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Osama Bin Laden Hunter Slams Trump Behavior As 'Greatest Threat To Our Democracy' What makes the Rams' offense special? The Greatest Show on Turf explains

Osama Bin Laden Hunter Slams Trump Behavior As 'Greatest Threat To Our Democracy'Retired Navy Adm. William McRaven lashed out at Donald Trump again Sunday,


The 1999 Rams demolished the league with their high-powered offense and won a Super Bowl. The current Rams are poised to beat their records.
California fights wildfires year-round now: 'There's no such thing as a fire season' Redskins bring in Sanchez to be McCoy's backup

California fights wildfires year-round now: 'There's no such thing as a fire season'Fire Captain Scott McLean said there’s no such thing as a “fire season” in California anymore. He said Cal Fire and the public need to be prepared for wildfires year-round now.


The Redskins have signed Mark Sanchez to be the backup quarterback after Alex Smith was lost for the season.
Camp Fire Death Toll Climbs To 76 As Missing Person List Swells To Almost 1,300 Villanova, Syracuse fall out of AP Top 25 poll

Camp Fire Death Toll Climbs To 76 As Missing Person List Swells To Almost 1,300The death toll from Northern California's Camp fire now stands at 76 after


The Duke Blue Devils and Kansas Jayhawks stayed entrenched atop the AP Top 25 college basketball poll released Monday, but the Syracuse Orange and reigning national champion Villanova Wildcats tumbled out completely.
Bucking McConnell, Sens. Graham And Paul Call For Vote On Criminal Justice Bill Sources: Wizards' Wall, Beal could be fair game

Bucking McConnell, Sens. Graham And Paul Call For Vote On Criminal Justice BillSens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) often find themselves on


The Washington Wizards are giving the impression that every player on their roster, including John Wall and Bradley Beal, could be available for discussion in trade scenarios, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Saudi king to open mine project, crown prince to attend G20 Lewis on Lamar Jackson: QBs don't run forever

Saudi king to open mine project, crown prince to attend G20Saudi Arabia's King Salman will inaugurate the Waad Al-Shamaal mining project on Thursday, Alarabiya TV said on Twitter, quoting energy minister Khalid al-Falih. Saudi authorities estimate the region holds 500 million tons of phosphate ore, around 7 percent of global proven reserves, mainly in the Al Jalamid and Umm Wu'al areas between Arar and Turaif. Falih also said that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman would participate in a G20 summit in Argentina at the end of the month.


Bengals coach Marvin Lewis questions whether Ravens QB Lamar Jackson can survive running so much.


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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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