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Author: 0 Lebanese Military: No Coordination With Syria in Anti-ISIS Push

The source said the Lebanese army had the military capability to confront and defeat the group without any regional or worldwide support. Hassan Nasrallah said in a speech that ISIS fighters entrenched in mountainous terrain near the Lebanese border will come under attack on both sides of the shared frontier in a matter of days.

Sports Browns QB Brock Osweiler will start vs. New Orleans
Author: 0 Browns QB Brock Osweiler will start vs. New Orleans

If you're vying for Brock Osweiler to be the Cleveland Browns' starting quarterback this season, you'll be pleased to see him in action this week. Kizer was probably the most consistently impressive quarterback through the early part of camp, though that's a low bar. Jackson had let Kessler start every practice and every drill since the spring, but that changes Monday.

Sports Deputy minister Mduduzi Manana 'confesses' to slapping woman
Author: 0 Deputy minister Mduduzi Manana 'confesses' to slapping woman

The office of Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed that a case has been opened against Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana for an alleged assault against a woman at the weekend. "We continuously see, hear and read with utter shock and horror how many women and children get attacked, raped, maimed and killed by some men just because they regard them as their objects or a vulnerable group in our society".

Sports WR Anquan Boldin joins Bills for 15th National Football League season
Author: 0 WR Anquan Boldin joins Bills for 15th National Football League season

Boldin reportedly had an offer from the Bills last week that he turned down , before giving it second thoughts, ultimately taking an incentive-laden deal. His eight touchdowns paced the team and that option will be greatly missed on offense for Detroit. Boldin struggled to get separation from defenders last season, but he continued to be reliable, catching 67 passes for 584 yards and a team-high 8 touchdowns for the Lions.

Sports Tennis player blames failed drug test on tainted pasta
Author: 0 Tennis player blames failed drug test on tainted pasta

The drug Errani has tested positive for is Letrozole, a drug used in breast cancer treatment for postmenopausal women. Errani was charged with an Anti-Doping Rule Violation under Article 2.1 of the Program (presence of a Prohibited Substance in a Player's Sample).

Sports Former LSU WR Jarvis Landry under investigation for battery
Author: 0 Former LSU WR Jarvis Landry under investigation for battery

Dolphins star receiver Jarvis Landry is being investigated for a possible domestic violence issue. After deciding to not drop the case, the Fort Lauderdale police department forwarded it to the Broward County State Attorney's Office. No decision is expected this week on charges. Last season, Landry caught 94 receptions for 1,136 yards and four touchdowns. He is now also nearly assuredly facing an NFL investigation under the league's personal code of conduct policy regardless of whether ...

Sports Liverpool believe they will keep wantaway Philippe Coutinho
Author: 0 Liverpool believe they will keep wantaway Philippe Coutinho

The Catalan club sanctioned Neymar's world-record sale to Paris Saint-Germain after the French capital club triggered his €222m (£198m, $263.7m) release clause. "I wouldn't be surprised if Jurgen has got a couple of cards up his sleeve". The 2016-17 campaign proved to be a breakout year for a number of young talents emerging from the Anfield Academy, with Ben Woodburn, Ovie Ejaria and eventual Young Player of the Year Trent Alexander-Arnold all earning vital experience throughout the season.

Sports Jay Cutler blows up Fox gig for Dolphins stunner
Author: 0 Jay Cutler blows up Fox gig for Dolphins stunner

If he has surgery, Tannehill will miss the 2017 National Football League season. He will compete for the starting spot with Matt Moore , according to head coach Adam Gase . While that might make it harder to project his play going forward and make someone like Cutler seem more appealing, it is worth noting that the former Bears quarterback - who missed 11 games with thumb and shoulder injuries past year - is a little older than Moore and therefore slightly more likely to be on the ...

Sports Mahrez 'would like to talk to' Roma about move
Author: 0 Mahrez 'would like to talk to' Roma about move

Mahrez changed the profile picture on his Facebook page from one wherein he donned the Leicester jersey to one where he only has his Nike vestitures on. The news is sure to disappoint Mahrez, who has been quoted as saying he would like the opportunity to talk to Roma , but is unable to as the Foxes have yet to accept a bid for him.

