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Live coverage: Trump, Sanders win in New HampshireGeorge Karl remains the Kings coach - for now (Yahoo Sports)


CLEVELAND, OH - FEBRUARY 8: Head Coach George Karl of the Sacramento Kings looks on during the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 8, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- George Karl remains the coach of the Sacramento Kings - for now.


Supreme Court blocks Obama carbon emissions planClippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay for punch (Yahoo Sports)

Steam rises from the stakes of the coal fired Jim Bridger Power Plant outside Point of the Rocks, WyomingBy Lawrence Hurley and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama by putting on hold federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions mainly from coal-fired power plants, the centerpiece of his administration's strategy to combat climate change. The court voted 5-4 along ideological lines to grant a request by 27 states and various companies and business groups to block the administration's Clean Power Plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy away from fossil fuels. The White House on Tuesday night said it disagrees with the court decision but said it expects the rule will survive the legal challenge.


NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 22: Austin Rivers #25 of the Los Angeles Clippers is held back by Sam Cassell and Blake Griffin as players from the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Clippers exchange words on the court at Madison Square Garden on January 22, 2016 in New York City.The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the New York Knicks 116-88. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member, and the Los Angeles Clippers will dock the star forward's pay for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand. The spokesman said the fine was issued by the Clippers, with the NBA assisting in the investigation of the incident as well as in the disciplinary process. The Clippers end a four-game road trip Wednesday night in Boston before the All-Star break this weekend.


Bergdahl case delayed over classified information disputeNewton defends actions at Super Bowl: 'I will not conform' (Yahoo Sports)

U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl leaves the courthouse after an arraignment hearing for his court-martial in Fort BraggA military appeals court halted proceedings against U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on Tuesday while it considers a dispute over how much leeway the defense should have in accessing classified information.


Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton answers questions after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The league's MVP has been widely criticized for walking out of a three-minute press conference after a 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday in which he answered questions with mostly one- and two-word responses while sulking in his chair wearing a black Carolina Panthers hoodie over his head. ''Show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser,'' Newton said Tuesday as players cleaned out their lockers at the team's downtown stadium. Newton said he believes the situation is being overblown by the media, and added he doesn't plan to change how he reacts to losing just to appease his critics.


Marco Rubio supporters clash with the 'Rubio robots' in New HampshireBrowns deny lying about Johnny Manziel's concussion (Yahoo Sports)


FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel watches from the sidelines during an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Cleveland. The Browns said Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, that Manziel was diagnosed with a concussion late in the season by an independent neurologist, countering an NFL Network report they lied about the injury to cover up the troubled quarterback showing up intoxicated for practice. (AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk, File)

The Browns are defending their handling of Johnny Manziel's late-season concussion. The team issued a statement on Tuesday saying Manziel was diagnosed with a concussion on Dec. 30 by an independent neurologist, countering an NFL Network report that they lied about the injury to cover up the troubled quarterback showing up intoxicated for practice. ''Johnny Manziel came to our facility on the morning of December 30th and complained of concussion symptoms,'' the statement read.


Christie declares himself the town hall king, not KasichNo. 6 Kansas beats No. 10 West Virginia, 75-65 (Yahoo Sports)


Kansas guard Devonte' Graham (4) celebrates a three-point basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against West Virginia in Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Kansas defeated West Virginia 75-65. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Landen Lucas rarely gets much credit for the work he does for Kansas, mainly because the blue-collar forward earns his minutes with rebounding and defense rather than offense. With a deft flip of his wrist, Ellis lobbed up a pass that Lucas dutifully flushed. ''I see him out there working hard,'' Ellis said.




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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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