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Villanueva Apologizes For National Anthem Incident

Yesterday, Pittsburgh Steeler tackle Alejandro Villenueva made headlines after he was the only member from his team to stand for the national anthem. He was hailed as a hero, and his jersey became the top selling jersey by Monday morning. However, Villenueva, an army veteran, has since apologized for the mix up. He shared that he planned to stand with his team in the tunnel, but walked too far out and couldn’t leave the stadium once the music was being play. He apologized for making his team and coach looked…

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Republicans’ New Immigration Bill

A group of Republican senators unveiled a long-awaited legislative fix to assess the recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, just as Democrats are preparing an attempt to force a vote on the DREAM Act. Sens. The SUCCEED Act was introduced on Monday, which includes a pathway to citizenship on the condition that “merit-based” rules are followed. The bill would require DACA recipients who arrived in the US under age 16 and before June 15, 2012 to adhere to a number of eligibility requirements. http://www.businessinsider.com/daca-dream-act-merit-based-immigration-bill-2017-9 Home This…

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Jimmy Kimmel To Sen Susan Collins: ‘We Are All in Your Debt’

Jimmy Kimmel expressed his appreciation on Monday after Sen. Susan Collins says does not plan to vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal that would dismantle the Affordable Care Act. “Thank you @SenatorCollins for putting people ahead of party,” Kimmel tweeted. “We are all in your debt.” His tweet is below. Thank you @SenatorCollins for putting people ahead of party. We are all in your debt. — Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) September 25, 2017 Read original story Jimmy Kimmel Thanks Sen Susan Collins for ‘No’ on TrumpCare: ‘We Are All in Your Debt’…

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Former NY Jet: Teams Should Stay In Locker Room During Pregame If They Can’t Honor Flag

New York City Comptroller candidate Rev. Michel Faulkner (R) offered a solution to the epidemic of national anthem kneeling at NFL games. Faulkner, a former New York Jets lineman, said those NFL players who knelt during the “Star-Spangled Banner” “don’t know how to express their anger” about social issues. He said that the presentation of colors during games is not the proper setting for them to “express their political angst and their opposition to what is going on outside in the inner cities.” Tucker Carlson mentioned how Pittsburgh Steelers coach…

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Steelers Coach Attacks Patriotic Player Standing Alone Backfires As Fans React With Perfect Reply!

Steelers coach attacks patriotic player standing alone backfires as fans react with perfect reply! A lone player by the name of Alejandro Villanueva, was the only Pittsburg Steeler seen standing for the National Anthem, during the team’s most recent game as the others cowardly hid in the locker room. According to 247Sports, Villanueva’s jersey is currently flying off the shelves at Fanatics.com.

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Trump Directs $200 Million To Tech Education For Women And Minorities

President Donald Trump on Monday directed at least $200 million a year to technology education grants for women and minorities. The president signed a memo instructing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to prioritize STEM through existing competitive grant programs that will encourage women and minorities to participate in coding and other computer-based careers — though senior administration officials offered few specifics on how they would fulfill that goal. “We need to create pathways for all our citizens to get jobs,” Trump said at an Oval Office signing ceremony, surrounded by children….

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Bob Costas Sounds Off On Trump’s NFL Criticisms

While President Donald Trump has continued to criticize NFL players who chose to protest the national anthem during Sunday’s slate of games, NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas has an entirely different message. While appearing on CNN he commented, “”Patriotism comes in many forms. “And what has happened is that it’s been conflated with a kind of bumper-sticker flag waving and with the military only, so that people cannot see that in his own way, Colin Kaepernick, however imperfectly, is doing a patriotic thing, and so too are some of these…

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US Intelligence Says Iran Did Not Successfully Launch A Missile

US intelligence officials have said there was “no indication” that Iran launched a medium-range ballistic missile on Friday. The country claimed it had launched such a missile, but it turned out video footage of the launch was over seven months old. This places it in the same period in which the Iranians conducted a failed launch where a missile exploded prematurely. Iran did not include the location or date of the launch at the time it released the footage. The country was reportedly testing the Khorramshahr medium-range ballistic missile. This…

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This Key Republican Who Helped to Doom The Obamacare Repeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Susan Collins rebuffed intense lobbying from fellow Republicans and the promise of more money for her state in deciding on Monday to oppose – and likely doom – her party’s last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare. The most moderate of Republican senators joined John McCain and Rand Paul in rejecting the bill to end Obamacare, a top priority for President Donald Trump, who pressured Collins in a call on Monday. A sweeping cut in funding to Medicaid, a program for low income citizens and disabled children,…

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