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United CEO Blames Dragging Fiasco on 'System Failure' How Dallas stalled draft for hours with one pick (Yahoo Sports)

news United also promised to reduce overbooking, improve training and offer up to $10,000 for customers willing to volunteer to take a later flight.

How the Cowboys once derailed the entire NFL draft. (AP)

Decades ago, when teams didn't have a time limit to make their picks, Dallas made the rest of the league wait while it ran a medical check on Mel Renfro.


Seven Takeaways From the White House's 'Massive' Tax Plan Warriors GM: Steve Kerr will overcome ailment (Yahoo Sports)

news The White House unveiled its principles for tax reform on Wednesday. Here are seven takeaways

Steve Kerr

Warriors general manager Bob Myers is confident that the back pain Steve Kerr is experiencing is "fixable."


Mexico's 'Hillary Clinton' Rips Trump Over 'Useless' Wall Will Browns take Trubisky with No. 1 pick? (Yahoo Sports)

news A leading Mexican presidential candidate tells NBC News that Trump has turned Mexicans into a "convenient enemy."

Mitchell Trubisky (AP)

If Cleveland shocks almost everyone and takes Mitchell Trubisky with the top pick tonight, maybe the Browns are ahead of the curve and we don't realize it yet.


Promises, Promises: What Trump Said He Would Do but Hasn't Watch live: Blue Jays vs. Cardinals (Yahoo Sports)

news One hundred days into his administration, Donald Trump has made little progress on the promises he made to voters.

Both Toronto and St. Louis have stumbled out of the gate and are languishing near the bottom of their divisions.
New Jersey Town Shows How Dems Are Resisting Trump Yahoo Sports NFL Draft Live Show (Yahoo Sports)

news The election of Donald Trump has galvanized the 'resistance' in progressive Montclair, New Jersey.

Live from the 2017 NFL draft in Philadelphia and our NYC Studios, the Yahoo Sports team will produce an interactive digital broadcast of the first round.




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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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