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Donald Trump: 'We Are Sending an Armada' to North Korea

When US President Donald Trump had dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time, US Navy ships were pounding Syria with a salvo of 59 cruise missiles. Trump has pledged full support to Japan, the U.S.'s staunchest ally in the region, over North Korean aggression. A few days later, the two signaled an agreement to work together to denuclearize North Korea after a phone call on Tuesday night.

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Henley books Masters spot after three-stroke win in Texas

Through the first three rounds of the tournament, Fowler is five over on the 15th to 18th holes. He tripped up coming home, however, by bogeying the par-four 17th hole, then double-bogeying the 18th after struggling on the green. can't really dwell on the last two holes". "I feel like I'm starting to understand myself and what it takes to compete and what works for me", said the 27-year-old.

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Dortmund struggles to come to terms with bomb attack on bus

Each person concerned must deal with this situation differently. "We must find a way to get clear but we don't know yet how it's going to happen". Some of them only really realised what had happened when they returned to their families. "First of all, I don't think what I say is too important, but how everyone can probably imagine, it was a really hard moment for me because I don't know how often I was in the team hotel at Dortmund", Klopp told a news conference.

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So Yeon Ryu wins ANA Inspiration in playoff after Lexi Thompson's penalty

Thompson was given a retrospective two-shot penalty for not replacing the ball in the right position, and a further two-shot penalty for subsequently signing her scorecard for the wrong score. "Viewers at home should not be officials wearing stripes", the former men's No1 wrote on social media. In her post-championship TV interview, Ryu said she never expected Thompson to be assessed the penalty, but she tried to stay focused on her own play.

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Europa League clash delayed by crowd disturbances in Lyon

The build-up to Lyon's Europa League quarter-final with Besiktas was marred by violence as projectiles and firecrackers forced fans onto the pitch at Parc Olympique Lyonnais. United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan scores the opening goal past Anderlecht goalkeeper Ruben Martinez during a Europa League quarterfinal first leg soccer match between Anderlecht and Manchester United at the Constant Vanden Stock stadium in Brussels, Thursday, April 13, 2017.

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Grimsby Town confirm return of Russell Slade as manager

Grimsby Town have confirmed that Russell Slade has returned to the club as manager. He said: 'It's a welcome return. "I think I've got the experience to make tough decisions". We can build again'. Slade spent two seasons with the Mariners from May 2004 until May 2006 before leaving for Yeovil. He takes charge with the Mariners in 14th position in League Two, and his first game is the Good Friday home fixture against Cambridge United.

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Brave Spurs shrug off 'choke' tag to keep title hopes alive

And, although it still looks unlikely that they will win the Premier League this season because Chelsea remain seven points clear with eight games left, Spurs answered their critics last night. The Argentinian said the players showed they had learned from the painful experiences last season when they were the closest challengers to Leicester but lost their way towards the end of the campaign.

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Neymar out of Barcelona's El Clasico clash with Real Madrid

Barcelona play Real Sociedad before travelling to Real Madrid later in April, meaning Neymar is nearly certain to miss the El Clasico. He earned the second yellow for a late challenge on Real Madrid's Roberto Rosales . Barcelona boss Luis Enrique said after the match: "I think the interpretation of the yellow cards is special". Malaga finally picked off the 10 men in the final minute when Pablo Fornals unselfishly squared for Jony to smash home from close range.

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Reds set for top four - Ibra

The 35-year-old has belied his advancing years this season, taking his goal tally to 28 goals in all competitions when netting in Sunday's 3-0 win at Sunderland. Just minutes before United had a scare as Jermaine Defoe nearly went through on goal and Sunderland had started to look a little brighter. Mourinho embraced Shaw and appeared to give him words of encouragement after replacing him with Daley Blind just past the hour mark, and the Portuguese said afterwards that the ex-Southampton man ...

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Lexi Thompson loses major in playoff after fan calls in four-stroke penalty

Thompson, as second place, still went home with more than $250,000. She tied with Minjee Lee and Inbee Park, all of whom at one time shared the lead during the final round. Kiwi Lydia Ko has joined a chorus of people calling for a rule change in the aftermath of So Yeon Ryu's controversial win in the first LPGA Tour major title of the year.

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Ovechkin among stars disappointed with Olympics' decision

Players are raising doubts about the finality of the National Hockey League announcement that it wont participate in the 2018 Olympics . The U.S. women recently reached an agreement with USA Hockey, settling a wage dispute after players had threatened to boycott the world championship.

