 2018Colorado GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn won't be on the ballot as a Republican in 2018


Thon Maker is in the midst of a playoff renaissance, something he has attributed in part to an Instagram video by Kevin Garnett.
Van plows down multiple pedestrians in Toronto Sparks fly despite hefty Jazz lead vs. Thunder

Van plows down multiple pedestrians in TorontoThe driver suspected of killing 10 people and injuring 15 others when he ploughed a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto will make his first court appearance on Tuesday when details of a motive for the attack were expected to emerge.


The tension didn't let up for the Thunder and Jazz in Game 4 -- even down the stretch, when the outcome had been all but decided. "It's the playoffs," Jazz forward Derrick Favors said after a game that featured seven technicals. "Guys get physical."


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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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