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Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Bring A Joint Progressive Push To Kansas LIVE: The Open - Kisner and Johnson lead as Round 3 gets underway

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Bring A Joint Progressive Push To KansasKANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Democratic U.S. House

Jordan Spieth is battling for the lead at Carnoustie after Tiger Woods surged into contention with his best round at a major since 2011.
Father of 2 Parkland shooting survivors fatally shot during armed robbery Inside Tiger's big third-round push

Father of 2 Parkland shooting survivors fatally shot during armed robberyThe father of two students who survived the Parkland high school shooting in

Woods started the day six shots behind the leaders. He needed a low round. He got it, shooting 5-under 66. Here's how he did it.
Trump Attacks NFL Over National Anthem Policy; Twitter Calls Fumble Woods shoots 66, 5 under par in Open 3rd Rd.

Trump Attacks NFL Over National Anthem Policy; Twitter Calls FumblePresident Donald Trump has had a hard time this week explaining his

It was vintage Tiger Woods during the third round of The Open at Carnoustie firing a 5-under 66, the first major he's started with three straight rounds at par or better since the 2012 Open at Royal Lytham.
Egyptian Officials Open Black Sarcophagus, Find 3 Skeletons Inside Rose ties Carnoustie lowest score in The Open

Egyptian Officials Open Black Sarcophagus, Find 3 Skeletons InsideAfter approximately 2,000 years sitting untouched, a black sarcophagus

Justin Rose headed into Saturday's third round in 59th place at The Open, but after shooting a record-tying 64 at Carnoustie, he's near the top of the leaderboard.
WhatsApp curbs message forwarding in bid to deter India lynch mobs Trump criticizes NFL anthem policy on Twitter

WhatsApp curbs message forwarding in bid to deter India lynch mobsMUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's WhatsApp is rolling out a global test measure to rein in messages forwarded by users, the messaging app said, after the spread of rumours led to several killings in India and sparked calls for action from authorities. Violence triggered by incendiary false messages in India, WhatsApp's biggest market with more than 200 million users, has spurred government demands to prevent circulation of false texts and provocative content and caused a public relations nightmare. False messages about child abductors on WhatsApp have led to mass beatings this year of more than a dozen people in India, some of whom have died.

One day after the NFL said it is halting its enforcement of anthem rules, President Donald Trump tweeted out criticism of the NFL and called for action from commissioner Roger Goodell.

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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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