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Trump says he may revoke another security clearance 'very quickly' Confessions of a failed Ronaldo fan

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.


For some reason, Cristiano Ronaldo has as many haters as fans. Do we have him all wrong?
Bodies of missing Colorado girls allegedly killed by dad found in oil and gas tanks: report Report: Bills' McCarron suffers collarbone break

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


Bills quarterback AJ McCarron sustained a hairline fracture to his right collarbone Friday in Buffalo's preseason game against the Browns, according to The Buffalo News.
Alex Jones Destroyed Evidence In Sandy Hook Defamation Cases, Motion Says Report alleges risky behavior by Smith at OSU

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


Zach Smith had sex toys delivered to him at Ohio State's football offices in 2015, according to a report Friday, raising more questions about the former assistant coach's conduct while employed there under Urban Meyer.
Satanic Temple's Baphomet Raises Hell Over Religious Freedom In Arkansas Helicopters over Lambeau left cops 'scrambling'

Satanic Temple's Baphomet Raises Hell Over Religious Freedom In ArkansasMembers and supporters of the Satanic Temple wheeled a statue of winged, goat-


Two helicopters that appeared over Lambeau Field after a first-quarter touchdown were U.S. Navy aircraft making a "side trip," according to a Green Bay police commander.
Four planes make emergency landings in Chile and Peru after bomb threats: authorities LSU WR Davis arrested, suspended indefinitely

Four planes make emergency landings in Chile and Peru after bomb threats: authoritiesBy Felipe Iturrieta and Aislinn Laing SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Four planes were forced to make emergency landings in Chile and Peru on Thursday due to bomb threats issued to the Chilean Civil Aviation Authority, it said in a statement. Two of the planes were operated by LATAM Airlines and two by Sky, a low-cost Chilean airline, the aviation authority said. The planes were undergoing checks of passengers, baggage, and their cabins and holds by police and airport security, it said. (Reporting by Aislinn Laing and Felipe Iturrieta, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)


LSU junior receiver Drake Davis has been arrested for allegedly committing battery on his girlfriend on multiple occasions. He has been suspended indefinitely by LSU.


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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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