The statement said the players refused to go because of Trump's insistence they stand for the national anthem, but several Eagles players have said that was not the case.
Trump drew heavy criticism again this week for uninviting the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl win and instead threw a Celebration of America event where some white attendees kneeled and protested and even heckled him. "I don't like that". So, it's not surprising hearing the news today with the Eagles. The president congratulated the team on Twitter earlier Friday.
"If the athletes have friends of theirs or people they know about that have been unfairly treated by the system, let me know", he added.
"I agree with Bron", Curry said.
This is not Trump's "light bulb" moment. It won't be Golden State or Cleveland going [to the White House]. If you can't beat em', bribe em'. "Like guys said before me, I'm sure whoever wins this series won't be going".
No mention of law enforcement reform, providing more funds for social justice initiatives, or investments in community outreach services. Reportedly only a handful of players planned to go.
Whichever team wins the National Basketball Association championship, President Donald Trump says he won't be inviting them to the White House. Curry and the Cavaliers' top player, LeBron James, already have said they would not want to make the trip this year.
"I think the President has made it pretty clear he's going to try to divide us, all of us in this country, for political gain", said Golden State coach Steve Kerr, who has often criticized Trump and his policies. "There is a lot of things we believe in as Americans that we don't feel that he is for". When the New England Patriots went previous year, half the team chose not to attend. We'll see. You know, my attitude is if they want to be here, the greatest place on Earth, I'm here.
So I want to give him full credit when his team beats the Cleveland Cavaliers for another league championship. If you focus on who is saying the right things, you shouldn't get lost in the noise that's going on right now.
The hosts were mauled by nine wickets and the 29-year old's inclusion for the second Test didn't flop by any means. Woakes is the second player to be withdrawn from the Scotland match after Ben Stokes picked up a hamstring strain.
Judge Christine Van den Wyngaert, Presiding Judge in this appeal, read a summary of the Judgment during a public hearing. The 55 year old who fled DRC after losing a presidential poll was arrested in Belgium in 2008.
For January-May, the surplus stood at $104.85 billion, compared with about $92.9 billion in the same period previous year . During the talks, China promised to expand imports of American farm produce and energy to cut the surplus.
Devante Smith-Pelly tied Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Thursday night with a pretty goal while he was falling to the ice. Smith-Pelly stopped a pass/shot with his skate and kicked it out to himself for a shot attempt. "I don't know, I don't know.
Fewer than 45 percent of voters cast a ballot, a record low, and allegations of fraud began nearly immediately after the vote. Around 60 percent of Baghdad's two million eligible voters had cast their ballots in the May election in Al-Russafa district.
The GVC slowdown shows a clear correlation with the FDI trend and confirms the impact of the FDI trend on global trade patterns. Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows fell by 23 percent in 2017, down to $1.43 trillion from $1.87 trillion in 2016.
In response, Trump attacked Trudeau on Twitter, calling him " dishonest & weak ". "He's a pathetic little man-child". Trudeau pledged to impose new tariffs on the imported United States goods to defend Canadian workers.
In response, Trump tweeted on his way to Singapore that he instructed USA representatives not to endorse the communique. And as the 45th President celebrates his first year in office , we take at his funniest pics from the past 365 days.
Trump said he has a list of 3,000 names of people who have been "treated unfairly" that he's considering executive clemency for. The family attorney for Ali said the family appreciates the sentiment of the pardon but that it is "unnecessary".
In a post to Twitter the official Kingdom Hearts account announced the release date, along with debuting a short 10-second teaser. The list of "Video Games That May Never Actually Release" has just lost one of its most prominent members.
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Petrol, diesel prices see biggest dip in 10 days
The ten days of continuous dip in fuel prices comes as a minor relief since rates were hiked constantly for a period of 16 days. Diesel, on the other hand, is selling at Rs. 73.02 in Mumbai , 15 paise less from day before.
Rafael Nadal claims 11th French Open title
But the unrelenting Nadal continued to fire winners from behind the baseline and again broke early, consolidating for a 3-1 lead. Thiem , meanwhile, says he knows what he must do to get the better of Nadal . "I could not hold the racquet for a few minutes".
Dan Martin takes stage 5 at the Criterium du Dauphine
The fifth stage on Friday, the second of four consecutive summit finishes, ends at Valmorel after 130 kilometres. Adam Yates, who'd made much of the early running in the stage, came home in third, 15 seconds behind Martin.
Prince William to join motorbike fans at the Isle of Man TT
THE Duke of Cambridge couldn't stop grinning as he crouched over the handlebars of a 208mph motorbike at the Isle of Man TT. We talked about his bikes and the fact that he has put it on the back-burner a little bit because of his children now'.
Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title
Regardless of who wins this year's Roland Garros, tennis players are in for a treat in both the men's and women's competitions. Nadal came in looking slightly more vulnerable than he did a year ago , in which he lost only 35 games in claiming the title.
Radicalised Stockholm truck attacker jailed for life
More than 100 people testified during the almost-three-month trial in a high-security chamber, including survivors and relatives. Akilov's defence attorney Johan Eriksson said his client was "disappointed that he was sentenced to life".
Nadal storms to 11th French Open title
Up a break at 2-1 in the third set, Nadal stopped serving after a fault because he couldn't straighten his left middle finger. The top-seeded Nadal won the match 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 at Roland Garros in Paris against Thiem , a 24-year-old who is ranked No. 7.
Air strikes kill at least 44 in Syria’s Idlib
The toll is likely to increase due to a number of victims still under the rubble, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said. It said the airstrike was carried out by Russian warplanes and is so far the deadliest in Idlib province this year.
Mediterranean could become a 'sea of plastic': WWF
Avid scuba diver Kasey Turner was snorkeling after work recently at a popular dive site in Manly, Australia. It is evident therefore that we need to look meaningfully at our consumption and production patterns.