Author: 0 Putin Discusses Crisis on Korean Peninsula With New S Korea's President

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said on Thursday. The DPRK said early this month that the current crisis on the Korean Peninsula is the most unsafe in half a century since the 1950-1953 Korean War. China says the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) undermines its security as its powerful radar can probe deep into its territory. That contrasted with its one-sentence Korean-language report of the election of Mr Moon's conservative predecessor Park Geun-Hye in 2012, which did ...

Sport N.J.'s Jabrill Peppers denies drug use: 'Never in my life'
Author: 0 N.J.'s Jabrill Peppers denies drug use: 'Never in my life'

Peppers, one of Cleveland's three first-round draft picks, also quickly took ownership of a leadership role of sorts. He says a long-time problem with cramping forced him to drink too much water at the scouting combine. "I can only control what I can control, and that is being the best ball player and best person I can be". Parr said she has worked for the station on and off over the past few years, and had been appearing once a week since last year.

Author: 0 Tillerson talks climate change policy

As the eight Arctic states reflect on the US Chairmanship and welcome the incoming Finnish Chair, Jim Stotts ICC Alaska President offered, "We must note that the results of all of the work done during the USA chairmanship would have benefitted greatly from an earlier involvement of the Permanent Participants during project planning stages and through the use of Indigenous Knowledge".

Sport Clinical Arsenal crush Stoke to take top-four race to the wire
Author: 0 Clinical Arsenal crush Stoke to take top-four race to the wire

Stoke were back in the game for a few minutes and then, stretched, they were blown away by an Arsenal team who finished them off in style. "We had a hard week but we've won convincingly so the focus is there, the fighting spirit is there and we're pleased to win", Wenger said.

Author: 0 NFL Draft: What time does Day 3 start?

LSU had two picks inside the top 10. Not bad for a greenhorn-we'll just look past that QB depth chart for a year. It's a questionable move through the eyes of absolutely everyone on social media, who wondered why the Bears would pay that sort of price to move up a single spot.

Sport Zinedine Zidane: 'We will suffer at their place for sure'
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane: 'We will suffer at their place for sure'

Real shook off the absence of record signing Gareth Bale and an injury to Dani Carvajal in the first half to crush Diego Simeone's usually resilient side, scoring as many goals on Tuesday as Atleti had conceded in their previous seven games.

Sport Nadal crushes Djokovic to reach Madrid tennis final
Author: 0 Nadal crushes Djokovic to reach Madrid tennis final

The Serb maintains a 26-24 head-to-head record over the Spaniard. After a decent start to the season, where he played three hard court finals - including Australian Open and the Miami Masters - Nadal looks comfortable on his preferred turf and is easily the man to beat till the clay season culminates.

Sport Brewers top Mets 7-4, Matt Harvey allows 3 HRs in return
Author: 0 Brewers top Mets 7-4, Matt Harvey allows 3 HRs in return

Hitting back: Lima vehemently denied this and replied: "no I did not. It seems like there are guys on base all the time ", Shaw said. It's been a week since Matt Harvey failed to show up for a game, triggering a three-day suspension and a whirlwind of rumors.

Sport JD Martinez: 'It felt like an eternity' to rejoin Detroit Tigers
Author: 0 JD Martinez: 'It felt like an eternity' to rejoin Detroit Tigers

Justin Wilson , in his first save opportunity since being handed the closer's role, struck out Danny Espinoza, Martin Maldonado and Cliff Pennington to end the night. Alex Wilson (1-1) pitched the eighth and got the win. It remained 2-0 until the fifth, when Los Angeles' Albert Pujols poked a two-run single off starter Daniel Norris .

Author: 0 Wizards vs Boston Game 7 is Monday

The report also stated Al Horford should have been called for an offensive foul and a defensive three-second violation in the final two minutes. Isiah Thomas made eight of 24 field goal attempts and wound up with 27 points, which was matched by Avery Bradley , who went 10 for 18.

Author: 0 Only winning saves a Madrid coach's job - Zidane

However, Zidane is looking no further ahead than Sunday's meeting with Sevilla as Real aim to topple Barca in the standings. Real's Champions League triumphs in 2014 and a year ago have distracted from rivals Barcelona's creeping domination in the domestic league, with the Catalan side winning five of the last seven titles.

Author: 0 Nadal, Djokovic to Meet Saturday in ATP Madrid Semifinals

Kei Nishikori of Japan returns the ball to David Ferrer of Spain during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match in Madrid , Thursday, May 11, 2017. "I'm still finding my way to that consistency level and quality of tennis that I'm looking for", Djokovic said. "I'm aware that I'm not playing at my best, but I'm definitely believing in myself and the process.

