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New riots over police shooting raise the question: What is it about St. Louis? Week 3 fantasy booms, busts and breakouts (Yahoo Sports)

New riots over police shooting raise the question: What is it about St. Louis?In St. Louis, protests over the acquittal of a former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist have degenerated into violent clashes with police. Problems between police and the black community exist well beyond St. Louis and nearby Ferguson. But this week’s clashes suggest that racial problems run deep here.


Week 3 fantasy booms, busts and breakouts

While our gurus see some marquee names falling short of expectations, Browns WR Rashard Higgins is in line to surprise.


Basically The Entire Health Care System Hates The New Obamacare Repeal Bill Ricky Williams, former NFL star, arrested in Texas (Yahoo Sports)

Basically The Entire Health Care System Hates The New Obamacare Repeal BillThe latest Senate Republican attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act and enact sweeping reforms to the American health care system has generated intense opposition from the very health care providers, patient groups and insurance companies that would be forced to adapt to the changes envisioned by the legislation. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, would undo most of the Affordable Care Act and radically refashion the Medicaid program by shrinking the budgets for federal health care programs and turning over the remaining money to states, which would have to devise their own new health care systems. The bill also undermines the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions.


Former NFL star Ricky Williams arrested in Texas. (AP)

Williams, a former college standout star for the Longhorns and an ex-Pro Bowl running back, spent a night in jail after being taken into custody during a routine traffic stop.


Virginian Charters Jet To Rescue 300 Pets Stranded On Virgin Islands After Irma Your fantasy team is 'last thing' on Johnson's mind (Yahoo Sports)

Virginian Charters Jet To Rescue 300 Pets Stranded On Virgin Islands After IrmaWhen Hurricane Maria took aim at the U.S. Virgin Islands last week, Sali Gear knew she had to move fast. Gear, the co-founder of Virginia Beach’s Island Dog Rescue, grew up in the islands. To make this happen, Gear initially aimed to fly 20 animals to the continental U.S. every day for one week, according to The Virginian-Pilot.


David Johnson

The Arizona running back underwent wrist surgery last week, much to the chagrin of those who have him on fantasy teams.


Grandfather hands stranger's toddler $20 bill in Target for most tragic reason Chelsea's Diego Costa heading back to Atletico (Yahoo Sports)

Grandfather hands stranger's toddler $20 bill in Target for most tragic reasonA mother shopping with her young son in Target was caught off guard when an elderly man gave the toddler a $20 bill -- but when he explained himself, she was reduced to tears.


Diego Costa

Diego Costa is set for a return to Spain as Atletico Madrid and Chelsea finally agree a fee for the 28-year-old striker.


Will Barcelona secede from Spain? Catalan independence is up for a vote — and Russia is stirring the pot Is Saquon Barkley better than Ezekiel Elliott? (Yahoo Sports)

Will Barcelona secede from Spain? Catalan independence is up for a vote — and Russia is stirring the potAt issue is a wave of Catalan nationalism culminating in a referendum on secession, scheduled for Oct. 1.


Zeke vs. Saquon

As big of a prospect as Elliott was two years ago, some NFL scouts are starting to like the dynamic Penn State running back even more.




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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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