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As chemical weapons inspectors reach Douma, Syria claims suspected attack was fake The QB blind stats quiz: Can you spot the NFL bust?

As chemical weapons inspectors reach Douma, Syria claims suspected attack was fakeThe chemical weapons inspectors reached the city of Douma, now under Russian and Syrian control, two weeks after the suspected attack took place.


Think you can pick out the best quarterback using only his college stats? Prove it. Then see how each QB compares to a 2018 draft prospect.
The Great Republican Tax Cut Backfire Giants' Belt sets MLB record with 21-pitch AB

The Great Republican Tax Cut BackfireDid you have a happy Tax Day? Are you feeling grateful for the Republican tax


Brandon Belt of the Giants saw 21 pitches in an epic plate appearance against Angels rookie right-hander Jaime Barria in the first inning Sunday, the most pitches seen in an at-bat in Major League Baseball history.
Perez: Democrats' Trump-Russia lawsuit isn't a fundraising stunt Ex-Michigan LB sorry for threats at Harbaugh

Perez: Democrats' Trump-Russia lawsuit isn't a fundraising stuntDNC Chairman Tom Perez dismisses criticisms of a civil lawsuit filed against the Trump campaign. "Those are almost the precise quotes we heard from the Nixon campaign in 1972."


Former Michigan player Elysee Mbem-Bosse apologized Sunday for a string of threatening Twitter messages directed at coach Jim Harbaugh.
Video shows bullet-ridden vehicle after police shooting Freak out: Giannis leaves eatery after long wait

Video shows bullet-ridden vehicle after police shootingDiante Yarber was driving the Ford Mustang when Barstow police officers shot in the vehicle and killed him.


A Milwaukee restaurant issued a public apology Sunday night after not accommodating Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo in a timely fashion after the team's victory over the Celtics in Game 4.
Canadian man lynched in Peru rainforest after being accused of murdering shamanistic healer Spurs' victory historic for Ginobili; Parker, too

Canadian man lynched in Peru rainforest after being accused of murdering shamanistic healerA Canadian man has been lynched in the Peruvian Amazon after being accused of killing a local spiritual leader. Sebastian Woodroffe, 41, a father of one, was dragged by the neck through a remote village following the death of Olivia Arevalo, a plant healer from the Shipibo-Konibo tribe of northeastern Peru, the country’s attorney general said. Ms Arevalo was shot and killed near her home in the Ucayali region on Thursday.


Manu Ginobili extended a benchmark he set this postseason, as the only player age 40 or older to score in double figures off the bench in the postseason. But his 132nd win with teammate Tony Parker was a first in NBA playoff history.


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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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