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Sports Israel extends detention for 2 suspects in Netanyahu case
Author: 0 Israel extends detention for 2 suspects in Netanyahu case

Israeli police targeted associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the latest corruption investigation involving the leader and his inner circle Tuesday. Israeli Attorney General Avihai Mandelblit, a Netanyahu appointee, is now set to decide if the prime minister would face official charges. Netanyahu is accused of accepting almost $300,000 in lavish gifts from Hollywood mogul Arnon Milchan and Australian billionaire James Packer.

Sports Patriots pick up fourth-round compensatory pick
Author: 0 Patriots pick up fourth-round compensatory pick

While the Cardinals don't have their own pick in that round, they will still be selecting in the fourth with one of its compensatory picks. Compensatory picks can be traded. Arizona received the highest compensatory pick at No. 97 overall. In order to be competitive, the Vikings will need to be smart in free agency and make the best possible use of their selections at the 2018 NFL Draft .

Sports Champions League: Pogba On As Early Sub After Being Left Out
Author: 0 Champions League: Pogba On As Early Sub After Being Left Out

Are people really that surprised with his approach to the first leg of United's Champions League tie in Seville? Sometimes you have 15 shots, but 13 of them were what I call "statistic shots". "The team were aware what kind of game we had to play against United ", the Sevilla midfielder told beIN Sports . "That's a bit unusual", he said after the last-16 clash.

Sports 4 players to watch at the Honda Classic
Author: 0 4 players to watch at the Honda Classic

It was Watson's 10th career win and his 3rd at the Genesis Open. Just ask Sergio Garcia , who endured merciless heckling all week at last year's Honda. Harrington believes Woods' chances are becoming increasingly remote of matching the record 18 major titles won by Jack Nicklaus. I feel like that's putting yourself under an terrible lot of pressure.

Sports School security guard thwarts California student's shooting plot
Author: 0 School security guard thwarts California student's shooting plot

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell said Wednesday the deputies seized two AR-15s, two handguns - a Colt.45 and a Colt.38 - 90 high-capacity magazines and ammunition. Jacobsen added that when questioned by officials, the student didn't have a weapon on him. School threats since the Florida shooting include dozens on social media, about 10 incidents where a gun was brought to school and 22 bomb threats, said Amy Klinger, director of programmes for the Ohio-based Educators School Safety ...

Sports UEFA Europa League: Arsenal To Miss Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey Against Ostersunds
Author: 0 UEFA Europa League: Arsenal To Miss Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey Against Ostersunds

There was an air of complacency about Arsenal's approach to the game at times , but credit should be given to Graham Potter's side, who showed over two legs that they more than able of competing against the Gunners. The draw for the next round takes place on Friday. At least Wenger's outwitted Europa League side saved him any selection problems ahead of Sunday's League Cup final against Manchester City , for as Wembley warm-ups go this was as cold as it gets.

Sports Spurs Kawhi Leonard Likely out for the Season
Author: 0 Spurs Kawhi Leonard Likely out for the Season

While recovering from right quadriceps tendinopathy, Leonard told the organization several times during his rehabilitation process he was not comfortable with his ability to play through the injury. Leonard , a former two-time Defensive Player of the Year and one-time NBA Finals MVP, played a grand total of nine games in the season, the last one against the Denver Nuggets on January 13.

Sports F1: Mercedes-AMG Reveals 2018 W09 EQ Power+ Championship Successor
Author: 0 F1: Mercedes-AMG Reveals 2018 W09 EQ Power+ Championship Successor

The W09 name is a procession of the naming scheme used since the W01 raced in 2010, in keeping with the name scheme used on the company's Grand Prix racing cars prior to the advent of Formula 1 as we know it today. For its first ever photo shoot, the W09 took to the track at Silverstone with Valtteri Bottas calling dibs on being the first one to get behind the wheel first.

Sports Tampa Bay Rays deal all-star Corey Dickerson to Pirates
Author: 0 Tampa Bay Rays deal all-star Corey Dickerson to Pirates

Dickerson, 28, likely fits in as the top candidate for the starting position in left field, joining Starling Marte in center and Gregory Polanco in right as the potential opening day trio in the outfield. Cron, a shocking move that had baseball buzzing. So some sort of platoon is obvious for Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, if he deploys Dickerson properly.

