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GOP Rep. Says Brett Kavanaugh Allegations Amount To 'Character Assassination' It’s official: After ups and downs, Tiger is back

GOP Rep. Says Brett Kavanaugh Allegations Amount To 'Character Assassination'Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Saturday went after Christine Blasey Ford's sexual


Five years removed from his last win, Woods summoned his greatness one more time Sunday at the Tour Championship.
Beto O'Rourke Went To Whataburger After Debating Ted Cruz, Air-Drummed A Who Song Tiger caps comeback with 1st win in 5 years

Beto O'Rourke Went To Whataburger After Debating Ted Cruz, Air-Drummed A Who SongLikeability has never been Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's strong suit. Even his


Tiger Woods birdied the first hole at East Lake Golf Club, then never let anyone get closer than two shots as he captured the Tour Championship, his first victory in more than five years.
Trump expected to tout North Korea progress, but concrete moves lacking 49ers fear Garoppolo tore ACL in loss to Chiefs

Trump expected to tout North Korea progress, but concrete moves lackingThe change of mood was sealed when Trump and Kim met for an unprecedented summit on June 12 in Singapore, and in the past week, the North Korean leader promised South Korean President Moon Jae-in to dismantle a missile site and also a nuclear complex - if the United States takes "corresponding action." While appearing to set a positive tone, the commitments fell far short of Washington's demands for a complete inventory of North Korea's weapons programs and irreversible steps towards denuclearization. Trump is to meet Moon on Monday to get a first-hand account of the Korean summit before delivering his U.N. address on Tuesday.


The San Francisco 49ers fear quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo tore the ACL in his left knee late in Sunday's game, coach Kyle Shanahan said after his team's 38-27 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Wendy Martinez: Police Believe Stabbing May Have Been Racially Motivated Rosen replaces Bradford but can't rescue Cards

Wendy Martinez: Police Believe Stabbing May Have Been Racially MotivatedA suspect has already been arrested in connection with the murder.


Rookie quarterback Josh Rosen replaced starter Sam Bradford in the fourth quarter Sunday with the Cardinals trailing by two, but the former UCLA star couldn't get the job done as Arizona dropped to 0-3.
President Trump Promises More Firings to Rid Justice Department of 'Lingering Stench' Seattle's Thomas expects fine for 2 no-shows

President Trump Promises More Firings to Rid Justice Department of 'Lingering Stench'Trump did not explicitly mention the Rod Rosenstein furor


Two no-shows at practice. Two interceptions vs. Dallas. It was a bizarre week for Seahawks safety Earl Thomas, who said he expects a fine for missing practice. "I'm invested in myself. If they was invested in me, I would be out there practicing," he said.


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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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