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Trey Gowdy Threatens DOJ, FBI Officials Over Clinton Probe Documents Koepka proved golfers are athletes in his U.S. Open win

Trey Gowdy Threatens DOJ, FBI Officials Over Clinton Probe DocumentsHouse oversight committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) threatened on Sunday to


Go ahead, try to make the argument that golfers aren't athletes after watching Brooks Koepka muscle his way to a second consecutive U.S. Open victory.
Migrant father: 'Just destroyed' by separation from children caused by Trump policy From Brooks (good) to Phil (bad), it was a wild week at the U.S. Open

Migrant father: 'Just destroyed' by separation from children caused by Trump policyMSNBC’s Mariano Atencio reports from the Catholic Charities Christian shelter center in McAllen, Texas, the next stop for many migrants after they’ve been released from detention centers.


This U.S. Open was many things. It was not, however, boring. From Phil Mickelson's wild ride to Brooks Koepka's repeat, there were plenty of highs and lows.
Founder of 'revolutionary' US blood-testing startup once valued at $9bn charged with fraud Pats' Brady sees retirement getting closer

Founder of 'revolutionary' US blood-testing startup once valued at $9bn charged with fraudTheranos was established by Elizabeth Holmes in 2003 when she was just a 19-year-old Stanford drop out. Within a year it had won $6m (£4.5m) backing from investors attracted by Ms Holmes’s desire to disrupt the industry monopoly over blood tests – and she was toasted as a rising star of Silicon Valley. Ms Holmes and Mr Balwani claimed the Theranos analyser could perform a full range of clinical tests using tiny blood samples drawn from a finger stick, asserting that its results were more accurate, reliable and faster than those from conventional blood tests.


Tom Brady says he can see retirement on the horizon, but he's still motivated to play in the NFL.
Full Kellyanne Conway: 'Nobody likes' immigration policy separating families Chicharito in tears after Mexico beats Germany

Full Kellyanne Conway: 'Nobody likes' immigration policy separating familiesIn an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to President Trump, tells Chuck Todd that migration and the White House family separation policy can only be solved with Democrats' help.


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Rescue ship Aquarius docks in Valencia after weeklong odyssey at sea Big Ben values record wins, not record contract

Rescue ship Aquarius docks in Valencia after weeklong odyssey at seaA ship carrying some of the approximately 630 refugees who were recently rescued off Libya and then denied entry by Italy and Malta has reached a Spanish port. Yahoo News has photos of the ship’s arrival.


Two years from free agency in a robust quarterback market, Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger isn't concerned with landing a record-breaking contract, telling ESPN, "I care about record-breaking Super Bowl wins and things like that."


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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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