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Representative — and defendant — Greg Gianforte: How will it work? Arsenal beats Chelsea for record 13th FA Cup (Yahoo Sports)

Representative — and defendant — Greg Gianforte: How will it work?After his victory, Gianforte apologized to Guardian journalist Ben Jacobs by name and vowed to never embarrass fellow Montanans again.


Arsenal vs. Chelsea in FA Cup final

The Gunners salvaged their season by shocking the Premier League champion Blues in a well-deserved 2-1 win at Wembley.


Fitbit Unravels Man’s Story About Wife’s Murder NBA Finals: GM hopes 'everybody' doubts Cavs (Yahoo Sports)

Fitbit Unravels Man’s Story About Wife’s MurderRichard Dabate appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to the charge that he murdered his wife Connie in 2015. He told police that an intruder shot her, but her Fitbit tells a different story.


2017 NBA Finals: Cavaliers GM hopes 'everybody says we have no chance'

It's not often that LeBron James' team gets to play the underdog role, so David Griffin is going to milk it for all it's worth.


Lawsuit: Zillow ‘Zestimates’ Are Wrong, Preventing Homes from Selling Ex-senator, HOF pitcher Jim Bunning dies at 85 (Yahoo Sports)

Lawsuit: Zillow ‘Zestimates’ Are Wrong, Preventing Homes from SellingZillow estimates values for 110 million homes across America as “zestimates,” but many have questioned the company’s accuracy, including one homeowner who claims she can’t sell her home because of it.


Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame pitcher and former U.S. Senator, dead at 85

Jim Bunning pitched the seventh perfect game in MLB history as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies.


The Latest: Alabama raced clock to execute inmate Clippers concerned over Paul-to-Spurs rumors (Yahoo Sports)

The Latest: Alabama raced clock to execute inmateATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Alabama's execution of inmate Tommy Arthur (all times local):


Report: Chris Paul signing with Spurs 'legitimate concern' for Clippers

Not long ago, Los Angeles expected to re-sign star point guard Chris Paul. Now, who knows?


Ramadan 2017: Donald Trump issues statement mentioning terrorism in almost every sentence D'oh! Homer Simpson in Baseball Hall of Fame (Yahoo Sports)

Ramadan 2017: Donald Trump issues statement mentioning terrorism in almost every sentenceDonald Trump has issued his first statement commemorating Ramadan as president, and fit mentions of terrorism into nearly half of it. Mr Bush at that time wrote of the diversity in Muslim communities, and of the teachings of Islam to be charitable, extend mercy, and search for peace.


Homer Simpson

Homer Simpson was inducted as an honorary member of the Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday.




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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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