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Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints Will Stand For National Anthem On Sunday

Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints Will Stand For National Anthem On Sunday

When asked if he had any response to Trump's comments, he said "I want our actions to be louder than words". "You can not have people disrespecting our national anthem, our flag, our country, and that's what they're doing". Protests during the national anthem came into the limelight when former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick staged a silent protest during the 2016 preseason when he first Saturday. Read More

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NRL Grand Final 2017

NRL Grand Final 2017

But to break down the Storm they must play a more expansive style of football Walker insists. It was Elton John's last Australian concert on his Once In A Lifetime tour that skipped Australian capital cities in favour of regional shows in Mackay and Cairns, as well as Woollongong and Hobart. Read More

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Roy Moore wins Alabama Senate GOP primary runoff, CNN projects

Roy Moore wins Alabama Senate GOP primary runoff, CNN projects

Trump supported Moore's opponent in the primary, but threw his support behind Moore after he won. Says Huckabee Sanders, "We don't agree". And I'm very happy with that. The president recalibrated his support from unusual to Moore, then attached the runoff victor to his own signature campaign slogan. President Trump in Indianapolis assured, "We're going to have a vote" on health care reform "and I think we'll actually get it through easily". Read More

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Kurdish referendum: United Nations offers to help resolve Iraqi Kurds' independence crisis

Kurdish referendum: United Nations offers to help resolve Iraqi Kurds' independence crisis

Speaking in the central Turkish province of Corum, Yildirim said Turkey, Iran and Iraq were doing their best to overcome the crisis caused by the referendum with the minimum damage. A ban on global flights into Iraq's Kurdish region was being imposed on Friday after the Baghdad government retaliated against a vote for independence that has drawn opposition from foreign powers. Read More

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US Personnel On the Ground In Puerto Rico Helping With Relief Efforts

US Personnel On the Ground In Puerto Rico Helping With Relief Efforts

Under the Jones Act, transportation between ports and coastwise points in the United States needs to be done on vessels built in the United States and crewed by USA citizens. "I am proud of Americans helping Americans, friends and strangers alike". In the nearby fishing town of Catano, authorities said they would open a distribution point over the weekend to hand out food and water, almost two weeks after the hurricane hit. Read More

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China curbs oil product exports to North Korea, bans condensate

China curbs oil product exports to North Korea, bans condensate

In 1969, a North Korean fighter jet shot down an unarmed US reconnaissance plane and killed all 31 crewmembers on board. It is responsible for 90 percent of the reclusive nation's external trade. Military airstrips in South Korea are not long enough for big, heavy B-52s, and the United States does not want its high-tech fighter jets sitting within North Korean artillery range, he said. Read More

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DHS defends October 5 deadline for Dreamers

DHS defends October 5 deadline for Dreamers

Trump's pledge to extend the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program , or DACA , which protects undocumented migrants brought into the country as children. "President Obama superseded the authority of Congress by issuing an executive order that was a temporary patch and provided no certainty to these children", Collins said in a news release. Read More

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Afghan security forces to take lead in fight against Taliban: Mattis

Afghan security forces to take lead in fight against Taliban: Mattis

The statement did not specify the number of casualties caused by the strike. He also said his country wanted an Afghan-owned peace process and called on insurgents to join the peace process. Mattis is set to hold talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and other Afghan government ministers. The U.S. hopes to bolster the training and advising of Afghan forces to break a military stalemate against the Taliban. Read More

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Republicans Abandon Graham-Cassidy For Now

There had been some discussion among Senate Republicans about writing that resolution so that health legislation could be done together with tax reform through reconciliation. Since the election, Republicans have been struggling to round up enough votes behind a plan to repeal and replace Obama's health care law. "Patience is a virtue". Read More

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Kurds told to cancel poll result

Kurds told to cancel poll result

Turnout was put at 72.61 per cent. The vote was held across the autonomous Kurdish region's three provinces as well as in some disputed territories controlled by Kurdish forces but claimed by Baghdad . The flights to and from Erbil and Sulaymaniyah have been cancelled after Iraqi authorities said all worldwide air traffic would be suspended from Friday to those airports, the statement said. Read More

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Trump Touts 'Good Job' in Puerto Rico as Chicago Residents Take Action

He said he may also stop in the U.S. Virgin Islands during the Tuesday trip. Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez took to Twitter to thank the star for his compassionate act . "Two Category 5 hurricanes passing through an island is unprecedented and therefore the response needs to be unprecedented", Rosselló said. Desperate travelers crowded the ticket counters hoping to get on one of the few flights leaving for the states. Read More

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Recovery Process Begins in Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria

They're asking people to drop off much needed items such as water, food, diapers, and generators at the Vivint Offices in Lehi and Provo. "We're limited by the transportation logistics, but at some point, of course, getting fuel into the island is going to be critical so that we can have the major functions of telecoms, hospitals, water, to be running appropriately". Read More

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US Senate will not vote on Obamacare replacement

US Senate will not vote on Obamacare replacement

Aides for Cruz said he is seeking changes to the bill so he can vote in favor of it. Susan Collins of ME added her opposition to that of GOP Sens. John McCain over the Arizona senator's announcement that he would vote against the latest Obamacare repeal effort in a tweet on Monday. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), a co-author of the bill, said at a press conference Tuesday. Read More

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Saudi Woman Must Obtain Male Permission to Drive