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Wild open 1st round of playoffs Wednesday against St. Louis Blues

Blues Head Coach Mike Yeo would like to make one thing abundantly clear: the Blues' first-round matchup against the Minnesota Wild - his former employer - won't be personal. "It's a tough thing to deal with and that was my first experience, but I believe that has made me a better coach and looking back at it I'm not disappointed I went through it".

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Fernando Alonso will race Indianapolis 500, skip F1 Monaco G.P.

Fernando Alonso is set to miss May's Monaco Grand Prix, in favour of racing in the Indianapolis 500 with McLaren-Honda. The double F1 world champion has openly admitted he sees his Indy 500 bid as part of an attempt to win a "triple crown" of motorsport's biggest events.

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Montgomery impresses in debut as Yanks rally past Rays 8-4

It was Judge's third home run in as many games. Jordan Montgomery threw a solid 4 2/3 innings giving up 3 runs only 2 earned including a Home Run, he walked 2 and struck out 7. Judge's sixth-inning RBI single against Jumbo Diaz (0-1) - measured at 116.5 miles per hour off the bat - tied the score 3-3, and the Yankees had runners at the corners when Brett Gardner (Holly Hill Academy, College of Charleston) hit a one-out comebacker.

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NBA playoffs set: Celtics No. 1 seed

The Cavaliers (51-28) have road games remaining against Atlanta and Miami before closing at home against Toronto. The Pacers wrap up the regular season on Wednesday when they host the Atlanta Hawks and will have to play the waiting game to see if they are headed to the postseason.

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Russell Westbrook's record-breaking season in Opta numbers

Russell Westbrook is the NBA Western Conference Player of the Week. He scored the team's final 13 points as Oklahoma City rallied from 10 down with three minutes left. Russell Westbrook has played in all 80 games to this point, averaging a triple-double per game and surpassing Oscar Robertson's record with 42 triple-doubles in a single season.

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Minnesota Timberwolves Unveil New Team Logo

The unveil is the latest in a series of announcements that demonstrate the new era of Timberwolves basketball and the new direction the franchise is taking. The colors include midnight blue, aurora green, lake blue, moonlight grey and frost white. The star represents Minnesota pride. Rodney Richardson, the lead designer, looked at the layout of Minnesota, how miles of rural, untouched land slowly turn into the metropolitan part of Minneapolis, and of course, he also checked out the ...

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Dybala extends his Juventus contract until 2022

More importantly for Juventus fans is the fact that no release clause will be included in the deal, as the Italian giants are keen to keep hold of Dybala for the foreseeable future. Another key signing was Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic, whose ability to play long passes over opposing defences has given Juventus a new dimension.

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Paulo Dybala signs new 5-year contract at Juventus

The victory left Juventus as a firm favorite to advance to the semifinals, unless Barcelona can pull off a repeat of its previous round's comeback against Paris-Saint Germain when it lost the first leg 0-4 but won the second 6-1. They lost to Barcelona in the 2015 final. "The alien is Dybala". Dybala has had a fantastic two seasons at Juventus since joining from Palermo for 32 million euros (then $36 million) in June 2015.

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No-cell zone: Masters clings to ban on mobile phones

Els, 47, was playing in the final year of a five-year exemption he received for winning the 2012 Open. Just one Masters win shy of having all four major trophies on his mantle, McIlroy finds out he'll be hosting the Champions Dinner next year while he's warming up in the tournament practice area for a possible sudden-death playoff.

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Watson to lead Bangalore in IPL opener

Especially with someone like Yuvi, if he is able to get some momentum, with the dropped catches, he hits the ball so sweet. He is in great form right from the start. "I am just going to play according to the situation and express myself", the 35-year-old said. We certainly didn't click as a bowling unit, and that comes down partly to me.

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Hardik Pandya's Match Winning Knock Against KKR

The big wicket of Lynn followed, as a resurgent Bumrah, changing ends, trapped him leg before. It has been total carnage since the games started. Kings XI Punjab: Glenn Maxwell (captain), Manan Vohra, Axar Patel, David Miller, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Shaun Marsh, Wriddhiman Saha, Nikhil Naik, Mohit Sharma, Marcus Stoinis, KC Cariappa, Armaan Jaffer, Pardeep Sahu, Swapnil Singh, Hashim Amla, Varun Aaron, Eoin Morgan, Matt Henry, Rahul Tewatia, Martin Guptill, ...

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Ronaldo 'never expected' to reach historic century of European goals

After a strong first-half performance, Bayern were good value for their 1-0 lead, given to them by Arturo Vidal's fizzing 25th minute header, which nearly burst the net. And the failure to have strengthened the squad could now turn out to be a mistake as Bayern may well be eliminated after the second leg in the Spanish capital.

