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Just before the Olympic closing ceremonies, Moon's office issued a statement confirming the South Korean president met with Gen. Kim, who expressed North Korea's "willingness" to open talks with the United States. WASHINGTON (CNN) - The sudden retirement of a top US State Department diplomat dedicated to North Korea policy is raising concerns that the Trump administration lacks the experienced personnel needed to peacefully rein in Pyongyang's nuclear program.
  • Vettel fastest in Ferrari on cold 2nd day of F1 testing

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    One of the criticisms facing the Finn as he fights once again for a new Mercedes contract is a supposed lack of a killer instinct, but Bottas is not interested in trying to get under his team-mate's skin and create drama. The teams are in Spain for a fortnight for two extended test sessions, their only on-track preparation before the season-opener in Melbourne on Sunday March 25.
  • Chicago Bears announce Matt Nagy's complete coaching staff

    Chicago Bears announce Matt Nagy's complete coaching staff

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    The Bears will only payout $18.5 million of the guaranteed money of the deal. Young appeared in 50 games with 31 starts the past four seasons with the Bears , recording 168 tackles, 26 sacks, 20 tackles-for-loss, one interception and two forced fumbles.
  • IOC confirms reinstatement of Russian Olympic Committee

    IOC confirms reinstatement of Russian Olympic Committee

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    The IOC is yet to officially announce the news. Two of the more than 160 athletes competing as Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation in South Korea tested positive for banned substances, including a curler who had to forfeit his bronze medal.
  • Jets release Muhammad Wilkerson after seven seasons

    Jets release Muhammad Wilkerson after seven seasons

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    He recorded only eight sacks in 28 games and was disciplined multiple times for repeatedly being late to meetings and missing a practice since getting the monster deal that he had coveted for so long. But given his actions the past couple of years, it seems Wilkerson cashed in and checked out. In the two seasons after Wilkerson signed his long-term deal, he dealt with ankle and shoulder injuries, and there was a drop off in his play.
  • Nasri gets six-month ban

    Nasri gets six-month ban

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    With AP Photos.Former France worldwide Samir Nasri has been banned from football for six months for an anti-doping violation from 2016. It's understood the 30-year-old Frenchman received 500 millilitres of hydration in the form of sterile water containing micro nutrient components while on holiday.
  • Fuller House showrunner Jeff Franklin fired over misconduct complaints

    Fuller House showrunner Jeff Franklin fired over misconduct complaints

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    Check out the new trailer. Franklin, 63, was accused of being "verbally abusive to staffers", including making "sexually charged comments" about his own relationships and sex life. WBTV issued the following brief statement: "We are not renewing Jeff Franklin's production deal and he will no longer be working on Fuller House ".
  • Smalling: Win over Chelsea showed our intent

    Smalling: Win over Chelsea showed our intent

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    He cancelled out Willian's opener and set up midfielder Jesse Lingard to score the victor in Sunday's 2-1 Premier League victory over champions Chelsea at Old Trafford. In October against Tottenham, he was booed when bringing on the French forward, who subsequently scored the victor, allowing United's manager to savour the vindication.
  • Draft expert picks ideal QB for Patriots in 2018 NFL Draft Video

    Draft expert picks ideal QB for Patriots in 2018 NFL Draft Video

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    The Browns will have the chance to interview Rosen and all of the other top signal-callers this week at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, where quarterbacks are scheduled to arrive on Wednesday. So, what does the expert think NY should do with the No. 6 pick in April? "I think he has to be open for business No. 1", Mayock said of Colts GM Chris Ballard.
  • Anthony Davis and Devin Booker have Big Nights

    Anthony Davis and Devin Booker have Big Nights

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    Even with fellow all-star Anthony Davis remaining in the Pels' frontcourt, that sort of production is not easy for any team to replace. The fact that teams can't just proves Davis is a nightmare you don't want to sleep on. They are now just two games back of the 3rd-seeded Minnesota Timberwolves, who are battling their own injury problems. Davis was in an incredible zone last night, netting 53 points, 18 rebounds and blocked five shots in a 125-116 victory.
  • Union County under flash flood watch through Thursday morning

