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Trump's New Executive Orders Make It Easier To Fire Federal Workers Clawing back to Finals would be among LeBron’s greatest feats

Trump's New Executive Orders Make It Easier To Fire Federal WorkersPresident Donald Trump on Friday signed a series of executive orders that


LeBron James has many accomplishments in his career. A Game 7 win in Boston would be near the very top.
Publix Suspends Contributions To NRA-Backed Politician Amid Protests LeBron has a history of stepping up against Celtics

Publix Suspends Contributions To NRA-Backed Politician Amid ProtestsProtests prompted supermarket chain Publix to suspend all political


LeBron James enters Game 7 having faced Boston 89 times, more than any other opponent. We looked back at all those games to pick the 10 best.
Fight breaks out between passengers on American Airlines flight Green to start in place of hurt Love in Game 7

Fight breaks out between passengers on American Airlines flightCell phone video captures a flight attendant telling passenger Jason Felix that he can’t have more alcohol during a flight from St. Croix to Miami. A fight broke out after he threatened another passenger and Felix now faces federal charges.


Jeff Green will replace the injured Kevin Love in the Cavaliers' starting lineup for Game 7 Sunday, coach Tyronn Lue announced.
Border Patrol Alters Account Of Guatemalan Woman's Death Will Power powers to win Indianapolis 500

Border Patrol Alters Account Of Guatemalan Woman's DeathU.S. immigration authorities have altered their account of the Border Patrol's


Power won the 102nd running of the Indy 500, giving the 37-year-old Australian his biggest victory on IndyCar's grandest stage.
Indiana School Shooting: Hero Teacher Recovering After Tackling Student Gunman Steelers' Bell raps on being 'target' for critics

Indiana School Shooting: Hero Teacher Recovering After Tackling Student GunmanThe teacher was shot three times.


Le'Veon Bell raps about the criticism he is receiving over his contract drama with the Steelers in a new song titled "Target."


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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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