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'World will end in 12 years if we don't address climate change,' Ocasio-Cortez says Serena out after losing 5-1 lead in 3rd to Pliskova

'World will end in 12 years if we don't address climate change,' Ocasio-Cortez saysThe youngest woman ever elected to Congress said climate change is her generation's World War II.


After Serena Williams was called for a foot fault on match point, Karolina Pliskova fought off three more match points to win 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 and reach the semifinals in Melbourne.
Belarus escort who claimed Trump secrets freed from Russian jail Rivera, Martinez, Halladay, Mussina make HOF

Belarus escort who claimed Trump secrets freed from Russian jailA Belarusian escort who claimed she had proof of Russian collusion with Donald Trump's election campaign was freed from a Russian jail on Tuesday following her arrest last week, lawyers said. Anastasia Vashukevich, also known as Nastya Rybka, was arrested alongside Alexander Kirillov, a self-styled sex guru, when the two arrived at Moscow's main airport following their deportation from Thailand last Thursday. Vashukevich had been planning to travel on to the Belarusian capital Minsk.


Mariano Rivera, Edgar Martinez, Roy Halladay and Mike Mussina were voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Rivera became the first player ever voted unanimously into the Hall.
U.S. to formally seek extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou - Globe and Mail Sources: Grizz will listen to Gasol, Conley offers

U.S. to formally seek extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou - Globe and MailDavid MacNaughton, in an interview with the Canadian newspaper published on Monday, said the United States has told Canada it will request Meng's extradition, but he did not say when the request will be made. The deadline for filing is Jan. 30, or 60 days after Meng was arrested on Dec. 1 in Vancouver.


The Grizzlies, who are 19-28 this season, will for the first time listen to trade offers for veterans Marc Gasol and Mike Conley, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Give Covington Catholic students room to process without harassment Zion unfazed as Jay-Z takes in Duke's victory

Give Covington Catholic students room to process without harassmentI hope adults surrounding the boys from Covington Catholic are sitting down with them to listen about how they are coping with the negative attention.


With Jay-Z watching on, Zion Williamson started Tuesday night's game 10-for-10 from the floor as the Blue Devils rolled Pittsburgh 79-64.
The New 2020 GMC Sierra HD Is a Reskinned Silverado HD Deion Sanders' son Shilo picks South Carolina

The New 2020 GMC Sierra HD Is a Reskinned Silverado HDAs usual, the GMC will come with extra chrome and an in-your-face grille.


ESPN 300 cornerback Shilo Sanders, son of Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders, announced his commitment to South Carolina in a video Tuesday night.


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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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