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Russian Federation vs New Zealand, Confederations Cup 2017

Petersburg Saturday. The 2017 Confederations Cup got off to a strong start for hosts Russian Federation as they held much of the possession and soundly defeated New Zealand 2-0 in the tournament opener. The fans arrived two days in advance - and have had a chance to enjoy arguably Russia's most picturesque city at an unusually spectacular time . They are following New Zealand , who are in the tournament as the Oceania champions. Read More

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Newt Gingrich Now Says the President

Newt Gingrich Now Says the President "Technically" Can't Even Obstruct Justice

The President is the chief executive officer of the United States, if he wants to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, he can just fire him. 'His reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity, ' Gingrich tweeted on May 17. Gingrich's observations also came amid news reports of President Trump added another high-powered lawyer to his personal team and Vice President Mike Pence had hired his own personal lawyer. Read More

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Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Case Declared a Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks

Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Case Declared a Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks

For now, Cosby is free on bail. Constand was one of dozens of women who accused Cosby of sexual assault over a decades-long time period, but hers has been the only one to result in a criminal trial. "Because he drugged her to do this", the prosecutor told jurors. Valentino, Kirkpatrick and Allison all accuse Cosby of drugging and raping them. All told, the deliberations, which began on Monday, have lasted approximately 52 hours - longer than the trial testimony. Read More

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Kent State offensive lineman Tyler Heintz dies after team workout

Kent State offensive lineman Tyler Heintz dies after team workout

Record Courier reports that a cause of death has yet to be determined, and that Heintz will subsequently undergo an autopsy on Wednesday, June 14th. The follwoing tweet was released by the Kenton Football Twitter Account. Student-athletes at Kent State are required to meet with team doctors and must pass a physical before engaging in summer workouts on campus. KentWired talked to several players who were at the practice with Heintz. Read More

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Pant, Kuldeep picked for West Indies tour

Pant, Kuldeep picked for West Indies tour

The 19-year-old Pant impressed in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 for Delhi Daredevils. It was expected that the senior players could give the series a miss after the hectic home season but it hasn't been the case as India have picked a full-strength side for the short tour. Read More

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Mayweather to fight McGregor in August

Once terms with Mayweather and Showtime are set, fight promoters will bring the fight date proposal to Nevada regulators. It is unclear whether it was a mistake or whether McGregor did it on goal, as he is known to provoke his opponents. The highly-anticipated rematch will take place June 17th at the Mandalay Bay Casino & Resort in Las Vegas, according to multiple reports . Two years later, the opportunity has arisen and both Mayweather and McGregor took to social media Wednesday to ... Read More

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Crystal Palace start season with clash against Huddersfield

Crystal Palace start season with clash against Huddersfield

Champions Chelsea begin against Burnley , while promoted trio Brighton and Hove Albion , Newcastle United and Huddersfield Town take on Manchester City , Tottenham and Crystal Palace respectively. December could also be another rough month, as we face Manchester United to start the month, plus Liverpool on the 23rd. Since City's Qatari-windfall, the clubs have developed a competitive rivalry, based partly on a feeling in North London that Spurs' would have enjoyed considerably ... Read More

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Iran qualifies for 2018 World Cup following 2-0 win over Uzbekistan

Iran qualifies for 2018 World Cup following 2-0 win over Uzbekistan

Iranian team maintained the top position in Group A with a clean sheet on their way to the World Cup. Iran remains on top of Group A in Asian qualifiers with 20 points, following by South Korea and Uzbekistan. In the 48th minute Taremi drew a foul from Akmal Shorakhmedov, but Masoud Shojaei fired the resulting penalty high over the crossbar. Iran have played in the World Cup finals four times in the past - in 1978, 1998, 2006 and 2014 - while Uzbekistan are still seeking their first ever ... Read More

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North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

Four Americans are now being detained in North Korea . US and South Korean officials earlier said the murder was orchestrated by the North's leader Jong Un. The 2014 trip generated a string of negative headlines and an outburst from Rodman during the CNN interview. During his 2014 trip to the North, Rodman made remarks that appeared to blame Kenneth Bae , a Korean-American man who was held in captivity in North Korea from 2012-2014, for his detention. Read More

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Striker Andre Silva completes transfer to AC Milan

