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Big News

As NFL protests continue, Marshawn Lynch made sure everyone knew where he stood before the Oakland Raiders’ Sunday night game against the Denver Broncos. The Raiders’ running back showed up to game day wearing an “Everybody vs. Trump” t-shirt, sparking outrage among many across social media. During the national anthem, Lynch was the only one to sit, and was reportedly covered by Raiders staff. No photo opps were allowed.

Meanwhile, during a Carolina Panthers game, Cam Newton raised a Black power fist after a touchdown. Many San Francisco 49ers also took a knee during the national anthem.

Big Facts

The Black man fatally shot by police on Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 80 in California was identified as 45-year-old Demilo Trayuon Hodge. Hodge, who was from San Leandro and own a limo service according to East Bay Times, was reportedly suspected in a 2015 Fairfield homicide. Police attempted to stop Hodge, who got out of his car and reportedly refused to surrender and began shooting at police. Hodge was killed shortly after police responded with fire.

Big Lies

Trump dedicated a golf tournament trophy to hurricane victims, because what else should we expect from 45 at this point?

“On behalf of all the people of Texas, and all of the people of — if you look today you will see what’s happening and how horrible it is, but we have it under really great control, Puerto Rico and the people of Florida that have really suffered over this last short period of time with the hurricanes, I want to just remember them,” he said following the nation’s win in Presidents Cup golf on Sunday.

Trump later told reporters: “We’re doing really well on Puerto Rico. Tremendous progress being made. We’re getting the roads open, we’re getting a lot of things done — really at a record clip.”

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