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Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry takes questions from the media after NBA basketball practice in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. President Donald Trump doubled down on denouncing protests by NFL players and rescinded NBA star Stephen Curry's White House invitation on Saturday, a series of tweets that quickly inflamed football and basketball stars and even prompted LeBron James to call the president a "bum." (AP Photo/Janie McCauley)
September 23, 2017 - 8:58 pm
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation Saturday from league executives and star players alike...
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Britain's Prince Harry and First Lady of the United States Melania Trump hold a bilateral meeting ahead of the start of the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada, Saturday Sept. 23, 2017. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
September 23, 2017 - 8:56 pm
TORONTO (AP) — U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Saturday encouraged the American team participating in an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans to take their "fighting spirit" and "bring home the gold." Mrs. Trump also applauded the team members for their contributions...
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September 23, 2017 - 8:52 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, is planning to campaign against the Trump-backed candidate in Alabama's Republican Senate primary runoff. The campaign of former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore confirms that Bannon will speak Monday at a rally...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he arrives to speak at the American Center of Mobility in Ypsilanti Township, Mich. While Trump still remains popular with the Michigan GOP's base, a number of state party loyalists attending a September 2017 conference expressed disappointment in the president's administration and his demeanor. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 23, 2017 - 8:47 pm
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Republicans in Michigan, where Donald Trump triumphantly stamped the election last year, are giving the president mixed reviews nine months into his term in light of the all-but-dead effort to undo the Obama-era health care law. While Trump still remains popular with...
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September 23, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Reactions to President Donald Trump's comments about football players who kneel during the national anthem, and his decision to rescind a White House invitation to Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors: At a rally in Alabama on Friday night, Trump suggested that NFL owners fire players who...
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Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry takes questions from the media after NBA basketball practice in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. President Donald Trump doubled down on denouncing protests by NFL players and rescinded NBA star Stephen Curry's White House invitation on Saturday, a series of tweets that quickly inflamed football and basketball stars and even prompted LeBron James to call the president a "bum." (AP Photo/Janie McCauley)
September 23, 2017 - 7:27 pm
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation from league executives and star players alike on Saturday...
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FILE - In this July 30, 2017, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell listens at a fan forum with Baltimore Ravens fans before at the Ravens' NFL football training practice in Baltimore. A group of current and former NFL players has asked Goodell for the league's support for their campaign for racial equality and criminal justice reform. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
September 23, 2017 - 6:57 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's remarks about pro football (all times local): 6:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is sticking by his criticism of football players who kneel during the national anthem and is brushing off a rebuke from the commissioner of the National...
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National Guard personnel offer evacuation to a Toa Ville resident after the passing of Hurricane Maria, in Puerto Rico, Friday, September 22, 2017. Because of the heavy rains brought by Maria, thousands of people were evacuated from Toa Baja after the municipal government opened the gates of the Rio La Plata Dam. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
September 23, 2017 - 6:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agencies are grappling with the vast scale of the disaster in Puerto Rico left by Hurricane Maria, the third major storm to strike the U.S. in less than a month. Three days after the massive hurricane crossed the U.S. territory, towns in Puerto Rico remain without fresh...
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September 23, 2017 - 6:45 pm
Reactions to President Donald Trump's comments about football players who kneel during the national anthem, and his decision to rescind a White House invitation to Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors: At a rally in Alabama on Friday night, Trump suggested that NFL owners fire players who...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry poses for photos during NBA basketball team media day Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 23, 2017 - 4:03 pm
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump doubled down on denouncing protests by NFL players and rescinded NBA star Stephen Curry's White House invitation on Saturday, a series of tweets that quickly inflamed football and basketball stars and even prompted LeBron James to call the president a "...
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