Written by DML
The biggest story of the day is the NFL, and how the players decided to stop the protests for Veterans Day weekend. But there are a number of other stories that are trending right now on social media and across the web.
Below are the top 5 stories I am watching closely. Click READ MORE to get more information from the reporting websites.
1. Philippine police used water cannons and batons on Trump protesters
The Philippine police reportedly blasted water cannons and wielded batons on protesters demonstrating outside of the U.S. embassy in Manila shortly ahead of President Trump’s arrival at the diplomatic compound.
2. Flynn reportedly being investigated in cleric kidnap plot
Former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and his son are reportedly being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller in connection with an alleged multimillion-dollar plot to nab a Muslim cleric in the United States and deliver him to Turkey.
3. Coffee fans boycott Keurig after firm pulled ads from Fox when Sean Hannity
Keurig, makers of the home coffee brewing system, is being boycotted by angry consumers after the company announced over the weekend that it plans to remove ads on Sean Hanity’s Fox News program following his coverage of Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore.
Keurig, Realtor.com, 23 and Me, Eloquii and Nature’s Bounty all said over the weekend that they would no longer run ads on Hannity’s show following his interview with the embattled candidate, prompting a backlash from protesters on social media. READ MORE
4. Mother of Roy Moore Accuser: Wash. Post Reporters Convinced My Daughter to Go Public
The mother of Leigh Corfman, who says that Alabama Senatorial Candidate Roy Moore tried to engage in a sexual encounter with her when she was 14, told Breitbart News that theWashington Post worked to convince her daughter to give an interview about the allegations against Moore.
Speaking by phone to Breitbart News on Saturday, Corfman’s mother, Nancy Wells, 71, further stated that her daughter would not have come forward if it weren’t for The Postreporter’s alleged actions.
5. Belgium: Muslims riot, burn cars, injure 22 police officers in celebrations over soccer victory
Celebrations in Brussels to mark Morocco’s return to soccer’s World Cup finals for the first time in two decades turned violent late on Saturday, when crowds clashed with police, setting cars on fire and injuring 22 police officers.
Images on social media showed overturned, burning cars and broken shop windows in Brussels city center as well as police trucks firing water cannons at crowds gathered in front of the city’s stock exchange. READ MORE
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