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ACC ready to return but what about NCAA?

Similar boycotts by other sports organizations, companies and entertainers cost North Carolina hundreds of millions of dollars worth of business. Roy Cooper holds a press conference at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, March 30, 2017, to announce that he signed a HB142, a compromise replacement bill for HB2, that.

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Warriors rally to beat Spurs

Curry drilled a 3-pointer with 1:46 left to rebuild a double-digit lead for the Warriors (60-14), who stretched their winning streak to eight games and became the sixth team in National Basketball Association history to record three consecutive 60-win seasons.

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Sampaoli: Conte has woken Chelsea up!

When you have pressure, you give the best of yourself. Alonso has scored more goals than any Premier League defender since November, potentially throwing his name into the mix for the Chelsea Player of the Season award. Seven games to go. "We'll be working through Spurs' strengths and weaknesses next week but before that we'll recover after playing against a very tough side".

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Marc-Andre Fleury gets surprise start in net for Penguins

Or maybe we really miss Sergei Bobrovsky and Scott Hartnell. Fleury learned Murray's calm techinques and made 31 saves, in a 3 to 1 victory. Starting goalie Matt Murray was a late scratch, after exiting warm-ups early, giving longtime Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury the surprise start.

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Everyone Played Well - Arsene Wenger Hails Arsenal Drubbing of West Ham

Ozil's opener was his first goal since December 10 and his all-round contribution was much improved. This was a stoppable shot from Ozil, I think our goalkeeper thought Sanchez was going to interfere but he wasn't offside, it was a well-timed run.

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Juventus tie Dybala down until 2022

See the Instagram posts from Paulo Dybala and Leonardo Bonucci below. The Italian champions have conceded just twice in nine Champions League games this season while letting in only 20 goals in 31 Serie A games. Dybala has been adamant that he does not want to be compared to Lionel Messi, but that seems inevitable - especially after Tuesday's match. "The alien is Dybala".

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Guardiola: Kompany in my plans next season

Should the 28-year-old accept the offer, it would make him the highest paid player in the English top-flight although it is believed that City, Chelsea and French giants Paris Saint-Germain will still try and sign Sanchez at the end of the season.

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Harden @ Clippers Needs To Steal MVP from Westbrook

Russell Westbrook and James Harden have been dueling it out all year on opposing courts - except for a handful of games - for the MVP award. It's gotten to the point where if you pick OKC Thunder guard Russell Westbrook over Houston Rockets guard James Harden to win league MVP, or vice versa, it nearly feels like you're disrespecting the other player and doing him a huge disservice by not giving him the award.

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Australia take command against United States in Davis Cup tie

Sock replaced Querrey in Saturday's doubles and paired up with Steve Johnson to beat Sam Groth and John Peers 3-6 6-3 6-2 2-6 6-3 to keep the visitors alive at 2-1. "I've beaten every other singles player, so I feel confident whoever I go up against". He read the American's serve brilliantly and had the edge from the baseline, coming back from 2-5 down in the third set tiebreak to take a high quality match in two hours, 25 minutes.

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Giants Johnathan Hankins Visited Colts on Tuesday

Hankins visited the Colts earlier this week, and obviously the two sides were able to work out a deal. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, it's worth up to $30 million with $14.5 million guaranteed. He joins a line that is now manned by David Parry , Al Woods , Margus Hunt and T.Y. McGill. Big Blue was hoping to keep Hankins, but re-signing Jason Pierre-Paul this offseason was the priority.

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West Ham's Cheikhou Kouyate talks up importance of victor against Swansea

Instead, the Portuguese is targeting more wins, starting with Saturday's visit to bottom of the table Sunderland. "I'm sure he'll get them out of it and next year we'll see a different animal in West Ham". In his last six Premier League games against the Swans, Andy Carroll has scored five times and assisted another three goals. As has often been the case this season, when West Ham failed to turn their early possession into goals the nerves set in and they retreated to the edge of ...

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Everton will know Barkley's future when season ends - Koeman

Koeman's comments all but assure Lukaku will leave the club in the near future, as Everton will be keen to cash in on the striker rather than let him walk at a reduced rate later on in his contract. Barkley played in Everton's 4-2 victory over Leicester at Goodison Park hours before the incident. Koeman was then asked about Barkley's dreams of playing Champions League football and given that Everton are not likely to play a part in the competition next season, the Dutchman was honest ...


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