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He was once a leading Trump supporter. Now this Mexican-American lawyer denounces his policy on migrant children Inside Mo Bamba's quest to be the NBA's next great big man

He was once a leading Trump supporter. Now this Mexican-American lawyer denounces his policy on migrant childrenJake Monty, a former member of Donald Trump's National Hispanic Advisory Council, said it’s troubling to see the Trump administration let the fate of undocumented immigrants be determined by a political agenda.


This is the behind-the-scenes story of how Bamba is training to join the ranks of the league's top big men.
Airlines Tell Trump Administration Not To Use Their Flights To Separate Families Sources: Cavs want Love with or without LeBron

Airlines Tell Trump Administration Not To Use Their Flights To Separate FamiliesSeveral major airlines have asked the government to stop using their flights


The Cavaliers have not made Kevin Love available for trades entering Thursday's draft, and regardless of what decision LeBron James makes about his future, they have interest in keeping Love, sources said.
Methodists Bring Church Charges Against Jeff Sessions For Border Policy Grizz shopping No. 4 pick, Parsons, sources say

Methodists Bring Church Charges Against Jeff Sessions For Border PolicyMore than 600 clergy and lay members of the United Methodist Church have


The Grizzlies have discussed trading the No. 4 pick in Thursday's NBA draft, league sources told ESPN. Any trade would likely include Memphis forward Chandler Parsons.
Patrolling the border, where immigrants wait to be caught Stanton walk-off HR caps Yankees' comeback win

Patrolling the border, where immigrants wait to be caughtPhotojournalist Sergio Flores recounts his day with U.S. Border Patrol near McAllen, Texas.


Giancarlo Stanton, who has been struggling at the plate in home games, blasted a walk-off home run to give the Yankees a major league-leading 23rd win when trailing at any point in a game this season.
Foster mother describes trauma of migrant children separated from their parents Phanatic-launched hot dog injures Phillies fan

Foster mother describes trauma of migrant children separated from their parentsChristine, a foster mother in Michigan who has been taking in unaccompanied migrant children since 2016, shares her experiences taking care of children who are being separated from their parents at the border.


A hot dog launched into the stands at Citizens Bank Park by the Phillie Phanatic injured a fan who was struck in the face. The hot dog was wrapped in duct tape so it wouldn't disintegrate upon launch.


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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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