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Subject of Mueller probe boasts of ties to acting AG Matt Whitaker Sources: Miles nearing deal to be Kansas coach

Subject of Mueller probe boasts of ties to acting AG Matt WhitakerAn obscure conservative podcast recorded by a former Trump administration official last Sunday provided a unique window into acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker and the reasons some have found his appointment alarming.


Les Miles, who is 141-55 in 15-plus seasons as a coach at LSU and Oklahoma State, is close to a deal to become head coach at Kansas, sources told ESPN.
FBI, Aruba Police Probing Royal Princess Cruise Ship Death Mitchell at a loss after rare 35-shot, 0-assist night

FBI, Aruba Police Probing Royal Princess Cruise Ship DeathThe FBI and authorities in Aruba are investigating whether the tragic death of


Donovan Mitchell scored 31 points on 35 shot attempts and had zero assists, leaving the second-year Jazz star to question his performance in Utah's 113-107 loss to the 76ers.
New Jersey couple and homeless man whose feel-good story went viral charged with GoFundMe scam 'Aggressive' Irving takes over as C's top Raptors

New Jersey couple and homeless man whose feel-good story went viral charged with GoFundMe scamProsecutors say Mark D’Amico, Kate McClure and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. fabricated the tale in an effort to raise money for themselves.


After scoring 23 of his 43 points in the fourth quarter and overtime Friday against the Raptors, Kyrie Irving stressed the need for the Celtics' struggling offense to be more aggressive and attack the rim.
Migrant caravan arrives at U.S.-Mexico border Houston's Oliver on jacket flap: 'Not who I am'

Migrant caravan arrives at U.S.-Mexico borderThe bulk of the migrant caravan crossing Mexico began arriving Thursday at the U.S. border, as around 800 Central Americans reached the city of Tijuana aboard 22 buses after more than a month’s trek. “We’ve finally reached Tijuana. It’s been a never-ending journey, but God brought us here,” said Carmen Soto, a Honduran migrant traveling with her two young children.


Major Applewhite and Ed Oliver said they've learned from what happened on the sideline Thursday and will move on from it together.
Florida County Submits Recount 2 Minutes Late And State Rejects It Source: Colts' Nelson fined for hit that went viral

Florida County Submits Recount 2 Minutes Late And State Rejects ItVolunteers in Broward County, a Democratic stronghold in Florida, recounted


Colts rookie Quenton Nelson will appeal a $26,739 fine for leading with his helmet on a block against Jaguars safety Barry Church that went viral this week, a source told ESPN.


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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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