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Mom Who Killed Kids Wanted Husband 'to Suffer': Sheriff Ten best fights since UFC 100 (Yahoo Sports)

news Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls told reporters Christy Sheats had a history of depression and suicide attempts and was on the brink of divorce.

Jones-Gustafsson was one of Kevin Iole's 10 best UFC fights since UFC 100. (Getty)

Alexander Gustafsson's near-upset of Jon Jones was epic. It also barely cracked Kevin Iole's top five.


High Alert: U.S. Fears Terror Plots Over Holiday Weekend Vertical Pod with Woj: Inside KD's free agency (Yahoo Sports)

news Some officials are concerned about possible plots coinciding with the July 4 holiday and Ramadan.

Adrian Wojnarowski explores Kevin Durant's options with The Vertical’s Michael Lee, Bobby Marks and Nick DePaula.

Adrian Wojnarowski explores Kevin Durant's options with Michael Lee, Bobby Marks and Nick DePaula.


'Four More Years': Obama Gets Rapturous Welcome in Canada Michael Phelps punches ticket to fifth Olympics (Yahoo Sports)

news Before a rapturous Canadian House of Commons, Obama grappled with grim and chaotic news, and he talked up the "extraordinary" Canada-U.S. alliance.

Michael Phelps' record 22 Olympic medals include an astonishing 18 gold (AFP Photo/Jeff Curry)

The record-breaking swimmer qualified for the Rio Games on Wednesday in the 200-meter butterfly.


World's Second-Largest Diamond Fails to Sell at Auction Who are this year’s least deserving All-Stars? (Yahoo Sports)

news Sotheby's failed to find a buyer for the world's second-largest diamond as no bidder met the undisclosed minimum price for the tennis ball-size gem.

When you let the public vote, you typically end up with a All-Star players who are far from the best.

When you let the public vote, you typically end up with a All-Star players who are far from the best.


Abandoned Dorm Baby Now Graduating From College Canadiens, Predators swing blockbuster deal (Yahoo Sports)

news She was known as the baby in the box discovered by students in a dorm laundry room on campus, but now she's graduating from that very school.

Shea Weber and PK Subban (Getty)

In a stunning swap of star defensemen, Montreal sent P.K. Subban to Nashville for Shea Weber.




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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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