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Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway says president ‘did not destroy’ records from meetings with Putin Arians says he sees too much 'diva' in WR Brown

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway says president ‘did not destroy’ records from meetings with PutinWhite House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway has said that Donald Trump did not destroy any notes from a meeting with Vladimir Putin and that “leaks” may have led the president to be secretive about his talks with the Russian leader. A recent report from The Washington Post have alleged that Mr Trump went to “extraordinary” lengths to conceal his discussions with Mr Putin, including reportedly taking the notes from his interpreter after a meeting with the Russian leader in 2017. Ms Conway told reporters that the president is “transparent”, and that the level of "leaks" during the administration would have justified a heightened sense of concern that his talks with Mr Putin would get into the public domain.


Bruce Arians, who was the Steelers' offensive coordinator when Antonio Brown was a rookie, has been observing the All-Pro wide receiver from afar and doesn't like what he sees.
Los Angeles teachers plan to strike Monday. Here's what you need to know Source: Jets finalizing deal to hire Williams as DC

Los Angeles teachers plan to strike Monday. Here's what you need to knowWhy are teachers striking? What will kids and parents do? Q&A about the strike at LA Unified Schools, the nation's second-largest school district.


Gregg Williams, the former head coach of the Bills who served as interim coach of the Browns last season, will be defensive coordinator for the Jets under Adam Gase, a source told ESPN.
Suspect shot by police dies after standoff at New Jersey UPS facility Cuse fan lives up to vow, gives $175K to charity

Suspect shot by police dies after standoff at New Jersey UPS facilityA 39-year-old gunman opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc facility in New Jersey and held two employees hostage for hours on Monday before police fatally shot him, officials said. William Owens barricaded himself and two women inside the sorting facility in Logan Township and police sent a heavily armed SWAT team to the location, about 25 miles (40 km) southwest of downtown Philadelphia, the New Jersey Attorney General's Office said in a statement. The gunman apparently had known at least one of the women, Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore told reporters.


A Syracuse fan who promised to donate $150K to the Boys & Girls Club if the Orange upset No. 1 Duke on Monday has made good on his vow, giving $175K to the charity.
Second black box from Lion Air crash found: Indonesian officials Wetteland charged with child sexual abuse

Second black box from Lion Air crash found: Indonesian officialsThe cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed last October has been recovered, Indonesian authorities said Monday, a discovery that could be critical to establishing why the brand new plane fell out of the sky shortly after take-off. The Boeing 737 Max vanished from radar about 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta, slamming into the Java Sea moments after pilots had asked to return to the capital and killing all 189 people onboard. Haryo Satmiko, deputy head of Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC), told AFP the box had been recovered early Monday morning.


John Wetteland, who pitched for four teams over 12 major league seasons, has been arrested on a charge of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14, according to police records.
Schumer Will Force Vote Tuesday on Deripaska-Firm Sanctions 7th-grade QB offered scholarship by Michigan

Schumer Will Force Vote Tuesday on Deripaska-Firm Sanctions(Bloomberg) -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he will force a vote Tuesday on a measure to block the Treasury Department’s plans to lift sanctions on three Russian companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska.


Isaiah Marshall, a seventh-grade quarterback at MacArthur Academy in Southfield, Michigan, has been offered a scholarship by Michigan, his father said.


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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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