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Report: Ivanka's decision to rebuke Roy Moore over sex abuse claims made Donald Trump back him Toronto FC caps historic year with 1st MLS title

Report: Ivanka's decision to rebuke Roy Moore over sex abuse claims made Donald Trump back himPresident Donald Trump is now actively campaigning for Roy Moore, the U.S. Senate candidate from Alabama who stands accused of multiple instances of sexual misconduct, some involving teenagers.


Toronto FC waited 364 days and 66 minutes for its legendary MLS Cup moment. Thanks to Jozy Altidore, the club, and the entire city, got it.
New York Bomber Sought An ISIS-Inspired Attack With Failed Device, Investigators Say No. 21 Purdue stays home to race another in-state foe

New York Bomber Sought An ISIS-Inspired Attack With Failed Device, Investigators SayNew York City police said they were investigating a possible explosion in New York City’s transit system near Eight Avenue and 42nd Street in the Times Square area of Manhattan on Monday.


Only 70 or so miles separate the two schools, but when it comes to basketball, Purdue is light years ahead of IUPUI. On Sunday, the Boilermakers (9-2) will get a chance to dominate another Indiana program when the Jaguars (2-5) travel to Mackey Arena. Next week, Purdue faces its toughest in-state
Sandy Hook Promise releases new PSA about the response to school shootings Mooring scores 27 to lead UNLV past Illinois, 89-82

Sandy Hook Promise releases new PSA about the response to school shootingsA new video called “Tomorrow’s News” imagines a local news item that reports, a day ahead of time, a mass shooting at a school. “Tomorrow I’ll probably say that I wish I told someone,” says one interviewee. The video was released by Sandy Hook Promise, which was founded by parents of the victims of the Newtown shooting.


Last season UNLV didn't get its eighth win until Dec. 31, two games into Mountain West Conference action. Saturday night, the Runnin' Rebels improved to 8-2 with three games left on their non-conference schedule. Jovan Mooring shot 50 percent from the field and scored 27 points to lead UNLV
California's Thomas Fire Now Ranks Among Largest In State History Despite slow start, Thomas, Hawaii beat D-II Hawaii Hilo

California's Thomas Fire Now Ranks Among Largest In State HistoryThe Thomas Fire, one of five destructive blazes currently burning in California, now ranks as the tenth largest wildfire on record in the state.


HONOLULU (AP) -- Mike Thomas and Drew Buggs scored 13 points apiece to help Hawaii pull away, after a slow start, to beat Division II Hawaii Hilo 82-64 on Saturday night.
Famous China rooftopper 'confirmed dead' after fall from skyscraper  Ayton leads Arizona to 88-82 win over Alabama

Famous China rooftopper 'confirmed dead' after fall from skyscraper A famous Chinese ‘rooftopper’ fell to his death from a skyscraper in a daring £11,000 challenge as he sought to use his fame to help lift his family out of poverty, media reported. Wu Yongning, aged 26, fell from the summit of the 62-storey Huayuan Hua Centre in the central city of Changsha, apparently as he attempted to scoop 100,000 yuan (£11,200) for a clip promoting an unnamed sponsor, reports say. The former movie stuntman had one million followers on the Chinese Internet and was well known for fearlessly scaling towering skyscrapers without any safety equipment. More than 300 videos of him tip-toeing on scaffolding or doing pull-ups as he hung from the side of huge buildings were widely shared by his fans. However, his account on Sina Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, went silent around a month ago after he purportedly attempted the Changsha skyscraper. The former movie stuntman had one million followers on the Chinese Internet and was well known for fearlessly scaling towering skyscrapers without any safety equipment And last Friday his girlfriend wrote online: "Today is December 8th. It makes me think of November 8th, the day you left us and left this world.” The Changsha Evening News said Mr Wu was seeking to make money for his poverty-striken family and pay medical costs for his mother, who suffers from a mental condition. Local officials said authorities would support his family following the accident.  Police confirmed that Mr Wu died when he fell from the Huayuan Hua Centre on November 8, reports said. His family were quoted in a news portal run by Beijing News that he was due to receive a huge cash payout for a two minute clip on a Changsha skyscraper on the same date. Additional reporting by Christine Wei


Deandre Ayton overpowered Alabama's big men all night, something he's done consistently during his freshman year. Allonzo Trier turned it on in the second half, playing with a rare efficiency. When Arizona's top two players are at their best, the Wildcats are mighty tough to stop.


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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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