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Author: 0 American student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

Tillerson said the State Department is still working to secure the release of three other US citizens detained in North Korea . USA and North Korean officials were quick to point out that Rodman had nothing to do with Tuesday's release of imprisoned American student Otto Warmbier .

Author: 0 Russian Federation obey Putin's orders with opening-day win

World Cup holders Germany and the six winners of Federation Internationale de Football Association confederations descend on Russia for the two-week tournament that will allow the hosts to assess the readiness of four of its World Cup venues and its ability to handle fans from overseas.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy Final: India Vs Pakistan: Presentation Ceremony Highlights

S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match. A spectacular bowling attack easily defended a solid total of 338, bowling out India inside of 31 overs for just 158. Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed (L) celebrates with teammates after taking the final catch, confirming their victory over India after the ICC Champions Trophy final cricket match between India and Pakistan at The Oval in London on June 18, 2017 .

Sports Marcel Keizer Named New Ajax Manager on Two-year Deal
Author: 0 Marcel Keizer Named New Ajax Manager on Two-year Deal

Top Amsterdam club Ajax on Saturday said it will appoint the relatively inexperienced Marcel Keizer as new head coach following the departure of Peter Bosz for Borussia Dortmund after a single season. I had set myself up to get a good result in the Jupiler League next season with Jong Ajax , but in football, it may suddenly be different. The 48-year-old was signed last year to coach the second side, who compete in the second tier of Dutch football and finished the season as ...

Sports Ben Ainslie's America's Cup dream ends
Author: 0 Ben Ainslie's America's Cup dream ends

In the day's other semi-final, SoftBank Team Japan , skippered by New Zealander Dean Barker, took a 3-1 lead over Artemis Racing after winning both their races in the toughest conditions yet of the America's Cup event. Team Japan drew another penalty when the two boats nearly touched at gate five in the final race of the day, handing Artemis a comfortable win. "I think I just got a little flick off the back of the boat, these boats turn quite quickly and we sprint across".

Author: 0 How to watch Portugal vs. Mexico

There are two games to go and that's why we're cool, we're at ease. Some sloppy passing play was as exciting as things got in the opening period, before the game was lit up following a Cristiano Ronaldo free-kick. "We were always more unsafe than them, both in our organised play and on the counter attack". " Hector Moreno's goal handed Mexican football a huge result", he said.

Author: 0 Scoring Specialist Hector Moreno Rescues Mexico In 2-2 Draw With Portugal

Pitana and the linesman had initially allowed the goal, which would have put Portugal ahead 1-0 in their Group A opener. Now we need to think of the next game, which we have to win. Ronaldo carried the ball into the area but was surrounded by three defenders and he passed it to Quaresma, who was free from markers on the far side of the box.

Sports What Brooks Koepka said after winning US Open
Author: 0 What Brooks Koepka said after winning US Open

Koepka entered Sunday in a three-way tie and a shot behind 54-hole leader Brian Harman . Fellow Australians Wade Ormsby (six-over after a second 75) and Nick Flanagan (10-over after a 79) also went home early, joining Johnson (four-over after a 73) and four-time major victor McIlroy (five-over after a 71).

Author: 0 Mayweather vs McGregor happening on August 26

The announcement of the much-touted fight between boxing great Floyd Mayweather and UFC's most recognisable face Conor McGregor was the trending topic here ahead of Saturday's UFC Fight Night 111. I think Connor takes it! "I just love the fight ". When interviewed by CNN's Rachel Nichols about the domestic violence in 2014, Mayweather said nothing has been proven , even though he served jail time for hitting the mother of his children.

Sports Team NZ take charge of America's Cup final
Author: 0 Team NZ take charge of America's Cup final

Whether it's system related, appendage related, sailing technique or strategy, we are going to look at absolutely everything. Team New Zealand now lead 3-0 on the scoreboard as the teams wait until Sunday (NZ time) to resume action. That was enough for Burling to speed away around the seven-leg course. The Kiwis used the same foils they did in speeding to two victories on Saturday while the American-backed crew appeared to use two different foils.

Author: 0 Ward in a rematch knocked out Kovalev

The 2004 Olympic gold medalist is now undefeated in 32 fights as a pro and has won titles at both 168 and 175 pounds. "I felt like I was up, I don't know by how many, but a championship fight really starts at the end of six rounds", Ward said.

Author: 0 Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes

As the pair pulled well clear of the remainder, Tapwrit wore down his opponent to win the $1.5 million contest, in which he was returned second favourite at almost 11-2; he stopped the clock at 2m30.02s. But the time was good enough to put away a talented Irish War Cry , who led most of the way after being pressed early by Mike Smith aboard Meantime .

Author: 0 SRK unravels what happens when Harry meets Sejal

The makers of the film have begun the promotions for their film. "These trails will serve as moments from their journey which gradually lead to the bigger story that would unfold in the theatres". Alia, Karan and Ranbir were in competition. From the teaser, it's quite evident that the film revolves around the titular characters, Harry and Sejal .

