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Jake Tapper Skewers Florida Sheriff Over Failure To Act On Shooter Red Flags PyeongChang was an Olympics to remember

Jake Tapper Skewers Florida Sheriff Over Failure To Act On Shooter Red FlagsCNN’s Jake Tapper tore into a Florida sheriff Sunday about his office’s handling of over a dozen warnings from people about Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old who police say confessed to the deadly mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, earlier this month.


Canadian athletes won 29 medals at PyeongChang 2018, the most since the 1984 Summer Games but can we call it Canada's best Olympics ever?
The Supreme Court Should Honor Dr. King's Legacy On Labor Rights Was PyeongChang the greatest Olympics Canada has ever had?

The Supreme Court Should Honor Dr. King's Legacy On Labor RightsIn the early days of April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to Memphis, Tennessee, to join in a protest with 1,300 city sanitation workers who had gone on strike after two of their colleagues were killed on the job.


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.
FBI carries out largest coordinated sweep of elder abuse in history Max Parrot on his split-second decision before the big air final

FBI carries out largest coordinated sweep of elder abuse in historyThe Justice Department announced a roundup of 200 people nationwide charged with targeting older Americans, cheating them out of a total of more than half a billion dollars.


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.
Bank of America takes aim at gun-making clients South Korean hockey players pull curtain back on historic experience

Bank of America takes aim at gun-making clientsBank of America, the second-biggest U.S. bank by assets, said its request to makers of the military-style weapons was in line with those taken by other financial industry companies to help prevent deadly gun rampages. "An immediate step we're taking is to engage the limited number of clients we have that manufacture assault weapons for non-military use to understand what they can contribute to this shared responsibility," the Charlotte, North Carolina-based bank said in a statement. It did not name the clients who make assault rifles.


South Korean hockey players Caroline Park and Grace Lee explain what life was like on Korea's unified hockey team.
Samuel L. Jackson Shreds 'Mothaf***a' Donald Trump Over Armed Teachers Idea What's next for Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir?

Samuel L. Jackson Shreds 'Mothaf***a' Donald Trump Over Armed Teachers IdeaHollywood actor Samuel L. Jackson has torn apart President Donald Trump’s idea to arm some teachers in a bid to prevent school shootings.


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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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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