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Obama approved ‘cyber weapons’ in response to Russian attacks: report Kraft: Live-streaming games is future of NFL (Yahoo Sports)

Obama approved ‘cyber weapons’ in response to Russian attacks: reportPresident Barack Obama’s team reportedly debated dozens of options for making Moscow pay for attempting to influence and discredit last year’s presidential election.


Kraft: Live-streaming games is future of NFL

In an interview with the New York Post, Patriots owner Robert Kraft threw his weight behind a cutting-edge way of showcasing pro football.


Russian Visa Requests Spiked Before Election BIG3 League: Breaking down each team (Yahoo Sports)

Russian Visa Requests Spiked Before ElectionNed Price, former NSC spokesman and senior director, shares with Rachel Maddow insights on the reporting by the Washington Post of an uptick in visa applications from Russia ahead of the 2016 election.


BIG3 League: Breaking down each team

There's plenty of buzz heading into Sunday's tip-off, so here's a look at the players, coaches and teams you'll be watching.


Hot Car Deaths up As Extreme Heat Sweeps Country How Alonso went from a guy to THE guy for A's (Yahoo Sports)

Hot Car Deaths up As Extreme Heat Sweeps CountryNationwide, hot car deaths are up and there’s a push for new legislation in Congress that would require all passenger motor vehicles to be equipped with a child safety alert system.


Yonder Alonso transformation from being just ‘a guy’ to the guy in Oakland

A couple friends of Yonder Alonso's, including one of the best players in all of baseball, believed he could be better. Here's what happened next.


Lawyer: Race a factor in St. Louis cop being mistakenly shot Osuna isn’t alone as he copes with anxiety (Yahoo Sports)

Lawyer: Race a factor in St. Louis cop being mistakenly shotAn off-duty black St. Louis police officer's race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn't recognize him after a shootout with black suspects this week, the wounded officer's lawyer contends.


Roberto Osuna

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna, 22, opens up about his anxiety and reminds us that life’s struggles affect us all, even professional baseball players.


Health Care Declassified No. 4: Was the Obamacare process really more transparent? Winners and losers of 2017 NHL draft (Yahoo Sports)

Health Care Declassified No. 4: Was the Obamacare process really more transparent?Yahoo News peeks behind the curtain of secrecy surrounding the Republican health care bill to learn what we can about what it may contain.


Winners and losers NHL draft

There were some stunning trades and interesting picks in a tricky draft. There were winners and there were losers.




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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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