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The Washington Examiner reported that at least 20 49er players opted to kneel and place their hands over their hearts during the playing of the anthem . The pool of journalists accompanying the vice president was not allowed into the stadium and was asked to stay in their vans. That's what Senator Brian Schatz, of Hawaii, zeroed in on in his response to the situation.
  • Hurricane Nate Weakens to Tropical Storm before Reaching US Coast

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    Wesley Williams of WLOX wrote that power had been knocked out in downtown Biloxi by the forceful winds . "If you are in an area that has flooded, I would recommend you evacuate that area until the storm has ended and the water has receded for your own personal safety and for the safety of the first responders that will be responding in the event you are trapped", Bryant said at a press conference Friday.
  • Nate moving across Alabama — FIRST TO ALERT

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    Buttrick said the combination of storms today and the tropical remains of Nate tomorrow could dump between 1 and 2 inches of rain on parts of MA. Nate was expected to weaken after landfall. The president has already approved an emergency declaration for a large area of Louisiana . Trump has ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal, and local response efforts to go toward damage from Hurricane Nate .
  • Read: VP Mike Pence on why he left today's Colts/49ers game

    Read: VP Mike Pence on why he left today's Colts/49ers game

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    Pence tweeted his decision, saying he would "not dignify any event that disrespects" the flag. Last week the 49ers organized a team-wide gesture, one in which 30 players knelt during the anthem, one hand over their hearts, while teammates stood behind them with one hand on the kneeling players' shoulders and the other over their hearts.
  • Nate makes 2nd landfall outside Biloxi, Mississippi

    Nate makes 2nd landfall outside Biloxi, Mississippi

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    Nate is moving toward the north near 20 miles per hour. Nate's center will make landfall on the MS coast within the next hour or two. According to the National Hurricane Center's Atlantic Ops, Nate is expected to bring flooding of up to eight feet along the MS coast.
  • Las Vegas shooting victims from California

    Las Vegas shooting victims from California

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    But he ultimately chose to mount an attack from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino across the street from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival held last weekend. Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's motive has not been determined yet. Paddock's ability to fire hundreds of rounds per minute over the course of his 10-minute shooting spree was a major factor in the high casualty count, police said.
  • Trump likely to decertify Iran Nuclear Deal

    Trump likely to decertify Iran Nuclear Deal

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    The president has called the 2015 deal, which forced Iran to scale back its nuclear program in exchange for broad relief from worldwide economic sanctions, one of the nation's "worst and most one-sided transactions" ever. For U.S. officials involved in the decision-making process, the focus on finding a way for Trump to avoid anything looking like approval for the accord has become a source of frustration.
  • FIRST TO ALERT: Nate makes landfall; headed through Alabama

    FIRST TO ALERT: Nate makes landfall; headed through Alabama

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    Impacts from Nate here in the ArkLaTex look minimal with only a few showers in the outermost rainbands affecting portions of northern Louisiana through midnight. Nate has already caused damage near Mobile, Alabama. Oil companies evacuate workers from their platforms in the Gulf of Mexico . "Strengthening now appears unlikely before Nate's center reaches the MS coast", the hurricane center said in a bulletin.
  • Unarmed security unlikely hero of Las Vegas massacre

    Unarmed security unlikely hero of Las Vegas massacre

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    Police say Paddock opened fire after spotting Campos approaching on a secret surveillance camera he had installed - miraculously only injuring, not killing, the courageous guard. "We just want to make sure that Mr. Campos and all of our officers are recognized for what they do every day, which is protect people", Hickey said.
  • Las Vegas shooting: NRA urges new rules for gun 'bump

    Las Vegas shooting: NRA urges new rules for gun 'bump

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    The National Rifle Association and much of the Republican Party have long opposed even the slightest regulation of guns . Count us among those who believe gun rights play a vital role in our constitutional design and who believe gun ownership can play an important role in teaching responsibility.