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Alexandria shooter carried list of 6 members of Congress, FBI confirms Ravens better in reality than fantasy (Yahoo Sports)

Alexandria shooter carried list of 6 members of Congress, FBI confirmsOn James T. Hodgkinson, investigators found a piece of paper with the names of six members of Congress. The FBI did not disclose the names of those lawmakers.


Fantasy power rankings: No. 28 Ravens

Baltimore is where the relationship between fantasy and reality breaks down. The Ravens will contend, but the roster lacks upper-tier skill players.


GA-06 Election: 'Ominous Win' for GOP in Trump Era OSU recruit wears T-shirt with strong message (Yahoo Sports)

GA-06 Election: 'Ominous Win' for GOP in Trump EraRepublican strategist Steve Schmidt tells Lawrence O'Donnell he sees trouble in Karen Handel's single-digit win over Democrat Jon Ossoff in the most expensive House race in history. Jason Johnson also joins.


Tyreke Smith

Four-star 2018 defensive end recruit Tyreke Smith explained the meaning behind his attention-grabbing shirt.


Armed Russian Fighter Jet Comes Within Feet of US Recon Plane The plate collision rule needs updating (Yahoo Sports)

Armed Russian Fighter Jet Comes Within Feet of US Recon PlaneAn armed Russian fighter jet flew within five feet of a US recon aircraft over the Baltic Sea, officials told NBC Nightly News. These intercepts can be common, but unsafe incidents are rare.


Anthony Rizzo

The MLB's strange ruling on Anthony Rizzo's home plate collision with Austin Hedges has caused some to question the rule.


Jared Kushner is heading to Israel for peace negotiations Should we be suspicious of record homer rate? (Yahoo Sports)

Jared Kushner is heading to Israel for peace negotiationsJared Kushner, senior White House adviser, speaks during a meeting with technology executives in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on June 19. President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is scheduled to travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Wednesday for meetings that the White House says are aimed at “achieving a lasting peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians.” Kushner will be accompanied by Jason Greenblatt, a Trump adviser whose official title is “assistant to the president and special representative for international negotiations.” According to a White House official who discussed the trip with Yahoo News, the pair are two of Trump’s “most trusted advisers” and will be spearheading a “peace effort” that is a “top priority” for the president.


Cody Bellinger

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred strongly denied accusations of a 'juiced ball' to increase pop, but baseball's rapid increase in long balls is tough to explain.


The Latest: Navy Seal tells of wound during Bergdahl search Connor McDavid, age 20, wins Hart Trophy (Yahoo Sports)

The Latest: Navy Seal tells of wound during Bergdahl searchRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on pretrial hearings in the case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who is accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009 (all times local):


Connor McDavid

The 20-year-old Oilers star won the Hart Trophy at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas, edging out two-time Hart winner Sidney Crosby.




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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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