NFL’s Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank defends players’ rights for national anthem protests, says team is ‘very committed to the military’

August 27, 2018

Streeter Lecka/Getty NFL Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank believes players should have the right to speak out on social issues even though he isn’t expecting his players to protest during the playing of the national anthem. Falcons players have been asked to stand for the national anthem during their games, but Blank appeared to say he wouldn’t fine players for exercising their rights. Last season, two Falcons players knelt during…

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‘Treated like animals’: A North Korean defector tells the brutal story of what happened to him after he was caught trying to escape

July 11, 2018

Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider A 32-year-old North Korean defector named Scott Kim tells the brutal story of what happened to him after he was caught in China after escaping from the isolated country. Kim said that he was brought to a detention camp where he and his fellow inmates were “treated like animals.” After escaping North Korea three more times, Kim made it to South Korea where he now owns a…

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