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Clinton Leads Trump by 5 Points Nationwide: NBC/WSJ Poll Past few days 'difficult' for former Tennessee coach Summitt (Yahoo Sports)

news Forty-six percent of registered voters back Clinton, versus 41 percent who support Trump.

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt smiles as a banner is raised in her honor before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in Knoxville, Tenn. Amid reports of Summitts failing health as her Alzheimers disease progresses, her family issued a statement Sunday, June 26, 2016, asking for prayers and saying that the former Tennessee womens basketball coach is surrounded by the people who mean the most to her. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

Pat Summitt's family said Sunday that the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses. Amid reports of Summitt's failing health, her family issued a statement asking for prayers and saying that the 64-year-old Summitt is surrounded by the people who mean the most to her. The statement was posted on the Pat Summitt Foundation's website and was issued by Erin Freeman, a spokeswoman for the Summitt family.


Tim Kaine on Whether He's Ready to Be President Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on disabled list (Yahoo Sports)

news "Abraham Lincoln wouldn't have said yes to that question," he said. "Harry Truman wouldn't have said yes to that question."

FILE - In this May 29, 2016, file photo, Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg enters the dugout before the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Washington. The Nationals have scratched unbeaten right-hander Strasburg with an upper back strain, spoiling his scheduled showdown with Clayton Kershaw. The NL East leaders announced the move about 80 minutes before the first pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night, June 20. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with an upper back strain.


Brexit Backlash: U.K. Opposition in Turmoil After EU Vote Whiteside hoping to decide his free-agent future on July 1 (Yahoo Sports)

news The leader of Britain's main opposition party was facing an open revolt Sunday as political turmoil continued to grip the U.K.

FILE - In this Friday, April 29, 2016, file photo, Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside (21) reacts to making a basket and being fouled by Charlotte Hornets' Frank Kaminsky (44) during the second half in Game 6 of an NBA basketball playoffs first-round series in Charlotte, N.C. Whiteside will be one of the most coveted targets when free agency begins FrIday, July 1, and there's no guarantee that the center whose career was resuscitated by the Miami Heat will be back with them next season. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Hassan Whiteside cannot wait to become a free agent. The Miami Heat center - for now, anyway - becomes a free agent on Friday and if all goes according to his plan, that will also be the day that he decides where he'll be playing next season. The Heat have said retaining Whiteside is a huge priority, and it's believed that Dallas and the Los Angeles Lakers will also be among the teams who will be courting the NBA's reigning blocked-shot champion.


Crews Search for Missing as Waters Recede in West Virginia Tony Stewart wins at Sonoma to snap 84-race drought (Yahoo Sports)

news The sun finally made an appearance Sunday in rain-weary West Virginia, where floods have killed at least 24 people and destroyed dozens of homes.

Tony Stewart, left, leads Denny Hamlin through Turn 11 during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Tony Stewart returned to victory lane for the first time in three years in vintage fashion - refusing to let Denny Hamlin steal a win at Sonoma Raceway away from him on the final lap Sunday. Now he's probably got a shot to run for a fourth NASCAR championship in his final season before retirement. It meant Stewart would have to win a race and crack the top 30 in points to have one last shot at glory before he stepped out of the No. 14 Chevrolet for good.


Nightly News Full Broadcast (June 25th) Belgium hammers Hungary 4-0 to advance to quarterfinals (Yahoo Sports)

news In Saturday night's broadcast: at least 24 dead in West Virginia flooding, Britain in turmoil after Brexit vote, and Google's new symptom search feature.

Belgium's Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Hungary and Belgium, at the Stadium municipal in Toulouse, France, Sunday, June 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

A superb performance by Eden Hazard guided Belgium to a 4-0 victory over Hungary on Sunday and a place in the European Championship quarterfinals. Defender Toby Alderweireld opened the scoring with a header in the 10th minute, but Belgium had to wait until the closing stages before securing a convincing victory at the Stadium de Toulouse, thanks to some moments of brilliance from Hazard. The Chelsea playmaker provided the pass for substitute Michy Batshuayi to tap home in the 78th minute, and then scored a spectacular solo goal after a mazy run two minutes later.




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    Unfair Questions or Democracy At Work ?

    “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -- The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

    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.

    Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

    When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

    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.

    Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

    After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

    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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