Sports Walker motivated by EFL Cup final showdown with Arsenal
Author: 0 Walker motivated by EFL Cup final showdown with Arsenal

The United manager said before last night's game that had United lost in Seville, they would have done so "with dignity, with fair play". Wenger's side have reached the last-32 of Europe's second-tier club competition, where they face Ostersunds in the second leg at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday having won 3-0 in the first leg.

Sports Brandon Drury flawless for young New York Yankees squad
Author: 0 Brandon Drury flawless for young New York Yankees squad

J.D. Martinez is now signed with the Boston Red Sox , so the Arizona Diamondbacks are looking elsewhere to strengthen the outfield. Drury will likely start the season as either the starting third or second baseman. Finally, the Yankees have added Drury to an infield that previously had a couple spots up for grabs at the start of spring training. He's also logged time in the outfield, playing both left and right field.

Sports US Olympic curling teams take playoff hopes into final round-robin games
Author: 0 US Olympic curling teams take playoff hopes into final round-robin games

Although Switzerland advanced, it lost to Sweden. It came down to team captain John Shuster pulling off a flawless shot on the final rock, but it indeed happened. Said Shuster: "Knowing the work that we've done together and seeing my teammates be the best versions of themselves along with me being the best version of myself is really exhilarating".

Sports Adam Vinatieri close to new deal with Colts
Author: 0 Adam Vinatieri close to new deal with Colts

I really wanted to break that record wearing a Colts helmet where I've played the majority of my career. The Colts are announcing the move on Thursday afternoon and Adam Schefter of ESPN reports it is a one-year deal for Vinatieri.

Sports Willian says his Barcelona performance was 'one of my best' for Chelsea
Author: 0 Willian says his Barcelona performance was 'one of my best' for Chelsea

There is a general acceptance that Conte will part ways with Chelsea at the end of the season given the tough times the club has seen this campaign. Ever since he took David Luiz's place in the middle of Chelsea's back three, Andrea Christensen has shown why he belongs at Chelsea and not out on loan.

Sports Porsche 911 GT3 RS arrives with 520 horsepower
Author: 0 Porsche 911 GT3 RS arrives with 520 horsepower

This is the highest power figure yet for a naturally aspirated road-going Porsche model and serves to distance the new 911 GT3 RS from the standard 911 GT3, which adopted the same 368kW evolution of the horizontally-opposed engine as the previous 911 GT3 RS when it was updated past year.

Sports Darrell Wallace Jr in tears after historic finish at Daytona
Author: 0 Darrell Wallace Jr in tears after historic finish at Daytona

He's spent much of his young life climbing toward a full-time ride with a full-schedule NASCAR Cup Series team. I found myself looking (from) a third perspective: like you're so calm and you're doing great. Driving 101, whose parent company oversees the NASCAR Racing Experience, the Richard Petty Driving Experience and the Mario Andretti Racing Experience, operates at 19 different race tracks throughout the country.

Sports Centurion T20I: Indian eves elect to field first against Proteas
Author: 0 Centurion T20I: Indian eves elect to field first against Proteas

The fifth and final T20 worldwide will be played in Cape Town on February 24. Both teams had to contend with a wet ball, with drizzle falling during both innings. In the first three overs there were lots of cuts and pulls so maybe we could have changed a bit. "It was constant drizzle, it wasn't too drastic, so it was fine to play on".

Sports Federer cruises past Dimitrov to claim Rotterdam title
Author: 0 Federer cruises past Dimitrov to claim Rotterdam title

Two other noteworthy achievements by Federer: The 14-plus years that have passed since he first ascended to No. 1 is also the most from initial to most recent stay there, and the five-plus years between stints atop the rankings is the longest such gap.

Sports Michigan State Overpowers Illinois 81-61
Author: 0 Michigan State Overpowers Illinois 81-61

Penn State will have its hands full when the No. 17 Wolverines enter the building. Penn State defeated Ohio State 79-56. The Hawkeyes just don't have the talent to overcome their road issues. 17 MI and finish things off against Nebraska to have a legitimate shot at making the tournament. The run ultimately did IL, as they never came within 11 points of the Spartans from that point on.

