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Forget Cheat ‘Sheet’ — Student Outwits Professor With Enormous 'Cheat Poster' Steeler's jersey sales spike after anthem stand (Yahoo Sports)

Forget Cheat ‘Sheet’ — Student Outwits Professor With Enormous 'Cheat Poster'When Professor Reb Beatty of Maryland’s Anne Arundel Community College arrived at his accounting class to administer a test last week, he hardly could have imagined that he’d be the one getting outsmarted. In a Sept. 20 Facebook post that’s since gone viral, Beatty explained that he’d told his students that they were allowed to bring in a “3x5” cheat sheet to use during the test. Beatty, however, failed to specify the unit of measurement he was referring to.


Steeler's jersey sales spike after anthem stand

Alejandro Villanueva, who served three tours in Afghanistan, defied his coach and stood on the field during the national anthem.


White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time' NFL shows unity, brotherhood on Sunday (Yahoo Sports)

White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do free speech on their own time.”


The "Good Morning Football" crew talks about the unity shown around the league on Sunday.


'I Trust Him,' Pelosi Says On Trump DACA Deal NFL star gets absurd penalty from refs for joke (Yahoo Sports)

'I Trust Him,' Pelosi Says On Trump DACA DealMarc Short, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Rand Paul join Meet the Press to talk health care and Trump's NFL comments. Catch it in this week's COMPRESSED.


Von Miller has a right to be furious after silly penalty. (AP)

The Broncos star joking comment to Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor apparently annoyed the referees, who flagged the linebacker for unsportsmanlike conduct.


These Are The 21 States Russian Hackers Targeted In The 2016 Election WWII vet, 97, takes a knee to support NFL players (Yahoo Sports)

These Are The 21 States Russian Hackers Targeted In The 2016 ElectionThe Department of Homeland Security told told election officials in 21 states on Friday that Russian hackers attempted to access their voting systems in the 2016 election.


WWII vet, 97, takes a knee to support NFL players. (Photo via @brennanmgilmore)

"Those kids have every right to protest," says John Middlemas, a World War II veteran and farmer from Missouri.


Model 'scalped and drained of blood' in murder unprecedented 'outside wartime', reveals LA autopsy Bryce Harper ready to return to Nationals (Yahoo Sports)

Model 'scalped and drained of blood' in murder unprecedented 'outside wartime', reveals LA autopsyAn autopsy report has revealed how a model was scalped and drained of blood, in a murder branded unprecedented “outside of wartime”. Comic book writer Blake Leibel, 35, is charged with the murder of the mother of his child, Ukrainian-born Iana Kasian, 30. The murder took place in May last year and Mr Leibel, the heir to a plastics and property fortune, could be given the death sentence if found guilty, due to the severity of the crime.


Bryce Harper ready to return to Nats, but first you gotta see his outfit

Bryce Harper, who has missed 40 games after leg injury, will reportedly be activated this week by the Nats.




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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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