Authorities arrest person with guns near White House

Authorities arrest person with guns near White HouseThe U.S. Secret Service arrested a person with firearms near the White House on Sunday morning, the agency said in a statement on Monday. Uniformed Secret Service officers were approached by the person at an intersection close to the White House, the statement said. "The encounter with the individual resulted in Secret Service Officers taking investigative action.  The individual was arrested for possession of several firearms," the statement said.



Trump keeps attention on NFL dispute, praises NASCAR

Trump keeps attention on NFL dispute, praises NASCARWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised fans of NASCAR racing on Monday morning after he triggered protests on football fields across the country with criticism of NFL and other athletes who kneel during the national anthem as unpatriotic. "Many people booed the players who kneeled yesterday (which was a small percentage of total). These are fans who demand respect for our Flag!" Trump wrote, adding that he was 'so proud' of the NASCAR motorcar league which, according to media reports, saw no signs of demonstrations on Sunday. (Reporting by Susan Heavey)



Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games

Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games: - - - Patriots 36, Texans 33 Tom Brady worked his magic again. Down by five points with the ball at his own 25 and 2:24 left, Brady took his team 75 yards, throwing a 25-yard touchdown pass -- his fifth of the game -- to Brandin Cooks with 23 seconds left and then hit Cooks with a two-point conversion to give New England (2-1) the win over Houston. ...



Maria to weaken to tropical storm on Tuesday: NHC

Maria to weaken to tropical storm on Tuesday: NHC(Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, now a category 1 storm, continues to weaken and will likely become a tropical storm by Tuesday night, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. The hurricane is located about 350 miles (560 km) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, with maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour (130 kph), the NHC said. (Reporting by Karen Rodrigues and Arpan Varghese in Bengaluru; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)



Barbara Blaine, founder of group for clergy abuse victims, dies at 61

Barbara Blaine, founder of group for clergy abuse victims, dies at 61Blaine suffered a spontaneous coronary artery dissection last Monday, her family said in a statement. Blaine, who was born in Toledo, Ohio, held her first meetings of the Survivors Network of those Abuse by Priests (SNAP) in a homeless shelter that she ran in Chicago. At the time, Blaine was part of the Catholic Worker Movement.





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