News Roundup for September 25, 2017

09/25/2017 12:25 pm ET Updated Sep 25, 2017
NFL players protest racial injustice by kneeling and locking arms during national anthem.
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NFL players protest racial injustice by kneeling and locking arms during national anthem.

Let’s start the week of with a heavy dose of reality.

1. Jared Kushner has been using a private email account to conduct White House business. When do we start calling this a scandal? More here.

2. Angela Merkel secured her fourth term as chancellor, but it was her party’s worst result in almost 70 years, while the nationalist and anti-immigration party, AfD (Alternative for Germany) won seats for its first time. More here.

3. Anthony Weiner has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for sending explicit messages to a minor. More here.

4. Trump’s criticism of NFL players’ protests prompted a day of protests from all over the league. Love trumps hate. But Nazis, those are “very fine people”. More here.

5. It’s not just the NFL, Pharrell took a knee at the Concert for Charlottesville that took place this weekend in solidarity as well. More here.

Video of the day: A new music video from everyone’s favorite self-loving Outspeaker.

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