Individual Cowboys players have yet to kneel during the anthem, although two have held up their arm and fist at the end of the song. Trump explained later that evening in a tweet that he had instructed Pence to leave the game between the Indianapolis Colts and 49ers if "any players kneeled, disrespecting our country".
Sears Canada to Seek Court Approval for Liquidation
Executive chairman Brandon Stranzl had been working on a bid to save the company but has so far been unsuccessful. However, on Tuesday, the retailer said that "following exhaustive efforts, no viable transaction" was received.
Early Tuesday, President Donald Trumpapplauded Jones' actions and slammed suspended ESPN host Jemele Hill for personally attacking the Cowboys' owner. "So I think the likelihood on the basis of that charge alone, that this gets much steam, is probably unlikely".
"The employer evidenced by repeated public statements is attempting to threaten, coerce and intimidate all Dallas Cowboys players on the roster in order to prevent them from exercising concerted activity protected under the act by saying he will fire any players involved in such concerted activity", the complaint to the NLRB states.
ESPN's Josina Anderson tweeted out quotes from one anonymous player who seems apoplectic. Later, Trump said he spoke to Jones and that Jones told him the Cowboys would stand for the anthem going forward. In the past, those protections have only protected people from being punished for belonging to certain political parties but a creative lawyer might try to argue it covers protesting football players, too, he said. If they are taking a knee in protest of something the owner has done to them, and it being connected to the conditions of employment, then they might have a case.
Paul Secunda, director, labor and employment law program, Marquette University: "I've heard a lot of fans talk about Constitutional rights".
Trump threatens NBC's license over 'fake news' report
US President Donald Trump has threatened to challenge the broadcast licences of NBC and other networks in a series of tweets . Last week, the president asked in a tweet why the Senate Intelligence Committee was not looking at American media companies.
Facebook and Instagram down in possible worldwide outage
Just after 11:00am EST, parts of the USA , mostly the East and West Coasts, and Europe starting suffering Facebook outages. We've reached out to Facebook for more information about the outage and will update the story when we hear back.
Trump to visit United Kingdom in early 2018
If Trump's trip is a working visit, he will likely stay at the US ambassador's residence, according to the Standard. He was not aware of any other discussions on a separate working visit, Reuters reports.
It's National Fire Prevention Week
Such a plan includes working smoke alarms on every level of the home, in every bedroom and near all sleeping areas. You can go here to find out how to develop your own home escape plan.
Disney CANCELS Upcoming Animated Film 'Gigantic'
The film was originally set to be released in 2020 and would have featured Jack making friends with a female giant child. For now, Disney fans can still look forward to Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 in 2018 and Frozen 2 in 2019.