President-elect Donald J. Trump, who campaigned against the corrupt power of special interests, is filling his transition team with some of the very sort of people who he has complained have too much clout in Washington: corporate consultants and lobbyists.
Jeffrey Eisenach, a consultant who has worked for years on behalf of Verizon and other telecommunications clients, is the head of the team that is helping to pick staff members at the Federal Communications Commission.
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Time For Truth: (The New York Times) – Trump Campaigned Against Lobbyists, but Now They’re on His Transition Team
Liberty guard Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed in prayer during the National Anthem before a WNBA playoff game.
Hours earlier, college football players for Michigan and Michigan State, along with a group of students at North Carolina, raised their fists during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Saturday.
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Time For Truth: (Fox News) – National Anthem protests spread to college football, WNBA
Five members of Cuba’s national volleyball team have been convicted of raping a Finnish woman during a World League tournament in Tampere.
Four of the men, including the captain, were given five-year jail sentences while a fifth is facing a prison term of three and a half years.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Cuba volleyball players jailed for rape in Finland
Colin Kaepernick’s gesture to kneel for the national anthem was repeated by high school players in a number of places before games Friday night.
Kaepernick retweeted a number of posts on Twitter with photos or news stories.
A fort destroyed in the Revolutionary War is again fending off attacks — this time from “Pokemon Go” players.
Caretakers of Fort Phoenix in Massachusetts say players of the popular smartphone game are damaging the historic site.
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Time For Truth: (CBS News) – ‘Pokemon Go’ Players Blamed For Damage At Historic Mass. Fort