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French President Emmanuel Macron's Dog Nemo Pees On Fireplace During Meeting

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron’s dog Nemo interrupted a meeting his master was having with members of his government when he urinated against a fireplace in the Elysee Palace. French TV channel LCI on Sunday broadcast the incident, which was caught on film in a gilded and chandeliered room in the presidential palace. <!– TAG START { player: "* ...

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Jaguars president apologizes for kneeling during national anthem in London

Before the Ravens-Jaguars game in London on Sept. 24, several members of the Jaguars kneeled during the national anthem and then stood for “God Save the Queen.” The Jaguars‘ demonstration came two days after Donald Trump advocated for teams to fire players who kneel during the anthem…. CBSSports.com NFL Headlines PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE ...

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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich again criticizes President Donald Trump

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has called President Donald Trump “a soulless coward who thinks that he can only become large by belittling others” in response to Trump’s comment Monday that former President Barack Obama and other commanders in chief “didn’t make calls” to families of fallen soldiers. Former Obama staffers and a spokesman for former ...

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Hurricanes president disputes attendance figures: 'I go by dollars'

Carolina Hurricanes president Don Waddell isn’t pushing the panic button just yet despite a dwindling number of fans in attendance at games. The Hurricanes played to a 2-1 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets in front of a crowd of just 7,89… NHL | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Retired Air Force Lieutenant General Michelle D. Johnson named NBA Senior Vice President and Head of Referee Operations

NEW YORK – The NBA announced today that retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, the first woman to lead the United States Air Force Academy, has been named Senior Vice President and Head of Referee Operations.  She will begin on Oct. 16 and report to President, League Operations Byron Spruell. Johnson, a distinguished 1981 graduate of the Air Force ...

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Marlins hire Gary Denbo as vice president of scouting and player development

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter has begun restructuring his front office by hiring a former mentor, Gary Denbo, as vice president of scouting and player development. Denbo will oversee player development and amateur scouting. He spent the past eight seasons with the New York Yankees, including the past three as vice president of player development, overseeing a ...

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President Trump calls Penguins 'incredible patriots' during their White House visit

Hosting the reigning Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins at the White House on Tuesday, U.S. president Donald Trump lauded the team as role models on and off the ice, touting the Pens’ chance at a three-peat in 2017-18 and calling the group “incredible patriots.” “You are true champions and incredible patriots,” Trump told the team, as seen on CBS News.

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President Trump rips NFL for getting 'tax breaks' while disrespecting anthem, flag

In one of a string of early-morning tweets, the president continued his ongoing feud with the National Football League. The president has turned players’ protests of systemic racism and police brutality during the national anthem into one of the core issues of his Twitter and media focus over the last several weeks, and Tuesday morning he continued that focus, while ...

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