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Christian Kirksey: Browns players were 'praying' during anthem protest

Christian Kirksey: Browns players were 'praying' during anthem protest That is the way we feel about it, and we have talked about this. Kaepernick's protest originated a year ago in response to police shootings of unarmed black men. We just wanted to show everybody that it starts with us who have that platform, be able to make statements without actually saying anything. Number one overall pick Myles Garrett was not a part of the protest. [Full Article...]

4-year-old sent home from school over long hair

4-year-old sent home from school over long hair As shown on KTRK's Facebook page, many parents have defended Oates' right not to cut her son's hair. At the Barbers Hill School District's registration, mom Jessica Oates was made aware of the school's hair policy. "However, consequences for dress code violations will be enforced". The dress code policy in the Barber Hill School District in Texas states that, for boys specifically, hair must... [Full Article...]

Secret Service can't pay agents thanks to Trump's frequent travels

Secret Service can't pay agents thanks to Trump's frequent travels President #Donald Trump's large family and frequent trips are the main reasons the #Secret Service is running out of funds to pay their hundreds of agents. Trump's family also is a factor. Compound that with Trump's family, who are constantly having business trips and vacations around the country as well in foreign countries. [Full Article...]

Severe Typhoon Hato wreaks havoc in Hong Kong, flights cancelled, trading delayed

Severe Typhoon Hato wreaks havoc in Hong Kong, flights cancelled, trading delayed The Hong Kong Airport Authority said passengers should confirm their flights before heading to the airport. However, an Air New Zealand spokesperson said its flights scheduled to depart today will operate as normal. Winds intensified in the morning, with the maximum sustained winds recorded at Tate's Cairn and Waglan Island at 77 kmh (48 mph) and 72 kmh (48 mph), with maximum gusts of 103 kmh (6... [Full Article...]

US Hits North Korea on Coal, Oil, and ... Statues

The US Treasury Department on Tuesday said it was imposing economic sanctions on more than a dozen Chinese and Russian individuals and firms for doing business with North Korea's government . The Chinese company Mingzheng International Trading was accused of facilitating dollar transactions on behalf of North Korea's proliferation network. [Full Article...]

Navy to remove Seventh Fleet commander after series of collisions at sea

Navy to remove Seventh Fleet commander after series of collisions at sea The decision to dismiss Aucoin was made by Adm. Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Some remains of the missing sailors were discovered Tuesday, the Navy said. The US 7th Fleet is based in Yokosuka, Japan. Two other accidents within the U.S. Seventh Fleet's area of responsibility occurred earlier this year. [Full Article...]

Morrissey Announces New LP 'Low in High-School'

Morrissey Announces New LP 'Low in High-School' The deal between the former Smiths front man and his new label BMG puts an end to a lot of drama that surrounded his last release World Peace Is None Of Your Business , which many feared might be the last thing that Morrissey would ever put out. [Full Article...]

Trump looked straight at the solar eclipse ... gets mocked 'bigly'

Trump looked straight at the solar eclipse ... gets mocked 'bigly' Staring directly at the sun, without the powerful ultraviolet protection afforded by eclipse glasses, can cause solar retinopathy, a condition that can lead to vision problems or even blindness. This eclipse is likely the most watched and photographed one in history. US President Donald Trump broke safety guidelines by glancing at the solar eclipse without glasses as an aide yelled, "D... [Full Article...]

Counter-protest upstages Boston 'free-speech rally'

Counter-protest upstages Boston 'free-speech rally' The actions came one week after white nationalists and other right-wing groups clashed with counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia , over the city's plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. After officials declared the so-called " free speech rally " over, some counter-protesters scuffled with police.There were other anti-racist events planned around the country, including in Atlanta... [Full Article...]

Cambridge University Press re-posts censored articles

Cambridge University Press re-posts censored articles Last week, CUP was given a list of China Quarterly articles and book reviews pertaining to topics such as the Tiananmen Massacre, the Cultural Revolution, Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, and Taiwan to remove from its website in China. The block led to protests, an online petition and calls for boycotting the university from academics in the West and other countries, including India. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram use of kids as 'human bombs' soars in 2017

Boko Haram use of kids as 'human bombs' soars in 2017 Use of children is an " atrocity ", says UNICEF estimating that these children are "before any of the victims and not the perpetrators" of the attacks. Children who escape are often held by authorities or ostracised by their communities and families. "The girls confirmed that they were taught that their life was not worth living, that if they die detonating the bomb and killing a lot of people, th... [Full Article...]

