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Donald Trump Calls For End To Florida Recounts, Flouting Democratic Process Power Rankings: Butler trade aftermath and a new No. 1

Donald Trump Calls For End To Florida Recounts, Flouting Democratic ProcessPresident Donald Trump on Monday called on Florida election officials to buck


While the Jimmy Butler deal shakes up Minnesota, Philly and the Eastern Conference, a new No. 1 emerges to unseat the defending champs.
A Black Security Guard Was Killed By Police As He Tried To Stop A Shooting Why Jimmy Butler may not solve Philly's biggest problem

A Black Security Guard Was Killed By Police As He Tried To Stop A ShootingA black security guard was shot dead by a police officer as he held down a


There are big questions about how Butler fits next to Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid in the Sixers' struggling offense.
Best Bites: Traditional Thanksgiving pumpkin pie cupcakes Duke jumps Kansas for No. 1 in AP Top 25 poll

Best Bites: Traditional Thanksgiving pumpkin pie cupcakesWelcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your


Duke has supplanted Kansas atop the new AP Top 25 poll after its dominating win against Kentucky, giving the Blue Devils a record number of appearances at No. 1.
Top House Oversight Dem: Trump should not 'stand in our way of doing our job' Payton admits smashing locker room fire alarm

Top House Oversight Dem: Trump should not 'stand in our way of doing our job'Rep. Elijah Cummings talks exclusively on "This Week" about the role a Democratic House will look to play as a check on President Trump and his administration.


Sean Payton confirmed he smashed a fire alarm inside the New Orleans Saints' locker room before Sunday's victory at Cincinnati's Paul Brown Stadium, saying, "I just needed the noise to stop."
Tens of Cat Mummies and 100 Cat Statues Found Near Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Saban says Tagovailoa will play vs. Citadel

Tens of Cat Mummies and 100 Cat Statues Found Near Ancient Egyptian PyramidAncient Egyptians seem to have been "cat people," or at least cat mummy people. Researchers have dug up several mummified cats alongside about 100 wooden cat statues in a tomb complex near a pyramid built for the pharaoh Userkaf, who reigned from 2291 B.C. to 2289 B.C., the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced Nov. 10. The burials are located near the site of Saqqara in Egypt.


Alabama coach Nick Saban says he has no plans not to play quarterback Tua Tagovailoa this week against The Citadel.


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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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