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Trump administration pushed for sale of nuclear plants to Saudi Arabia, Democrats say in report Power Rankings: Now we wait to assess impact of Zion Williamson's injury on Duke

Trump administration pushed for sale of nuclear plants to Saudi Arabia, Democrats say in reportTrump administration officials advocated for a plan to build dozens of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, according to a report by House Democrats.


Duke was pummeled without Williamson (knee sprain) for most of Wednesday's game against North Carolina.
Police dismiss tip Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevator Roundtable: Should Williamson shut it down?

Police dismiss tip Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevatorCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police investigated but dismissed a tip that on the night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe, a department spokesman said Tuesday.


As the basketball world holds its breath about Williamson's injury, our panel weighs in on what it could mean.
Russia must build own internet in case of foreign disruption - Putin George asks Nike about Zion's 'PG' shoe blowout

Russia must build own internet in case of foreign disruption - PutinRussia must prepare for possible Western attempts to deny it access to the global internet by creating its own self-sufficient 'segments' of the web, President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying on Wednesday by Russian news agencies. "I think, they (foreign countries) will think through carefully before doing it, but there is a theoretical possibility (of Russia being cut off from the internet), and that's why we should create segments that don't depend on anyone," Tass quoted Putin as saying. Putin's comments came days after Russian lawmakers backed tighter internet controls to defend against foreign meddling.


Paul George said Thursday that he reached out to Nike to find out "what went wrong" with his PG 2.5 signature shoe that Zion Williamson was wearing when he injured his knee on Wednesday.
US aid for Venezuela lands in Curacao Warriors' Cousins rips into NCAA after Zion injury

US aid for Venezuela lands in CuracaoWillemstad, Curaçao (Netherlands Antilles) (AFP) - A plane carrying food and medical aid from the United States landed on the Caribbean island of Curacao Thursday en route to Venezuela, whose government has vowed to block it. AFP reporters saw the jet land at the airport in Curacao, one of the focal points of a volatile standoff between Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and self-declared head of state Juan Guaido. One of the Venezuelan organizers of the shipment, Miguel Rodriguez, said the plane contained 50 tons of food and medicine for Venezuelans suffering shortages.


NBA star DeMarcus Cousins ripped the NCAA after Zion Williamson's injury, saying college "does nothing" for the Duke star at this point.
American Airlines investigating after passenger boarded flight without record of it Keenum 'shocked' by Flacco deal, talked to Elway

American Airlines investigating after passenger boarded flight without record of itAmerican Airlines is investigating a possible technical problem with a scanner at the gate that let a passenger get on board, without leaving any record of it.


Case Keenum says he's "shocked" over the Broncos' yet-to-be-finalized trade for Joe Flacco and that he's still unsure of what's next after talking to GM John Elway.


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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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