Author: 0 Wizards-Celtics Rivalry Renewed for the Playoffs

In the Celtics' 123-101 win over the Washington Wizards in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series , a victory that gave Boston a 3-2 series lead, Bradley scored a game-high 29 points on 12-of-19 shooting from the field and hit four three-pointers.

Sport Alexis Sanchez falls just short of Premier League record
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez falls just short of Premier League record

That left Arsenal in fifth place in the Premier League , three points behind Manchester City in the slot directly above. Tottenham (2nd with 77 points) is guaranteed of not finishing lower than 3rd, that is in the event they lose their last two games .

Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez Dominates Chavez Jr., Announces GGG Fight in September

The fight was a dud and drew audible boos from the crowd because of how one-sided it was. "GGG, you are next my friend". "The fight is done". Saul Alvarez believes that all the components are there to make his September 16 clash with Gennady Golovkin a "great fight".

Sport Man City hang on to beat Leicester and move third
Author: 0 Man City hang on to beat Leicester and move third

At first, it looked as if Yaya Toure, celebrating his 34th birthday, would take the kick, but he passed on the responsibility to Jesus, who sent goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel the wrong way. "There have been times throughout the season where we deserved a bit more, but today we got that luck and the three points". Third-bottom Hull City trail Swansea by four points and will be all but relegated if they do not win at Crystal Palace - who are level on points with Swansea - on Sunday.

Author: 0 Jazz hope to correct mistakes going into Game 2 against Warriors

I think there's an Olive Garden out there and then a Benihana. Since the Jazz won Game 7 over the Clips, fans have taken to social media, determined to present their case for why the Jazz can beat the Warriors. He had 12 points and shot only 4 of 15 from the field, including 2 for 9 on 3-pointers. Nick Maneotis, a 31-year-old construction worker, shot back at Barnes while watching Game 1 Tuesday night at a Salt Lake City restaurant: "Matt Barnes should focus more on basketball than ...

Author: 0 Scotland to face Ireland and hosts Japan in 2019 World Cup

And Italy face the toughest task of all the Championship sides, as they are drawn in a pool with New Zealand and South Africa . England's draw in Pool C alongside age-old rivals France , and 2015 semi-finalists Argentina , evoked memories of their nightmare showing four years ago.

Author: 0 Spurs' Kawhi Leonard (ankle) to play Game 1 vs. Warriors

Key Matchup: Leonard vs. Durant, Curry or Thompson. Popovich made a decision to sit Leonard despite the two-way star's insistence on playing, and the extra days of rest seem to have done Leonard some good here. "I don't think too much about carrying over this, that, or the other", Popovich said. "He's resting and trying to be ready for tomorrow, so we'll see".

Author: 0 Valtteri Bottas gets that winning feeling at last

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland sprays champagne on his own face after winning the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the "Sochi Autodrom" circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, April. At the front, Vettel stopped seven laps later than Bottas, in an attempt to leapfrog the Mercedes man. The start of the race was delayed for another warm-up lap after McLaren's Fernando Alonso reported on the team radio problems with his auto, which he left idling in the last turn of the circuit before ...

Author: 0 Chelsea not complacent ahead of West Brom tie, says Cahill

Besides him, goals were scored by Diego Costa who opened this event with his 20th goal of the season, and Alonso, who was equally incredible as Fabregas. "On Friday we have a good chance to finish - it won't be easy but for sure we're close to a fantastic achievement", he said . They've dropped points in a third of their 18 roads games so far, but if you exclude the top-six form this then they've won 11 of 13 unbeaten matches.

Author: 0 Warriors, Spurs series filled with familiar story lines

Even with San Antonio's pedigree, the Warriors - who have been a dominant team all season - have to be considered heavy favorites heading into this series. In the Game 4 clincher against Utah, Green registered a triple-double, scoring 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dishing out 11 assists. A clash of the teams with the two best regular-season records.

Author: 0 Nadal beats Thiem to win 10th Barcelona Open title

The German wild card entrant, who lost to compatriot Angelique Kerber in last year's final in Stuttgart, held on to win her second career title after Mladenovic had rallied in the second set. The Scot had to stave off another break point in a marathon opening game to the second set. "He's the No. 1 (player) in the world, so you have to find something in between playing aggressive and not making mistakes", Thiem said.

Sport Mourinho: De Gea Will Miss EL Final
Author: 0 Mourinho: De Gea Will Miss EL Final

The "Special One" has played Sergio Romero in nearly all their Europa League games this season and the Argentine has been selected by Jose Mourinho to man the post in the finals. United will come up against Dutch side Ajax at The Friends Arena in Stockholm on 24 May 2017 after they scraped through an even trickier aggregate victory over Lyon - winning 5-1 on aggregate.

