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Forget Cheat ‘Sheet’ — Student Outwits Professor With Enormous 'Cheat Poster' Dallas continues to become Dak's team (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.


Dak Prescott continues to make the Cowboys his team in nice road win

Dak Prescott made the biggest plays when the Cowboys needed them on Monday night in a hard-fought and entertaining win over the Cardinals.


Hasan Minhaj Comparing Donald Trump To Stereotypical Indian Uncles Is Gold Popovich: 'Our country is an embarrassment' (Yahoo Sports)

Hasan Minhaj Comparing Donald Trump To Stereotypical Indian Uncles Is GoldComedian Hasan Minhaj took aim at President Donald Trump at GQ India’s Men of the Year Awards, proving once again that he can throw some serious shade while looking classy AF.  Minhaj was in Mumbai on Friday to accept the publication’s International Man of the Year award.


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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, an outspoken critic of President Trump, didn't disappoint during the team's media day.


Soldier saves lifeless puppy with CPR in tear-worthy viral video Cowboys try to strike balance with gestures (Yahoo Sports)

Soldier saves lifeless puppy with CPR in tear-worthy viral videoAn emotional video making its way around the internet shows a Thai soldier giving CPR to a tiny lifeless puppy and eventually bringing him back to life.


Cowboys kneel and stand

Dallas knelt as a team, then stood for the national anthem, debunking a fake-news meme about Jerry Jones in the process.


Man arrested over London train bomb attack Season preview: Mavs in transition mode (Yahoo Sports)

Man arrested over London train bomb attackPolice on Monday arrested a 20-year-old man in Wales in connection with the London Underground train bombing this month, bringing the number of people in custody to four. The man was arrested before dawn by counter-terrorism officers in the Welsh capital Cardiff and has been taken to a police station in London for questioning. An 18-year-old man, Ahmed Hassan, was charged on Friday with attempted murder and the use of explosives.


Season preview: Mavericks in transition mode

The Mavs' success depends on Dennis Smith Jr., their most promising draft pick since Dirk Nowitzki.


How This Hospital Keeps Sick Turtles Safe During Hurricane Season 'Fake news' rant shows Jones doesn't get it (Yahoo Sports)

How This Hospital Keeps Sick Turtles Safe During Hurricane SeasonA few days after Hurricane Irma slammed into south Florida ― while there were still tight travel restrictions and curfews in place ― Bette Zirkelbach stocked an ambulance with supplies and raced south.


Butch Jones

Tennessee coach Butch Jones took exception to a question and launched into a diatribe about the media.




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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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