NY 14-year-old dies after collapsing at football practice

NY 14-year-old dies after collapsing at football practice Emergency responders rushed the boy, whose identity was not immediately released, to Montefiore Medical Center where he died, according to sources. A heat advisory had been issued for the city, but it didn't go into effect until noon. It was his first day of practice. "Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends, as well as coaches, the team and our student-athletes", th... [Full Article...]

DOJ amends request for data from anti-Trump site

DOJ amends request for data from anti-Trump site The letter states that the government meant to exclude and seal evidence beyond the scope of its warrant and that DreamHost refused to engage in a dialogue around the issue after claiming that the warrant was "improper". The government brief was filed in advance of a hearing on Thursday over the disputed warrant. For its part, DreamHost will continue on as planned. [Full Article...]

Greenville makes history again in dominant Little League WS win

Greenville makes history again in dominant Little League WS win North State won the game by the 10 run rule in 5 innings. It marked the first time in the tournament's 70-year history that an American team posted back-to-back no-hitters. The Southeast team had a four-run third inning and finished with eight hits, including two each from Thomas Barrett and Drew Fields. Barrett led the way with three hits, while Matthijs, Hardee, Cameron Greenway and Cash Danie... [Full Article...]

Simon Property settles antitrust investigation over 'anti-competitive' retail leases

Simon Property settles antitrust investigation over 'anti-competitive' retail leases Simon Property denies any wrongdoing. Retailers at Woodbury Common were prevented from opening other outlet stores within a 60-mile radius with the threat of substantial penalty, the statement said, adding that several developers had attempted to develop outlet centers in New York City but were thwarted in signing up retailers due to the radius restrictions. [Full Article...]

Journo murder at Shahabuddin's behest: CBI

Journo murder at Shahabuddin's behest: CBI Hindi daily in Siwan past year. The CBI on Tuesday filed chargesheet against former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin and six others in journalist Rajdev Ranjan murder case. Shahabuddin was in jail when the journalist was killed in Siwan while he was returning from office on May 13, 2016. Sources added after he refused to undergo a "lie-detection" test, it became quite clear he was hiding facts rela... [Full Article...]

56% of Americans Disapprove of President Trump's Response to Charlottesville

Similarly, 42 percent of people polled thought Trump put neo-Nazis and white supremacists on "equal standing" as the counterprotesters. Ten percent of respondents said they supported the so-called "alt-right", a self-defined political tendency that involves strong opposition immigration and multiculturalism and often the endorsement of racist and white nationalist ideas. [Full Article...]

Showers and thunderstorms, high near 86 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Showers and thunderstorms, high near 86 — TODAY'S FORECAST Temperatures will rise into the mid to low 90s which will be a few degrees above normal for this time of the year. The storms are expected to be out of the area on Wednesday morning with drier and cooler weather expected for the remainder of the workweek. [Full Article...]

Oldest Monument to Columbus Vandalized in Protest of White Supremacy

Oldest Monument to Columbus Vandalized in Protest of White Supremacy WJZ is reporting that Baltimore police are looking for the individuals responsible. On Monday - as Mark-Viverito and other politicians stood with protestors to demand the removal of a monument in Harlem to doctor who performed experiments on slaves - the speaker discussed the "ongoing dialogue and debate in the Caribbean, particularly in Puerto Rico where I'm from, about this same conversati... [Full Article...]

Indiana Unemployment Rate 3.1% In July

Indiana Unemployment Rate 3.1% In July That compares to 4.4 percent in July 2016. Across the board, unemployment rates are on the decrease. Still, the region had three of the lowest unemployment rates in the state. The Kokomo MSA saw a jump in unemployment to 4.9 percent in June from 2.9 percent in May. In East Chicago the rate rose by almost a full point, to 6.9 percent from 6.0 percent in June (8.8 percent in July 2016). [Full Article...]


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