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MLB’s First Player Just Took A Knee During The National Anthem

MLB player takes the kneeBruce Maxwell, catcher for the Oakland Athletics, just became the first major league baseball player to take a knee during the national anthem in Saturday’s game against the Texas Rangers.

The team released a statement on Twitter shortly after.

“The Oakland A’s pride ourselves on being inclusive,” the statement read. “We respect and support all of our players’ constitutional rights and freedom of expression.”

The political statement came a day after the president criticized athletes who protest during sporting events.

Official: 1 dead, 8 injured in Tennessee church shooting

Tennessee church shooting leaves one dead, eight wounded

Authorities in Tennessee say eight people were injured in a shooting at a church in the Nashville area.

Nashville fire department spokesman Joseph Pleasant tells the Tennessean newspaper that the wounded were being transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center. The nature of the injuries weren't immediately known.

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NFL Week 3: Steelers plan to skip anthem; Ravens, Jaguars protest President Trump’s comments by linking arms, kneeling

LeBron James and NFL answer trump

At the start of Sunday’s first NFL game, members of the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars sent a powerful message as the majority stood linking arms, while a number of others took a knee in response to President Trump’s tweet urging fans to boycott the sport until owners “fire or suspend” players who protest during the national anthem.

The protests only intensified ahead of the 1 p.m. games, with Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin telling CBS that the team would remain in the locker room rather than take the field.

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Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some

Russia hacked 21 states

On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security notified nearly half of the U.S. states that their election systems were targeted by Russia-affiliated hackers in an attempt to influence the 2016 election. In most of the states targeted, the hackers were engaged in preliminary activities like scanning.

In other states hackers attempted to infiltrate systems and failed, but in a small selection of states, with only Illinois confirmed so far, the election systems were compromised successfully. According to Homeland Security, none of these attempts were aimed at the systems that actually tabulate the votes themselves.

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DeVos drops Obama-era guidance on college sex crimes

Betsy DeVosU.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said on Friday her department was issuing new interim guidelines to colleges on how to handle sexual assault allegations, rescinding Obama administration rules that it said treated the accused unfairly.

Earlier in September, DeVos, a controversial advocate of school choice appointed by President Donald Trump, had called for an overhaul of the guidelines implemented under former President Barack Obama.
She said too many students had been falsely charged with sexual assault and schools were terrified about being accused of ignoring accusations.

TVNL Comment:  Sure.  Make it easier to grab a crotch. This is done to protect schools from lawsuits or loss of donors.  It just gets uglier.

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Major U.S. Detention Center Sued for ‘Exploiting’ Detainees

Washington State Attorney Bob Ferguson

Furthering his reputation as a crusader on immigration issues, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson is taking on the multibillion-dollar corporation that runs the country’s fourth-largest detention center, located in Tacoma.

Ferguson filed a lawsuit Wednesday against The GEO Group, which operates the Northwest Detention Center and about 140 other such facilities nationwide. The suit, filed in Pierce County Superior Court, accuses GEO of violating state minimum-wage law by paying detainees $1 a day — or sometimes just chips and candy — to work at the detention center.

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10 arrested in Florida patient-brokering scheme

ten lawyers arrested Five Florida attorneys and five of their accomplices are accused in a patient-brokering scheme that brought in more than a half-million dollars in profits.

Broward Sheriff's officials said in a news release that the arrests were made Sept. 6 following a two-year investigation by the Organized Crime Unit.

The investigation revealed that several personal injury attorneys were paying people to unlawfully solicit unsuspecting vehicle accident victims to make insurance claims for damages or personal injury benefits.

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