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Dad Of Brother And Sister Parkland Survivors Fatally Shot In Robbery Follow live: Tiger in the hunt as leaders tee off at The Open

Dad Of Brother And Sister Parkland Survivors Fatally Shot In RobberyA Florida family has been devastated again by gun violence. The father of two


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Adam Schiff: Trump is 'gravest threat to American democracy' he's ever seen Another LeBron mural vandalized in Los Angeles

Adam Schiff: Trump is 'gravest threat to American democracy' he's ever seenThe top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said President Trump showed in Helsinki that he was “prepared to essentially betray the national security interests of the United States.”


Yet another Los Angeles mural of LeBron James as a Laker has been vandalized.
CVS Apologizes After Pharmacist Harasses Trans Customer WR Evans gives $11K to aid family of slain man

CVS Apologizes After Pharmacist Harasses Trans CustomerHilde Hall felt "elated" to finally start hormone treatment after a trip to


Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans donated $11,000 to the family of Gregory Hill, who was shot and killed by a St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office deputy in 2014.
Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Bring A Joint Progressive Push To Kansas Hamilton's German GP win under investigation

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Bring A Joint Progressive Push To KansasKANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Democratic U.S. House


German Grand Prix race winner Lewis Hamilton has been summoned to the stewards for crossing the line between pit lane entry and track in the latter stages of the race.
Nine family members among 17 dead in US 'duck boat' tragedy Hader warmly received by Brewers fans in return

Nine family members among 17 dead in US 'duck boat' tragedyOut of 11 of us there's only two that's surviving, that's me and my nephew" Tia Coleman, her voice breaking, told Fox59 from her hospital bed. Coleman said the boat's captain had told passengers earlier in their trip that they "won't need" life jackets. Coleman told CNN affiliate KOLR of her own near-death by drowning: "I was yelling, I was screaming, and finally I said, 'Lord, just let me die, let me die.' She eventually floated to the surface.


In his first appearance in a game since the emergence of his controversial tweets, Josh Hader was received warmly, with cheers and applause, by Brewers fans. "It means a lot," he said after Milwaukee's 4-2 win.


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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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