The Portuguese youngster was third scorer of the Primeira Liga in the last season with 16 goals in 32 outings and was linked even with Real Madrid, but Milan were the fastest are closing the €38 million deal. He could inherit the No. 10 jersey left by the departing Keisuke Honda. They have not featured in Europe's elite club competition since the 2013-14 season and will be involved in next season's Europa League third qualifying round, having finished sixth in the Italian top flight this ... Read More

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Rahul Gandhi slams Sandeep Dikshit's remark on Army chief

Rahul Gandhi slams Sandeep Dikshit's remark on Army chief

Earlier in the day, Rahul chastised the comment made on the Army Chief and insisted that politicians should refrain from making such statements. Sandeep Dikshit triggered widespread outrage for his remarks, for which he later apologised. "I have reservations on a comment of the Army chief but I should have chosen appropriate words". The minister also referred to Rahul's "khoon kidalali" barb at Modi previous year. Read More

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Bayern complete signing of Gnabry from Bremen

Bayern complete signing of Gnabry from Bremen

The former Arsenal man was sold to Bremen last season and after a year in the Bundesliga , the Bavarians believe he has developed well and is fit to represent their side. "I am very happy as I am looking forward to an exciting time ", Gnabry told the club's official homepage. Filbry also said Bremen would not stand to make a profit from selling Gnabry. Read More

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UFC Fight Night 110: Aussie Ben Nguyen stuns with victory

UFC Fight Night 110: Aussie Ben Nguyen stuns with victory

Fight of the Night went to the main event fighters, Hunt and Lewis. What are Derrick Lewis' biggest weaknesses? Hunt continued the body shot and leg kick attack in round 4. UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt featured 11 bouts. But that could not take away from what was a dream day for the New Zealand MMA community, with Dan Hooker producing a stunning second-round knockout over Ross Pearson , while Luke Jumeau claimed a unanimous decision over Dominique Steele in his UFC debut. Read More

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MSU dismisses King, Corley, Vance after sexual assault charges

MSU dismisses King, Corley, Vance after sexual assault charges

King was additionally charged with first-degree criminal sexual assault and a third-degree charge of capturing and distributing an image of an unclothed person. A third defendant, Demetric Vance , was arraigned yesterday . Police also found a text message conversation between the three and another unnamed player indicating their involvement in the assault, Davis said. Read More

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Scotland's Charlie Mulgrew: Beating England would mean everything to me

Scotland's Charlie Mulgrew: Beating England would mean everything to me

Of Gareth Southgate's decision to put his squad through a Royal Marines boot camp , Strachan said: "Gareth had a look and decided he needed active rest and a bit of a laugh and a joke". "We feel like we are as ready as ever and we're looking for three points to finish off our season nicely". England have scored only one goal in their last three away games - a run which stretches back to their thrilling 3-2 triumph over Germany in Berlin last March. Read More

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Johnson extends track record with 11th win at Dover

Johnson's win moved him into a tie with Cale Yarborough for sixth place on the all-time victories list. "But, Cale, you're the man. Thank you for all you have done for our sport". winning the most recent race at Dover last October. Larson tried not to overdo the throttle, but his tires spun anyway. "Yeah, I mean, Jimmie is the best of our time, probably the best of all time". Read More

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Facing elimination, Sens plan to stick to strengths in Game 6

Facing elimination, Sens plan to stick to strengths in Game 6

Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals. "We can't beat ourselves, and we got to stick to managing the puck well and making sure that we're not losing three and four guys on either our forecheck or offensive zone", he said . Read More

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New Zealand bat against Australia in Champions Trophy

Rain played spoilsport in what was shaping up be an enthralling encounter, forcing the Group A Champions Trophy match between Australia and New Zealand to be abandoned here on Friday. Electing to bat first, New Zealand had put up a healthy total of 291 runs in 45 overs. "I copped quite a few short ones", he said. A fascinating battle is on the cards between the veteran batsmen of both teams and the match between two teams are also technically sound cool which will be lead by ... Read More

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Raonic through to 3rd round at French Open

French 13th seed Kristina Mladenovic reached the third round with a comfortable 6-2 6-3 win against Sara Errani of Italy. Back on court with the 12th-seeded Tsonga trailing 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 5-4, the Frenchman lasted less than eight minutes, losing the first three points on his serve but managing to save the three match points. Read More

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