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Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

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NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem...

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Body-cam video shows police officer fatally shooting naked man

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A Richmond, Virginia, police officer is under investigation after he shot and killed an unarmed naked man who lunged at him during a confrontation earlier this month. Videos released by the Richmond Police Department showed a visibly disturbed Marcus-David Peters...


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Will Power wins Indy 500, No. 17 for car owner Roger Penske

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power can win anything now, even the Indianapolis 500, an intimidating race on an oval he hated because it marginalized his talent. He drives for Roger Penske and nothing matters more to the boss than winning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. So Power worked to change his...


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The Latest: Alberto lumbering north toward US Gulf Coast

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 5 p.m. Forecasters say Subtropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, has recently turned more north-northwestward with no change in strength as it lumbers toward the northern Gulf...


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Las Vegas, shaken by tragedy, finds an unlikely rallying point: Its first-year NHL team

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. LAS VEGAS - Mixed into the light-brown walls, alongside a signed Pat Benatar record and a close-up shot of Jim Morrison and a poster of Led Zeppelin standing by a plane, was a single piece of sports memorabilia. It was a small, black Vegas Golden Knights flag, and...


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Good-government or quid pro quo? Anti-Dominion pledge raises eyebrows in Richmond

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. RICHMOND, Virginia - A group trying to loosen Dominion Energy’s perceived grip on Richmond is offering to donate up to $20,000 to legislators who promise to swear off campaign contributions from the power giant. The offer from Clean Virginia - sent a week ago to all...


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The Latest: Trump says US team in NKorea to plan summit

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The Latest on planning for a U.S-North Korea summit (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says a U.S. team is in North Korea to “make arrangements for the Summit between Kim Jong Un and myself.” Trump tweeted Sunday that North Korea “has brilliant potential and will be a great economic...


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Sting receives honorary degree, sings at Brown University

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — English musician Sting sang “My One and Only Love” at Brown University after he and his wife Trudie Styler accepted honorary degrees. Brown presented them with the degrees Sunday at its 250th commencement. Nobel Prize-winning physicist J. Michael Kosterlitz was among the...


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Danica Patrick ends racing career with crash at Indy 500

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Danica Patrick trudged out of the infield care center with her head down, mirrored sunglasses covering the disappointment in her eyes. There was no hiding it in her voice. “It was definitely not the way that I wanted it to end,” she said softly. The 36-year-old Patrick crashed...


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In Washington, North Korea's 'denuclearization' talk draws skepticism

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - North Korea’s apparent offer to discuss the “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula was met with skepticism by lawmakers and security experts in Washington, even as many cautiously welcomed reports that an imperiled summit between President...


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US delegation holds talks with North Korean officials in DMZ

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An American delegation met with North Korean officials in the Demilitarized Zone on Sunday as planning seemed to move ahead for the on-off-perhaps-on-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, meanwhile, gave details about...


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