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** FILE ** This April 26, 2012, photo shows former French President Nicolas Sarkozy delivering a speech during an electoral meeting for the second round of the presidential election in Le Raincy, north of Paris. French judges have dropped Monday Oct. 7, 2013, an investigation into Sarkozy over allegations that he illegally took donations from France's richest woman on way to his 2007 election victory. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere,File)
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** FILE ** This April 26, 2012, photo shows former French President Nicolas Sarkozy delivering a speech during an electoral meeting for the second round of the presidential election in Le Raincy, north of Paris. French judges have dropped Monday Oct. 7, 2013, an investigation into Sarkozy over allegations that he illegally took donations from France's richest woman on way to his 2007 election victory. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere,File)

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Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James on Monday night during pregame warmups wore an “I can’t breathe” T-shirt, referring to Eric Garner, who died after a New York police officer placed him in a chokehold during an arrest for selling loose cigarettes. The shirt, one of several featuring the slogan that have been seen around the league in recent days after a grand jury declined to indict the officer last week, is just one in a long history of political statements made by athletes on the playing field. Here are some others.

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A Christmas tree comes to the Capitol

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Gadget Geek's Cyber Monday Picks #3

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