    Union County under flash flood watch through Thursday morning

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    The Chattanooga region could see some heavy rain this week with flooding possible in some areas. The river was at about 10.5 feet early Wednesday, above the waterway's flood stage of 10 feet. Also, some county roads throughout the county have been washed out. In a Monday afternoon briefing, the agency predicted between 1.5 to 1.75 inches of rain for southeast Arkansas, 1 to 2 inches in Northwest Arkansas and 3 to 5 inches for the rest of the state between Monday and Wednesday.
  • New study shows an increase in the number of teens sexting

    New study shows an increase in the number of teens sexting

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    Taken together, it is not surprising that older teens are both more likely to sext and have sexual intercourse. Because they virtually let people into your child's rooms without your permission. This finding challenges the conventional wisdom about teen sexting. But it has been shown to predict sexual activity, and may be associated with health outcomes and risky behavior.
  • Transfer report: Former Liverpool and Chelsea star Fernando Torres rejects China move

    Transfer report: Former Liverpool and Chelsea star Fernando Torres rejects China move

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    The 30-year-old joined Atletico in June 2016 from Portuguese giants Benfica for a reported 25 million euros but has only started two games this season. Atletico are second in the Liga standings, seven points behind leaders Barcelona who they face in a top-of-the-table showdown on Sunday. Ateltico Madrid's Argentinian coach Diego Simeone had previously expressed his concern with the uncertainty surrounding his players during the Chinese Super League transfer window, which closes at the ...
  • Rajinikanth's Kaala teaser postponed, superstar pays respect to Kanchi seer

    Rajinikanth's Kaala teaser postponed, superstar pays respect to Kanchi seer

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    Actor Dhanush who is producing the film, tweeted on Wednesday night that the teaser release will be postponed to March 2 as a mark of respect for Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswathi. The clip is expected to revolve around the superstar's character in Kaala . The film's director Ranjith says that Rajinikanth wanted him to do a sequel to Kabali but the personal experiences in Dharavi inspired the filmmaker to write a fresh script.
  • Barca 'join Man Utd' in race for Spurs star

    Barca 'join Man Utd' in race for Spurs star

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    Manchester United have also been linked with the Belgium worldwide, who could be set to leave the North London outfit at the end of the season after contract talks stalled due to his demands. It looks like a deal that will benefit all parties involved. Alderweireld has proven over the years that he is a hugely capable defender and has established himself as a crucial player for Spurs .
  • Roger Goodell to fine Jerry Jones

    Roger Goodell to fine Jerry Jones

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    The league completed an investigation into domestic violence allegations raised against Elliott by a former girlfriend. The Times said that Jones will also have to pay legal fees incurred by the competition committee defending itself along with the NFL's legal fees during the decision to defend the Elliott suspension.
  • Fake Santa Clarita Rideshare Driver Charged With Rape Of 7 Women

    Fake Santa Clarita Rideshare Driver Charged With Rape Of 7 Women

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    Morales faces 27 felony counts including rape, forcible oral copulation, sodomy by use of force, sexual penetration by a foreign object, and attempted kidnapping. Morales, who was born in Los Angeles and who lived in South LA during in the mid-90s, is scheduled to be arraigned today in Department 5 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Alhambra Branch.
  • NCAA Predictions: Can Duke cover 5.5 points at Virginia Tech? 2/26/18

    NCAA Predictions: Can Duke cover 5.5 points at Virginia Tech? 2/26/18

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    Forced to foul, the Hokies put Trevon Duval on the free-throw line, and Duval missed the front end of a one-and-one. Duke comes into the game with records of 24-5 straight up (SU) and 18-9 against the spread (ATS). "When we have everyone available it makes a difference when we're not having to sit kids, we're not having to play through injuries, when we have our team and we're fully healthy and 100 percent ready to go".
  • Jon Jones Fined, Fight License Suspended By CSAC Over Drug Use

    Jon Jones Fined, Fight License Suspended By CSAC Over Drug Use

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    CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster had some remarks about Jones and the steroids that he took. Jones could reapply for another license in California as soon as August 28, but the commission also deferred to USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency), who could still hand down a lengthy suspension based on the positive drug test.
  • Woman (22) killed in Hammanskraal lion attack

    Woman (22) killed in Hammanskraal lion attack

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    Richardson said it was not unusual for lions being taken for a walk to break away to chase game along the way. Mr Dollman said that bystanders had tried to revive the victim, identified as a 22-year-old woman, by initiating CPR [cardiopulmonary resuscitation].
  • NY Jets Linebacker Arrested In Wrong Way Head-On Crash

