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Rep. Ilhan Omar defends her controversial World Trade Center remarks: '9/11 was an attack on all Americans' Jets doomed by bad football, bad QB luck -- and it will get worse

Rep. Ilhan Omar defends her controversial World Trade Center remarks: '9/11 was an attack on all Americans'Rep. Ilhan Omar responded to criticism from a 9/11 victim’s son, who, during a memorial reading of victims’ names at Ground Zero last week, called out the freshman congresswoman for past remarks she made about the terrorist attacks.


With the Jets now 0-2, down to their third-string QB and facing a brutal upcoming stretch on the schedule, the playoffs already seem out of reach.
'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 8 others, levels building in Maine Sources: Steelers get DB Fitzpatrick from 'Fins

'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 8 others, levels building in MaineA firefighter was killed and eight others were injured when a powerful propane explosion destroyed a new building Monday in Farmington, Maine.


Minkah Fitzpatrick's agent requested last week that the Dolphins trade the second-year player, who was the 11th overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft.
B-2 Spirit: The Stealth Bomber Trump Could Send to Strike Iran Ramsey wants out of Jacksonville, asks for trade

B-2 Spirit: The Stealth Bomber Trump Could Send to Strike IranOr North Korea, Russia, China--anyone.


Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey has let the team know he wants out of Jacksonville, one day after a sideline incident with coach Doug Marrone.
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Jets starting QB Trevor Siemian was replaced by Luke Falk after suffering a left ankle injury midway through the second quarter Monday night. Siemian, spotted in the locker room with crutches and a walking boot, will have an MRI exam Tuesday.
Snowden says he would return to US if he can get a fair trial Bush set to work Utah-USC tilt in Coliseum return

Snowden says he would return to US if he can get a fair trialEdward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor living in Russia after leaking information about the US government's mass surveillance program, has said he would like to return home if he can get a fair trial. Snowden, who faces espionage charges that could send him to prison for decades, stated his desire to return to the United States in an interview with "CBS This Morning" broadcast on Monday. "I would like to return to the United States," said Snowden, whose memoir, "Permanent Record," is to go on sale on Tuesday.


For the first time in nine-plus years, Reggie Bush will return to the Coliseum for a Trojans game as part of the Fox Sports crew that will broadcast during the Utah-USC clash on Friday.


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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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