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Worldwide Cowboys, Jerry Jones kneel before national anthem in Arizona
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Dallas locked arms and took a knee before the game and then rose to their feet - arms still locked - for the national anthem, their form of protest against President Donald Trump's comments against the NFL and its players this weekend. Tennessee Titans receiver Rishard Matthews said Tuesday that he will protest prior to every game until Trump apologizes for his comments. And this: "Ratings for NFL football are way down except before game starts, when people tune in to see whether or ...

Worldwide IAEA Chief: N. Korea Made 'Rapid Progress' on Nuclear Development
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Omri Ceren writes to comment on the Reuters story by Francois Murphy reporting that " IAEA chief calls for clarity on disputed section of Iran nuclear deal ". Rather, and the IAEA has been very public with this , there are no grounds for them to seek access to these sites in the first place, and they have no intention of doing so because the United States is offering to reason for such investigations.

Worldwide Maria prompts evacuation of North Carolina island
Author: 0 Maria prompts evacuation of North Carolina island

According to the National Hurricane Center's 5 p.m. update on Tuesday , Maria is a tropical storm with sustained winds near 70 miles per hour. Storm Surge Watch is in effect from Cape Lookout to Duck. NOAA buoy 41002, located about 100 miles west-northwest of Maria's center, recently reported sustained winds of 45 mph and a gust to 60 mph. Hyde County said Sunday all reservations would be canceled and all tolls would be waived for ferries leaving Ocracoke and traveling to ...

Worldwide Puerto Rico crisis: What the Jones Act controversy is all about
Author: 0 Puerto Rico crisis: What the Jones Act controversy is all about

Seven lawmakers, led by Velázquez, sent a letter Monday to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke requesting a one year waiver of the Jones Act for Puerto Rico. The Department of Homeland Security denied Wednesday that it had rejected a request to loosen shipping rules regarding Puerto Rico, which island officials say would be a significant help in recovery efforts from Hurricane.

Worldwide Joey Odoms, Ravens National Anthem Singer, Resigns
Author: 0 Joey Odoms, Ravens National Anthem Singer, Resigns

Ravens coach John Harbaugh said , "Last week, we're past it". Pouncey said there will be "100 percent participation" by the players, as far as he knows. "We greatly appreciate the work Joey did for us, and we thank him." "We are not going to be divided by anything said by anyone", Tomlin said before the game.

Worldwide Tough election battle ahead: Shinzo Abe dissolves Japan's parliament
Author: 0 Tough election battle ahead: Shinzo Abe dissolves Japan's parliament

Abe said stronger ties between Japan and China benefit the two countries and also are indispensable for peace and stability in Northeast Asia "given the current situation" in the region, referring to the escalating nuclear and missile threat from North Korea, according to public broadcaster NHK.

Worldwide Minnesota Twins Clinch Playoff Berth for 2017 MLB Postseason
Author: 0 Minnesota Twins Clinch Playoff Berth for 2017 MLB Postseason

It is possible the Twins might sit some of their regulars Thursday in the wake of the celebration. But whatever happens next week, attention must be paid to what the Twins are still doing this week, which means trying to grind their way back into the postseason, even if that postseason only lasts one night, a year after losing 103 games.

Worldwide Tropical storm watch issued for much of NC coast
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As the month winds down, two named storms remain in the Atlantic. A mandatory evacuation has been ordered for Ocracoke Island and Hatteras Island visitors. Met Office forecaster Nicky Maxey said: "A low pressure system was bringing rain to the United Kingdom on Saturday anyway, but that's going to be slightly heavier because of Lee's tail end".

Worldwide Suu Kyi supporters rally at Rangoon City Hall
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Myanmar said earlier this month it was negotiating with China and Russian Federation, which have veto powers in the Security Council, to protect it from any possible action by the council. "They are Buddhist and they have deep historical roots in this state", Pitzer says. Ms Suu Kyi, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1991, has outraged and bewildered many of her supporters around the world, who have urged her to denounce the violence that has taken place.

Worldwide Federal judge rules that Black Lives Matter can't be sued
Author: 0 Federal judge rules that Black Lives Matter can't be sued

Billy Gibbens, an attorney for DeRay Mckesson , the activist named in the lawsuit, said his client "does not condone violence of any kind, and we are very sorry that the officer was injured". The officer alleged in the lawsuit that he was hit in the face by concrete or a "rock like substance", causing him to lose teeth and sustain injuries to his jaw and brain.

Worldwide 'N. Korea May Carry out Fresh Provocations around October 10th, 18th'
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South Korean lawmakers said Chung had told them the United States and South Korea had agreed on the rotational deployment of US strategic assets to South Korea, possibly as soon as year-end. The North says it needs its weapons programmes to guard against USA invasion and regularly threatens to destroy the United States, South Korea and Japan.

Worldwide Rauner signs bill expanding public financing for abortions in IL
Author: 0 Rauner signs bill expanding public financing for abortions in IL

State law today prohibits public insurance coverage of abortion care, induced miscarriage, or "induced premature birth", except in limited circumstances. The expansion would enable poor women to obtain elective abortions. Sources told the Chicago Sun-Times that the governor and first lady Diana Rauner had met with prominent Republicans on Wednesday.

Worldwide Adorable Toddler Steals Prince Harry's Popcorn -- & Our Hearts
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After 10 successful attempts, 2-year-old Emily was finally caught by the British prince as he spotted her stealing his snack during the games . No this is not a new movie, but it's what happened yesterday at the Invictus Games. Which is when this adorable little thief made her move! The pair looked to be having a great time together. Prince Harry, his defensive senses dulled by years of being swaddled in private security details, doesn't even notice he's being robbed.

Worldwide Russian Federation destroys last Cold War-era chemical weapons
Author: 0 Russian Federation destroys last Cold War-era chemical weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin is going on a working visit to Ankara on Thursday, where he will meet with Turkish counterpart Recep Erdogan, said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, quoted by TASS. Putin said Washington had postponed its plans to destroy its chemical weapons citing insufficient funds, which he said "looked a little bit strange".

Worldwide Khloe Kardashian's Long and Sometimes Bumpy Road to Motherhood
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A baby who will be buddies-cousins of her age, her sisters, Khloé and Kim are waiting, respectively, their first and third child. "What happens every time I say, 'Guess what?'" Kim asks Khloe . Caitlyn's representative reportedly told Britain's The Sun newspaper that the she had been told about the news "some time ago", but Kim told fans it was a fake story and the words hadn't come from Caitlyn herself.

Author: 0 North Korea accuses U.S. of declaring war

North Korea's top diplomat said Monday that a weekend tweet by U.S. president Donald Trump was a " declaration of war " and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down United States bombers, even in worldwide airspace. But officials and experts say most of these, largely of old Soviet and Chinese origin, are severely outdated and have been plagued with accidents. "Whether it's three months, six months or 18 months, it is soon", he said.

Worldwide Hillary Clinton doubts Trump knows Puerto Ricans are Americans
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton doubts Trump knows Puerto Ricans are Americans

Before the poll results were published, former presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton accused President Trump of not paying enough attention to Puerto Rico's plight, preferring to feud with athletes over the national anthem. "I don't want to mince words with this - this has been a catastrophic event", Rabin told reporters Thursday by phone from San Juan. Buchanan's presence will add efficiency to coordinating military operations with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Nawrocki said.

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