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Supporters Raise Nearly $200,000 For Fired FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sources: NBA adds 4 more teams to 2K League

Supporters Raise Nearly $200,000 For Fired FBI Agent Peter StrzokSupporters of fired FBI agent Peter Strzok rallied to his side on Monday and


The NBA is expected to welcome franchises owned by the Hawks, Nets, Lakers and Timberwolves to its NBA 2K League ahead of its second season, league sources told ESPN.
Keith Ellison Wins Minnesota Attorney General Primary While Facing Abuse Accusations Maryland accepts responsibility in McNair death

Keith Ellison Wins Minnesota Attorney General Primary While Facing Abuse AccusationsRep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) won the Democratic primary for Minnesota attorney


The University of Maryland has parted ways with assistant AD for sports performance Rick Court in the wake of "mistakes" that led to the death of Jordan McNair.
3 missing men at the Manafort trial Puig, Hundley tossed for scuffle as benches clear

3 missing men at the Manafort trialThe absence of three witnesses offers intriguing hints about potential ongoing investigations and additional prosecutions that could yet take place.


Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig and Giants catcher Nick Hundley got into a heated exchange during the seventh inning Tuesday night, ultimately leading to the benches clearing and both players being ejected.
VIDEO: Bridge collapses in Italy amid violent storm, killing at least 25 Source: Seahawks RB Penny has broken finger

VIDEO: Bridge collapses in Italy amid violent storm, killing at least 25At least 25 people are confirmed dead after a bridge collapse in Italy on Tuesday, according to Genoa's mayor.


Seahawks rookie running back Rashaad Penny will undergo surgery to repair a broken finger but is expected to be ready by Week 1, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Police Focus Search for Missing Student Mollie Tibbetts on 5 Areas in Iowa Town Kuzma: Critics 'underestimating' new-look Lakers

Police Focus Search for Missing Student Mollie Tibbetts on 5 Areas in Iowa TownPolice also want information on anyone who has unexplained injuries


Despite now having LeBron James with the team, Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma said the squad is being underestimated by critics.


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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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