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In historic first, Israel legalizes West Bank outposts with sweeping new legislation

In historic first, Israel legalizes West Bank outposts with sweeping new legislation The Palestinian owners of the land would be compensated financially or with land elsewhere. On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has recently voiced support for the bill, reportedly requested that the vote be postponed because of "one aspect of the bill that needed to be examined", according to sources speaking to Israeli daily Haaretz . [Full Article...]

Hull: Silva offers no excuses for cup defeat

Hull: Silva offers no excuses for cup defeat As for the holders, Manchester United will make the trip to Ewood Park to face Blackburn Rovers. They enter the matchday 19th in the table, trailing Crystal Palace on goal difference but only two points behind Swansea City to claim the final non-relegation spot. [Full Article...]

Ghana under serious threat in AFCON quarter-final against DR Congo

This is his fifth appearance and he has only lost two of his 22 games at the event. File: Mohamed Salah of Egypt and other team mates. Egypt will face Burkina Faso in their semi-final in Libreville on Wednesday and they are likely to be without striker Marwan Mohsen for that game, too. [Full Article...]

Ayew brothers score to send Ghana into AFCON semis

Ayew brothers score to send Ghana into AFCON semis The record seven-time champion, held back by years of political upheaval back home, returned to the last four for the first time since 2010 with an 87th-minute victor over Morocco in the last quarterfinal in Gabon. Brothers Jordan and Andre Ayew were both on target, with the latter sealing victory from the spot to set up a last-four clash with Cameroon in Franceville on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Alshabab killed 57 kenya soldiers at an army base in Somalia,

Alshabab killed 57 kenya soldiers at an army base in Somalia, In February 2016, Kenya tried to downplay a similar al-Shabab attack that Somalia's president said killed at least 180 Kenyan soldiers. The Islamist militant group al-Shabaab said Friday it had killed 57 Kenyan peacekeepers and taken their base in southern Somalia. [Full Article...]

Gary Cahill has moved on from Ryan Mason incident, says Antonio Conte

Gary Cahill has moved on from Ryan Mason incident, says Antonio Conte It's a good opportunity for him. Most of the choices we've heard so far were either not quite confidence-inducing or realistic or both, but TuttoMercatoWeb of all places has floated a new name who actually could make sense. I'm very happy with his commitment, his behaviour on and off the pitch". "But for me my focus and concentration is in the next round of the FA Cup and I think the same thou... [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal upends Grigor Dimitrov, to meet Roger Federer for Aussie title

Rafael Nadal upends Grigor Dimitrov, to meet Roger Federer for Aussie title Nadal was in a similar situation in 2009 when he recovered from a gruelling five-hour win over Fernando Verdasco in the last four to beat Federer in the final in Melbourne. Federer hasn't captured a Grand Slam title since 2012, when he won Wimbledon for the seventh time . Lucic-Baroni was playing her first semifinal at a major since Wimbledon in 1999. [Full Article...]

NY Knicks, L.A. Clippers have discussed trade for Carmelo Anthony

Knicks president Phil Jackson has shown a desire to move on from Anthony and build around young star Kristaps Porzingis , but the 2012-13 scoring champ is one of three players in the National Basketball Association with a full no-trade clause, so there are very few destinations he'd be open to. [Full Article...]

How many tournaments will Tiger Woods win this year?

Woods begins his 2017 season at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, which begins on Thursday. He's committed to play the Omega Dubai Desert Classic next week, then the Genesis Open in Los Angeles and the following week at the Honda Classic . [Full Article...]

Fleetwood holds off big guns to end European Tour drought

Fleetwood holds off big guns to end European Tour drought That helped him to a 5-under 67 and 17 under par overall. After making the turn at even-par, Fleetwood chipped in for an eagle on the 10th, and then added three more birdies for the biggest win of his career. "It's been an awkward curve", he said after picking up a winner's check of $450,000 and the huge Falcon Trophy for finishing at 17 under. "On 18 I got a good break", Fleetwood admitted. [Full Article...]

Insider gives latest Man United transfer update on Antoine Griezmann

Atletico coach Diego Simeone picked a strong side in contrast to his opposite number Jose Luis Mendilibar, who made six changes from his last league outing, and watched his players dominate the Basque minnows in a one-sided affair. Aside from the fact that Griezmann has proven himself as a top player since his move to Atleti from Real Sociedad in 2014, United are seemingly set to make it part of t... [Full Article...]

Arsenal extend Cazorla's contract

Arsenal extend Cazorla's contract January seems to be the month of contracts for the Gunners, with Arsenal's French trio signing new contracts. A mini blip prior to Christmas, coupled with transfer exit speculation over star players Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, is cause for the negative rhetoric but Arsenal are absolutely fine. [Full Article...]

Raiders Reportedly File Paperwork for Las Vegas Move: Latest Comments, Reaction

The relocation of an NFL franchise requires the approval of three-quarters of the league's teams (24 of 32). Any relocation to Las Vegas must be approved by three-fourths of National Football League team owners. The Chargers recently moved from San Diego to Los Angeles, but the Raiders might take things a step further and leave the state of California entirely. [Full Article...]

Bailly wants to spend entire career at Manchester United

Bailly wants to spend entire career at Manchester United The agent of Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw has denied his client is unhappy at the club. Luke Shaw is "almost certain" to leave Manchester United this summer because Jose Mourinho is frustrated at his lack of development. The Red Devils' winning run was halted by Liverpool last Sunday as both teams settled for a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford in the Premier League fixture. [Full Article...]

49ers To Offer Head Coaching Job To Kyle Shanahan

This news comes after New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels took himself out of the running for the job on Monday, saying that he is staying put. They have interviewed several candidates for their vacant general manager job and that list now appears to be down to three men, two of which are Green Bay Packers executives Brian Gutekunst and Eliot Wolf. [Full Article...]

West Brom out to spoil Spurs party, says Fletcher

Speaking to the media in his pre-match press conference on Friday, the West Brom manager revealed that he will be without key players for the trip to White Hart Lane . Chris Brunt and Jonathan Leko will be given late fitness tests while Allan Nyom is set to start after he was left out of the Cameroon squad for the Africa Cup of Nations. [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association to discuss extra 16 World Cup slots

The FIFA members had five options to vote for on Tuesday, including keeping the tournament with 32 teams. Africa and Asia are expected to be the biggest beneficiaries of the new large World Cup format, with a rise in their number of places, now at five and four, respectively. [Full Article...]

McDermott to Bills; Joseph to Broncos

Broncos general manager John Elway said on Twitter after the interview that Joseph has "great leadership qualities and a strong vision of what it takes to win". The Broncos had not announced anything official on the opening. Another former Bengals assistant is now in line to become the next defensive coordinator of the Dolphins. [Full Article...]

W&M alum McDermott to coach Buffalo Bills

W&M alum McDermott to coach Buffalo Bills A college teammate of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, McDermott has worked his way through the National Football League ranks and had a lot of success on the defensive side of the ball. From 2011 to 2016, McDermott's defensive units have ranked 28th, 10th, second, 10th, sixth, and a drop to 21st this past season in a down year for Carolina (6-10). [Full Article...]

Russell Westbrook asked Kevin Durant how he could change at June dinner

Russell Westbrook asked Kevin Durant how he could change at June dinner The Thunder shot 61 percent from the field in the first half and finished at 57 percent for the game. He is averaging more than 30 points per game since Christmas, and has led the Bulls to recent wins over the Cavaliers and Raptors , the top two teams in the Eastern Conference. [Full Article...]


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