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Protest supporting Colin Kaepernick to take place before Bears season opener

The original petition by Unstripped Voice stated that once it reached 100,000 signatures, it would be delivered to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and every NFL team owner. Kaepernick became a free agent in March, and he remains unsigned. More than 600 people so far have said they will attend the pro-Kaepernick protest on September 10, when the Bears start the season against the Atlanta Falcons.

BIMSTEC ministerial meeting to kick off today

The sub-regional organisation of the southern and south-eastern countries of Asia was established 20 years ago for the rapid economic development of the member countries. "The following day (after the inauguration), the ministerial meeting will review the progress and achievements in the identified fourteen areas of cooperation and will discuss on the ways to accelerate the cooperation under the BIMSTEC process", a release from Nepal's Foreign Ministry said earlier.

Benghazi's Back! Judge Orders State Dept to Obtain Emails From Clinton Aides

In a statement Thursday, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton applauded the court ruling as a step in the right direction to clear up unanswered questions about the 2012 Benghazi attacks. The State Department found 348 Benghazi-related documents that were sent to or by Clinton in the five months following the 2012 attack. In addition, it would set a poor precedent for any future requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

U.S. flies bombers over Guam

Pacific territory of Guam , hours after President Donald trump said any threat from Pyongyang would be met with " fire and fury ". Ellsworth B-1s were last deployed to Guam in August 2016, when they took over continuous-bomber-presence operations from the B-52 Stratofortress bomber squadrons from Minot Air Force Base , North Dakota, and Barksdale Air Force Base , Louisiana.

Student dies after injury during football practice

Mileto, 16, of Farmingville, was transported by the Farmingville Fire Department to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. News 12 has also learned there are reports that there may have been another incident at the football camp on Wednesday involving a conditioning drill and another student athlete.

US Destroyer Sails Near Disputed Pacific Island

According to the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI), which is part of Washington's Center for Strategic and International Studies, China is inching a step closer to military dominance in the hotly contested waters as it has continued to build missile shelters on Fiery Cross, Mischief and Subi Reefs in the Spratly archipelago.

Niki Tsongas Not Running for Reelection in Congress: 'The Time Feels Right'

Tsongas' late husband, Paul Tsongas, served as US senator for the commonwealth of MA and ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1992. Watch eagletribune.com for developments in this breaking story. She said she plans to spend more time "enjoying and celebrating" them after her term expires at the end of 2018. I also felt, as I have often said, that women can't win if women don't run.

NBA LIVE 18 Cover Athlete James Harden

Good of Polygon, gamers who preorder a copy of NBA Live 18 will be able to play it starting September 15, four days before its official release date. It seems as though EA is really eager to surmount the years of negative perception the NBA Live brand has built up- and hey, getting the demo out so early is definitely encouraging.

African Migrants Make Dramatic Landfall at Tourist Beach in Spain

The dinghy's point of departure was not known and there was no immediate comment from police. The migrants arrived by coming through the Strait of Gibraltar, a popular route for migrants. IOM spokesman Joel Millman said he believes that migrants taking the long route towards Italy via the Sahara and Libya - many of whom are from West Africa - are now choosing to take the "safer" coastal route through Morocco.

Can Trump Unleash 'Fire And Fury' On North Korea Without Congressional Authorization?

Gore said that Trump "inherited a very risky situation" from previous world leaders and so should not be blamed entirely for the escalation, which most recently saw North Korea promising a plan to strike the US territory of Guam within days.

Federal judge tosses Attorney General Ken Paxton's 'sanctuary cities' bill lawsuit

A federal judge dismissed Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's request to dub the state's new "sanctuary cities" ban constitutional on Wednesday - but the legal battle isn't over yet. U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks, appointed under Republican President George H.W. Bush, dismissed the case without prejudice late on Wednesday. San Antonio City Councilman Rey Saldana announced the city's lawsuit without a vote from the city council in June, and a slew of other Texas sanctuary cities have ...

