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House GOP's Report Sheds New Light on Benghazi Attack Kris Bryant hits 3 homers as Cubs, Arrieta beat Reds 11-8 (Yahoo Sports)

news After a more than two-year investigation into the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, House Republicans are due to release a lengthy report Tuesday.

Chicago Cubs' Jake Arrieta celebrates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds pitcher Michael Lorenzen in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 27, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

When Kris Bryant reached the dugout after his record-setting third homer, thousands of Cubs fans in the stands cheered for a curtain call. Bryant became the first major leaguer to hit three homers and two doubles in a game, and Jake Arrieta added a solo shot in the ballpark where he threw a no-hitter in April, setting up an 11-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. The Cubs pulled out of their 1-6 slide behind a tandem that's had some huge moments in Cincinnati.


Clinton Widens Lead Over Donald Trump: Poll England out of Euro 2016, beaten by Iceland (Yahoo Sports)

news Hillary Clinton now leads Donald Trump by 8 points, her highest advantage since the general election match-up question was first asked on May 2.

Iceland's players celebrate after Kolbeinn Sigthorsson scored uring the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between England and Iceland, at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Monday, June 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

After voting to leave the European Union last week, the English left the soccer European Championship in similarly surprising fashion on Monday in what will go down as their most embarrassing loss in a generation. Iceland, whose population of 330,000 makes it the smallest nation ever to compete at the tournament, pulled off one of the biggest shocks in European Championship history by beating England 2-1 in the round of 16. ''This is probably going to be a day that we will talk about for the rest of our lives,'' said Iceland joint-coach Heimir Hallgrimsson, who runs a dentist surgery in his spare time.


What's Next for Abortion Rights After SCOTUS? Italy finally ends its losing run against Spain with 2-0 win (Yahoo Sports)

news Abortion rights advocates say today's evidence-based opinion striking down the law offers a tool against many state restrictions on the procedure.

Italy's scorer Graziano Pelle, left, and his teammate Lorenzo Insigne, right, celebrate their side's second goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Italy and Spain, at the Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, Monday, June 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) -- Spain's era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the round of 16. Italy deserved its victory and was impressive from the start at Stade de France, stifling Spain's attacking intent and creating several scoring opportunities with its slick interplay. The victory meant Italy avoided a third consecutive elimination at the European Championship to Spain, and secure a quarterfinal clash against another old foe, Germany.


EgyptAir Mystery Appears One Step Closer to Being Solved Chisenhall's HR helps streaking Indians beat Braves 8-3 (Yahoo Sports)

news The flight data recorder of crashed EgyptAir Flight MS804 has been successfully repaired, according to Egyptian investigators.

Cleveland Indians' Lonnie Chisenhall (8) and Atlanta Braves catcher Tyler Flowers, left, follow the flight of a three-run home run in the fourthinning of a baseball game Monday, June 27, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Trevor Bauer complained that he wasn't as sharp as in recent outings. The way Cleveland has been hitting, Bauer didn't have to be sharp to help extend the longest winning streak in the majors this season. Lonnie Chisenhall hit a three-run homer, Bauer gave up two runs in six innings and the Indians beat the Atlanta Braves 8-3 on Monday night for their 10th straight win.


'Rage Rooms': Where Americans Go to Take Out Their Frustrations Tennis teacher ranked 772nd wins at Wimbledon; Federer next (Yahoo Sports)

news For the price of $50, the owner of Houston's Tantrums warehouse will give customers 15 minutes to destroy everything they can in a room for stress relief.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after beating James Ward of Britain during their men's singles match on day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, June 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Marcus Willis originally was scheduled to spend Monday teaching tennis to a group of 5-to-10-year-old kids, among others, at Warwick Boat Club in central England. Instead, Willis wound up with grander, and more lucrative, plans: playing - and winning! - a match at Wimbledon.




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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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