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'We are nervous': Sri Lankan PM warns of suspects with bombs at large amid fears of new attacks Follow the draft live: Pick-by-pick updates and analysis

'We are nervous': Sri Lankan PM warns of suspects with bombs at large amid fears of new attacksDespite the arrest of dozens of suspects in Sri Lanka's Easter massacre, the nation remained fearful over the possibility of attacks this weekend.


Round 1 of the NFL draft is underway. Track every move with DraftCast and watch live coverage on ESPN, ABC and ESPN App.
Armed border group shuts down camp at border in New Mexico Mahomes named 'Madden 20' cover athlete

Armed border group shuts down camp at border in New MexicoSUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — An armed group that has been patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border left its post in the New Mexico desert Tuesday amid pressure from law enforcement following videos that showed militia members stopping migrants who had illegally crossed into the country.


Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has been named the cover athlete for EA Sports' "Madden NFL 20" video game.
Trump denies telling White House counsel to fire Mueller from Russia probe Kerr: Worry his flops will give Beverley whiplash

Trump denies telling White House counsel to fire Mueller from Russia probeTrump's move appears to be part of an effort by the White House to push back on attempts by congressional Democrats to pursue investigations related to Mueller's probe into Russian election interference in 2016 and possible obstruction of justice by Trump. "As has been incorrectly reported by the Fake News Media, I never told then White House Counsel Don McGahn to fire Robert Mueller, even though I had the legal right to do so. If I wanted to fire Mueller, I didn't need McGahn to do it, I could have done it myself," Trump wrote on Twitter.


Steve Kerr says Patrick Beverley has mastered the art of popping his head back like he's been hit by Mike Tyson, and that referees aren't helping matters. "I worry he's going to get whiplash on some of these flops," Kerr said.
In-Depth Photos of Our Long-Term 2019 Mazda CX-5 Turbo Westbrook rejects critics after series loss

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Russell Westbrook dismissed the critics during his media session to end the Thunder's season.
13-year-old Houston girl dies after fight at middle school Payoff videos, tale of $11K in shoe highlight trial

13-year-old Houston girl dies after fight at middle schoolA 13-year-old girl who was placed on life support after being attacked bythree other girls has died, according to ABC 13


Jurors in the college basketball corruption trial Thursday watched videos of coaches settling down in a Las Vegas hotel room, where wads of cash or envelopes were either exchanged or promised in exchange for securing influence with top players.


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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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