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King Abdullah's Hashemite dynasty is the custodian of the Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem, making Amman sensitive to any changes of status of the disputed city. Sisi's office said the talks also covered Jerusalem, with the president stressing Egypt's support for a two-state peace settlement and "the right of the Palestinian people to establish an independent state with east Jerusalem as capital".
  • Nebraska women top Rutgers, double win total from last season

    Nebraska women top Rutgers, double win total from last season

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    DeShawn Freeman added 14 points on 6 of 11 shooting with a team-high 8 rebounds to round out the quartet of double digit scorers for Rutgers in the win. "It takes time , we struggled a little bit previous year in the beginning when people started switching". "A good team like that, we want to lock them up and win the game".
  • United must part with Mkhitaryan if it must sign Sanchez - Wenger

    United must part with Mkhitaryan if it must sign Sanchez - Wenger

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    Sanchez flew to Manchester on Sunday morning to complete the formalities of his free transfer to United, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan in London to wrap up the final details of his move to Arsenal . The Independent understands that the majority of details of the deal have now been sorted, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan now nearly certain to go the other way.
  • Pita Taufatofua qualifies for Winter Games

    Pita Taufatofua qualifies for Winter Games

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    He now appears about to achieve his goal, though, after a last ditch attempt to qualify was successful. Taufatofua, whose tropical homeland in the southern Pacific Ocean is alien to snow, had barely set foot on skis when he announced his decision to take up the sport in late 2016.
  • Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi extends contract until 2022

    Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi extends contract until 2022

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    The influential 32-year-old Brazil global was a £30m signing from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2013, and in his first season he won both the League Cup as well as the Premier League title. "The way we've played this season, everyone is happy, especially our fans". He said: " When a manager like Pep praises you it means a lot ". We feel we need to invest in the summer, with three or four.
  • Missouri Governor Eric Greitens Denies Blackmailing Mistress With Explicit Pictures

    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens Denies Blackmailing Mistress With Explicit Pictures

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    As he has throughout the week, Greitens insisted he would remain in office despite calls for his resignation from a handful of Republican state lawmakers, telling the publication, "I'm staying". Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has adamantly denied claims that he threatened to disclose naked pictures of his mistress if she went public about their affair.
  • Why Was Jerry Sandusky A Bigger Story Than Larry Nassar?

    Why Was Jerry Sandusky A Bigger Story Than Larry Nassar?

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    Perry, but at this point, talk is cheap". Women and girls said the stories inspired them to step forward with detailed allegations of abuse. The huge scale of Nassar's alleged abuse is shocking and heartbreaking. But you have to understand that there's nothing I can say that would be right right now, and there's nothing that would make anybody right. "Abuse goes way beyond the moment, often haunting survivors for the rest of their lives, making it hard to trust and impacting their ...
  • Man City breezes past Newcastle in EPL

    Man City breezes past Newcastle in EPL

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    Manchester City recovered from their first ever domestic loss, losing 4-3 to Liverpool last week, by beating Newcastle 3-1 to restore a 12-point lead. Newcastle earned a consolation when Jacob Murphy completed a rare counter attack with a well-placed finish for his first Newcastle goal. "He has a special gift".
  • Chelsea go for £77M Roma pair Dzeko, Emerson Palmieri

    Chelsea go for £77M Roma pair Dzeko, Emerson Palmieri

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    Conte is also looking to add to his strike-force to help ease the pressure on Alvaro Morata - who's scored just once in his last ten appearances - and Dzeko is now on Chelsea's radar. Chelsea transfer target Edin Dzeko has given a clue surrounding his future at current club AS Roma . I even read we are selling players without their knowledge.
  • Time to be concerned, very concerned, for Maria Sharapova

    Time to be concerned, very concerned, for Maria Sharapova

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    Unseeded American Lauren Davis won the opening set in her third-round match against Simona Halep before the Romanian pulled out a 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 win. "I definitely take great examples of a Federer or a Nadal or a Serena and Venus, that have continued to have the motivation that they do at this age", Sharapova said.
  • The situation is even worse — Real Madrid

    The situation is even worse — Real Madrid

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    An outrageous report from Spain has contended that Liverpool are set to reinvest their fortune acquired from the £142m sale of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona in an audacious swoop for Real Madrid's Gareth Bale . The 32-year-old signed a five-year contract extension with Real in November 2016, worth around £365,000 ($506,000) per week. But the 28-year-old has returned from injury in excellent form in recent months, and he told ESPN FC in the stadium's mixed zone that hearing the ...