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EPA chief Pruitt faces questions in Congress over deregulation: 'Your agenda costs lives' 2018 NFL draft first-round analysis

EPA chief Pruitt faces questions in Congress over deregulation: 'Your agenda costs lives'EPA administrator Scott Pruitt was challenged in Congress for creating an environment of fear of reprisal at the agency, and failing to ban a deadly chemical in common paint removers that’s still claiming lives.


See analysis of every selection in the first round as well as where your team drafts in Rounds 2-7.
Danish Inventor Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Journalist Kim Wall Pros and cons for every 2018 NFL first-round draft pick

Danish Inventor Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Journalist Kim WallDanish inventor Peter Madsen was handed a life sentence without parole on


With the first pick, a team has to take a player, not a project. The Browns made quarterback Baker Mayfield the first overall pick in the draft.
Rodgers: Mulvaney controversy raises legal questions about possible bribery Ravens get QB Jackson after trade with Eagles

Rodgers: Mulvaney controversy raises legal questions about possible briberyNew ethics questions surrounding Acting Head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mick Mulvaney, the New York Times reporting he told a group of lobbyists and bankers they should donate more money to lawmakers in order to have more influence.


The Ravens traded back into the first round for Lamar Jackson, selecting the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback with the 32nd overall pick.
GOP Candidate Don Blankenship Rips Mitch McConnell's 'Chinaperson' Family Rosen 'pissed' at falling to Cards at No. 10

GOP Candidate Don Blankenship Rips Mitch McConnell's 'Chinaperson' FamilyDon Blankenship, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate in West Virginia,


Josh Rosen was "pissed" that he fell to the Cardinals with the 10th pick in the NFL draft. "There were nine mistakes ahead of me," he said.
Lawyer: Trump to aid raids' attorney-client privilege review Raiders land WR Bryant in trade with Steelers

Lawyer: Trump to aid raids' attorney-client privilege reviewNEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the president is ready to help recommend what materials seized from his personal attorney that relate to him should be withheld from federal investigators because of attorney-client privilege.


The Pittsburgh Steelers traded wide receiver Martavis Bryant to the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night for a third-round draft pick.


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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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