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Mueller report: Why so many of President Donald Trump's aides lied to protect him in Russia investigations Follow live: Wofford looks to make noise against Kentucky

Mueller report: Why so many of President Donald Trump's aides lied to protect him in Russia investigationsRobert Mueller's investigation revealed Trump's aides worked to benefit from a Russian intelligence campaign, then lied to pretend they hadn't.


The No. 7-seeded Terriers are looking for a trip to the Sweet 16. One problem: The No. 2-seeded Wildcats stand in the way.
The Latest: New Zealanders to observe Muslim call to prayer Source: Astros, Verlander reach $66M extension

The Latest: New Zealanders to observe Muslim call to prayerCHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque attacks in New Zealand (all times local):


Astros pitcher Justin Verlander, who was due to be a free agent after the 2019 season, has agreed to a $66 million extension through the 2021 season, sources told ESPN.
Amid U.S. Midwest flooding, residents in Missouri, Kansas rush to fill sandbags Kraft releases statement, says he is 'truly sorry'

Amid U.S. Midwest flooding, residents in Missouri, Kansas rush to fill sandbagsFlooding of the Missouri River triggered by last week's so-called "bomb cyclone" storm has already inflicted damage estimated at nearly $1.5 billion in Nebraska, killed at least four people in Nebraska and Iowa and left a man missing below Nebraska's collapsed Spencer Dam. Missouri Governor Mike Parson declared a state of emergency for his state as high water forced evacuations of several small farm communities. Larger towns from St. Joseph to Kansas City braced for additional flooding forecast through the weekend.


Patriots owner Robert Kraft released a statement Saturday, saying he is "truly sorry" a month after authorities announced he was videotaped twice paying for a sex act at a massage parlor.
Economic gloom hits world stock markets Lonzo axes pal over allegations $1.5M is missing

Economic gloom hits world stock marketsNew York (AFP) - Worries about economic growth prospects hit global stock markets on Friday, causing sharp price drops on both sides of the Atlantic.


Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball has severed ties with a co-founder of Big Baller Brand over concerns that the family friend has a criminal past and also has not adequately accounted for the whereabouts of roughly $1.5 million from Ball's accounts.
Bringing the Sting: The U.S. Navy Is Getting New F/A-18E/F Super Hornets Sources: Spurs nearing deal for vet Motiejunas

Bringing the Sting: The U.S. Navy Is Getting New F/A-18E/F Super HornetsThe Super Hornets would be the first new-build examples of the Block III variant of the F/A-18E/F. The Block III flies farther and carries more weapons than an older F/A-18E/F can do and also is stealthier than earlier Super Hornet models are.


The Spurs are nearing a deal with Donatas Motiejunas, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The 28-year-old forward/center has spent the past two seasons playing in China.


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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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