    NY Jets Linebacker Arrested In Wrong Way Head-On Crash

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    Dylan Donahue , a linebacker for the New York Jets , was arrested for a DWI after driving the wrong way into the Lincoln Tunnel. Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo said the 11 other passengers continued traveling on a second bus. It has been reported that National Football League player Dylan Donahue was arrested after driving the wrong way down a street and getting in a head-on collision .
  • Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (foot) out at least 2 weeks

    Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (foot) out at least 2 weeks

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    The injury comes in the middle of a season that has Bergeron among the league's MVP candidates, as he has 27 goals and 27 assists on the year. Riley Nash will replace him on the top line for Tuesday's affair, while David Backes has been promoted to the top power-play unit.
  • McLaren reveals cause of Alonso crash

    McLaren reveals cause of Alonso crash

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    The double world champion, 36, was left stranded in the gravel at the final corner of the Circuit de Catalunya following an apparent technical problem. "Obviously very early days, but the vehicle and engine was running fine". "So far, so good", Alonso said of McLaren's start. "There are six teams in the garage with the door closed and the auto in pieces, but no one sees it, there's no picture of that".
  • Ersan Ilyasova plans to sign with Sixers after Hawks buyout

    Ersan Ilyasova plans to sign with Sixers after Hawks buyout

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    The Sixers first acquired Ilyasova on November 1, 2016, from the Oklahoma City Thunder, along with a 2020 first-round draft pick, in exchange for Jerami Grant . Which team will ride the wave of the Eagles' success longer this season? . A 10-year National Basketball Association veteran, Ilyasova re-signed with Atlanta on July 21.
  • Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz: Lineups, preview & prediction 2/26/18

    Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz: Lineups, preview & prediction 2/26/18

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    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Time and again in the fourth quarter, Luc Mbah a Moute saw 7-foot-1 Rudy Gobert guarding him on the perimeter. "We just weren't together", Mitchell said. Harden has scored at least 25 points in nine of his last games, and the Rockets are 17-1 since his return from a hamstring injury. Not only will they be on the road on the second night of a back-to-back, but they will have to go up against a formidable Jazz team which has won six of its last seven home games.
  • NBA Youngboy Heading Back To Georgia After Being Denied Bail

    NBA Youngboy Heading Back To Georgia After Being Denied Bail

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    YoungBoy has lately seen success with singles such as "Outside Today" and "No Smoke", which have appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. It looks like NBA YoungBoy won't be getting out of jail anytime soon. On Saturday, YoungBoy, born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, was arrested after allegedly attacking his girlfriend, Jania Jackson. She said , "I was pulling him".
  • San Jose acquires Evander Kane from Sabres

    San Jose acquires Evander Kane from Sabres

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    On the other side of the deal, San Jose is acquiring a skilled player who skates well, has a nose for the net, and a mean streak to go along with his above-average size. Kane hit the 20-goal mark in each of his three seasons with the Sabres, including a team-best 28 goals in 2016-17. So that's a bit of an X factor for a team that.
  • Frankie Edgar Ready to Fight Conor McGregor 'Anytime, Anywhere'

    Frankie Edgar Ready to Fight Conor McGregor 'Anytime, Anywhere'

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    Abdel-Aziz said McGregor declined a potential fight with Edgar at UFC 189 and has done so multiple other times. He does it better than anybody, except maybe Floyd Mayweather. "He likes the attention, but he's not getting it because he's not fighting". When Max Holloway was injured and forced out of his UFC 222 featherweight title defence against Frankie Edgar , the UFC scrambled to put together a short-notice fight worthy of a headline spot on a pay-per-view card.
  • Women's hoops advances to the NCAA Division III Tournament

    Women's hoops advances to the NCAA Division III Tournament

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    The victor of UW-Platteville's first-round matchup will face the Sull Ross St./St. Olaf victor on Friday at 7 p.m.in Platteville. The Macs will face York College of Pennsylvania on Friday afternoon, but for the Jewish university, there are obstacles this week.
  • Panthers release veteran RB Jonathan Stewart

    Panthers release veteran RB Jonathan Stewart

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    While Stewart has just one 1,000-yard rushing season to his credit, he is the Panthers' all-time leading rusher with 7,318 yards. Carolina released two other veteran players this week in cost-cutting moves. In 2009, Stewart was part of National Football League history when he rushed for 1,133 yards, pairing with running back DeAngelo Williams, who totaled 1,117 yards, to become the first set of teammates in National Football League history to each rush for more than 1,100 yards in the same ...
  • Kurt Coleman Released by Panthers After 3 Years with Team

