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Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
October 09, 2017 - 2:06 pm
The owner and coach of the Miami Dolphins reversed course this week and demanded that players and staff stand at attention during the playing of the national anthem; just weeks after player protests severely harmed the team's patriotic image and financial bottom-line. According to the Sun Sentinel...
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Sipa USA
October 09, 2017 - 2:02 pm
A former reporter for the New York Times says A-list celebrities and liberal Oscar winners tried to cover-up a story regarding Hollywood mega-mogul Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct in 2004; receiving intimidating phone calls from Matt Damon, Russell Crowe, and others. The New York Times rocked...
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Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
October 09, 2017 - 11:24 am
A prominent football player called Vice President Mike Pence’s walk-out of an NFL game over the weekend an example of “systemic oppression,” saying the politician was a “man of power” who “attempted to thwart our efforts.” Eric Reid, a safety with the San Francisco 49ers “took a knee” during the...
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Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
October 09, 2017 - 11:19 am
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones issued a stark ultimatum to his players over the weekend, warning the athletes that any player who “sits out” the national anthem would not take the field, reports Fox News. His comments make him the first NFL owner to publicly bar his players from “taking a knee”...
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Dreamstime
October 09, 2017 - 11:14 am
MANHATTAN, Mont. (AP) — There's one person running for mayor of Manhattan, Montana, and he only needs to vote for himself to win. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports Glen Clements was the only person to apply to be a write-in candidate for the position on the November ballot. Under Montana law, any...
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October 09, 2017 - 10:53 am
(LAS VEGAS) -- Las Vegas' bright lights dimmed Sunday night, exactly one week after a mass shooting killed 58 people and injured hundreds of others. The digital marquees on The Strip darkened for 11 minutes -- from 10:05 p.m. to 10:16 p.m. local time -- to honor those killed and injured, as well as...
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October 09, 2017 - 7:29 am
(NEW YORK) -- For some, the second Monday in October is a celebration of Christopher Columbus , the Italian explorer who came to the Americas. For others, it's an opportunity to critically examine Columbus's legacy and celebrate the people who lived here long before his arrival as part of...
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