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Trump's evolving foreign policy challenges top US diplomat LeBron adds to activity, groin to be re-evaluated

Trump's evolving foreign policy challenges top US diplomatRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — If Mike Pompeo was surprised, he didn't show it. But the secretary of state had woken up in the capital of Saudi Arabia on Monday to find that President Donald Trump had tweeted a threat to NATO ally Turkey warning of economic harm should the Turks attack U.S.-backed rebel forces in Syria.

Lakers coach Luke Walton hopes to hear positive news Wednesday when LeBron James' status will be updated after his injured groin is re-evaluated.
37 years ago: The horror and heroism of Air Florida Flight 90 Pederson: Eagles committed to Wentz at QB

37 years ago: The horror and heroism of Air Florida Flight 90A storm Jan. 13, 1982, led to one of the most haunting tragedies in Washington, D.C., history: the crash of Air Florida Flight 90, which killed 78.

Despite Nick Foles' success in limited time the past two years, Eagles coach Doug Pederson says the team is committed to Carson Wentz.
Two women rescued after being taken hostage at UPS warehouse in New Jersey Source: Jets finalizing deal to hire Williams as DC

Two women rescued after being taken hostage at UPS warehouse in New JerseyTwo women have been rescued after being taken hostage at a UPS facility in New Jersey, a local prosecutor has said. The women, both UPS employees, were not seriously injured during the hours-long standoff, Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore said at a news conference. The suspect has been apprehended after the incident at the UPS processing facility in Logan Township.

Gregg Williams, the former head coach of the Bills who served as interim coach of the Browns last season, will be defensive coordinator for the Jets under Adam Gase, a source told ESPN.
Why this Sunday's total lunar eclipse is called the 'super blood wolf moon' Giants QB Lauletta guilty of disorderly charge

Why this Sunday's total lunar eclipse is called the 'super blood wolf moon'The moon will turn red over the United States on Sunday night during the last total lunar eclipse of the decade.

Giants rookie quarterback Kyle Lauletta pleaded guilty to a disorderly charge and to two other tickets.
El Chapo attorney's affair, sexting steals spotlight at trial Kane out until early March with ligament injury

El Chapo attorney's affair, sexting steals spotlight at trialDrug kingpin El Chapo's attorney is stealing the headlines from his client after The New York Post obtained steamy text messages between him and his mistress. Concerns abound if the relationship will affect the case.


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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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