    Kurt Coleman Released by Panthers After 3 Years with Team

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    Johnson , who will turn 32 in July, signed a two-year extension ahead of the 2017 season. Rapoport noted Coleman had a $5.25 million cap hit and his release will help the team clear cap space to get younger at the position. After returning October 29, Coleman made 35 tackles in his final eight games and one tackle in Carolina's 31-26 loss at New Orleans in the wildcard game.
  • Red Sox send amusing tweet after making JD Martinez signing official

    Red Sox send amusing tweet after making JD Martinez signing official

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    Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe reports that the Red Sox had concerns about Martinez's foot. His 45 home runs previous year with Detroit and Arizona were 21 more than any Red Sox player hit in 2017. In 2017, the first season after David Ortiz retired, the Red Sox hit just 168 home runs, fewest in the American League and better than only the Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants.
  • Penguins G Murray diagnosed with concussion

    Penguins G Murray diagnosed with concussion

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    A trade for goalie depth didn't materialize for general manager Jim Rutherford ahead of Monday's deadline, and that could prove costly for the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins . This season, he is 10-4-2 with a 2.58 goals-against average and a.916 save percentage in 20 National Hockey League contests . DeSmith, recalled from the AHL on Monday, is 3-3-0 with a 2.24 GAA and.926 save percentage in seven games this season.
  • Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater set for free agency with contract issue resolved

    Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater set for free agency with contract issue resolved

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    Keenum, who ended the season as the Vikings' No. 1 quarterback, and Bradford, the primary starter in 2016 and at the outset of the 2017 season, are also free agents. Since he was not on the active roster by Week 7, the Vikings could have argued that the final year of his contract should toll. There's no doubt that joining the 13-win Vikings would put the quarterback in a better position to win a title than signing with a team that registered more than twice as many losses as victories.
  • Marcus Peters to Be Traded to Rams from Chiefs for Draft Picks

    Marcus Peters to Be Traded to Rams from Chiefs for Draft Picks

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    March 14th officially kicks off the NFL's new year. While many people said they weren't surprised that Peters' actions on and off the field turned many people off, others wonder if he should have been afforded another opportunity. There's still no word on what they gave up, but some reporters have speculated that a first-round pick probably wasn't involved. It's been reported that the Chiefs had been trying to deal Peters for weeks but there just weren't many of suitors .
  • Predators get forward Hartman from Blackhawks

    Predators get forward Hartman from Blackhawks

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    While not a veteran, the Blackhawks hoped they could get value back in a potential trade with him. Nashville gets Hartman and a fifth round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft in exchange for center Victor Ejdsell and first and fourth round picks this year.
  • Wings deal Tatar to Knights for 1st-, 2nd-, 3rd-round picks

    Wings deal Tatar to Knights for 1st-, 2nd-, 3rd-round picks

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    He made his National Hockey League debut for the Red Wings during the 2010-11 National Hockey League season, scoring his first goal on New Years Eve against the New York Islanders. General manager Ken Holland and the Red Wings continue their rebuild and get $5.3 million off of the books. Tatar fought Erik Haula in the fourth game of the season.
  • Usain Bolt is making a serious push to play professional soccer

    Usain Bolt is making a serious push to play professional soccer

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    But his dream is to play for Manchester United and it is believed that he is in talks with former manager Sir Alex Ferguson over a possible deal at Old Trafford. He also trained with South African side Mamelodi Sundowns last month. "If it (trial) works out, it is just to do my best and to win as many trophies and try to make the country proud, like I did in track and field".
  • RB Matt Forte retires after a decade with Jets, Bears

    RB Matt Forte retires after a decade with Jets, Bears

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    He rushed for 813 yards and seven touchdowns in his first season with the Jets and 381 yards and two touchdowns a year ago. Drafted in the second round by the Bears in 2008, Forte established himself as one of the game's most versatile running backs.
  • President Uhuru receives the FIFA World Cup Trophy

    President Uhuru receives the FIFA World Cup Trophy

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    With good partnerships between the national and county governments, Uhuru said, there is still hope that sporting talent can be developed for this competition. From Kenya, the trophy will head to Maputo, Mozambique. "Free tickets to view the trophy will be made available at the pavilion sites in the route cities and distributed through the Coca-Cola local partners".