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MLB's First Player Just Took A Knee During The National AnthemBruce Maxwell, catcher for the Oakland Athletics, just became the first major league baseball player to take a knee during the national anthem in Saturday’s game against the Texas Rangers.

Woman Goes On Rant Over Veteran's Service Dog In RestaurantIt’s probably a good thing service animals are trained to prepare for every situation, because one woman put one dog to the test.

The Latest: After quakes, Mexico volcano spews vapor and ashMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes in Mexico (all times local):

Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitationBy Barbara Goldberg and Joel Schectman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and the sports world engaged in an intensifying spat on Saturday after he called for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S. national anthem and disinvited a National Basketball Association star from a White House visit. Responding to Trump's attacks on football players who protested during the national anthem, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Saturday that Trump's statements revealed “unfortunate lack of respect” for the NFL and its players.

U.S.-backed forces capture big gas field in Syria's Deir al-Zor: senior commanderBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - U.S.-backed forces said on Saturday they had seized a major natural gas field in Syria's Deir al-Zor province from Islamic State militants in rapid advances since the start of an operation earlier this month to capture areas east of the Euphrates river. Commander Ahmed Abu Khawla told Reuters that the Conoco gas field was the first of its kind taken by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias, since it began an offensive earlier this month to capture the eastern province.

Donald Trump Can't Stop Attacking Black Sports FiguresSaturday morning, President Donald Trump attempted to rescind a White House invitation he apparently had never extended, when he tweeted that Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry was no longer welcome to make the customary visit to celebrate the team’s NBA championship.

Puerto Rico after Hurricane MariaPeople across Puerto Rico struggled to dig out from the devastation left by Hurricane Maria.

These Are The 21 States Russian Hackers Targeted In The 2016 ElectionThe Department of Homeland Security told told election officials in 21 states on Friday that Russian hackers attempted to access their voting systems in the 2016 election.

'Inevitable' that North Korean missiles will hit US mainland after Donald Trump's insults, says Pyongyang foreign minister at UNNorth Korea's foreign minister says it is inevitable that missiles from his country will hit the United States after the American military flew bombers further north of the demilitarised zone than any American military plane in the 21st century, and after a week in which Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un exchanged personal insults. Mr Trump's insults make "our rocket's visit to the entire US mainland inevitable all the more," North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said during a visit to New York for the United Nations General Assembly. Mr Ri said that recent economic sanctions placed on his country by the UN, and the United States, will do very little to deter his country's plans to develop a nuclear force capable of hitting the US mainland.

Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying US warningsIran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from Washington that such activities were grounds for abandoning their landmark nuclear deal. State television carried footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which was first displayed at a high-profile military parade in Tehran on Friday. "As long as some speak in the language of threats, the strengthening of the country's defence capabilities will continue and Iran will not seek permission from any country for producing various kinds of missile," Defence Minister Amir Hatami said in a statement.

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