Author: 0 Zidane pleads with Ronaldo after 'I quit' bombshell

Gonzalez added that Ronaldo does not yet have offers from a specific team but they agreed to talk again after the Confederations Cup . Ronaldo, who has scored a phenomenal 406 in 394 games for Los Blancos , is now on worldwide duty with European Champions Portugal in the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation.

Sports Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation

Hours later, a source close to Trump's outside legal team said Trump did not intend his tweet to be confirmation of the investigation but rather was reacting to a Washington Post story on Wednesday about the probe. "Witch Hunt", Trump wrote on Twitter . The president tweeted Friday, "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great".

Sports India favoured to beat Pakistan in final
Author: 0 India favoured to beat Pakistan in final

The Indian team, considered to be one of the favourites to defend the title, have played to their potential in all the games till now, except the one against Sri Lanka , who surprised the Men in Blue in the group stage. "The more relaxed you stay in these situations it's a good thing, because it helps you take better decisions when you are composed and calm mentally".

Sports Ronaldo not letting tax talk get to him - Silva
Author: 0 Ronaldo not letting tax talk get to him - Silva

The 32-year-old Real Madrid striker, who is in Russian Federation as Portugal prepare for their Confederations Cup opener against Mexico, is said to be "outraged" after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of €14.7million (£12.8million).

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal shouldn't panic after Mexico draw
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal shouldn't panic after Mexico draw

Cristiano Ronaldo set up the opening goal as his Portugal side were held to a draw by Mexico in their first game at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation. They were second-best on the ball here, although they enjoyed the bulk of the chances and, on the balance of the second half, possibly deserved to win the game.

Sports Liverpool set a ceiling on offer for Roma winger Mohamed Salah
Author: 0 Liverpool set a ceiling on offer for Roma winger Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah is one of Jurgen Klopp 's priority summer targets, and the winger has one key attribute that Liverpool could particularly benefit from. Salah joined Chelsea from Basel in January 2014 but was sent packing on loan to Fiorentina just a year later. The former Chelsea winger is understood to have agreed personal terms with the Reds already with only a transfer fee between the Merseyside club and Roma .

Sports Rory McIlroy destroys fellow golfer in Twitter spat
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy destroys fellow golfer in Twitter spat

That's not up for debate and professional athletes should always expect criticism when they fail to perform. However, the world of social media lapped up Friday's Twitter spat between the world No 2 and 54-year old Steve Elkington, a former US PGA victor whose social media pearls frequently cause offence.

Sports Aulas: 'Lacazette's Atletico move is off and there are no other offers'
Author: 0 Aulas: 'Lacazette's Atletico move is off and there are no other offers'

Alexandre Lacazette could be staying put this summer after Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas confirmed the striker's move to Atletico Madrid has fallen through. Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for Lacazette and it has been claimed that they are now the favourites to sign him but they could face competition from Premier League clubs.

Author: 0 India bowl against Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London s River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord s, was superb. Mohammad Amir had Rohit Sharma lbw in the first over and the king of the ODI chase, Virat Kohli came in at 0-1 but instead of steadying the ship he was dropped after just eight balls and instead of taking that reprieve he was out one ball later.

Author: 0 Jordan Spieth finishes US Open on a high note

Open received so little respect from the former record holder, among others. One of golf's biggest hitters, Koepka also demonstrated he has a touch with the putter rolling in a monster 41-foot birdie putt at the eighth to reach the turn at three-under for the day and 14-under overall, in sight of his first major title.

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy remains positive despite missed cut at US Open

Eight of the top 12 in the world will not be around for the weekend at this most unusual U.S. Open , where the top 60 and ties advanced to the final two rounds. Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day - the top three players in the world, all of them professing expansive Erin Hills to be ideal for their games - spent Friday cleaning out their lockers after missing the cut.

Sports Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

Portugal had to settle for a 2-2 draw in their opening match of the 2017 Confederations Cup , after twice squandering a one goal lead against Mexico . "We played against a team at a high level". Portugal's next assignment will be against Russian Federation, in Moscow amid what will certainly be a more boisterous atmosphere than the generally lukewarm vibe inside a sub-capacity Kazan Arena.

Author: 0 Pakistan Defeat India To Win Champions Trophy

India , strong favourites to retain the title, were outplayed in every aspect of the game by a revitalised Pakistan side whom they had crushed in the group stage of the tournament just two weeks ago. "The whole group kept believing, we knew we were better than what we showed in the first game against India ". He ran out his fellow opener Azhar Ali while he was ball-watching after they'd made a record 128 but he shrugged that off too to earn his maiden century for Pakistan , in only his ...

Author: 0 Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final

A spectacular bowling attack easily defended a solid total of 338, bowling out India inside of 31 overs for just 158. Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed will also look to use his team's bowling strength to do the damage against an in-form Indian batting line-up.

Author: 0 Bacsinszky, Ostapenko in French Open semi-final birthday battle

Only Bjorn Borg (1978 and 1980) and Ilie Nastase (1973) have also achieved that feat. Bacsinszky nearly quit tennis under the pressure of what she called a "control freak" father in 2013 but is now a win away from her first Grand Slam final.

