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Video Shows Virginia Cop Shoot And Wound A Fleeing Teenager Follow Round 1 live: Pick-by-pick updates, analysis

Video Shows Virginia Cop Shoot And Wound A Fleeing TeenagerNewly released video footage from October shows a white police officer in


For the first time in the NFL draft, four QBs were selected in the top 10: Baker Mayfield at No. 1 to the Browns, Sam Darnold at No. 3 to the Jets, Josh Allen at No. 7 to the Bills, and Josh Rosen at No. 10 to the Cardinals.
At the Supreme Court, Trump's tweets under scrutiny in travel ban hearing Cardinals trade up to draft QB Rosen at No. 10

At the Supreme Court, Trump's tweets under scrutiny in travel ban hearingIn ruling on the administration’s travel ban, a key issue for the Supreme Court is whether the statements and tweets by Donald Trump as a candidate are relevant to his actions as president.


The Cardinals moved up in the draft to get their QB of the future, selecting Josh Rosen with the 10th pick after trading with the Raiders.
Rodgers: Mulvaney controversy raises legal questions about possible bribery Raiders land WR Bryant in trade with Steelers

Rodgers: Mulvaney controversy raises legal questions about possible briberyNew ethics questions surrounding Acting Head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mick Mulvaney, the New York Times reporting he told a group of lobbyists and bankers they should donate more money to lawmakers in order to have more influence.


The Pittsburgh Steelers traded wide receiver Martavis Bryant to the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night for a third-round draft pick.
French President Emmanuel Macron visits Trump in 3-day trip to Washington Cowboys legends can't stop boos for Goodell

French President Emmanuel Macron visits Trump in 3-day trip to WashingtonFrance's Emmanuel Macron left Washington looking like a superstar — whether or not he changed President Donald Trump's mind on staying in Syria, how to contain Iran or anything at all.


Commissioner Roger Goodell took the NFL draft stage with Cowboys legends Troy Aikman, Roger Staubach and Jason Witten, but that didn't stop fans at AT&T Stadium from booing Goodell on Thursday night.
Ben Carson Thinks Poor People Should Pay Higher Rent If They Want Government Help NBA concedes missed goaltending on LeBron

Ben Carson Thinks Poor People Should Pay Higher Rent If They Want Government HelpHousing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is proposing to increase


The NBA noted in its Last Two Minute Report that referees missed a goaltending call when LeBron James blocked Victor Oladipo's shot after the ball made contact with the backboard.


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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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