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'Fluke, Not a Conspiracy': Tweet Wasn't Dissing Ryan, Aides Say UNC overcomes Kentucky, reaches Final Four (Yahoo Sports)

news President Donald Trump wasn't throwing shade at House Speaker Paul Ryan in a tweet promoting a Fox News show, reps for both men said Sunday.

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Luke Maye's last-second shot won the South Region for the Tar Heels after two Malik Monk 3-pointers tied the game for the Wildcats.


OMB Dir Mulvaney: Is the GOP Capable of Governing? Playing in WBC costs pitcher a roster spot (Yahoo Sports)

news The unpopular health care proposal supported by President Trump and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan could not get enough Republican votes to pass through the House this week, but Mick Mulvaney, the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget on Sunday chalked it up to Washington being 'broken' -- and questioned the GOP's capability to lead. 'Is the Republican Party capable of governing?' he asked. 'I know the man in the White House is capable of governing. I saw it this week.'

Jose Berrios

Jose Berrios didn't get much work during the World Baseball Classic, so the Twins want him to start the season in Triple-A to get some innings.


'More Than One' Attacker Shoots 15, Kills One, in Ohio Nightclub Shooting: Cops Former LSU QB says he'll transfer to UNC (Yahoo Sports)

news One person was killed and 15 others were wounded after several people got into an altercation and one of them opened fire in Cincinnati, police said.

Brandon Harris

Brandon Harris was coveted by Texas but instead will play one season as a graduate student for the Tar Heels.


U.S. Condemns Arrest of Russian Opposition Leader at Protest So. Carolina tops Florida for Final Four berth (Yahoo Sports)

news A Reuters reporter saw police detain Alexei Navalny on Moscow's Tverskaya Street and put him in a police truck.

NCAA tournament (AP)

The seventh-seeded Gamecocks completed their surprising run through the East Region with a comeback win over Florida.


Sen. Lindsey Graham Fights Back at Rowdy Town Hall Two-Man Game: Maturation of the T-Wolves (Yahoo Sports)

news The three-term senator from South Carolina told constituents that their boos and anger weren't persuading him to change his positions.

The Vertical’s Chris Mannix and Bobby Marks discuss how perhaps Minnesota's playoff expectations came about too quickly.




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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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