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How the press is getting it wrong about the Democratic primaries Paul's latest postseason injury comes one win away from NBA Finals

How the press is getting it wrong about the Democratic primariesThe press is framing Democratic primary contests as "establishment" versus "outsiders," but in fact, the categories blur, and both wings of the party have done well so far.


Chris Paul overcame a slow start to put his team in position for a major postseason win -- only to end that win with another critical playoff injury.
Immigrant Children Accuse Border Patrol Of Abuse And Neglect, Report Shows CP3 in question for G6 due to hurt hamstring

Immigrant Children Accuse Border Patrol Of Abuse And Neglect, Report ShowsU.S. Border Patrol agents have resorted to troubling tactics toward


The Rockets won Game 5 against the Warriors but might have suffered a serious loss, as Chris Paul exited because of a right hamstring injury.
Harvey Weinstein Expected To Turn Himself In To The NYPD For Sex Crimes Harden on 3-point shooting woes: 'Who cares?'

Harvey Weinstein Expected To Turn Himself In To The NYPD For Sex CrimesHarvey Weinstein plans to turn himself in to New York City law enforcement on


With the Rockets a win away from the NBA Finals, James Harden isn't concerned that his trademark 3-point shot isn't landing so long as the team keeps winning.
Amnesty highlights sex-for-food claims in Boko Haram-hit Nigeria Green: Warriors will bounce back, force Game 7

Amnesty highlights sex-for-food claims in Boko Haram-hit NigeriaAmnesty International on Thursday urged Nigeria to act on claims soldiers and members of the civilian militia have raped women and girls in remote camps for people displaced by Boko Haram but the government said the rights monitor was repeating false accusations. Amnesty said it had gathered multiple testimonies about alleged abuse by the security forces, including claimed that soldiers coerced vulnerable survivors into having sex in exchange for food. In November 2016, police vowed to look into allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation in the camps but several months later, the military rejected the allegations.


The Warriors are on the verge of playoff elimination, but Stephen Curry said the defending NBA champs are in a great position to rebound and force a decisive Game 7 against Houston.
Hawaii volcano latest: Footage shows blue flames bursting through cracks in road after eruption NFL says formal vote on anthem policy not held

Hawaii volcano latest: Footage shows blue flames bursting through cracks in road after eruptionFootage has captured rare blue flames bursting through cracks in a road in Hawaii following the Kilauea volcano eruption. The volcano produces methane when hot lava buries and burns plants and trees. When this gas flows up through cracks in the road it ignites and produces a blue flame.


There was no official vote taken by the NFL when it passed its new anthem resolution on Wednesday, the league confirmed Thursday.


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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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