Plurality Backs Halving Immigration in New Poll

Immigrants paid about $328 billion in taxes in 2014 alone, it quotes an estimate. Trump problematically referred to this as a "merit-based" system on Wednesday . 48 percent support reducing by half the number of legal immigrants allowed into the U.S.in the next decade, with 39 percent opposing that cut. Questioning legal immigration hasn't been an exclusively conservative position, however.

Newcastle charity: women have been groomed perfectly, they don't think they're abused

The Newcastle Crown Court was told that the man before assaulting the vulnerable girls, plied them with drinks and drugs. He came to the notice of Northumbria Police in June 2012 after it was alleged that he had sex with a 15-year-old girl living in a care home.

This is the moment of truth on North Korea

Moon met high-ranking military officers, including new Army Chief of Staff Kim Yong-woo and Air Force Chief of Staff Lee Wang-keun, who were appointed by the President on Tuesday amid a reshuffle of key military positions. President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday declined to pitch into an war of words between North Korea and the U.S. "I would like to say that the South Korean and the US intelligence authorities are thoroughly keeping close tabs on the relevant movements in preparation for ...

China Responds to US Aluminum Foil Dispute

China urged the USA government Thursday to act "prudently" to avoid damaging economic relations between the two countries, in a strongly worded response to Washington's preliminary decision to place anti-dumping duties on Chinese aluminum foil.

Frozen pizzas scattered on Arkansas highway

Traffic was stopped on Interstate 30 in Little Rock Wednesday after a tractor trailer truck hit a support column on an overpass, KARK reported . Danny Straessle, a spokesman for the agency, told The Associated Press all damage to the overpass was merely cosmetic.

Ellsworth bombers deployed to Guam

The dollar weakened against the yen, which is often sought in times of geopolitical tension. The recent mission likely comes in response to heightening tensions between the US and North Korea. The euro ended Tuesday's session down 0.36% against the dollar after data showing that USA job openings surged to a record in June reinforced Friday's solid employment report.

I-75 closed in MI following police chase, standoff

Police stopped the vehicle, but they say the man refused to surrender and might harm himself or others. WDIV/Clickondetroit reports that the situation started in Oakland County, near Pontiac, when deputies responded to a call about a suicidal man.

Officials fired over New Orleans' response to torrential rain, flooding

Landrieu said the city will be vulnerable for the next 24 to 48 hours. Mobile viewers can watch the press conference here . The city's public and Catholic schools will also be closed Friday. Becker and Martin have both since submitted their resignations, Grant announced. S&WB officials also revealed that the total number of downed pumps on August 5 was not 14, as previously reported - but 16.

High school sports participation nationwide reaches all-time high

The overall number of participants in football (6, 8, 9 and 11 player) in 2016-17 was 1,086,748, down 25,503 from the 1,112,251 in the 2015-16 season. The fastest growing boys sport is soccer, which added almost 10,000 players past year. I don't think the NFL is considering this, but college football games have become a bigger player on Fridays.

McCain offers new strategy to 'turn the tide' in Afghanistan

McCain has repeatedly criticized Trump and his national security team for failing to come up with a strategy for Afghanistan. "Adopting a clear policy and strategy in Afghanistan, backed with the authorities and resources necessary for success, would be a critical step toward restoring that kind of leadership, which has been absent for far too long", he said.

Japan says it 'can never tolerate' North Korea's provocations

The statement comes in the wake of North Korea stating that it is drafting plans to fire ballistic missiles towards Guam. As soon as the plan is developed, it will be referred to North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un who will kick off its implementation, if need be, KCNA noted.

This is what happens when fireworks are set off inside a Wendy's

Surveillance video released by the Broward Sheriff's Office on Wednesday shows the worker, identified by deputies as a 20-year-old woman, scrambling away from the table as smoke settles across the dining room. Fireworks are the order of the day on the Fourth of July, but typically not inside a fast food restaurant! 'We continue to work with local law enforcement as they conduct their investigation'.

