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Trump Tells Hurricane Florence Survivor 'At Least You Got A Nice Boat Out Of The Deal' Sources: Butler most interested in Clippers

Trump Tells Hurricane Florence Survivor 'At Least You Got A Nice Boat Out Of The Deal'Hurricane Florence has resulted in at least 37 deaths in three states, but


Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler is most interested in pursuing a future with the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources told ESPN.
Senate Democrats Support Christine Blasey Ford's Request for FBI Probe Cuban to pay $10M after probe; 'made a mistake'

Senate Democrats Support Christine Blasey Ford's Request for FBI ProbeA number of Senate Democrats came out Tuesday in support of Christine Blasey


The NBA said Mark Cuban didn't pay enough attention to the "disturbing and heartbreaking" culture within the Mavericks' organization, but he won't be punished for allegations from an SI report in February.
3D-Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson Charged With Child Sexual Assault UFC's Jones suspended but can return in Oct.

3D-Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson Charged With Child Sexual AssaultCody Wilson, a staunch advocate for developing and releasing plans for 3D-


UFC's Jon Jones was suspended 15 months by USADA, but he will be eligible to return to competition by Oct. 28.
At Least 1.7 Million Chickens Drown in Flooding From Florence Aftermath Winning bid for Bird-Magic card tops $125K

At Least 1.7 Million Chickens Drown in Flooding From Florence AftermathMany hogs have also died


A 1980 Topps rookie card featuring Larry Bird and Magic Johnson had a winning bid of $125,200 on eBay.
Korea summit economic pledge raises sanctions-busting fears Luongo: Domi's punch on Ekblad 'gutless'

Korea summit economic pledge raises sanctions-busting fearsSpeaking at a joint news conference in Pyongyang on Wednesday, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to the normalization of the Kaesong joint border industrial park and tours to North Korea's Mount Kumgang. The two projects, which were suspended amid tensions between the rivals under Moon's two conservative predecessors, had been lucrative sources of cash for the impoverished North. Moon said the steps were part of an agreement to turn the Korean peninsula into a "land of peace without nuclear weapons and nuclear threats".


Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo said Max Domi's sucker punch on Aaron Ekblad was "gutless."


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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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