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NFL rallies around protesting players denounced by Trump


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Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in sweeping new ban

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court.

U.S. Senate opposition to Obamacare repeal bill grows

WASHINGTON A proposal by U.S. Republicans to repeal and replace the Obamacare health insurance program suffered serious new setbacks within the party on Sunday, when Senator Ted Cruz expressed his opposition and Senator Susan Collins dug in with strong criticism of the legislation. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, Sep 24 2017

Hurricane Maria weaker, likely to pass well off southeast U.S. coast - NHC

Hurricane Maria has weakened slightly and the category 1 storm is expected to move well east of the southeast coast of the United States over the next day or so, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday.

Environment Sep 24 2017

Supreme Court has option to duck travel ban ruling

WASHINGTON The Trump administration's announcement on Sunday that it is issuing new travel restrictions on people entering the United States from eight countries could lead to an upcoming Supreme Court case on its previous more controversial ban ending in a whimper rather than a bang.

Masked gunman kills woman, wounds several others at Nashville church

A masked gunman killed a woman in the parking lot of a Tennessee church on Sunday morning and wounded six worshipers inside the building before shooting himself in a scuffle with an usher who rushed to stop the attack.

Sep 24 2017

Prison riot in central California leaves one inmate dead, eight others wounded

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. Prison guards fired rubber bullets and pepper spray to quell a riot on Sunday involving more than 160 inmates at a central California penitentiary in which one prisoner was stabbed to death and eight others wounded, state corrections officials said.

Sep 24 2017

Man spared death penalty for 2011 murder of Tennessee nursing student

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Zachary Adams will spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2011 kidnapping, rape and murder of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo after a plea deal on Saturday spared him from the death penalty.

Sep 23 2017

Protests could derail St. Louis' bid for second Amazon hub: sources

ST. LOUIS Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man could impede the city's bid to attract Amazon.com's second headquarters, academics and business executives said.

Tech, Sep 23 2017

U.S. army probes fake evacuation orders sent to U.S. military, families in South Korea

SEOUL The U.S. military said on Saturday it has opened an investigation into fake mobile phone alerts and social media messages advising U.S. military personnel and their families to evacuate the Korean Peninsula.

World, Sep 23 2017

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