Political and civil unrest

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Santa Clara, Calif. What began more than a year ago with a lone NFL quarterback protesting police brutality against minorities by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games has grown into a roar with hundreds of players sitting, kneeling, locking arms or remaining in locker rooms, their reasons for demonstrating as varied as their methods. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
September 26, 2017 - 7:39 pm
What began more than a year ago with an NFL quarterback protesting police brutality against minorities by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games has grown into a roar with hundreds of players sitting, kneeling, locking arms or remaining in locker rooms — their reasons for...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll talks with quarterback Russell Wilson in the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tenn. Almost all of the 200 players who took part in protests during Sunday's NFL games were doing so for the first time, but not just because President Donald Trump suggested team owners should "fire 'em." Seattle coach Carroll and linebackers Von Miller and Lorenzo Alexander discussed, in their own words, how they became "woke." (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
September 26, 2017 - 5:54 pm
Football coaches warn players not to say anything that could wind up on the opposing team's bulletin board. When he set out to challenge NFL protesters, Donald Trump took the opposite tack. He put up a billboard. The president essentially called out-of-work quarterback Colin Kaepernick "an SOB" for...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll talks with quarterback Russell Wilson in the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tenn. Almost all of the 200 players who took part in protests during Sunday's NFL games were doing so for the first time, but not just because President Donald Trump suggested team owners should "fire 'em." Seattle coach Carroll and linebackers Von Miller and Lorenzo Alexander discussed, in their own words, how they became "woke." (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
September 26, 2017 - 5:54 pm
Football coaches warn players not to say anything that could wind up on the opposing team's bulletin board. When he set out to challenge NFL protesters, Donald Trump took the opposite tack. He put up a billboard. The president essentially called out-of-work quarterback Colin Kaepernick "an SOB" for...
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A protester sits in the back of a police truck after being arrested at a demonstration in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. Kenya police Tuesday lobbed tear gas to disperse protesters in front of the electoral commission offices as controversy erupted over who should conduct the new presidential elections. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
September 26, 2017 - 12:29 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya police Tuesday dispersed protesters in front of the electoral commission offices as controversy continued over who should conduct the fresh presidential elections. Fresh presidential elections are scheduled for Oct. 26 after the Supreme Court, earlier this month,...
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September 26, 2017 - 11:37 am
What began more than a year ago with a lone NFL quarterback protesting police brutality against minorities by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games has grown into a roar with hundreds of players sitting, kneeling, locking arms or remaining in locker rooms — their reasons for...
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September 26, 2017 - 7:40 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — About 300 demonstrators gathered outside a Cardinals and Cubs game in St. Louis to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the demonstrators gathered briefly Monday night at Busch Stadium and...
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Buffalo Bills players kneel during the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
September 26, 2017 - 12:56 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has tempered his criticism of NFL players protesting during the national anthem after being accused by Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes for attempting to divide the team. "I want to be clear that I agree with the reason some NFL...
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Buffalo Bills players kneel during the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
September 26, 2017 - 12:33 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has tempered his criticism of NFL players protesting during the national anthem after being accused by Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes for attempting to divide the team. "I want to be clear that I agree with the reason some NFL...
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The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
September 25, 2017 - 11:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times EDT): 10:50 p.m. Marc Anthony has some scathing words for Donald Trump, pleading with the president to forget about football and focus instead on hurricane-hammered Puerto Rico. Anthony tweeted on...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., left, stops to talk with Jamie Davis Smith, and her children from left, Ben, 9, Claire 11, and Sarah, 7, following a news conference to oppose GOP's Graham-Cassidy health care repeal strategy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 25, 2017 - 10:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to overhaul the Obama health law (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is defending his friend, GOP Sen. John McCain, against criticism from President Donald Trump. McCain, who decisively voted against a GOP health care...
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