Sports Bowie snatches 100m gold as Thompson misses out on medals
Author: 0 Bowie snatches 100m gold as Thompson misses out on medals

Bowie was considered by many as a better fit for the 200 meters race but she insisted on focusing on the shorter distance in London . Tori Bowie pulled off a huge upset on Sunday night after winning 100m gold as overwhelming favourite Elaine Thompson finished fifth.

Sports Neymar Explains Decision to Transfer, Reflects On Time With Barcelona
Author: 0 Neymar Explains Decision to Transfer, Reflects On Time With Barcelona

Neymar was already linked with Manchester United , Real Madrid and PSG themselves last summer before deciding to sign a new five-year deal until 2021, with the club increasing his release clause to €200m for the first year of his contract, €222m for the second and €250m for the remaining three.

Sports Man Utd launch £36m bid to land versatile Barcelona star
Author: 0 Man Utd launch £36m bid to land versatile Barcelona star

Now, it seems United have turned their attentions to yet another La Liga player - this time Sergi Roberto . Roberto has been with Barca his entire career having come through the La Masia youth academy and he's gone on to make over 150 appearances for the first team since breaking in to the side in 2013.

Sports Former Chicago Cubs Manager Don Baylor Dies at 68
Author: 0 Former Chicago Cubs Manager Don Baylor Dies at 68

After he retired as a player in 1988 after one season with the Oakland Athletics , he spent nine seasons as a manager in the majors. Baylor batted.260 with 338 home runs and 1276 RBIs in his career. He was named the NL Manager of the Year in 1995 with the Rockies. Colorado actually finished above.500 in three of Baylor's six years at the helm. He also managed the Cubs from 2000 to 2002.

Sports Neymar not bigger than Barca: club president
Author: 0 Neymar not bigger than Barca: club president

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted the player isn't for sale but with reports of a bid in the region of £90m, the club may override their manager's decision. The €222m that we received for Neymar Jr will be administered with prudence, rigour and serenity. Alli's status as one of the leading young players in the world was underlined last month when he was named the most valuable Under-21 player in Europe by Soccerex.

Sports Arsenal's Lucas Perez Wanted by Newcastle, Confirms Benitez
Author: 0 Arsenal's Lucas Perez Wanted by Newcastle, Confirms Benitez

Newcastle open up their Premier League campaign on Sunday 13th August with an incredibly tough game against title chasing Tottenham Hotspur. Perez, 28, joined Arsenal from Deportivo La Coruna last summer but was used rather sporadically by Arsene Wenger.

Author: 0 Diego Costa set to hand in Chelsea transfer request

Costa's future has been a recurring theme at Chelsea since January, when he was linked with a move to the Chinese Super League and was left out of the squad at Leicester as rumours of tensions with Conte surfaced. The Spanish striker's lawyer has confirmed the news after revealing that the player feels that he has been unfairly treated by manager Antonio Conte .

Sports Arsenal boss Wenger praises new signings Lacazette and Kolasinac
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Wenger praises new signings Lacazette and Kolasinac

Benitez, not for the first time this summer, admitted his frustration at his struggles after Sunday's 2-0 friendly victory over Hellas Verona . Well, well! It's the third community shield in a row that accompanies the an FA cup win the last in 4 years and I must say, when it comes to Wembley, we dig in and put out a performance and today was no different.

Sports My first goal is entry to Kerala team: Sreesanth
Author: 0 My first goal is entry to Kerala team: Sreesanth

Sreesanth had approached the court past year after the BCCI failed to revoke the life ban though he was exonerated by a Delhi court of the charge of involvement in a spot-fixing scandal, which marred the Indian Premier League in 2013 . Later, the BCCI had imposed a life ban on him. I hope to be back soon. This decision of the court effectively overrides the BCCI decision, one that it had stuck to after Sreesanth had approached the board following his acquittal.