Sports Hazard on Messi, Ronaldo Comparisons: I Need to do More
Author: 0 Hazard on Messi, Ronaldo Comparisons: I Need to do More

Now Chelsea , which won its only European title in 2012, has to find a way to at least score at Barcelona next month to secure passage to the quarterfinals for the first time since 2014. And of course they still have Messi. Against Chelsea , Messi has taken 29 shots but none of the shots has found the back of the net. We have to be ready for him.

Sports Slovenia ice hockey player Jeglic fails doping test, to leave Games - CAS
Author: 0 Slovenia ice hockey player Jeglic fails doping test, to leave Games - CAS

The press attache for the Slovenian Olympic Team , Brane Dmitrovic, told CNN on Tuesday there would be no further comment until the results of tests on Jeglic's B sample were returned. "He's one of the better players, better offensive players", Mursak said. Krushelnitckii passed a doping test just before the Olympics, in late January, and preceding tests, the statement said.

Sports Michael Jordan looking to bring Mitch Kupchak to Hornets
Author: 0 Michael Jordan looking to bring Mitch Kupchak to Hornets

This signals the end for Cho who has been with the franchise since 2011. Most interesting about Wojnarowski's report, though, is that the Hornets will pursue Mitch Kupchak . There is a chance that Charlotte could target other general manager candidates if they are unable to work out a deal with Mitch. The Hornets could soon have a front office led with the University of North Carolina bloodlines, as owner Michael Jordan , the greatest player the school ever produced, could look to get ...

Sports Johnny Evans Among Four Players Who Apologise Over Taxi Incident In Spain
Author: 0 Johnny Evans Among Four Players Who Apologise Over Taxi Incident In Spain

But will Evans outlive Pardew at the Hawthorns? The quartet allegedly took a taxi from outside a fast-food restaurant at 5:30am last Thursday after breaking a midnight curfew during the Baggies' trip to Barcelona last week. Pardew's position is under scrutiny after the events of last week, which started with defeat at Chelsea and included the shock dismissals of chairman John Williams and chief executive Martin Goodman by owner Guochuan Lai .

Sports Maldives president seeks parliament's approval to extend state of emergency
Author: 0 Maldives president seeks parliament's approval to extend state of emergency

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also appealed to the Maldivian government to lift the emergency soon. Yameen imposed a state of emergency on February 5 for 15 days to annul a Supreme Court ruling that quashed convictions against nine opposition leaders and ordered his government to free those held in prison.

Sports U.S. routs Slovakia to reach Olympic men's hockey quarter-finals
Author: 0 U.S. routs Slovakia to reach Olympic men's hockey quarter-finals

Losing them both would have been devastating, but instead they shook it off and were two of the best players on the ice. The Czech Republic is up next for the U.S. "He's a really tough kid, and you see how much just of a natural goal-scorer he is", Terry said of Donato. The Slovaks got on the scoreboard later in the period with a power-play goal when Jordan Greenway was in the penalty box for slashing, Peter Ceresnak's slap shot from the point deflected by a USA stick and past a stranded ...

Sports Guardiola looks to another Cup after Wigan upset
Author: 0 Guardiola looks to another Cup after Wigan upset

We conceded one shot on target in 90 minutes and we lost. "That kind of game is like a final and always the teams can punish you", he told the BBC. "OK". "Is a red card, yeah", said Guardiola . Earlier the drama had been provided by Northern Ireland worldwide Grigg who capitalised on an error by Kyle Walker - who allowed a pass to run through to the Wigan man - and kept ahead of John Stones before finishing clinically from just inside the area.

Sports Santa Catalina students watch alumna Brita Sigourney win Olympic bronze
Author: 0 Santa Catalina students watch alumna Brita Sigourney win Olympic bronze

Cassie Sharpe celebrates her gold medal in the ladies ski halfpipe final at the Phoenix Snow Park. She crashed hard on her final run but was able to ski to the finish area on her own. Brita Sigourney , United States: This will be Sigourney's second Olympic appearance. "That was kind of the moment where I was like 'I can't believe I'm here".

