President Trump turned professional sports into a political battleground, directing full-throated ire toward African American athletes who have spoken out against him and prompting responses from players including LeBron James, who tweeted: “U bum. ... Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!"
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With the apparent collapse of the GOP effort to repeal Obamacare, McConnell and other establishment Republicans face another big test as Alabama votes on a successor to Jeff Sessions.
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David Wright, founder of the Bureau of Islamic American Relations, carries an AR-15 in Ferris, Tex. (Ilana Panich-Linsman for The Post)
David Wright, founder of the Bureau of Islamic American Relations, carries an AR-15 in Ferris, Tex. (Ilana Panich-Linsman for The Post)
David Wright, left, and Christopher Gambino meet with Ali Ghouri, right, and Tameem Burdi. (Ilana Panich-Linsman for The Post)
David Wright, left, and Christopher Gambino meet with Ali Ghouri, right, and Tameem Burdi. (Ilana Panich-Linsman for The Post)
Men pray at the Islamic Center of Irving. In 2015, the city’s mayor sought a state anti-sharia law. (Ilana Panich-Linsman for The Post)
Men pray at the Islamic Center of Irving. In 2015, the city’s mayor sought a state anti-sharia law. (Ilana Panich-Linsman for The Post)
The Bureau of American Islamic Relations demonstrate in 2015 at the Islamic Association of North Texas in Richardson, Tex. (Getty)
The Bureau of American Islamic Relations demonstrate in 2015 at the Islamic Association of North Texas in Richardson, Tex. (Getty)
The four Texas men — two militia members and two Muslims — were on polarized sides in a divided country. Both sides agreed the government wasn’t doing enough, so they decided to get together and discuss their differences. “Meet me at the Dairy Queen,” was the invitation.
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Again and again and again the harshest of winds and hardest of rains has pounded on the most-defenseless territories we have. We are under siege.
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The seven-bedroom, 10-bathroom stone manor house sits on 5.15 acres. (HomeVisit)
The seven-bedroom, 10-bathroom stone manor house sits on 5.15 acres. (HomeVisit)
(The formal living room features ornate handmade plaster. (HomeVisit)
(The formal living room features ornate handmade plaster. (HomeVisit)
The great room has a coffered ceiling, large arched windows and cast-stone fireplace. (HomeVisit)
The great room has a coffered ceiling, large arched windows and cast-stone fireplace. (HomeVisit)
The home, built in 2002, is full of Irish influences. (HomeVisit)
The home, built in 2002, is full of Irish influences. (HomeVisit)
The seven-bedroom, 10-bathroom home is named after the Irish castle Dunluce, which had been in the owner's family in the 16th century, and contains touches like an inlaid harp in the marble floor of the foyer.
Old Dominion's Steven Williams, a graduate of Wilson High School, will face a daunting first start at No. 13 Virginia Tech.
College Football:
Virginia Tech at Old Dominion
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End of 3rd quarter
31
End of 3rd quarter
live
Box
1 2 3 4 Total
ODU 0 0 0 - 0
VATECH 3 14 14 - 31
Recent updates
0:27 Josh Jackson pass to the right to Deshawn McClease for 24 yards to the ODU22.
0:57 Deshawn McClease rush to the right for 7 yards to the ODU46.
1:35 Josh Jackson rush to the middle for 3 yards to the VaTech47.
Stat leaders
Old Dominion
Passing
S. Williams
71 yards, 0 TD
Rushing
S. Williams
5 rush, 22 yards
Receiving
I. Harper
4 rec, 32 yards, 0 TD
Virginia Tech
Passing
J. Jackson
298 yards, 3 TD
Rushing
S. Peoples
13 rush, 62 yards
Receiving
C. Phillips
7 rec, 106 yards, 0 TD
Monarchs
Hokies
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
S. William... 7 22 71 0 1
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
S. William... 5 22 0 15
J. Cox 12 19 0 8
B. Simmons 3 9 0 8
B. Sinclai... 1 3 0 3
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
I. Harper 4 32 0 12
H. Patters... 1 17 0 17
T. Fulgham 1 13 0 13
B. Simmons 1 9 0 9
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
J. Jackson 20 30 298 3 1
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
S. Peoples 13 62 1 12
T. McMilli... 7 41 0 12
J. Jackson 10 29 0 11
D. McCleas... 5 13 0 7
S. Savoy 1 11 0 11
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
C. Phillip... 7 106 0 29
S. Peoples 3 73 2 43
S. Savoy 2 28 0 17
D. McCleas... 2 23 0 24
C. Carroll 2 10 1 5
C. Cunning... 1 26 0 26
H. Murphy 1 17 0 17
D. Keene 1 10 0 10
E. Kumah 1 5 0 5
Game Details
College Football:
UCF at Maryland
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2:50, 2nd quarter
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Box
1 2 3 4 Total
UCF 0 14 - - 14
MD 3 0 - - 3
Recent updates
2:47 Ty Johnson rush to the left for 0 yards to the MD39.
2:50 Max Bortenschlager incomplete pass to the right.
2:55 Penalty: Pass Interference on Knights (Chris Johnson) 15 yards.
Stat leaders
UCF
Passing
M. Milton
95 yards, 0 TD
Rushing
A. Killins Jr.
3 rush, 31 yards
Receiving
D. Snelson
3 rec, 4 yards, 0 TD
Maryland
Passing
M. Bortenschlager
31 yards, 0 TD
Rushing
L. Harrison III
6 rush, 37 yards
Receiving
D. Moore
4 rec, 36 yards, 0 TD
Knights
Terrapins
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
M. Milton 11 22 95 0 0
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
A. Killins... 3 31 0 18
M. Milton 3 29 0 14
T. McGowan 7 21 2 7
D. Snelson 1 9 0 9
T. Smith 1 4 0 4
J. Hamilto... 2 -5 0 -1
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
D. Snelson 3 4 0 6
M. Colubia... 2 39 0 32
A. Killins... 2 8 0 5
J. Franks 1 23 0 23
T. McGowan 1 8 0 8
T. Smith 1 8 0 8
O. Anderso... 1 5 0 5
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
M. Bortens... 5 6 31 0 1
K. Hill 2 2 23 0 0
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
L. Harriso... 6 37 0 14
T. Johnson 6 15 0 13
K. Hill 2 5 0 4
D. Moore 1 1 0 1
M. Bortens... 2 -2 0 0
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
D. Moore 4 36 0 19
T. Jacobs 2 10 0 5
J. Veii 1 8 0 8
Game Details
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