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The new US sanctions will be announced while Trump's daughter, Ivanka, is visiting South Korea to attend a dinner with Moon and the closing ceremony of the Games. She will attend the closing ceremony with the delegation Sunday evening and return to the US Monday morning. Although South Korea is a close US ally, animosity between Washington and Pyongyang is still running high.
  • A 2nd Russian athlete tests positive for doping at Olympics

    A 2nd Russian athlete tests positive for doping at Olympics

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    Russian Bobsled Federation president Alexander Zubkov told The Associated Press on Friday that a drug-test sample that pilot Nadezhda Sergeeva gave on Sunday was positive. The IOC has previously indicated that it could lift the suspension at the end of these Games, allowing the Russians to display their national flag at the closing ceremony.
  • USA Beats Canada on Penalties to Win Women's Ice Hockey Gold

    USA Beats Canada on Penalties to Win Women's Ice Hockey Gold

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    Monique Lamoureux-Morando scored on a breakaway late in the third period to force overtime. Gigi Marvin and Amanda Kessel both scored in the shootout, and North Dakota alumna Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the game-winner in the sixth round of the shootout.
  • Swede Noren leads in Florida, Woods shoots even par

    Swede Noren leads in Florida, Woods shoots even par

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    Everyone wondered how he would hold up physically this time around. "His game is good enough to do that, from the outside looking in". He was, however, asked if it feels like a matter of time before everything clicks. Facing 268 yards to the hole into the breeze at the 556-yard 18th, his attempted cut sailed high into the lake on the right, and he then compounded the error , overshooting the green from 135 yards before pitching 12 feet past and dribbling his bogey putt well wide.
  • Conte rues mistake as Messi gives Barca edge; Bayern win

    Conte rues mistake as Messi gives Barca edge; Bayern win

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    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said: "We were very close to the flawless game". The great frustration was that his team really had suffered in terms of working themselves to the bone, in terms of creditably pushing themselves to physical limits to go "very close to playing the ideal game", only to be undone by one single mental slip.
  • Marshall DT Larry Aaron dies after New Year's party gunshot wound

    Marshall DT Larry Aaron dies after New Year's party gunshot wound

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    University of Marshall head football coach John Doc Holliday tweeted out Thursday that Larry Aaron III has died. Tragically, that incident ultimately proved to be the death of the young man. "It is right in the middle of his spine". He was released from the University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute and sent home on February 8.
  • LA-area State Sen. Tony Mendoza resigns before facing expulsion vote

    LA-area State Sen. Tony Mendoza resigns before facing expulsion vote

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    Last week, Senate leaders acknowledged an expulsion of Mendoza was a possibility. Mr. Mendoza had not engaged in any sexual relationships with the women, and had not been physically aggressive toward them, the report said. Senators could vote to censure, suspend, expel or impose other sanctions on their colleague. Investigators did not find evidence to support the claim that Mendoza fired three of his staffers a year ago in retaliation for reporting the senator's behavior, as an attorney ...
  • TalkSPORT 2 Europa League commentary on Thursday, February 22

    TalkSPORT 2 Europa League commentary on Thursday, February 22

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    Celtic have now failed to reach the last 16 of a European tournament since the 2012-13 Champions League, while Zenit are still hoping to repeat their UEFA Cup success from 10 years ago after the 3-1 aggregate win. "I don't feel that we can win because there are many strong teams and we are a young team", the Italian told BT Sport. "We were much better than them in the first game".
  • Wenger keen to keep Welbeck at Arsenal

    Wenger keen to keep Welbeck at Arsenal

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    Welbeck suffered long absences with serious knee problems from May 2015 until this time a year ago and has since endured toe, hip and groin injuries. "If he can stay on the pitch and not be injured, I want him to stay here". Despite previous optimism that a deal would be struck between Arsenal and the player, Wilshere is yet to put pen to paper, and Arsene Wenger is desperate for that to be sorted soon.
  • Alan Pardew confirms Jonny Evans remains West Brom captain

    Alan Pardew confirms Jonny Evans remains West Brom captain

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    West Bromwich Albion head coach Alan Pardew confirms that defender Jonny Evans has been reinstated as captain ahead of the Premier League fixture with Huddersfield Town . "I was angry about the situation". It's tempered with a results business and we need to get results. "The immediate concern for us is to try and put this week behind us as quickly as we can - learn lessons from it, as always - and try and get ourselves a win".
  • Missouri governor indicted on felony invasion of privacy charge

    Missouri governor indicted on felony invasion of privacy charge

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    The charges against my client are baseless and unfounded. The firm also represents the governor's office in a lawsuit filed last past year alleging that Greitens and his staff engaged in a conspiracy to violate Missouri's open records law by using an app called Confide that erases text messages.
  • SC coach Dawn Staley suing Missouri AD Jim Sterk

    SC coach Dawn Staley suing Missouri AD Jim Sterk

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    According to court records received, the lawsuit claims Sterk's statement that "Coach Staley promoted a hostile and negative atmosphere created to incite riotous conduct at a college basketball game in which her team was participating was false, defamatory, reckless and made with actual malice in that the Defendent knew the statement was false and still made it with reckless disregard for the truth".