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Capitol Hill protests mark rising wave of Kavanaugh opposition LeBron: Lakers 'long way' from Warriors' level

Capitol Hill protests mark rising wave of Kavanaugh oppositionThree days after Mitch McConnell vowed to “plow right through” the opposition to Brett Kavanaugh and install him on the Supreme Court, the halls of Congress filled with protesters invigorated by the latest allegations against the nominee.


LeBron James said the Lakers have "a long way to go" to reach the Warriors' level, but if they put in the work, results will come.
Interstate Left Covered In Fish After Hurricane Florence Floodwaters Recede MRI confirms torn ACL for 49ers QB Garoppolo

Interstate Left Covered In Fish After Hurricane Florence Floodwaters RecedeFirefighters in North Carolina put their hoses to a different use over the


An MRI confirmed Monday that 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo tore his ACL and his season is over, the team announced.
Facebook Content Moderator Says Job Gave Her PTSD, Sues Company Source: Jets call Steelers about disgruntled Bell

Facebook Content Moderator Says Job Gave Her PTSD, Sues CompanyImagine the worst, most traumatic content the internet has to offer. Now


The Jets have called the Steelers to check on running back Le'Veon Bell, whom Pittsburgh is listening to offers on. It was a preliminary conversation with no offer, a source told ESPN.
Pope honours victims of Holocaust, Soviet terror in Lithuania Pelicans' Davis deflects agent-change speculation

Pope honours victims of Holocaust, Soviet terror in LithuaniaPope Francis on Sunday paid homage to Holocaust victims who perished in the Vilnius ghetto, 75 years to the day after the Nazis liquidated it, and remembered those who risked and lost their lives to challenge the Soviet regime in Lithuania. Pre-war Lithuania was home to a thriving Jewish community of more than 200,000 people known as "Litvaks", with its capital Vilnius a hub of learning known as the "Jerusalem of the North".


Anthony Davis' move from the Wasserman agency that negotiated his current contract to join Klutch Sports stoked paranoia in New Orleans, the city Chris Paul left in his prime shortly after he changed agents.
All aboard: Hong Kong bullet train signals high-speed integration with China Fins' Hayes tears ACL trying to avoid sack flag

All aboard: Hong Kong bullet train signals high-speed integration with ChinaWhile the $11 billion rail project has raised fears for some over Beijing's encroachment on the Chinese-ruled city's cherished freedoms, passengers at the sleek harbourfront station were full of praise for a service that reaches mainland China in less than 20 minutes. "Out of 10 points, I give it nine," said 10-year-old Ng Kwan-lap, who was traveling with his parents on the first train leaving for Shenzhen at 7 a.m. "The train is great. It's very smooth when it hits speeds of 200 kilometers per hour." Mainland Chinese immigration officers are stationed in one part of the modernist station that is subject to Chinese law, an unprecedented move that some critics say further erodes the city's autonomy.


Dolphins defensive end William Hayes tore his ACL making a sack on Raiders quarterback Derek Carr on Sunday. Coach Adam Gase said Monday, "He was trying to not put his body weight on the quarterback and that happened."


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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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