Sports Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva
Author: 0 Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

In Kazan hosted the second match of the eighth confederations Cup Portugal national team missed the victory over Mexico . Mexico wasted no time finding an equalizer as Javier "Chicharito" Hernández scored from close range with a diving header in the 42nd minute.

Sports Rangers' new acquisitions more proof Caixinha means business — In Focus
Author: 0 Rangers' new acquisitions more proof Caixinha means business — In Focus

Mexico global striker Eduardo Herrera arrived on Glasgow in a flight from Cardiff on Sunday and is also due at the club's Auchenhowie complex on Monday ahead of his proposed £750,000 move from Pumas in his homeland. Herrera, 28, has agreed terms after Rangers thrashed out A £1.5million deal with Pumas - and will be Pedro Caixinha's No1 striker next term. Holding midfielder Jack signed a three-year deal on Thursday and Caixinha believes he is creating a team with hunger.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte will stay as Chelsea manager, says club

Conte had led Chelsea to the Premier League title in his very first season at the helm. The Italian believes that Chelsea will need to significantly strengthen if they are to defend their league title and, more importantly, challenge in the Champions League.

Author: 0 Koepka in control and with a 1-shot lead at US Open

The 26-year-old looked set to record his second bogey-free round of the week - nearly unheard of at the US Open - on Saturday until an unfortunate dropped shot at the last meant he fell one back of the lead. Open, after six second-place finishes, is always a compelling storyline at this tournament. There were 18 rounds in the 60s on Saturday. "This went totally against the tradition of the U.S.

Author: 0 Arnold Palmer's 1960 US Open win honored at Erin

Harman missed the cut in his previous two U.S. Opens. "Yeah, 12 under, I'd have about a 10-shot lead in most Opens", he said. There are five players in double digits at Erin Hills. Palmer shot a 65 after going into the final round trailing by seven shots. He tees off later on Sunday. Jordan Spieth, the 2015 US Open victor, has the lowest completed round of the day so far, shooting a 69 to claw back to one over.

Author: 0 Pakistan thrash England in Champions Trophy semi-final

A good start was needed from the home bowlers for them to stand any real chance of victory, but after Mark Wood's first ball of the innings went down the leg side to be given as a wide, the tone was set. Pakistan had collapsed to 162 for seven chasing 237 against Sri Lanka but, two days on, there was no repeat of that batting slump. Jos Buttler (4), Moeen Ali (11) and Adil Rashid (7) fell quickly and Ben Stokes, one of the most destructive batsmen in the world, failed to hit a boundary ...

Sports LeBron James Responds To Draymond Green, Again
Author: 0 LeBron James Responds To Draymond Green, Again

James spoke glowingly of the Warriors' acquisition, Kevin Durant , who ended up being the MVP of Golden State's 4-1 dismissal of Cleveland in the NBA Finals . James ended his social media ban on Thursday, posting a video and a photo of himself on Instagram that showed him with a shaved head. It's been just two days since the official end of the 2016-2017 National Basketball Association season and LeBron is already grinding.

Author: 0 Getting to double digits is tough, staying there is tougher

His score in relation to par - 9 under - was a U.S. Open record, and he finished the day at 11 under. "So you had to play different shots and the wind is really blustery out there". When Brian Harman's dad dropped him off at football practice when he was a kid, the elder Harman told him not to be disappointed if he didn't get to play a lot.

Sports CWS qualifiers generally familiar with Omaha heartbreak
Author: 0 CWS qualifiers generally familiar with Omaha heartbreak

Florida State scored two runs in the first and led the entire game until the eighth. The play that changed the game came on a single to right field where Steven Wells , Jr. He had an idea that his number may be called out of the bullpen in Saturday's game earlier this week, when Mainieri informed him that he would likely roll with freshman right-hander Eric Walker on Monday in the Tigers' second game of the CWS.

Author: 0 Kite looks back on windy final round at Pebble

Justin Thomas landed a 3-wood on the 18th green where some players couldn't land a wedge, leaving him an 8-foot eagle putt that he calmly made for a 9-under 63 that matched one U.S. But the turning point in a gripping war of nerves came just after the turn when Harman struggled through back-to-back bogeys on the 12th and 13th. He concluded the round by trading off a bogey at No.

Sports 'No. of missing' USS Fitzgerald sailors found dead
Author: 0 'No. of missing' USS Fitzgerald sailors found dead

At the press conference, Aucoin described the damage as "extensive", adding that there was a big puncture and gash below the waterline on one side of the ship. Three sailors were sent to the United States naval hospital in Yokosuka after the collision , including the ship's commanding officer, Commander Bryce Benson , who was reported to be in stable condition, the USA navy said.

Author: 0 Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

Overall a point each was a fair result. What's more, he always plays his heart out when suiting up for Mexico . The player who stole the show, though, was the scorer of the first goal of the match - Ricardo Quaresma . It isn't like Santos doesn't have options. Mexico head into Sunday's clash having drawn 1-1 with the United States of America in their latest World Cup qualifier, although prior to that they earned comfortable victories over Honduras in a qualifying game and Ireland in ...