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A few things you might have missed from the Mueller report Crawford and Lopez prove more, but how soon will they get their chances?

A few things you might have missed from the Mueller reportWASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's report focuses on the seminal questions of whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with the Russians and whether the president sought to illegally obstruct the investigation.


Terence Crawford and Teofimo Lopez shined in victory, but despite high aspirations for their future fights, the boxing business might get in their way.
Church apologizes after video shows cleric inviting kids to spit, slap and cut him for Easter lesson Harden starts 0-for-15, carries Rockets in clutch

Church apologizes after video shows cleric inviting kids to spit, slap and cut him for Easter lessonAn associate pastor at Impact City Church in Pataskala, Ohio, invited abuse from youths, including spitting, slapping, and allegedly cutting.


James Harden missed his first 15 field goal attempts and then scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to help put the Rockets on the brink of sweeping the Jazz.
Doctors assessing when Madeira bus crash survivors can fly home to Germany Crawford wins by TKO when Khan can't continue

Doctors assessing when Madeira bus crash survivors can fly home to GermanyThe bus - carrying 55 tourists and a tour guide - veered off a steep road in the coastal town of Canico on Wednesday, and came to a halt next to a house, killing 29 Germans and injuring 27, including the Portuguese driver and tour guide. Portugal's public prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into the accident. Heiko Maas, Germany's foreign minister, landed in Madeira on Thursday evening with a team of doctors, psychologists and consular officials to meet those affected.


Terence Crawford retained his WBO welterweight title when Amir Khan's corner determined that he could not go on after being hit by an accidental low blow in Round 6.
The Quick Read About… Ukraine’s Run-Off Presidential Elections Embiid calls Dudley 'a nobody' after Butler fracas

The Quick Read About… Ukraine’s Run-Off Presidential ElectionsHere's what you need to know about the Ukrainian presidential election run-off between insider candidate and a popular comedian.


Jimmy Butler and Jared Dudley were ejected from Game 4 after Dudley's shove of Joel Embiid led to a fracas between the Sixers and the Nets.
Officials: South Carolina school girl died of natural causes Source: Seahawks want 1st-rounder for DE Clark

Officials: South Carolina school girl died of natural causesWALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities said Friday that the death of a fifth grade girl at school last month was due to natural causes and not a fight with another student, which they described as lasting only seconds. But the family of the girl disagreed, saying she was repeatedly antagonized by the other student.


The Seahawks would want any trade package for defensive end Frank Clark to include at least a first-round pick in this year's draft, a source told ESPN 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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