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Trump, in angry Twitter spree, declares ‘the complete power to pardon’ Jerry Jones comes to Elliott's defense (Yahoo Sports)

Trump, in angry Twitter spree, declares ‘the complete power to pardon’Those who hope for a Twitter tirade from the president every Saturday morning were amply rewarded, as he lashed out at multiple targets.


Jerry Jones: 'Not one thing' points to Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott committing domestic violence

If Dallas owner/GM Jerry Jones has any sway, Ezekiel Elliott won't be suspended for a 2015 incident.


Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns After Fatal Shooting LeBron's 'Heavy Heart' after Kyrie's trade request (Yahoo Sports)

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns After Fatal ShootingMinneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau resigned on Friday, nearly a week after a police officer fatally Justine Damond.


LeBron had a 'Heavy Heart' after Kyrie Irving's trade request shocked the NBA

Maybe LeBron just wanted us to know he likes Meek Mill's new record. Or maybe the King's sending social media messages again.


Gen. Dunford On North Korea: We Can Protect the American People Today U.S. to face Jamaica, not Mexico, in Gold Cup final (Yahoo Sports)

Gen. Dunford On North Korea: We Can Protect the American People TodayJoint Chiefs Chairman Joseph Dunford explains how North Korea is progressing toward a nuclear weapon but stresses the U.S. is more than capable of handling that threat.


Jamaica shocks Mexico, reaches Gold Cup final

The Reggae Boyz are in the final for the second consecutive edition thanks to a late free kick that knocked out the defending champion.


Two Jordanians die in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman: security source Fantasy: Ajayi is the Dolphins' stud (Yahoo Sports)

Two Jordanians die in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman: security sourceBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Two Jordanians died from wounds inflicted during a shooting on Sunday in the compound of the heavily-guarded Israeli embassy that also wounded an Israeli, police and a security source said. Police said earlier that the two Jordanians worked for a furniture firm and entered the embassy compound before the shooting to do repairs. Israel has imposed a ban on reporting the incident and has made no public comment.


Juggernaut Index: Ajayi is the Dolphins' stud

Jay Ajayi is a first-round running back and Miami has respectable receivers, but the fantasy community might want to pause because of the QB.


US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute The five nastiest NFL defenses in 2017 (Yahoo Sports)

US student freed after week held in China over taxi disputeBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew objections over the student's treatment from U.S. lawmakers.


NFL writer Frank Schwab counts down the stingiest defenses heading into the 2017 season.




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    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.

    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.

    In a Five to Four Decision, Voting Just Got Harder

    In a five to four decision along party lines, the Supreme Court ruled on the controversial Shelby County v. Holder case. The ruling, believed by many sets the nation back decades in Civil Rights, while others see it as the fault of Congress dropping the ball on updating the act when it should have years ago.

    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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