Politics

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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October 09, 2017 - 2:01 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Newly obtained emails between a Russian attorney and a music promoter who helped arrange for the lawyer to meet with Donald Trump Jr. and Trump campaign associates at Trump Tower last year appear to support the attorney's claim that the meeting was intended to focus on an Obama-era...
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October 09, 2017 - 1:31 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Here's everything you need to know about Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), who has recently been caught in a war of words with President Donald Trump. Name: Robert "Bob" Phillips Corker Jr. Party: Republican Date of Birth: August 24, 1952 Age: 63 What he does now: U.S. senator from...
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ABCNews.com
October 09, 2017 - 12:30 pm
(NEW YORK) -- ABC's "The View" has a new co-host: Meghan McCain. McCain, the daughter of Arizona Sen. John McCain, joins Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Sara Haines and Paula Faris for season 21. She nabbed a seat at the table after the sudden departure of Jedediah Bila, the show's lone...
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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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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 - 11:09 am
(WASHINGTON) -- EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced today that the agency plans to repeal a major carbon-emissions rule put in place by the Obama administration, the latest step the Trump presidency has taken to roll back his predecessor's climate regulations. The Clean Power Plan caps the...
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ABC News
October 09, 2017 - 6:40 am
(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump’s first wife, Ivana Trump, said she has a “direct number” to the White House, turned down the U.S. ambassadorship to the Czech Republic and takes “full credit” for raising the couple’s three children. Those are just a few of the revelations Ivana Trump , 68,...
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Dreamstime
October 06, 2017 - 1:42 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A fourth teenager is running for governor in Kansas, entering an already crowded field of more than a dozen candidates. The Hutchinson News reports that 17-year-old Dominic Scavuzzo, of Leawood, appointed his father as his campaign treasurer Wednesday. The senior at an all-...
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