Things you should know today: 9/29/17

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Mexican rescue dog Frida became symbol of earthquake hope

Rebecca Blackwell
Frida, one of three Marine dogs specially trained to search for people trapped inside collapsed buildings, shakes while wearing her protective gear during a press event in Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. Frida’s star rose just as another symbol of hope dissipated. For two days eyes were glued to search efforts at a collapsed school where 26 people, including 19 children, died. Word spread of a girl, Frida Sofia, trapped in the rubble. But ultimately, the navy announced that she had never existed. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Frida, the rescue dog currently working in Mexico, has brought hope through her viral fame. Over the course of a six-year career, Frida has found 41 bodies and 12 people alive.

NFL: Message being lost in political firestorm over anthem

Marcio Jose Sanchez
FILE – In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) kneels during the national anthem in front of teammates before an NFL football game against the and the Carolina Panthers in Santa Clara, Calif. The NFL says the message players and teams are trying to express is being lost in a political firestorm. NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, that it is important for “everyone to understand what they are talking about, to not see everything in terms of who is up or down politically.” (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

The NFL says the message players and teams are trying to express is being lost after more than 200 players knelt or expressed unity in other ways last weekend. Trump says NFL owners fear their own players and continues to call for action against those who kneel during the anthem.

 

Trump to travel to 5 countries in Asia in November

Alex Brandon
In this Sept. 27, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump waves before speaking in Indianapolis. The White House says Trump will travel to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines from Nov. 3 to Nov. 14. The trip will also include a stop in Hawaii. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump will take a trip in November to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines to strengthen international resolve against North Korea.

Toddler secretly snacks on Prince Henry’s popcorn

Prince Henry shared his popcorn with a young toddler whether he was planning on it or not.

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