Trump at the Helm - God Help Us

However, according to an article in the Boston Globe, quoting an expert in the realm of presidential power, Trump has nearly "unchecked authority to order the use of conventional or nuclear weapons against North Korea". Last year, then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that the Pentagon would invest $108 billion over the next five years, saying the department was committed to correcting decades of short-changing the nuclear force.

Baylor Volleyball Receives Votes in AVCA Preseason Poll

San Diego is ranked No. 22. Penn State returns All-Americans Haleigh Washington (Colorado Springs, Colo.), Simone Lee (Menomonee Falls, Wis.) and Ali Frantti (Spring Grove, Ill.) to bolster a lineup filled with talented upperclassmen.

LS Investment Advisors LLC Boosts Stake in Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

Davidson & Garrard Inc who had been investing in Bank Of America for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $239.57B market cap company. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Thursday, April 7 with "Overweight".

John Kerry says vote-counting key in Kenya polls

Kenya's striking Maasai people brought their trademark color and beads the country's elections Tuesday. The Nation understands that the commission will also be making reference to Form 34As which are the official presidential results declaration forms at the polling stations.

Percent Would Support Postponing the 2020 Election

Trump has claimed that "millions" of votes cast by immigrants in the country illegally cost him the popular vote in November's presidential election. The poll shocked many, with journalists and Trump critics noting that while Trump's supporters may be in the minority, their unwavering support of a president who has repeatedly challenged democratic norms is alarming-and the opinions expressed in the survey stoke fears that the Trump administration has set the USA down the path to ...

Russian citizen detained in Turkey over attempted drone attack at United States aircraft

A Russian national was arrested Thursday over alleged plans to crash a drone into a US military flight, police said. Dogan news agency said Renat Bakiev is accused of seeking to "stage a bomb attack aiming to bring down a USA plane using a drone" at Incirlik airbase.

Australia to vote on same-sex marriage

Attorney-General George Brandis has made the prediction as the Turnbull Government prepares to hold a voluntary postal vote on redefining marriage. While the government have estimated a cost of $122 million, figures put forward from PricewaterhouseCoopers suggest that the plebiscite could cost up to $525 million, made up of $160 million for the ballot itself, $66 million to fund the "yes" and "no" cases, and $281 million in lost productivity.

Trump & Mattis Issue Stern Warnings to North Korea

North Korea called Trump's threat of responding with " fire and fury " as a "load of nonsense", and that "only absolute force" can work on the president. Bank shares were hit hard Wednesday and that pulled the Stoxx Europe 600 Bank Index down 1.4%, the biggest decline in three weeks and the first loss in five sessions.

China vows to uphold North Korea sanctions

Retired Gen. Barry McCaffrey said Tuesday the White House should expect North Korea to have a "significant nuclear capability" to strike the United States in five years. The U.S. territory is home to Andersen Air Force Base. The ICBM's were fired at highly lofted angles, and analysts said they could reach parts of the USA if fired at a normal, flattened trajectory.

Ex-Trump staffers confirm birth of child conceived during campaign

Jason Miller and A.J. Delgado on Wednesday confirmed the birth of their son, but the former campaign staffers to President Trump offered differing accounts of their relationship to a NY tabloid and on Twitter. However, Miller's tenure was only for two days and Delgado deleted her tweets. Page Six published a statement appearing to confirm the same. Really? News to me.

Powerball: Did you win a slice of the jackpot?

Wednesday's winning numbers were 12, 30, 36, 47 , 62 and Powerball: 9. Friday's jackpot will be the sixth largest in the 15-year history of the game. Cash prizes would be an estimated $218.3 million for Mega Millions and $193.2 million for Powerball. After no one won Wednesday night's Powerball, its jackpot rolled to $356 million for Saturday's game.

Guam stays calm, dismisses North Korea threat

Pacific Command's Continuous Bomber Presence missions. The governor of Guam said Wednesday the administration of the US Pacific island was anxious but not in panic over North Korea's threat of a missile strike, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

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