Saudi Woman Must Obtain Male Permission to Drive

And although they've been able to vote and run in local elections since 2015, they still can not start their own businesses or get married without a male relative's permission. We have dynamic leadership. Women were also allowed into a sports stadium - previously a male-only arena - to watch a musical concert, a move that chimes with the government's " Vision 2030 " plan for social and economic reform as the kingdom prepares for a post-oil era. Read More

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Bitter blow as Trump's pick defeated in US Senate runoff

Bitter blow as Trump's pick defeated in US Senate runoff

With 42%of the vote in, Moore, the former chief justice of the Alabama supreme court was ahead of appointed incumbent Luther Strange by a margin of 57 to 43%, in the Republican Senate runoff on Tuesday night. If you know Alabama politics, you know Roy Moore has been in the forefront for nearly two decades now. A populist who believes in the supremacy of God's law over man , Moore has addressed white supremacy groups, doesn't believe Muslims can serve in Congress, and was twice ... Read More

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FBI Reports Violent-Crime Uptick, but Numbers Down Overall

FBI Reports Violent-Crime Uptick, but Numbers Down Overall

Chicago, a much-cited example, saw a spike in murders a year ago, as did Las Vegas and Louisville, Ky.; killings dropped, meanwhile, in New York, Cincinnati and Newark, N.J. Previously released data were also revised for 2015. The overall numbers gave the county its second-lowest crime rate in 37 years, according to a local analysis by the San Diego Association of Governments. Read More

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Hope rises for oil market stability in Q4 '17

Hope rises for oil market stability in Q4 '17

Almarzooq noted that the de-stocking process had accelerated in recent months, adding that the most recent data for August 2017 now shows OECD commercial oil inventories around 170 million barrels above the five-year average. The deal was extended in May through March 2018 and signatories have recently indicated a willingness to potentially hold back production through next year. Read More

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FIR against 1000 students for BHU violence

FIR against 1000 students for BHU violence

BHU students said that they undertook the protest near the university's main gate against rising incidents of alleged eve-teasing on the campus. There were reports of local administration changing the route for Modi's cavalcade to avoid the embarrassment in view of the protests launched by the BHU students. Read More

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Mexico commits to three more days of search and rescue after quake

Mexico commits to three more days of search and rescue after quake

Rescuers are unlikely to find any more survivors of Mexico's quake still buried in the ruins and will cease operations to find them at the end of Thursday, the emergency services chief said. All rescue workers atop the rubble were able to evacuate safely via an adjacent building. Rescuers managed to make a small entry between the second and third floors and insert a camera, but they did not immediately find anyone. Read More

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Health Bill Appears Dead as Pivotal GOP Senator Declares Opposition

Health Bill Appears Dead as Pivotal GOP Senator Declares Opposition

Lindsay Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA). Stein says essentially, states could make changes to health care standards based on a pinky swear. It's an effort to woo Sens. Senator Susan Collins of ME said she opposes both the old and the new versions of the bill known as Graham-Cassidy. An exact number of those without comprehensive health insurance is not yet known due to the last-minute nature of the CBO's score . Read More

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GOP Health Care Bill Gets Hearing Amid Passage Doubts

The hearing comes as Senate Republicans pursue a last-ditch effort to pass legislation to tear down former president Barack Obama's health-care law. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky U.S. Sen. " John McCain never had any intention of voting for this Bill, which his Governor loves". While funding would be up compared to the previous version of Graham-Cassidy, the new bill would still mean significantly less money for all states compared to keeping Obamacare over the long term. Read More

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First airline flights land in Puerto Rico since Maria hit

First airline flights land in Puerto Rico since Maria hit

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló's office confirmed that at least ten people have been killed as a result of the megastorm . An estimated 70,000 people could be affected. "The conditions are dire", the star told PEOPLE . She said she hadn't decided whether to leave the island. "Very sad what happened to Puerto Rico", Trump said before a meeting at the U.N. Read More

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Jeremy Corbyn avoids awkward Brexit debate

Jeremy Corbyn avoids awkward Brexit debate

Nandy, who is speaking at several fringes during the Brighton conference, claimed that Labour had finally put behind it the infighting that had characterised many months of Corbyn's leadership of the party. "Clearly, there is an appetite among Labour members for this - and we will be seeking to bring that about". The left-of-centre party is now polling higher than Prime Minister Theresa May's governing Conservatives . Read More

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3 takeaways from win over Iowa

3 takeaways from win over Iowa

The decision to pitch the ball back to Akrum Wadley on a second-and-eight play from the Iowa 3-yard line was weird at best. That left McSorley and Penn State to find their miracle. Because he's the best all-around player in college football. And, exhale. The Penn State Nittany Lions are 4-0. Johnson and Hamilton were the primary targets. Read More

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NFL Comments Had Nothing to Do with Race

NFL Comments Had Nothing to Do with Race

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough said President Donald Trump had attacked black athletes exercising their free speech rights to wrap himself in the flag - and the "Morning Joe" host was disgusted by his ploy. "It's no concern for me", said McCraw. "If [players] don't stand and honor the flag, I'm seriously thinking about not supporting them anymore". "What it's actually doing is inciting disrespect to our flag, the police, our government". Read More

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German Election Candidates and Potential Coalition Partners

German Election Candidates and Potential Coalition Partners

It has been led by Merkel's main rival Martin Schulz, the former president of the European parliament, since March. How has she pulled that off?The primary explanation is that Germany is going through a golden economic age. According to pollsters Infratest dimap, four other parties could cross the 5% threshold needed to pick up seats in the Bundestag , the lower house of Germany's federal parliament. Read More

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