Sports Everton close on Gylfi Sigurdsson
Author: 0 Everton close on Gylfi Sigurdsson

The Icelandic worldwide sat out another friendly this weekend as the Swans took on Sampdoria and manager Paul Clement confirmed to Welsh news afterwards that no deal had been agreed with any club. But with Swansea's American owners digging their heels in over the club's prized asset, the deal for Sigurdsson has ground to a halt for now. Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal have also been linked with the wide man, but whether either would be willing to pay Leicester's asking price remains to be ...

Sports Hideki Matsuyama Equals Course Record To Win
Author: 0 Hideki Matsuyama Equals Course Record To Win

Matsuyama won his fifth tour title with a final round that included an eagle and seven birdies. "Then from that point, to work hard and be able to do it today is a dream come true". "I didn't see 16. So tip your cap to Hideki". His most recent victory came at the 2016 Valero Texas Open. Asked about the prospect of becoming Japan's first male major champion, he added: "I would like to win one".

Sports Manchester United confirm Cameron Borthwick-Jackson loan move
Author: 0 Manchester United confirm Cameron Borthwick-Jackson loan move

The report adds that the England Under-20 worldwide could be included in the Whites squad to take on Port Vale in the League Cup on Wednesday night. Having been left out of United's tour of U.S. Louis van Gaal handed Borthwick-Jackson his United debut but Mourinho has so far overlooked the full-back. Leeds got off to a good start in the Championship on Sunday with a win against Bolton, but it was clear that there are questions about the defence after they leaked two goals.

Sports Matsuyama ties Firestone course record to win WGC-Bridgestone
Author: 0 Matsuyama ties Firestone course record to win WGC-Bridgestone

Johnson, winless since his British Open victory two years ago at St. Andrews, pulled within one shot with a long birdie putt at the 11th, but he could do no better than pars the rest of the way and shot 68. Fulton Allem shot 62 when he won the old World Series of Golf in 1993. Matsuyama, in just his fourth full PGA Tour season, now has career earnings of over US$20 million but off course earnings likely dwarf those figures and if he was to win again next week and become the very first ...

Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif to travel to Lahore via GT Road to show popularity

He practises at the Pirbhoomal Memorial Children Hospital in Ghotki district of Sindh. Notably, Marriyum Aurangzeb has retained the portfolio of State Information Minister. According to analysts cited by Reuters, the size of the cabinet has been doubled keeping the upcoming generals in mind. Since Abbasi's election, however, the party leadership no longer seems sure about that plan, as some fear Shahbaz's departure from his position as chief minister of eastern Punjab state could weaken the ...

Sports Justin Turner, Dodgers steamroll Mets for season sweep
Author: 0 Justin Turner, Dodgers steamroll Mets for season sweep

One out later, Turner singled and Bellinger almost went down to one knee to lift his 31st homer over the right-center fence, tying it at 3. Puig hit his 21st of the season leading off the seventh against Paul Sewald (0-4), lining a laser shot to left field for his second homer in two games.

Author: 0 Alexandre Lacazette Starts - Arsenal Team vs Chelsea Confirmed

After Gary Cahill's opener for Chelsea was cancelled out by Theo Walcott , Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal stepped forward, correctly, to take his kick. Arsenal's season starts properly on Friday as Leicester travel to the Emirates, while Chelsea welcome Burnley to Stamford Bridge the following day.

Sports Holland are UEFA Women's EURO 2017 champions after beating Denmark 4-2
Author: 0 Holland are UEFA Women's EURO 2017 champions after beating Denmark 4-2

Nadia Nadim, Vivianne Miedema, Lieke Martens and Pernille Mosegaard-Harder all scored inside a insane opening 33 minutes. Despite going into the game as underdogs it was Denmark who opened the scoring with just six minutes on the clock as Nadim stepped up to send a spot-kick expertly into the corner of the net after Van Es had clumsily tripped Troelsgaard.

Sports Brendan Rodgers' Comments
Author: 0 Brendan Rodgers' Comments "Farcical" - Hearts Interim Boss Hits Out

McGregor hit the fourth in the 73rd minute following a driving run from Sinclair, before a fierce strike from the right by Isma Goncalves beat Craig Gordon at his near post to hand Hearts a late consolation. "Is there a difference". I am giving him an opportunity, giving him a chance and I do believe in him. Those same supporters have been asked to take too much on trust this past short while, told it was all coming together while the eyes said something different.

