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NFL's Roger Goodell to hold a press conference, the first in 9 days. We'll have the latest.
(CNN) – NFL Hall of Famer Fran Tarkenton gave an impassioned reaction to commissioner Roger Goodell's statements Friday, saying the league is trying to cover up a wider problem, and protect star players. Fans, he said, need to do something.
"(Fans) should start writing letters, writing e-mails, and stop going to games," Tarkenton said in an interview with CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper."
(CNN) – Britain says it will not put combat troops on the ground in the fight against ISIS.
"We're clearly not going to get involved in another Iraq War," British Ambassador to U.S. Sir Peter Westmacott said. "The United States and the United Kingdom expended a lot of blood and treasure there."
(CNN) – Sponsor after sponsor has come forward, speaking out against the NFL: McDonald's, Verizon, PepsiCo, and Anheuser-Busch.
Procter & Gamble pulled out an NFL breast cancer campaign Friday.
"Domestic violence is completely unacceptable and we have strongly urged the NFL to take swift and decisive action to address this issue, and we will determine future actions as needed," the company said in a statement.
"The pressure will be mounting" for NFL Commissioner Goodell to resign, said Gene Grabowski, a senior strategist at public relations firm LEVICK.
(CNN) – Did you see the trailer-style propaganda video that ISIS released a few days ago, which looked like something out of Hollywood director Michael Bay's worst nightmares?
Turns out it really was a trailer, for a full-length 55-minute video released Friday. Terrorists have really stepped up their production value since the days of Osama bin Laden, emceeing on a microphone in a cave.
And now the nation's No. 1 spy is explaining what the U.S. initially got so wrong about terrorist group ISIS, also known as ISIL.
"What we didn't do was predict the will to fight. That's always a problem. We didn't do it in Vietnam ... n this case, we underestimated ISIL and overestimated the fighting capability of the Iraqi Army ... I didn't see the collapse of the Iraqi security force in the north coming. I didn't see that," The Washington Post quotes director of National Intelligence James Clapper saying.
Former CIA Director, now chairman of the Foundation of Defense of Democracies, James Woolsey joins CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" to discuss.
Editor's note: If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, or seeking resources or information, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.
(CNN) – Following high profile domestic violence cases involving several NFL stars, the National Domestic Violence Hotline says it has seen a spike in activity.
"Just last week after the video was released, we saw an 84% increase in our call volume, which is overwhelming to a hotline such as ours," said Katie Ray-Jones, the national hotline's CEO.
Spencer, Iowa (CNN) - Joni Ernst takes running for Senate literally. Try keeping up with her as she races through a rainy parade. It's a workout.
Ernst doesn't march, she sprints - darting side-to-side, shaking as many hands as possible - a lieutenant colonel in the Iowa National Guard recruiting potential voters for her campaign.
The Iraq War veteran and little-known conservative Iowa state senator burst onto the political scene earlier this year with the TV ad of the political primary season.