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  1. Browns coach Jackson clarifies comments on anthem protests

    SeattleTimes-Sports 08.17 / 22:25 seattletimes.com
    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns coach Hue Jackson said comments he made earlier in the week about players protesting during the national anthem were misconstrued. Jackson was criticized — most notably by Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe — for appearing to discourage his players for displaying any form of protest prior to games. Jackson wanted […]…
  2. MUSIC INDUSTRY: Coalition of Songwriter Groups Protest Riaa "Moral Rights" Stance in Strongly Worded Letter

    News.allaboutjazz.com - Music 08.17 / 22:07 news.allaboutjazz.com
    Seeking credit where they believe credit is due, songwriters and their trade organisations have sent a strongly worded letter to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) protesting that trade group's ongoing refusal to recognise the 'moral rights' of songwriters. Moral rights have been a part of global law since 1928, when The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works outlined basic rights for songwriters and composers including 'attribution,' or the…
  3. Protesters Gather At Confederate Statue; It May Be Relocated Anyway

    Wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu - Florida (FL) 08.17 / 22:00 wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu
    Protesters gathered Thursday at the Confederate statue in downtown Tampa. It happened the day after Hillsborough County Commissioners backtracked on removing it from public…
  4. Statement released from Lexington Police chief regarding potential protests

    Wtvq.com - Kentucky (KY) 08.17 / 22:00 wtvq.com
    Lexington Police Chief Mark Barnard released a statement regarding potential protests. The post Statement released from Lexington Police chief regarding potential protests appeared first on ABC 36…
  5. Marshawn Lynch HILARIOUSLY Avoids Every Question About National Anthem Protest (VIDEO)

    Totalprosports.com - American football 08.17 / 21:53 totalprosports.com
    Last weekend, Marshawn Lynch kicked off his preseason with his new team by sitting during the playing of the national anthem. Naturally, he avoided reporters following the game and wasn’t confronted about his actions until Thursday. Following practice, reporters tried their hardest to get an answer out of Lynch, but the Oakland Raiders RB was having none of [&…
  6. Vickers feared losing 'great gig' after he tackled protester in Ireland

    Ctvnews.ca - Politics 08.17 / 21:52 www.ctvnews.ca
    Controversy over Canada's ambassador to Ireland tackling a protester in Dublin in 2016 had him fearing he'd lose his job, and Canadian staff worrying about the consequences for the diplomatic relationship between the two…
  7. O'Rielly: Trump Characterization of Protests Was Wrong

    Broadcastingcable.com - Business 08.17 / 21:36 broadcastingcable.com
    Add one of the FCC's majority commissioners to those calling into question President Donald Trump's equating of the two sides in a protest between racists and those opposing their hateful ideology.FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly said the President was wrong to suggest there were some fine people among the racist and neo-Nazi protestors who sparked violence in Charlottesville, and said he was "astounded" by the President's press conference Wednesday, Aug. 16.That came in an interview for…
  8. Arrest made after terroristic Snapchat about Thomasville protest

    Walb.com - Georgia 08.17 / 21:23 walb.com
    After receiving several messages on Wednesday about 'threatening images' posted on social media, the Thomasville Police Department has arrested a man for terroristic…
  9. Elway reveals stance on player protests

    Thedenverchannel.com - Colorado 08.17 / 21:23 thedenverchannel.com
    Broncos general manager John Elway revealed his stance on recent player protests of the National…
  10. 49ers’ Shanahan on anthem protests: ‘I think everyone wants to make a change’

    SFgate.com-Top Sports 08.17 / 21:21 sfgate.com
    A day after 49ers general manager John Lynch was asked about his views on national anthem protests, head coach Kyle Shanahan addressed the issue and struck a different note. Shanahan indirectly referenced the recent racial unrest in Charlottesville, Va., that was sparked by a rally of white supremacists. Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett has cited the situation as the reason he plans to sit during the anthem this season. “I’m not going to tell anyone w…
  11. Marshawn Lynch sidesteps questions on national anthem protest with odd responses

