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'SPYGATE': Trump rages on Twitter about the 'Criminal Deep State' Steph Curry, Steve Nash and the NBA’s fun factor

'SPYGATE': Trump rages on Twitter about the 'Criminal Deep State'President Trump on Wednesday continued to spread the conspiratorial — and completely unproven — claim that a “spy” was “placed” inside his presidential campaign by the Obama administration and its Department of Justice.


Warriors vs. Rockets is a celebration of the NBA's new normal: A frenzied, rapid-fire style of basketball.
Up Close and Personal with the Hawaii Volcano Spewing Lava LeBron, Harden unanimously named All-NBA

Up Close and Personal with the Hawaii Volcano Spewing LavaABC News' Matt Gutman is in Hawaii, where Kilauea, the volcano that began erupting almost three weeks ago, exploded again Monday evening.


Cleveland's LeBron James and Houston's James Harden were unanimously voted All-NBA first team, with James earning the nod for a record 12th time in his 15-year career.
Judge Orders 30-Year-Old Man To Move Out Of His Parents' House Already NFL says formal vote on anthem policy not held

Judge Orders 30-Year-Old Man To Move Out Of His Parents' House AlreadyTwo parents in New York will finally get to know what empty nest syndrome


There was no official vote taken by the NFL when it passed its new anthem resolution on Wednesday, the league confirmed Thursday.
The Latest: Official: Lava wall protecting geothermal plant Broncos LB on Trump comments: 'Disgusting'

The Latest: Official: Lava wall protecting geothermal plantPAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of a volcano in Hawaii (all times local):


Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall had a strong reaction to Donald Trump's interview with Fox News about the NFL's new anthem policy, calling the president's comments "disgusting."
25 Decor Scores to Snag from Nordstrom's Half-Yearly Sale Rays to again start relievers in series vs. O's

25 Decor Scores to Snag from Nordstrom's Half-Yearly Sale


The Rays will again start reliever Sergio Romo vs. the Orioles on Friday and Sunday, while Ryne Stanek will come out of the bullpen to start 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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