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More recently, North Korea failed in an attempt to fire a missile off its east coast after it exploded shortly after launch. China maintains that the nuclear issue is one between North Korea and the USA, and China is doing its part by enforcing United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang and calling for dialogue to resume.
  • Zika Outbreak 'Not Going Away — CDC

    Zika Outbreak 'Not Going Away — CDC

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    This report is the first of its kind, to present an analysis from a sample of U.S. women with a definite case of Zika infection during pregnancy. The study aimed to determine the spread of Zika virus in the United States . "Prevention is key", Honein said. Puerto Rico, which has a separate registry, has recorded 3,363 cases in pregnant women. Officials advise people - especially pregnant women - to wear mosquito repellent and avoid travel to areas where Zika is endemic.
  • Seahawks GM: Sherman trade talks have occurred

    Seahawks GM: Sherman trade talks have occurred

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    It makes sense. What player wouldn't want to play for a team that is in the playoffs pretty much every year, and is a favorite to win the Super Bowl pretty much every year. It does seem like he's well-liked in the locker room and it's unfair to suggest Sherman has any 'character concerns, ' but we do know that Chris Ballard is extremely cautious about what messages he sends to players and what type of guys he brings in to the locker room.
  • Mets' Lugo Has Partially Torn UCL, Out At Least Several Weeks

    Mets' Lugo Has Partially Torn UCL, Out At Least Several Weeks

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    It's safe to assume that a large part of this problem is a lingering effect of all the use Team Puerto Rico got out of Lugo's arm in the WBC. Seth Lugo is yet another NY Mets pitcher to come down with an injury. The Mets, who beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Monday in their first game of the season, still boast a formidable starting rotation that includes Noah Syndergaard , Jacob deGrom , Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler and a talented bullpen that features Jeurys Familia.
  • Prop 2 to Fund St. Louis Soccer Stadium Fails

    Prop 2 to Fund St. Louis Soccer Stadium Fails

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    Louis stadium vote, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The ownership group SC STL would invest $95 million in the project and cover the league's $150 million expansion fee, and they have asked the state to donate 24 acres of unused land.
  • Growing majority doesn't want repeal of Affordable Care Act

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    Army Chorus. Even if all 193 Democrats join Brooks' longshot effort, another 22 Republicans would have to join Democrats to force a vote - which is highly unlikely given their perception of repeal as a poison pill. Trump's desire to move on from the issue. White House legislative affairs director Marc Short also emerged from the Senate GOP lunch indicating the administration was moving on despite President Donald Trump's promises as a candidate to immediately get rid of Obama's law.
  • Archer outpitches Tanaka, Rays top Yankees 7-3 in Major League Baseball opener

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    Bumgarner's excellent performance retiring the first 16 batters, striking out 11 and being the first pitcher to hit two home runs were all for nothing since his team lost. Yes, even on Opening Day. The next two batters would get on base as well. Longoria connected for a two-run drive in the second . At Busch Stadium in Missouri, Koji Uehara, who joined World Series champion the Chicago Cubs in the offseason, yielded one walk and one hit but did not allow the St.
  • Atlanta Braves set 25-man roster for opening day

    Atlanta Braves set 25-man roster for opening day

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    Syndergaard is now slated to take the mound again on Saturday, in the Mets' fifth game of the season, against the Marlins. Rene Rivera began the seventh with a single against Ian Krol (0-1). Syndergaard was looking sharp before being forced to leave the game, as he struck out seven batters through six scoreless innings. "We had our opportunities today to get it done", Freeman said.
  • Dixie Carter congratulates The Hardy Boyz

    Dixie Carter congratulates The Hardy Boyz

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    The Hardy Boyz made their surprise return to World Wrestling Entertainment at WrestleMania 33 , almost 8 years after Jeff Hardy left the company and 7 years after Matt Hardy was released. WrestleMania hosts The New Day announced prior to the match that a fourth team would join the fray. - Speaking of the Hardys, the YouTube video of their return above already has more than 4 million views.
  • Knicks' Derrick Rose to miss remainder of season with torn meniscus

    Knicks' Derrick Rose to miss remainder of season with torn meniscus

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    Traded to NY last June with Justin Holiday for Robin Lopez and Jerian Grant when the Bulls made a decision to cut ties with the Chicago native, Rose's current season got off to a shaky start while he successfully defended himself in civil court against sexual assault allegations brought by a former girlfriend.
  • Man City boss Pep buoyed by Jesus Navas at right-back