Sport Miocic beats Dos Santos to retain UFC heavyweight title
Author: 0 Miocic beats Dos Santos to retain UFC heavyweight title

My team, that's why I'm the champion, ' said Miocic. Miocic is coming off four straight knockout wins, the last three coming in the first round against Alistair Overeem , Fabricio Werdum and Andrei Arlovski respectively. We will have to see if the lack of activity plays a major role in the fight. She had six successful title defenses, which is a pretty big deal to me.

Author: 0 Spurs' Mauricio Pochettino retains title hope but Chelsea stay four points clear

The win ensured Spurs are certain to finish above Arsenal , with today's triumph leaving them 17 points clear. "We can't do anything else than keep winning our games and putting the pressure on them", Vertonghen told Sky Sports . Tottenham were asked to respond and they did so in the last north London derby at the "old" White Hart Lane. And also our fans, I feel very, very happy for them.

Author: 0 Home's where the heart is for Wiz, Celtics as Game 6 arrives

The tides have since turned for Boston, which has gotten out to fast starts in each of the last two matchups. The first round of the playoffs was no breeze for the Washington Wizards . The Celtics are now 22-5 in their last 27 home games. "Fans at TD Garden initially chanted "We want Oubre!" but the crowd changed its tune later in the game, screaming "[Expletive] you, Oubre!" loud enough that it could be heard on the TNT broadcast.

Sport Palestinian youth shot dead in West Bank clash with Israeli forces
Author: 0 Palestinian youth shot dead in West Bank clash with Israeli forces

The ministry says the protesters sustained light leg injuries from low caliber bullets at Thursday's rally, during which some Palestinians threw rocks at Israeli soldiers. Pizza Hut International's statement came in response to a Twitter campaign to boycott the company, which operates in Israel, the West Bank and around the Arab world.

Author: 0 Red Bull made 'a massive step' - Verstappen

We have to expect to be where we are. It is an encouraging sign for Red Bull, with Renault expected to bring an engine upgrade to the Canadian Grand Prix in early June. "The vehicle was definitely the best I have had all season and I was very pleased with the balance today". "We have two schools, one is the one of Mercedes, which is quite interesting, creative and surprising, the other one is the Red Bull school, where maybe something is not really evident, but is extremely efficient".

Sport Alonso's McLaren breaks again, Mercedes soars in practice
Author: 0 Alonso's McLaren breaks again, Mercedes soars in practice

Despite his frustrating Friday, Alonso says he always knew there was potential in the vehicle - though he credited the local Barcelona support for giving him an extra boost. I think you're not going to learn a lot by watching other cars go around so obviously he wanted to get rid of some energy, built-up energy, so no I don't have any issue with that".

Author: 0 I am in Champions Trophy squad because of IPL, says Shikhar Dhawan

Asked if Virat Kohli or Ravindra Jadeja needed some rest from the IPL, Prasad replied."Virat didn't play the last Test and also the first few matches in IPL". These bowlers will play the crucial role if India has to win the tournament. India have drafted four pacers in their armoury: Mohammad Shami , Umesh Yadav , Bhuvneshwar Kumar , and Jasprit Bumrah .

Sport Mourinho on top four as Arsenal, Man City and Liverpool scrap
Author: 0 Mourinho on top four as Arsenal, Man City and Liverpool scrap

As we entered the last game of the season, Manchester City were in pole position to be crowned champions, with Liverpool right on our heels in second place. "We still believe there is a twist to come". At the start of the game that would have seemed impossible for everybody who has watched that strong Spurs defence this season.

Sport Mourinho Has Confirmed Who He Will Start In The Europa League Final
Author: 0 Mourinho Has Confirmed Who He Will Start In The Europa League Final

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is being invited to travel with the Manchester United squad for the Europa League final against Ajax . Their league finishes on Sunday and they will have 10 days to prepare. We go to Tottenham this weekend, away against Southampton and then at home on the last game [against Crystal Palace] and we want to win every game to be ready for the final.

Sport Nadal steams past Djokovic to target fifth Madrid title
Author: 0 Nadal steams past Djokovic to target fifth Madrid title

But, having appeared to quickly settle into the groove in his maiden ATP Masters 1000 semi-final, the world number 27 produced some loose shots in the fifth game that cost him a decisive break. "It was an important match for me because it meant continuing with the good dynamic that I've been carrying for several months", Nadal said. But Thiem has beaten the "King of Clay" on the red surface in Argentina past year and he continued his promising form against Cuevas.