Sports Silva 'would love' to have 'superstar' Mbappe at Man City
Author: 0 Silva 'would love' to have 'superstar' Mbappe at Man City

New Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva has described some of the events which led to him leaving AS Monaco for Manchester City this summer. Monaco are determined to hold onto Kylian Mbappe insisting the player has not asked to leave the club but coach Leonardo Jardim has hinted they may not be able to keep the teenage striker.

Sports Atlee softball coach: 'These girls are human. They made a mistake.'
Author: 0 Atlee softball coach: 'These girls are human. They made a mistake.'

Citing a violation of league policies on unsportsmanlike conduct, the league removed Atlee from the tournament and moved Kirkland, the team they beat, up to the championship game. Batten said the team would provide "all information about unpleasant interactions" that took place, "not all of which were on the part of those on the Atlee softball team".

Sports Australian four-time Olympic gold medallist Betty Cuthbert dead at 79
Author: 0 Australian four-time Olympic gold medallist Betty Cuthbert dead at 79

Cuthbert went on to win gold in the 400m event at the 1954 Tokyo Olympic Games. Australian Olympic champion Betty Cuthbert has died aged 79, after suffering multiple sclerosis . Only Ian Thorpe boasts more Olympic gold medals than Cuthbert and she remains the only Olympian in history to have claimed gold in the 100m, 200m and 400m track events.

Sports Messi, Ronaldo, Dybala Headline UEFA Best Player Award
Author: 0 Messi, Ronaldo, Dybala Headline UEFA Best Player Award

Ronaldo was granted an extended break from his duties after representing Portugal in the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation. The goalkeeper category is the only one that does not have a Real Madrid player. His former club colleague Lionel Messi does make it. This annual meeting of the European champions and Europa League winners comes to the Balkan state after going to Prague, Cardiff, Tbilisi and Trondheim in recent years.

Sports Tori Bowie claims gold, Nafissatou Thiam wins heptathlon
Author: 0 Tori Bowie claims gold, Nafissatou Thiam wins heptathlon

The 26-year-old Bowie, who finished in 10.85 seconds, went one better than her silver medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro last year while Ta Lou was left to ponder another desperately unlucky finish. "I knew it was going to be tough". I give all the glory to God'. "I didn't execute my race which is a shame but I am healthy", Thompson, who landed a 100 and 200 golden double in Rio a year ago.

Sports Vasyl Lomachenko Stops Miguel Marriaga on ESPN
Author: 0 Vasyl Lomachenko Stops Miguel Marriaga on ESPN

After Marriaga reached his feet, Lomachenko ran over to the corner and willingly pinned himself while waving his opponent in. Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs), the two-time Olympic gold medalist, showcased his virtuosic technical skill and athletic prowess in another one-sided victory.

Sports Willie Reed Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges
Author: 0 Willie Reed Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

Reed played last season for the Miami Heat and signed with the Clippers this summer. "Former Miami Heat backup center Willie Reed was jailed early Sunday on a domestic-violence charge". She then left the apartment and asked the lobby concierge to call police. According to Reed, he never laid his hands on his wife but did admit to grabbing her purse, her shirt, and her hair.

Sports Brilliant Zverev wins Citi Open for fourth title of year
Author: 0 Brilliant Zverev wins Citi Open for fourth title of year

World number eight Zverev dropped only nine points on his serve and never faced a break point in becoming the youngest player to win four ATP titles in a year, or take the Washington crown, since Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro did it at 19 in 2008.

Sports Martin Truex Jr takes checkered flag at Watkins Glen
Author: 0 Martin Truex Jr takes checkered flag at Watkins Glen

But he made two stops during the caution between the first two stages, reporting a possible loose wheel, and restarted the race for stage two in the 32nd position. NASCAR also had rain tires on standby in case they were needed. TOUGH START: Seven cars were sent to the rear to start the race because of unapproved adjustments.

Sports Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended
Author: 0 Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended

It will be the second year in a row that Collins will be suspended to begin the season. When Collins was asked earlier this week by D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution if there was a situation with the team or the league that led to the demotion, he denied it.