Sports Red Sox sign JD Martinez after long pursuit
Author: 0 Red Sox sign JD Martinez after long pursuit

Werner said that he is "absolutely" bullish on the team's chances in 2018, and pointed out that the Red Sox are going to have "if not the highest payroll in baseball, one of the two or three highest payrolls in baseball". By finalizing the move that everyone has been waiting for, the Red Sox have essentially wrapped up what appears to be an extremely effective offseason.

Sports Hosmer agrees to 8-year deal with San Diego Padres
Author: 0 Hosmer agrees to 8-year deal with San Diego Padres

It would become official once he passes a physical early in the week. Hosmer's presence at first base will move Wil Myers back to the outfield, where he played the majority of his career prior to being acquired by San Diego from Tampa Bay.

Sports Black Hockey Player Taunted With Racist Chant In Chicago
Author: 0 Black Hockey Player Taunted With Racist Chant In Chicago

For fans were ejected from a hockey game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals on Saturday, Feb. 17 after they chanted "Basketball" at a player in the penalty box. "We're at a time where we can't push this under the rug anymore", Smith-Pelly said on Sunday . What stunned the 25-year-old is how incidents such as these keep happening.

Sports Pogba an illness doubt for Sevilla tie
Author: 0 Pogba an illness doubt for Sevilla tie

Jose Mourinho called on the football authorities to start making video calls "perfect" after his Manchester United was denied a goal while beating Huddersfield 2-0 in the FA Cup on Saturday. While there is a fair argument to say the French midfielder must learn to be more tactically aware and defensively disciplined, but it is also counterproductive to reduce him to only playing a two-man midfield alongside an ageing Nemanja Matić.

Author: 0 How to stop Sanchez? Tie him up, says Sevilla coach Montella

Nolito joined Sevilla after just one season in the Premier League with Manchester City, and having had his first-team opportunities limited by Pep Guardiola during his time at the Etihad Stadium, the Spaniard will be determined to provide English viewers with a reminder of his qualities.

Sports Canada Tumble Into 0-3 Hole With Loss to Denmark in Curling
Author: 0 Canada Tumble Into 0-3 Hole With Loss to Denmark in Curling

Sweden's women's team won silver at the Sochi Games and third at the most recent World Championship. Skip Rachel Homan and her troops had a great start with three in the first, setting up a comfortable match. "I think we're close. That was the game". "I'd be more anxious if we weren't playing well", said Koe. "We played (with) maybe a little more intensity, a little more urgency, because our backs were against the wall".

Sports Knight scores; U.S. beats Finland to advance to gold medal game
Author: 0 Knight scores; U.S. beats Finland to advance to gold medal game

Since Team USA's win in the 1998 gold medal game, Canada has claimed every title, three of the four times beating the US head-to-head, including an overtime victory four years ago in Sochi. NOTES: The U.S. outshot Finland, 38-14. While the United States team played in a loss to Canada on Wednesday in the preliminary round, U.S. gained an automatic berth to the semifinal.

Sports Red Sox Ink JD Martinez
Author: 0 Red Sox Ink JD Martinez

Evan Drellich of NBC Sports first reported the two sides were still engaged in conversations, with Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports later adding the parties are "moving close" to a deal, but noted it was not done yet. His time in Arizona even included a four home run game. Boston needs to add a power hitter to a lineup that finished last in the American League in home runs a year ago, especially after watching the New York Yankees trade for reigning National League MVP victor Giancarlo ...

Sports Ex-NFL player convicted in woman's 1999 murder breaks silence from jail
Author: 0 Ex-NFL player convicted in woman's 1999 murder breaks silence from jail

Carruth will be released from prison this fall. "I'm apologizing for the impairment of my son ", Carruth said. Saundra Adams has said that she and Chancellor will be there when Carruth is released from prison in October. Carruth would have better off going with a short letter that apologized and left it at that. Chancellor Lee Adams has cerebral palsy as a result of his injurious, early birth.