Sunday , 24 September 2017

Jon Kerns

Tennessee church shooting leaves 1 dead, 6 injured

One woman has been shot dead and six other churchgoers wounded by a gunman who opened fire Sunday morning at a Tennessee church as services were ending, authorities said. The shooting at Burnett’s Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tennessee, started in the church’s parking lot, according to police and the Nashville Fire Department. Nashville Metro police spokesman Don Aaron …

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Lewis scores 3 TDs as Jaguars rout Ravens in London

Jaguars wide receiver Allen Hurns knew Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens had to be different. It was — significantly. Blake Bortles threw four touchdown passes, three to tight end Marcedes Lewis, and the Jaguars routed the Ravens 44-7 on Sunday in their fifth game in Britain’s capital. Jacksonville (2-1) had a 17-point lead over the Buffalo Bills in 2015, …

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Penguins to visit White House during season

The Penguins said they “respect the institution of the Office of the President.” “Any agreement or disagreement with a president’s politics, policies or agenda can be expressed in other ways,” the statement read. “However, we very much respect the rights of other individuals and groups to express themselves as they see fit.” On Saturday, Donald Trump tweeted that the 2017 …

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President's criticisms incite more protests at NFL games

President Donald Trump’s criticism of players who protest during the national anthem incited a mass increase in such activism Sunday, with more than 100 NFL players sitting or kneeling, others raising their fists and whole teams standing with locked arms to display unity. One team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, stayed in the locker room during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Last week across …

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Kris Jenner on Kylie pregnancy rumors: 'She’s not confirmed anything'

Kris Jenner is speaking out for the first time about the rumors that her youngest daughter, Kylie, is expecting her first child – and the momager is saying, not so fast! “I just woke up this morning. She’s not confirmed anything,” Jenner , 61, told The Cut on Saturday when asked if she knew the news was going to break. …

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Treasury chief: First Amendment for players _ off the field

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin thinks pro football players lose their right to free speech once they don pads and take the field. Mnuchin said on ABC’s “This Week” they have “the right to have the First Amendment off the field.” He’s defending President Donald Trump’s attacks on football players kneeling during the national anthem. Mnuchin says standing during the anthem …

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Merkel wins fourth term as German far-right party makes gains

German voters rewarded Angela Merkel’s center-right party in national elections on Sunday, sending the chancellor to a record fourth term as one of Europe’s key leaders. Germany’s far right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, however, scored higher than expected results, with dozens of lawmakers from the party voted into the country’s national Parliament — or Bundestag. The gains could …

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NFL players' kneeling is about 'bringing unity' to America: Former player

Former NFL player Anquan Boldin responded to President Donald Trump‘s call for firing players who kneel during the national anthem, saying the silent protest by some professional football players has nothing to do with “disrespecting this country.” “Kneeling, taking a knee, or sitting during the national anthem has never been about disrespecting this country,” Boldin said to ABC News Chief …

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Insider Q&A: National Flood Insurance Program Director

Flood insurance is on people’s minds again after hurricanes Harvey in Texas and Irma in Florida. Roy Wright, the director of the National Flood Insurance Program, has been pushing to make changes to the system, which is overseen by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The flood insurance program was criticized after Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina as not being as responsive …

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