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Former Student: Brett Kavanaugh’s Prep School Party Scene Was A ‘Free-For-All’ Mayfield carries Browns to first win since 2016

Former Student: Brett Kavanaugh’s Prep School Party Scene Was A ‘Free-For-All’For the duration of his time on campus, a former student recalls, the guiding


Rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield brought the Cleveland Browns back from a 14-0 deficit to prevail 21-17, snapping a 19-game winless streak dating back to Dec. 24, 2016 -- a span of 635 days.
Trumpnado! Tweeting about storms, Trump seizes opportunity to make everything worse Darnold takes blame for 'stupid mistakes' in loss

Trumpnado! Tweeting about storms, Trump seizes opportunity to make everything worseJerry Adler examines the issues with Trump's tweets about the death toll from Hurricane Maria.


Outplayed by fellow rookie Baker Mayfield in the second half Thursday night, Jets quarterback Sam Darnold took the blame for the offense's woes in a 21-17 loss to the Browns.
Mother of baby swept away by Hurricane Florence floodwaters: 'I did everything I could' Red Sox celebrate AL East title on Yankees soil

Mother of baby swept away by Hurricane Florence floodwaters: 'I did everything I could'The mother of a child who died after he was swept away by Hurricane Florence's


Mookie Betts was the star at the plate Thursday night in the Bronx, collecting four hits and five RBIs as the Boston Red Sox clinched their third straight AL East title, the longest such streak in franchise history.
Florence Kills An Estimated 5,500 Pigs, 3.4 Million Chickens And Turkeys In North Carolina McGregor cashes in with new 6-fight UFC deal

Florence Kills An Estimated 5,500 Pigs, 3.4 Million Chickens And Turkeys In North CarolinaAs Florence battered the Carolinas this past week, dozens of heartwarming


Conor McGregor has signed a new six-fight deal with the UFC, president Dana White told ESPN. The deal includes McGregor's October fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229.
Exclusive: With more immigrant children in detention, HHS cuts funds for other programs — like cancer research Magic: Ball set for 'breakout' after tweaking shot

Exclusive: With more immigrant children in detention, HHS cuts funds for other programs — like cancer researchThe government is diverting millions of dollars from programs including the CDC and the National Institutes of Health.


Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson said the adjustments point guard Lonzo Ball has made to his shooting form have him "ready to have a breakout season."


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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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