Sport #Breaking2: Kenyan runner comes agonizingly close to sub 2-hour marathon
Author: 0 #Breaking2: Kenyan runner comes agonizingly close to sub 2-hour marathon

Called Breaking2, Nike worked for two years to prepare for Saturday's race, investing time and money into research related to shoes, training, nutrition, recovery, and other elements of long-distance running. To achieve a sub-two clocking, the Olympic champion would have effectively had to run 17 seconds for 100 metres 422 times in a row. "I've been part of many races over my career at Nike ".

Author: 0 John Wall's Last Second Three-Pointer Gives Wizards Game 6

The Celtics had a chance to eliminate the Wizards and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals, but the Wizards had different plans. Wall said he was motivated Friday by some gamesmanship on behalf of the Celtic players, who made a decision to come to the Verizon Center arena wearing all black outfits.

Sport LaLiga, round 37 Real Madrid vs Sevilla
Author: 0 LaLiga, round 37 Real Madrid vs Sevilla

It is another chance to get vital points and keep soldiering on. Dybala isn't the only admirer Zidane picked up during his playing days, with the Frenchman widely considered one of the greatest players of the modern era first for Juventus and later for Real Madrid following a then world-record move.

Author: 0 Celtics - Wizards Game 6 NBA Playoffs preview

Washington has an edge when they're all fired up, so that has to be their goal in Game 6. Getting Back on D One of the biggest reasons the Celtics were able to jump on the Wizards early in Game 5 was their fast break attack, as in the first quarter alone they had a 15-0 advantage in fast break points.

Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez Destroys Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, Will Challenge GGG Next

But Chavez seems to have more wear on him and his conditioning has been called into question at this stage of his career. But as the fight progressed, Alvarez never ceased his assault, essentially winning every round easily. Alvarez was a 6½-1 favorite to defeat Chavez at MGM Grand's sports book Wednesday. Last year, Alvarez defeated Britain's Liam Smith on September 17, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, but it seems unlikely Cowboys owner Jerry Jones could pry this fight out of Las Vegas .

Author: 0 Arsenal end Manchaster United's winning streak

It could - and should - have been different against the most mediocre Arsenal side in years. His only other Europa League game this season was Schalke's 3-2 win over Ajax in their quarter-final second leg. "Mathematically, it is still possible, but now, we need some help from the teams around us", he said . Mourinho said after falling to his first league defeat to Wenger in their 13th clash that it would now be "impossible" for the Red Devils to finish in the top four.

Sport Sale won't be suspended for throwing behind Machado
Author: 0 Sale won't be suspended for throwing behind Machado

May 1 at Fenway Park, racism yet again reared its ugly head when a number of fans hurled bigoted epithets at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones. Machado also took almost 30 seconds to round the bases after a home run during Monday's game.

Sport Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal
Author: 0 Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

Ajax Amsterdam weathered an Olympique Lyonnais storm to reach the Europa League final 5-4 on aggregate after suffering a 3-1 away defeat in a thrilling clash on Thursday. " Ajax will be hard". "Now Ajax plays about the final, thinks about the final, their league finishes on Sunday and they will have 12 days to prepare for the final ", he added.

Author: 0 US Defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

The SDF, a multi-ethnic group which includes Kurdish fighters and Syrian Arab Coalition (SAC) fighters, had been battling Islamic State for weeks in Tabqa, about 40 kilometers west of Raqqa, with the help of coalition airstrikes and USA special forces advisers.

Sport UFC's White: I Reached Deal With McGregor - For Mayweather
Author: 0 UFC's White: I Reached Deal With McGregor - For Mayweather

The impact busted open the left eye of Poirier and left him knocked down. After Poirier almost put Alvarez out on his feet with devastating combinations in Round 2, Alvarez defied natural law and responded with his own fearsome offensive onslaught.

Sport Frankie Edgar Hands Yair Rodriguez A One-Sided Beatdown At UFC 211
Author: 0 Frankie Edgar Hands Yair Rodriguez A One-Sided Beatdown At UFC 211

Nonetheless, it was the wily veteran who prevailed, as the New Jersey hero's pressure game and ruthless ground and pound proved too much for Rodriguez's whirlwind taekwondo style. Rodriguez goes for the takedown but Rodriguez stuffs it. Edgar has Rodriguez pressured against the cage and gets the takedown. Edgar gets out and takes Rodriguez's back, pouring on the ground-and-pound.

Sport Garcia makes hole-in-one at Players' famed island-green 17th
Author: 0 Garcia makes hole-in-one at Players' famed island-green 17th

Having spent the first fortnight of his green-jacketed reign seemingly here, there and everywhere wearing golf's most-coveted garment, but now revitalised by two weeks of "doing nothing" at his home in Switzerland, the 37-year old Spaniard was in relaxed mood on the eve of an event he won in 2008.

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