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  • Seahawks’ Bennett: ‘It’s about us taking a stand for equality’

    (CNN) — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett said Monday that he didn’t understand why President Donald Trump would “stoop so low” as to say that NFL owners should fire any “son of a bitch” who stages a protest during the National Anthem. “I just couldn’t fathom that would come from the leader of America,” Bennett told CNN’s Anderson Cooper. “At the same time, I knew that it would be something that would unite us as players.” On Sunday, the Seattle […]

  • Florida man admits to pouring scalding water on 2-year-old child

    DADE CITY, FL (WFTS) — Pasco County deputies arrested a Dade City man on Sunday after he admitted to pouring scalding water on a toddler. Deputies arrested 26-year-old Jonathan Lee Howard for child neglect. Investigators said Howard had custodial supervision of the two-year-old girl at the time of the incident. The girl suffered second-degree burns on her scalp, torso, arm,  buttocks and leg. Howard first told deputies he thought the child was burned by a lighter that exploded while he […]

  • Collins to vote no on Graham-Cassidy, appearing to halt Obamacare repeal

    (CNN) — Sen. Susan Collins announced Monday afternoon that she will oppose the GOP’s latest plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, bringing the total number of public “no” votes to three and likely killing the last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare this week. In a statement, the Maine Republican said the bill does not go far enough to protect people with pre-existing conditions and that the proposal’s cuts to Medicaid are too steep. “Sweeping reforms to our health care system […]

  • Secret iOS 11 features you’re probably not using

    If you're still dismissing pop-ups from apps asking for reviews, or writing your Wi-FI password on a Post-It note, you're not living your best life.

  • North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war, threatens to shoot down US bombers

    North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Monday accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on his country by tweeting over the weekend that North Korea “won’t be around much longer.” “Last weekend Trump claimed that our leadership wouldn’t be around much longer and declared a war on our country,” Ri said, according to an official translation of his remarks to reporters in New York. “Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every […]

  • Target raises minimum wage to $11 an hour, $15 by 2020

    Target is giving its workers a raise. The company announced Monday that it would increase the minimum hourly wage for all workers to $11 next month. Target also committed to a $15 minimum wage by the end of 2020. The company says the increase will also apply to the more than 100,000 hourly workers it is hiring for the holidays. Related: New study casts doubt on the benefit of Seattle’s $15 minimum wage Target has been steadily raising its minimum […]

  • Family Remembers Woman Killed In Church Shooting

    By Brandon Marshall Click here for updates on this story NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The woman killed in an Antioch church shooting left behind two children who remembered her as a witty and loving mom. Melanie Crow Smith died when she was shot and killed by gunman, Emanuel Samson, at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ. Breanna Smith, 19, and RJ Smith, 12, talked to NewsChannel 5 about their loss. The horrible tragedy was fresh in their minds Sunday night, but […]

  • ‘Humanitarian crisis’ looming in devastated Puerto Rico, governor says

    By Chandrika Narayan, Nicole Chavez and Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) — A damaged dam is in danger of bursting. Most buildings are damaged or destroyed. Millions are without power, and the communication network is crippled. Puerto Rico is in a dire situation after Hurricane Maria, Governor Ricardo Rosselló told CNN in an interview on “New Day” Monday morning. “This is a game changer,” he said. “We need to prevent a humanitarian crisis occurring in America.” Rosselló urged Congress to approve […]

  • Tom Brady calls Trump’s comments ‘divisive,’ backs protests

    New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady said he believes President Donald Trump’s comments about NFL players are “divisive” and on Monday said he supports those NFL players who are protesting during the national anthem. “Yeah, I certainly disagree with what (Trump) said. I thought it was just divisive,” he told “Kirk and Callahan” on Boston’s WEEI Monday in his most extensive comments on the subject. Brady customarily gives interviews to the station on Mondays following games. His comments are especially […]

  • Anthony Weiner gets 21 months in prison in sexting case

    Former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a minor. In addition to the prison term, Weiner also was sentenced to three years of supervised release. “This is a serious crime that deserves serious punishment,” Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York said. In May, Weiner, 53, pleaded guilty to one charge of transferring obscene material to a minor in federal court in Manhattan. The charges stem from communications that […]