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Clinton: I didn't 'stop and think' about email systemJudge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appeals (Yahoo Sports)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday her use of a private email system at the State Department wasn't the "best choice" and acknowledged she didn't "stop and think" about her email set-up when she became President Barack Obama's secretary of state in 2009.

At least Tom Brady sees the humor in the Deflategate scandal.

Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman criticized Goodell for dispensing ''his own brand of industrial justice'' as he found multiple reasons to reject the suspension one week before New England's Sept. 10 opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Super Bowl MVP has insisted he played no role in a conspiracy to deflate footballs below the allowable limit at last season's AFC championship game, a 45-7 rout of the Indianapolis Colts.


Gay couples in Kentucky will try to wed as defiant clerk sits in jailBoykin, No. 2 TCU outlast Minnesota 23-17 (Yahoo Sports)

This Thursday, Aug. 3, 2015 photo made available by the Carter County Detention Center shows Kim Davis. The Rowan County, Ky. clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month standoff. (Carter County Detention Center via AP)Several deputy clerks say they will comply with a court order to issue marriage licenses.


TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin (2) looks to pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Minnesota on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Paul Battaglia)

Longtime friends TCU coach Gary Patterson and Minnesota coach Jerry Kill met at midfield after another tough game and shook hands. The second-ranked Horned Frogs enter this season with national championship aspirations, and the Golden Gophers showed them just how difficult that pursuit is going to be. Trevone Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help the Horned Frogs outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night.


Marine killed in helicopter accident was doing rope trainingUtah spoils Harbaugh's debut, beating Michigan 24-17 (Yahoo Sports)

FILE -In this Wednesday, April 15, 2015 file photo, a Marine Corps CH-53E helicopter sits in the sand where it made an emergency landing in Solana Beach, Calif. One Marine has been killed and 9 others were hurt when a helicopter made a hard landing at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, Wednesday night, Sept. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Marine who died during a helicopter accident at Camp Lejeune was part of a Virginia-based anti-terror and security team training on how to use ropes to access difficult terrain, officials said Friday.


Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh shouts to his team in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Utah, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Jim Harbaugh was swarmed by cameramen from the moment he stepped of the bus at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The Utes felt disrespected despite being favored and spoiled Harbaugh's Michigan coaching debut with a smothering defense, beating the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night in the opener for both teams. ''We beat Michigan for third time in a row,'' Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said.


Kentucky clerk's office ends ban on same-sex marriage licensesAP sources: Bills cut Enemkpali, ex-Jet who punched QB Smith (Yahoo Sports)

Booking photo of Rowan County clerk Kim Davis provided by the Carter County Detention Center in GraysonBy Steve Bittenbender MOREHEAD, Ky. (Reuters) - Deputies of a county clerk in rural Kentucky issued marriage licenses to three gay couples on Friday after she defied a U.S. district judge's orders for months because as a Christian she opposes same-sex unions. With Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis jailed for refusing to follow the orders of U.S. District Judge David Bunning, her deputies processed a marriage license to James Yates and William Smith on Friday.


Buffalo Bills linebacker IK Enemkpali warms up before a preseason NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

Two people familiar with the decision have told The Associated Press that the Buffalo Bills have released Ikemefuna Enemkpali three weeks after acquiring the linebacker who broke the jaw of New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith. The Bills claimed Enemkpali off waivers on Aug. 13, a day after he was cut by the Jets for punching Smith during a locker room altercation. Bills coach Rex Ryan lobbied to add Enemkpali after coaching the player during his rookie year with the Jets last season.


Gunman kills one student, wounds two others at Sacramento collegeYankees put 1B Teixeira on disabled list with bruised shin (Yahoo Sports)
One student was killed and two others injured after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting, a school official and police said, but classes were to be held as normal on Friday. Sacramento City College has not released the names of the three male students. One of those injured was taken to hospital, Sacramento police Sergeant Doug Morse said, and the other had graze wounds and was not badly hurt.

New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira reacts after fouling a ball off his leg as manager Joe Girardi, right, reacts during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Monday, Aug 17, 2015, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Teixeira had to leave the game. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Yankees have put first baseman Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list because of a bruised right shin, leaving them without a prime power source as they chase Toronto for the AL East lead.




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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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