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Obama: GOP would have U.S. in 'seven wars right now'AD not 100 percent sure South Carolina will host LSU game (Yahoo Sports)

The president blasts his hawkish GOP critics in a little-noticed video released last month.

Traffic makes its way through floodwaters on Highway 17 North near Awendaw, S.C., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. Several sections of Highway 17 are shut down between Charleston and Georgetown. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner is not ''100 percent sure'' that Saturday's football game with No. 7 LSU will be played at Williams-Brice Stadium because of the devastating floods that hit the state this past weekend. Tanner said Tuesday that officials at both schools and the Southeastern Conference have been in contact and gone through several scenarios, including playing the game at LSU. Tanner said logistical issues like roadways that have been washed away by the water and whether there would be enough first-responder personnel available to handle the typical duties like traffic and crowd control on game day.

Trump's bluster is heard around the worldBills GM says running back Williams sustained concussion (Yahoo Sports)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at an event Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Franklin, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)BALMEDIE, Scotland (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is well-known in this serene coastal section of Scotland, where shimmering golden sand dunes meet the ice-blue North Sea and people play on his golf course. He's known in the Himalayas, too, far from any sign with his name on it. And in the Middle East, Africa and beyond.

Buffalo Bills running back Karlos Williams looks on after he was stopped short of the goal line on a fourth down run against the New York Giants during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

The Buffalo Bills' depth at running back could be further depleted after tests revealed rookie Karlos Williams sustained a concussion. General manager Doug Whaley disclosed Williams' injury Tuesday during his radio show on Buffalo's WGR-AM. Whaley says tests showed the concussion on Monday, a day after Williams complained of not feeling well following a 24-10 loss to the New York Giants.

South Carolina sees sun, but flooding ordeal far from overSeverino and Nova in Yankees' bullpen behind Tanaka (Yahoo Sports)

Flooding in the CarolinasIt will take weeks for the state to return to normal after being hit by a record rainstorm.

New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino delivers in the first inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Starting pitchers Luis Severino and Ivan Nova are part of an eight-man bullpen on the New York Yankees' roster for their AL wild-card game against Houston.

Oregon shooter rants in writings about having no girlfriendGomez on roster for Astros in wild-card game (Yahoo Sports)

Faculty members embrace as they are allowed to return to Umpqua Community College Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore. The campus reopened to faculty for the first time since Oct. 1, when armed suspect Chris Harper-Mercer killed multiple people and wounded several others before taking his own life at Snyder Hall. (AP Photo/John Locher)Details have emerged from a manifesto left behind by the gunman who killed nine people.

Houston Astros' Carlos Gomez hits a single during the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Center fielder Carlos Gomez, who missed the final regular-season series with a strained left chest muscle, is on the roster for Houston's AL wild-card game against the New York Yankees.

Federal investigators head to Florida to probe ship lost in hurricaneDolphins coach Joe Philbin fired 4 games into his 4th season (Yahoo Sports)

Handout photo of the El Faro, the 735 foot cargo ship with 33 crew aboard reported to be caught in Hurricande JoaquinDeep waters may complicate efforts to find out what happened to a U.S. container ship lost at sea during Hurricane Joaquin, a federal safety investigator said on Tuesday, as a search and rescue mission for 32 missing crew stretched into a sixth day. NTSB member Bella Dinh-Zarr said the investigation would be difficult given the ship sank in an unknown location, possibly in 15,000-feet (4,750-meter) deep waters. The U.S. Coast Guard said the body of one presumed crew member was recovered.

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2014, file photo, Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin reacts to a play during the second half an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. Philbin was fired Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, four games into his fourth season as coach of the Dolphins, and one day after a flop on an international stage that apparently sealed his fate. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

New Miami Dolphins coach Dan Campbell believes his underachieving team needs to show more aggressiveness that stops just short of dirty play, and he looks forward to breaking up a few fights in practice. Joe Philbin he's not - which was the motive for the Dolphins' coaching change Monday. Owner Stephen Ross fired Philbin four games into his fourth season, and one day after a flop on an international stage helped seal his fate.

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    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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