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From 'covfefe' to 'council,' Trump's trouble with spelling is 'unpresidented' Breaking down all the trade deadline deals

From 'covfefe' to 'council,' Trump's trouble with spelling is 'unpresidented'President Trump likes to brag that he’s a “smart person.” But you wouldn’t know it from the president’s tweets, which often contain notable spelling errors.

What’s downright delightful about this year is that all the fuss is only, in part, media-driven with Erik Karlsson on the market.
Footage Shows The Moment Cops Fatally Shot Unarmed Black Man Stephon Clark Was PyeongChang the greatest Olympics Canada has ever had?

Footage Shows The Moment Cops Fatally Shot Unarmed Black Man Stephon ClarkPolice helicopter and body camera footage shows the moment two California cops

Between disappointments and teary goodbyes, Canadian athletes made history at the 2018 Olympic Games. Nick Ashbourne remembers the rockstars, the comebacks, and the bright lights that shone in South Korea.
Obamas pen letter to Parkland students: 'You've helped awaken the conscience of the nation' Max Parrot on his split-second decision before the big air final

Obamas pen letter to Parkland students: 'You've helped awaken the conscience of the nation'Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama sent a handwritten letter earlier this month to the survivors of the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., saying they have been “inspired by the resilience, resolve and solidarity” shown by the students.

Olympic silver medallist Max Parrot shares his thought process heading into the big air final when he attempted an all-or-nothing trick during his last run.
'Incendiary Device' In Austin Injures Worker. Police Not Linking It To Package Bombs. South Korean hockey players pull curtain back on historic experience

'Incendiary Device' In Austin Injures Worker. Police Not Linking It To Package Bombs.AUSTIN, Texas ― Austin police on Tuesday evening responded in full force to an

South Korean hockey players Caroline Park and Grace Lee explain what life was like on Korea's unified hockey team.
Melania Trump’s cyberbullying campaign continues to confuse What's next for Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir?

Melania Trump’s cyberbullying campaign continues to confuse“If she can’t influence Trump, how will she influence anyone else?” “Why would she choose something that would invite her to be a target?” First lady Melania Trump has spoken out about criticism of her cyberbullying campaign, but the head-scratching persists. The first lady got flak as soon as she announced the cause in 2016. “She chose this cyberbullying campaign even after seeing her husband’s tweets?” writes one Newsroom reader. “Who is advising her?” asks another. Melania has responded to the backlash saying, “I have been criticized for my commitment to tackling this issue and I know that will continue, but it will not stop me from doing what I know is right. I am here with one goal: helping children and our next generation.” What do you think? Join the conversation in Newsroom.

We caught up with the ice dancers Canada's fallen in love with to discuss the Olympics and their next move.

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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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