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Despite fiery CPAC speech, is Ted Cruz changing course?Bulls expect Derrick Rose back this season from knee surgery (Yahoo Sports)

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md., on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas used a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday to rail against the party establishment, calling himself a “disruptive app” such as Uber that would upend the political system. Delighting the assembled conservative shock troops, Cruz castigated the Republican leadership for selling out their principles by separating a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security from a measure that would roll back President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration


CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 10: Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls stands on the court during a game against the Sacramento Kings on February 10, 2015 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Chicago Bulls can breathe a little easier. They expect Derrick Rose to return this season from his latest knee surgery. General manager Gar Forman said the star point guard will miss 4-6 weeks after Friday's operation to fix a medial meniscus tear in his right knee. Forman described it as a quick outpatient procedure and said Rose was able to walk out of the hospital.


7 fatally shot, gunman dead in southeastern MissouriTravis Kvapil's NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race (Yahoo Sports)

Police tape surrounds one of the crime scenes in Tyrone, Mo., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Authorities say multiple people were shot to death and one was wounded in attacks in the small southeastern Missouri town, and the suspected gunman was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. (AP Photo/Houston Herald, Jeff McNiell)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says seven people have been killed in overnight shootings in southeastern Missouri and that the gunman is also dead.


FILE- In this April 6, 2014, file photo, Travis Kvapil walks the track before a rain delayed start for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta. Morrow police Detective Sgt. Larry Oglesby says surveillance video shows the truck and trailer being driven out of the parking lot around 5:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer, File)

Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta. Police say a trailer with the racecar inside was hitched to a pickup truck parked outside a Morrow hotel, about 15 miles south of Atlanta. Morrow police Detective Sgt. Larry Oglesby says surveillance video shows the truck and trailer leaving the parking lot around 5:30 a.m. Friday. The car was inside the plain white trailer.


Ukraine conflict at 'crossroads' as troop deaths shake truceNBA to release 'last 2 minutes' reports on crunch-time calls (Yahoo Sports)

A Russia-backed rebel walks past the body of an Ukrainian servicemen killed in fighting in the Debaltseve area, and disinterred by Ukrainian POWs in Novohryhorivka, Ukraine, near the embattled railway hub, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Ukrainian POW's, guarded by separatist fighters, worked along with Ukrainian volunteers and are reported to have recovered 15 bodies from the area over the past two days.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)International monitors said Friday the conflict in Ukraine was at a "crossroads" as further losses among government forces rattled a two-week-old truce just as it seemed to be gaining traction. The envoy to Ukraine for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), which is monitoring the peace deal, told the UN Security Council that while there were encouraging signs, the country still risked all-out war. Russia formally annexed the territory in March 2014, triggering an international furore. The uprising in Ukraine's east, which has claimed at least 5,800 lives, began the following month.


DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 25: (L-R) Referees Eric Dalen #37, Ken Mauer #41 and Leroy Richardson #20 talk as they oversee the action between the Phoenix Suns and the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on February 25, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Suns defeated the Nuggets 110-96. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The NBA will begin revealing whether it determined referees' crunch-time calls to be right or wrong. The league opened an instant replay center this season and posts online video of the replays used by officials during their reviews.


Senate passes Homeland Security funds through Sept. 30Bulls' Gasol out for Timberwolves game with illness (Yahoo Sports)

Democratic whip calls Republican House majority leader a "coward" during DHS budget disputeThe DHS has three weeks of funding hours before it would have run out.


CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 25: Pau Gasol #16 of the Chicago Bulls handles the ball against Jason Maxiell #54 of the Charlotte Hornets on February 25, 2015 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images)

CHICAGO (AP) -- All-Star forward Pau Gasol is out for Friday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of an illness, leaving the Chicago Bulls without two of their top players.


Attackers in Bangladesh hack to death American bloggerDjokovic to face defending champ Federer in Dubai final (Yahoo Sports)

In this Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, photo , Rafida Ahmed, wife of a prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger, Avijit Raoy is being rushed to hospital on a stretcher after she was seriously injured by unidentified attackers, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Roy, who was known for speaking out against religious fundamentalism was hacked to death in the streets of Bangladesh's capital as he walked with his wife, police said Friday. (AP Photo/Rajib Dhar)DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday.


Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns the ball to Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during a semi final match of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic will face defending champion Roger Federer in the final of the Dubai Championships after a three-set win over Tomas Berdych on Friday. ''You don't expect anything less than hard work against someone who has been a top 10 player for many years,'' Djokovic said. ''Even when it went as perfectly as possible in the first set and I was a break up I knew it wasn't over.'' Despite the lead, Djokovic started making too many errors - 48 unforced errors in all - to allow Berdych back into the match.




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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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