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Who is Greg Gianforte, the Montana House candidate who allegedly attacked a reporter? Is Sherman's trade drama over botched Super Bowl? (Yahoo Sports)

Who is Greg Gianforte, the Montana House candidate who allegedly attacked a reporter?The GOP candidate in Montana’s special congressional election is facing a new challenge: a misdemeanor assault charge issued Wednesday night.

Is Sherman's beef with Seattle over botched Super Bowl? (AP)

More than two years after Malcolm Butler intercepted Russell Wilson to snatch a Lombardi Trophy from the Seahawks, the Pro Bowl defender is still bitter.

Landslide Buries Stretch of Famous Hwy. 1 at California’s Big Sur Several NHL jerseys will get Adidas makeovers (Yahoo Sports)

Landslide Buries Stretch of Famous Hwy. 1 at California’s Big SurPart of California’s Highway 1 remains buried under a mountain of rock and dirt that stretches a quarter-mile wide.

NHL jerseys makeovers

Adidas officially takes over the manufacturing of NHL jerseys next season, and about a dozen teams are expected to get changes next season.

Manchester in Mourning: Bombing Victims Remembered The real reason behind LeBron's dud (Yahoo Sports)

Manchester in Mourning: Bombing Victims RememberedAn 8-year-old and a college student are among the 22 people who were killed in the terror attack at Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande concert.

Richard Jefferson: LeBron James had 'a little bug' and 'was so lethargic' in Cavaliers' only playoff loss

If you were wondering what was up with LeBron James during the Cleveland Cavaliers' Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics, Richard Jefferson has an explanation.

Trump budget chief faces sharp questions during House hearing Why goal post dunks are still against the rules (Yahoo Sports)

Trump budget chief faces sharp questions during House hearingIn testimony before the House Budget Committee Wednesday, the president’s budget director faced pointed questions from members of both parties.

Goalpost dunking still forbidden even under relaxed celebration rules

Even though celebrations are now legal in the NFL, you still can't dunk over a goal post.

Unusual mass attack injures 8 California guards, 7 inmates Finding Tebow's minor-league card won't be easy (Yahoo Sports)

Unusual mass attack injures 8 California guards, 7 inmatesSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a brawl that officials say was extreme even by the violent standard of California prisons, correctional officers had to open fire to stop a melee that sent eight guards and seven inmates to hospitals.

Tim Tebow's first minor-league baseball card is out, but tough to find

Topps released the first baseball card of Tim Tebow in a minor-league uniform, but good luck getting your hands on one.

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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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