• NFL announces national anthem policy
NFL announces national anthem policy

Trump thrust the issue to the forefront in September when he called on the NFL's owners to ban any player who followed former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's lead by kneeling during the anthem , prompting an unprecedented wave of protest across the league.

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  • Nate Boulton suspends campaign for governor
Nate Boulton suspends campaign for governor

Physician Andy McGuire said that "it does not matter if you are a Democrat or a Republican, a man or a woman, no one deserves to feel the sting of being devalued as a human being". Nate Boulton, a Des Moines attorney and state senator, announced in an emailed statement that he had suspended his campaign. "As I have stated from the beginning of my...

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  • Phoenix ranks second in USA in population growth from 2016 to '17
Phoenix ranks second in USA in population growth from 2016 to '17

Jacksonville was No. 13 on the list, gaining 11,169 residents between 2016 and 2017 for a total population of 892,062. The last time a Texas city had the largest population surge was in 2006, when Houston - a major destination for Katrina evacuees - added about 43,000 people.

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  • Ohio Valley to hold Memorial Day events
Ohio Valley to hold Memorial Day events

Assuming their luck changes, organizers are planning a return to tradition by remembering Americans who died at war with an outdoor ceremony . Butler Township Trustee Matt Hall and Amy Pollock have landscaped the area surrounding the Woodsdale Cemetery sign.

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  • Saudi Arabia has stepped up arrests of women's rights advocates
Saudi Arabia has stepped up arrests of women's rights advocates

Saudi authorities' crackdown on women's rights advocates is unrelated to their views on female drivers, according to independent, non-governmental organisation Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee (SAPRAC). The group includes women ranging in age from their 20s to their 70s who have pushed to lift the ban on women driving and for equ...

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  • Philip Reid: Pádraig Harrington deserves Ryder Cup captaincy
Philip Reid: Pádraig Harrington deserves Ryder Cup captaincy

Since making his debut in 1997, Westwood has played in the last 10 contests, one short of Nick Faldo's record, and was on the winning side seven times, compiling a total of 23 points bettered only by Faldo (25), Bernhard Langer (24) and Colin Montgomerie (23.5).

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  • Father of Texas mass shooting suspect calls him a victim
Father of Texas mass shooting suspect calls him a victim

Also, the entire Santa Fe High School senior class has been invited to attend Game 5 against the Golden State Warriors for free, with transportation and food being provided by the team as well. Nearly two decades ago, the U.S. Supreme Court told the Santa Fe Independent School District that it had to stop allowing student-led prayers at sch...

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  • Watch the Battlefield 5 reveal with Trevor Noah: WWII and free DLC
Watch the Battlefield 5 reveal with Trevor Noah: WWII and free DLC

There's an update to operations now and it is called "grand operations" that will be taking players on a tour across different game modes on multiple maps. Featuring a fresh portrayal of one of mankind's biggest conflicts, Battlefield V allows players to feel the unmatched intensity of all-out war and travel to unexpected but crucial moments of W...

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  • China disinvited from USA military exercise
China disinvited from USA military exercise

Sources say such exchanges between Chinese and foreign militaries are far more frequent than is widely known. "That is the right to self-defense and preservation of every sovereign state", said Wang who compared the buildup to USA bases on Guam and Hawaii though on a "smaller scale" and only defensive in nature.

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  • EPA Holds Summit on Harmful Water Contaminants, Journalists Barred
EPA Holds Summit on Harmful Water Contaminants, Journalists Barred

Environmental groups and some lawmakers have accused Pruitt of meeting more often with industry representatives, conservative political groups and lobbyists than with ordinary people affected by dangers that the EPA regulates. The objective of this event is for EPA's state, tribal, and federal government partners and national organizations to sha...

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  • Are You Ready for GDPR?
Are You Ready for GDPR?

Additionally, organisations will also have to ensure that data they pass to third parties is handled in a manner compliant with the GDPR . Further, it indicated that GDPR regulations stipulate significant fines for companies that do not comply with the law, which will be a concern.

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  • Iran lists tough conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal
Iran lists tough conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday told reporters in Argentina he would travel on from there to Washington to discuss the nuclear deal with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo . Under the requirements, "Iran has no possible path to a nuclear weapon, ever", Pompeo said. "The current USA president [ Donald Trump ] will meet the same fate...

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  • Grimes Calls Elon Musk's Anti-Union Practices at Tesla
Grimes Calls Elon Musk's Anti-Union Practices at Tesla "Fake News"

Consumer Reports said in the review on Monday that it had sourced a second privately-owned Model 3 to confirm initial results that showed the sedan braked slower than a full-sized pickup truck. "Looks like this can be fixed with a firmware update", he tweeted . Be it straight line performance, quarter-mile times or even track times, 15% faster th...

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  • Football star Brandi Chastain's plaque panned because it looks nothing like her
Football star Brandi Chastain's plaque panned because it looks nothing like her

Yeah, that looks more like Crispin Glover after an allergic breakout than Chastain... On Twitter , art critics likened the Chastain to (a stoned) Jimmy Carter , Bill Belichick , Gary Busey , Babe Ruth and Mickey Rooney . 'The most important thing is that we want to make Brandi Chastain happy. After scrolling through the swarm of response...

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  • Claudio Ranieri: Emery could have very good success in Arsenal
Claudio Ranieri: Emery could have very good success in Arsenal

Emery, a 46-year-old Spaniard, arrives with grand credentials following his two-year stay with Paris Saint Germain and a Europa League-winning spell at Sevilla . After so long in north London-and having had a huge influence over the running of the club for much of his time there-Wenger could be in for a shock if he takes charge elsewhere.

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  • Woman accuses R. Kelly of sex abuse
Woman accuses R. Kelly of sex abuse

At press time, Kelly was being sued for sexual assault by Faith Rodgers , who claimed they met in March of previous year when she was 19 and a couple months later Kelly flew her to NYC for a concert, according to TMZ . R Kelly, who has become embroiled in numerous accusations of sexual misconduct , will once have to answer to the claims by the ...

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  • Hawaii lava causes fireworks-like explosions
Hawaii lava causes fireworks-like explosions

Native Hawaiians have long expressed frustration with the Puna Geothermal Venture plant since it came online in 1989; they say it is built on sacred land. A flammable gas called pentane is used as part of the process, though officials earlier this month removed 50,000 gallons (190,000 liters) of the gas from the plant to reduce the chance of expl...

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  • ACLU: Amazon shouldn't sell face-recognition tech used in Oregon to police
ACLU: Amazon shouldn't sell face-recognition tech used in Oregon to police

In what Orlando's police chief praises as a "first-of-its-kind public-private partnership", Amazon promised free consulting services to build a Rekognition "proof of concept" for the city. The letter , signed by a coalition of organizations including the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Human Rights Watch, expressed worries about Amazon enc...

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  • Tamil Nadu SSLC results out, 94.5% pass
Tamil Nadu SSLC results out, 94.5% pass

DGE Tamil Nadu declared the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or Class 12 results . However it will be much easier to check your Tamil Nadu 10th Results 2018 result on Jagran Josh . Out of nearly 10 lakh students, about 2.6 lakh candidates of SSLC exam have bagged more than 400 out of 500 scores. The pass percentage for English, Social science,...

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  • United States staffer suffers brain injury after 'sound' incident in China
United States staffer suffers brain injury after 'sound' incident in China

The U.S. State Department is warning U.S. citizens in China that a government employee reported unusual "sensations of sound and pressure" and was later diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury - a case that recalls a wave of so-called "sonic attacks" on U.S.

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