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Trump Briefly Responds To Santa Fe School Shooting Before Pivoting Cavs finally unlocked, match LeBron's intensity to claim Game 3

Trump Briefly Responds To Santa Fe School Shooting Before PivotingPresident Donald Trump expressed "sadness and heartbreak" over the deadly


In a make-or-miss postseason, Cleveland's shots finally went down, as LeBron James notched 12 assists and the Cavs went 17-of-34 from the 3-point line to claim their first win of the Eastern Conference finals.
Cougar Kills Mountain Biker In Washington, Injures Companion Preakness win was imperfect, but Triple Crown in focus for Baffert, Justify

Cougar Kills Mountain Biker In Washington, Injures CompanionA cougar attacked two mountain bikers in Washington Saturday morning, killing


Justify might not have given a legendary performance in his Preakness win, but Saturday's victorious chapter at soggy Pimlico moved confident trainer Bob Baffert & Co. one step closer to a storybook finish at Belmont in three weeks.
What we know about the Santa Fe High School shooting suspect Rozier: 'We needed to get our butts whooped'

What we know about the Santa Fe High School shooting suspectUnlike past school shooting suspects, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis seems to have given off no warning signs, and authorities say he did not enter the school with a massive amount of firepower.


After a 116-86 drubbing at the hands of the Cavaliers trimmed the Celtics' series lead to 2-1, guard Terry Rozier said he believes his team got a much-needed wake-up call. "We needed to get our butts whooped," Rozier said.
Cuba Plane Crash Reportedly Kills Over 100 Cavs say tough 'D' against Horford key in win

Cuba Plane Crash Reportedly Kills Over 100A Boeing 737 airliner crashed shortly after taking off from Havana's Jose


The Cavs credited their tough defense against Al Horford and the Celtics as one of the keys in their Game 3 win Saturday.
Obama cyber chief: Iran may ramp up cyberattacks after Trump ditched nuclear deal Baseball team helps Santa Fe heal after tragedy

Obama cyber chief: Iran may ramp up cyberattacks after Trump ditched nuclear deal“I think we should expect to see an increase in Iranian cyberactivity against us,” said Michael Daniel, the former White House cyber coordinator, in an interview on the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery."


A day after a shooting that killed 10 and wounded 13 at Santa Fe High School, its baseball team played a playoff game in hopes of helping a grieving community.


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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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