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Rand Paul Says He's 'Concerned,' 'Worried' About Brett Kavanaugh's Privacy Views Mbappe magic powers France to World Cup glory

Rand Paul Says He's 'Concerned,' 'Worried' About Brett Kavanaugh's Privacy ViewsSen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is once again threatening to withhold support for one


France won a chaotic World Cup final that featured VAR controversy, the latest step on Kylian Mbappe's ascent to greatness and a hatful of goals.
Woman berated for Puerto Rico shirt speaks out Mbappe youngest since Pele with World Cup final goal

Woman berated for Puerto Rico shirt speaks out“I am proud of being able to say I’m an American and I am Puerto Rican,” Mia Irizarry, who was harassed in a Chicago park last month over her Puerto Rico shirt, said. She tells NBC News’ Ron Mott how and why she kept so calm during the verbal attack.


France's Kylian Mbappe became the first teenager to score in the World Cup final since Pele did so in 1958 with a goal against Croatia on Sunday.
Massive Rogue Iceberg Threatens Greenland Community Djoker back to mountaintop via Wimbledon win

Massive Rogue Iceberg Threatens Greenland CommunityA monumentally huge iceberg is floating dangerously close to a Greenland


Novak Djokovic is a Grand Slam winner once again, as he swept Kevin Anderson in Sunday's final to claim his fourth Wimbledon championship and first major in more than two years.
Mueller investigation steps closer to Trump with new indictments Pitch invaders briefly disrupt World Cup final

Mueller investigation steps closer to Trump with new indictmentsDavid Kris, former assistant attorney general for national security, talks about how the new indictments for the Russian hacking of the DNC, the DCCC.


Russian activist rock band Pussy Riot have claimed responsibility for the pitch invasion that briefly interrupted the World Cup final in Moscow.
Cave rescue highlights plight of Thailand's stateless people Tiger: Carnoustie 'most difficult' Open course

Cave rescue highlights plight of Thailand's stateless peopleBy Panu Wongcha-um and James Pearson MAE SAI, Thailand (Reuters) - On the Thai side of the mountainous border with Myanmar, where 12 boys and their football coach were rescued from a flooded cave last week, thousands of stateless people live trapped between countries with no access to some basic rights. All of the boys and their 25-year-old coach, who make up the 'Wild Boars' soccer team, will be discharged from hospital next week following a three-day rescue that evoked international relief and joy. Although the Wild Boars are now viewed in this Southeast Asian country as national treasures, four of them are technically stateless.


Tiger Woods played eight holes of Carnoustie on Sunday as he prepares for his first Open Championship appearance since 2015 after missing the past two years due to back issues.


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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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