How Colin Kaepernick became a player in a Minnesota congressional race


first_imgColin Kaepernick can’t get signed to play quarterback in the NFL, but he has become a player in a congressional race in Minnesota.Last week Donald Trump injected himself into the 1st Congressional District race being contested by GOP candidate Jim Hagedorn and Democrat Jim Feehan (Republican incumbent Tim Walz is vacating the seat to run for governor). Speaking in support of Hagedorn, Trump told the crowd in Rochester, among other things, “We are standing proudly for our national anthem.”Even …last_img read more

Kashmir Valley witnesses shutdown on Afzal Guru death anniversary


first_imgKashmir valley witnessed a shutdown on the fifth death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on Friday.Security was tightened and restrictions imposed in Guru’s home town, Sopore. The movement of vehicles was also restricted in parts of Srinagar.The authorities disallowed prayers at the Jamia Masjid. Several separatist leaders were detained. Meanwhile, most shops and offices remained shut, as separatists had called for a strike.last_img