    USAToday-NFL 08.17 / 21:21 usatoday.com
    The Raiders running back gave two odd responses when asked about his decision to sit during the national…
  12. Marshawn Lynch sidesteps questions on national anthem protest with odd responses

    USAToday-AllSport 08.17 / 21:21 usatoday.com
    The Raiders running back gave two odd responses when asked about his decision to sit during the national…
  13. The Warriors’ Donald Trump protest has begun

    NYPost-Sport 08.17 / 21:20 nypost.com
    The offer hasn’t even been sent, but Kevin Durant is rejecting it anyway. “Nah, I won’t do that,” Kevin Durant, the 2017 NBA Finals MVP, said about the possibility of visiting the White House. “I don’t respect who’s in office right now.” Durant told ESPN on Thursday that he would stay away from President…
  14. This torch-wielding protester renamed himself after action-video game character Duke Nukem

    USAToday-US 08.17 / 21:20 usatoday.com
    His friends kept telling him he shared a strong resemblance to action-video-game star Duke Nukem. So he changed his …
  15. Robert E. Lee Monument Removed In Warren County Amid Protest Threats

    Wosu.org - Ohio (OH) 08.17 / 20:59 wosu.org
    A decades-old monument honoring Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee has been removed from a street corner in Franklin, Ohio, a city in Warren…
  16. 3 Hong Kong Activists Jailed For Role In 2014 'Umbrella' Protests

    Wmot.org - Tennessee (TN) 08.17 / 20:58 wmot.org
    Three of the most visible leaders of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement have been sentenced to jail time for their roles in the series of massive pro-democracy protests in 2014. The sentences announced Thursday, which range from six months to eight months, revise previous, lighter penalties handed down last year and effectively bar the men from holding office for the next five years. Joshua Wong, the young man — just 17 at the time of the protests — who became the face of the movement , rem…
  17. 3 Hong Kong Activists Jailed For Role In 2014 'Umbrella' Protests

    Wnpr.org - Connecticut (CT) 08.17 / 20:58 wnpr.org
    Three of the most visible leaders of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement have been sentenced to jail time for their roles in the series of massive pro-democracy protests in 2014. The sentences announced Thursday, which range from six months to eight months, revise previous, lighter penalties handed down last year and effectively bar the men from holding office for the next five years. Joshua Wong, the young man — just 17 at the time of the protests — who became the face of the movement , rem…
  18. 3 Hong Kong Activists Jailed For Role In 2014 'Umbrella' Protests

    Wlrn.org - Miami 08.17 / 20:57 wlrn.org
    Three of the most visible leaders of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement have been sentenced to jail time for their roles in the series of massive pro-democracy protests in 2014. The sentences announced Thursday, which range from six months to eight months, revise previous, lighter penalties handed down last year and effectively bar the men from holding office for the next five years. Joshua Wong, the young man — just 17 at the time of the protests — who became the face of the movement , rem…
  19. 3 Hong Kong Activists Jailed For Role In 2014 'Umbrella' Protests

    Etvradio.org - South Carolina (SC) 08.17 / 20:51 etvradio.org
    Three of the most visible leaders of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement have been sentenced to jail time for their roles in the series of massive pro-democracy protests in 2014. The sentences announced Thursday, which range from six months to eight months, revise previous, lighter penalties handed down last year and effectively bar the men from holding office for the next five years. Joshua Wong, the young man — just 17 at the time of the protests — who became the face of the movement , rem…
  20. ESPN’s Michael Smith Ethers Dez Bryant Over ‘Family To Feed’ Comments Pertaining To Anthem Protests (V

    Totalprosports.com - American football 08.17 / 20:51 totalprosports.com
    On Tuesday following practice, Dez Bryant was asked by reporters for his thoughts on the ongoing National Anthem protests by other players. He wanted nothing to do with the conversation.   Dez Bryant on national anthem protests: “Whatever they got going on with that, that’s them…I don’t really have nothing to say about that.” — Jon Machota […]…