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    And we miss a little bit, forgot a little bit to do that. That was the reason they hit back. Of course they have to run, but I like when they have the personality to play. Guardiola was frustrated that Manchester City did not get a late penalty after the ball touched Nacho Monreal's hand, and said that Monreal himself had admitted he had handled the ball.
  • Wenger's quest for top-four finish his greatest test yet

    Wenger's quest for top-four finish his greatest test yet

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    Meanwhile, both pundits have backed Liverpool to prevail in the Merseyside derby, going for identical results of 2-0 to the Reds, while Lawro believes it's going to be a flawless weekend for Chelsea as he's picked them to secure a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, while he expects their nearest rivals Tottenham to drop points at Burnley.
  • Monaco Star Ready to Sign for Manchester United on One Condition

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    The 22-year-old, whose contract at Monaco runs until 2019, has played 37 matches for the Ligue 1 leaders and was recently called up for the first time to play for France during the current worldwide break. "It will inevitably be taken into account". "We've talked about it because he's Parisien", he told ESPN. "When he was young, he wanted to go to PSG".
  • Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears defenders arrested in Iowa

    Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears defenders arrested in Iowa

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    KCRG has about five minutes of video from the outside of the bar, although it's hard to tell what's happening in it. According to Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times, the 22-year-old was cited with interference with official acts, public intoxication and disorderly conduct for fighting.
  • Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days

    Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days

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    So, because, there are some other guys we're chasing. "There's all kind of ways to do this". I think we all know. I think we all know there's the draft that's coming up. What I know of Colin is what I know. The franchise took on the $16 million guaranteed in his contract, essentially buying the second-round pick. "Have a private day and have him do exactly what you want to see him do as opposed to exactly how they want it".
  • Ricciardo misses grid at Aussie GP after stopping in warmup

    Ricciardo misses grid at Aussie GP after stopping in warmup

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    The teenager, tipped to give Ricciardo headaches this season after challenging him on track previous year, said he was surprised his vehicle had the pace to keep close to Ferrari's fourth-placed Kimi Raikkonen. Joking that he got "shivers" when it was pointed out the complaints with the chassis in particular mirror those from Red Bull's tough 2015 season, Ricciardo is optimistic a disrupted pre-season period fraught with niggles accounts for much of the performance deficit to the front.
  • United States women expect player solidarity in wage dispute

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    There was reportedly a tentative deal in place between USA Hockey and the players last week and there is an emergency board meeting scheduled for Monday at noon to vote on that deal. In a statement Sunday night, players said they hoped USA Hockey would approve terms discussed during a meeting last week. Aside from 1980 Olympic hero Mike Eruzione , who is no longer in the game and has nothing to lose, Hakstol is easily the most powerful man in the hockey world to step up and declare his ...
  • Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema fed up with France snub

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    I'm not going to pick you.' At the time, I was very disappointed, I didn't need explanations. After receiving his first call-up to the French senior squad this month, his aim now is to nail a permanent spot in Didier Deschamp's side before the 2018 Wold Cup finals in Russian Federation.
  • On visit with Steelers, Davon House signs with Packers

    On visit with Steelers, Davon House signs with Packers

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    Jones was supposed to be a three-down defensive end but bombed in that role. Still, even though Lacy didn't look slimmer last season than he had during what had been termed a disappointing 2015, his workouts with P90X founder Tony Horton seemingly had gotten him into better cardiovascular shape, which might've led to his third 1,000-yard season in four years.
  • Joe Girardi: Didi Gregorius could miss all of April

    Joe Girardi: Didi Gregorius could miss all of April

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    Gregorius, who was injured during an exhibition game Saturday, likely will not return until May at the earliest, according to NY general manager Brian Cashman. Hoch previously reported the 27-year-old left Team Netherlands because of this injury. Gregorius bashed a career-high 20 home runs last season after never hitting more than 9 during any of his previous major league campaigns.
  • Troy Trojans vs. Duke Blue Devils: Odds, Analysis, March Madness Betting Pick

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    Gonzaga has plenty of big bodies to utilize against Daum in Thursday's 1-vs. The biggest of those bodies is Karnowski, a 7-footer who has about 50 pounds on Daum. Walton's name doesn't pop up on most National Basketball Association mock draft boards. To the uninitiated, that means Louisville should try to make a Final Four run while it still can.
  • Leicester City v Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quater-finals

    Leicester City v Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quater-finals

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    In the one remaining tie, Borussia Dortmund will face Monaco, who knocked Pep Guardiola's Manchester City out of the last-16. "Bayern are a good side and a tough rival". "I don't think there will be a single coach who are hoping they face Leicester", Zidane said . It's a hard match. "You need to be at your best for 180 minutes or more to overcome Barca", warned Juventus vice-president and former midfield general Pavel Nedved .