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The crowd was reportedly stunned to see Kaepernick as he was not advertised as being at the event. According to the Los Angeles Times , Kaepernick's appearance at the ceremony, and the award, were a big surprise to the audience. The new initiative comes in response to the movement started by Kaepernick of player demonstrations staged during the national anthem. Kaepernick, who remains a free agent, is scheduled to attend Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year Awards show on ...
  • Mountaineers fall into Heart of Dallas Bowl matchup against Utah

    Mountaineers fall into Heart of Dallas Bowl matchup against Utah

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    Kickoff is slated for 1:30 p.m. on ESPN from the Cotton Bowl. Utah (6-6, 3-6 Pac-12) is playing in a bowl for the fourth consecutive season and 21st time overall. Whittingham's only bowl loss as a head coach came in 2010 at the Las Vegas Bowl against Boise State. "We're extremely excited to announce West Virginia and Utah as the two programs playing in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl this year", said Brant B.
  • Truckers Rally Against Tracking Device

    Truckers Rally Against Tracking Device

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    It was put in as a safety measure, but some truckers we talked to say it will drive up the cost of goods. On December 18, all truck drivers will have to install ELD's on their rigs and drive no more than 14 hours a day. "We're going to have some pretty heavy hitters speaking on Monday", said Claburn on his Facebook announcement. "We're looking at about a 20 percent loss in actual miles and revenue", she said.
  • Reserve Bank spares homebuyers a Christmas interest rate surprise

    Reserve Bank spares homebuyers a Christmas interest rate surprise

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    ABC Bullion chief economist Jordan Eliseo said he was confident there would be a rate cut on the horizon but believed the rate would hold going into the festive season. "Regardless of what the Reserve Bank does or doesn't do to the cash rate in 2018, interest rates are now sitting at record lows and will remain lower for longer".
  • Harwood Heights officials help kick off state's 200th birthday celebration

    Harwood Heights officials help kick off state's 200th birthday celebration

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    It was the kickoff of the Bicentennial Celebration this week, marking 365 days away from the state's 200th anniversary. IL became the 21st state on December 3, 1818. Bryant said when former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, visited IL last December, he did so to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
  • Strong wind expected through Monday night

    Strong wind expected through Monday night

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    Gusts up to 40 miles per hour are possible in the valley Monday and Tuesday , according to the weather service, with north winds in the 15-25 miles per hour range. Saturday Night: Mostly clear - low around 22. Later tonight with winds shifting to the west, those traveling in a north-south direction will be most affected.
  • Apple ready to start paying €13bn bill

    Apple ready to start paying €13bn bill

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    For example, a similar deal between Amazon and Luxembourg resulted in the tech giant hiring some 1,500 employees there, simultaneously reducing the tax burden on its European operations by approximately 75 percent . Apple insists it did nothing wrong and that eventually, its Irish treasure horde will be returned to Cook and crew. "We have a dedicated team working diligently and expeditiously with Ireland on the process the European Commission has mandated", Apple said in a Monday ...
  • Poverty levels among pensioners, children increase in Britain

    Poverty levels among pensioners, children increase in Britain

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    UK's progress on fighting child poverty "in peril" . Over the last 20 years poverty rates fell significantly for these groups with 58% of lone parents living in poverty in 1994/95. The groups with the highest rates of poverty were lone parent families and families with three or more children, with almost half (46 per cent) of single parent families living in poverty.
  • Israel strikes outskirts of Damascus, loud explosions heard

    Israel strikes outskirts of Damascus, loud explosions heard

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    Israeli fighter jets bombed several Syrian military installations around the capital of Damascus, a number of local outlets and witnesses on social media reported on Monday. Israel has acknowledged carrying out airstrikes in Syria since the outbreak of the bloody war in the country six years ago to stop arms deliveries to Hezbollah forces.
  • Feds Sent Out 4000 Orders to Retrieve Guns Last Year

    Feds Sent Out 4000 Orders to Retrieve Guns Last Year

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    According to USA Today , the seizure orders were related to people who should have been blocked by the background check system from buying a gun due to their criminal records, mental health issues or other disqualifying factors. Kelley subsequently killed 26 people and injured 20 with the rifle at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on November 5. The FBI launched an internal probe last month of its criminal background data check system after the Air Force admitted that it failed to ...
  • Partly sunny, high near 50 — TODAY'S FORECAST

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    Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 23 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Low around 47. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming north after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s. Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Chance of precipitatTuesday Night: Rain. Lows will be in the lower 40s.
  • Spanish court rules to keep Catalan separatists in jail

    Spanish court rules to keep Catalan separatists in jail

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    The five warrants were issued on November 3 involving charges of "rebellion, sedition, embezzlement of public funds, and disobedience to authority", which are liable to up to 30 years imprisonment in Spain. The central government's Sociological Research Centre (CIS) predicted that the three pro-independence parties would get 44.4% of the votes and 66 to 67 parliamentary seats out of 135, just under the absolute majority of 68.
  • Hawaii Tests Cold-War Era Sirens After North Korean Missile Test

    Hawaii Tests Cold-War Era Sirens After North Korean Missile Test

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    The attack warning means people should seek immediate shelter in the most substantial structure possible because a North Korean missile could arrive in Hawaii just 20 minutes after launch. Also in the park, Thomas Hanes and his wife sat in hammocks as the sirens sounded. "We were in the shop and didn't hear anything", said a woman in her 40s from Kanagawa, Japan.
  • Inc. Buys 9963 Shares of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

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    About 787 shares traded. (AHH) has risen 9.92% since December 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.87% the S&P500. According to today's trading volume Delta Air Lines, Inc .is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. Pinnacle Associates Ltd reported 2.45M shares. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of DAL in report on Sunday, August 20 with "Buy" rating. Delta Air Lines also was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Friday.
  • San Marcos officer killed by suspect while serving warrant

    San Marcos officer killed by suspect while serving warrant

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    Shortly after officers arrived, a male suspect began firing at officers. A Hays County SWAT team assisted the San Marcos Police Department during the standoff with the suspect, officials stated. The officer, who has not been identified, was serving a warrant in the El Camino Real subdivison of the city, the city of San Marcos said in a press release Monday.