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Bodies of missing Colorado girls allegedly killed by dad found in oil and gas tanks: report Week 2 takeaways: Cousins struggles; Winston excels

Bodies of missing Colorado girls allegedly killed by dad found in oil and gas tanks: reportThe bodies of two missing Colorado girls who disappeared along with their


Week 2 of the preseason is underway. Here are the biggest things we learned about every team.
Trump says he may revoke another security clearance 'very quickly' Source: Cowboys OG Martin hyperextends knee

Trump says he may revoke another security clearance 'very quickly'President Trump on Friday suggested that he is close to revoking the security clearance of a current Justice Department employee who had been in contact with author of the controversial dossier alleging ties between Trump and Russia.


Cowboys Pro Bowl right guard Zack Martin suffered a hyperextended left knee during Saturday's preseason game, a source told ESPN, but he will undergo an MRI on Sunday to confirm.
Alex Jones Destroyed Evidence In Sandy Hook Defamation Cases, Motion Says Balk-off: Mariners beat Dodgers on Floro's flinch

Alex Jones Destroyed Evidence In Sandy Hook Defamation Cases, Motion SaysAlex Jones, the conspiracy theory-peddling host of Infowars, deleted evidence


Cameron Maybin scored with one out in the 10th inning when Los Angeles' Dylan Floro was called for a balk, giving the Seattle Mariners a 5-4 win over the Dodgers on Saturday night.
Ryan Zinke Would 'Sell His Grandkids For Big Oil,' Says Washington Governor Source: Georgia RB White suffers 2nd torn ACL

Ryan Zinke Would 'Sell His Grandkids For Big Oil,' Says Washington GovernorWashington Gov. Jay Inslee slammed Ryan Zinke's record on the environment


Georgia freshman tailback Zamir White, who was expected to compete for immediate playing time, suffered a torn ACL and is likely out for the season, sources tell ESPN.
Atlantia to hold board meetings after Genoa bridge disaster: source Badgers WR Cephus takes leave as charges loom

Atlantia to hold board meetings after Genoa bridge disaster: sourceItalian toll-road group Atlantia has called special board meetings next week to discuss the deadly collapse of a bridge it operates in Genoa, a source said on Friday. Autostrade per l'Italia, the Atlantia unit that manages the stretch of motorway in northern Italy where the bridge is located, is expected to hold a board meeting on Tuesday while the Benetton-backed parent company will hold its own meeting on Wednesday, the source said. A series of technical and legal issues will be presented to Atlantia and Autostrade board members next week, according to the source .


Quintez Cephus, a starting wide receiver who finished second on the team with 501 receiving yards in 2017, announced Saturday that he's taking a leave of absence in anticipation of being charged for an incident that took place in April.


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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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