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French soldier shoots man outside Louvre after attempted attack

The attack occurred at around 10:00 a.m. local time at the Carousel du Louvre, a commercial underground shopping plaza near the entrance to the Louvre, one of the world's most popular museums. "I heard no gunshots but I heard a lot of police sirens". Police are still trying to establish if he acted alone or under instructions. The situation is mainly calm, with confused tourists being gently shooed away by officers. Read More

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Kane on the spot to end Boro resistance

Kane on the spot to end Boro resistance

But I think we played much better and in the end deserved the three points. Whether they exist within this current team remains to be seen. Tottenham 2-0 Middlesbrough: Spurs have an excellent home record this season having won nine of their 11 games at the Lane so far [drawing the other two] so understandably they are the heavy favourites tomorrow. Read More

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The current rumoured WrestleMania card features some exciting matches

However, fans did not expect what would happen to Seth Rollins after the thrilling encounter. "As has been reported for the last few weeks, ever since news came out that The Undertaker and John Cena's long-proposed Wrestlemania match was off, the Wrestling Observer Newsletter still has Reigns vs Taker down in WWE's now planned lineup, noting that " Vince McMahon had been wanting to make this match for some time ..." and that "...with Undertaker's condition the way it is, this could ... Read More

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Danny Rose: Injured Tottenham defender to see specialist about injured knee

Danny Rose: Injured Tottenham defender to see specialist about injured knee

We tried but it wasn't enough. There was a significant improvement after the break, but the Argentinian admitted they will have to be better again if they are return to winning ways against Middlesbrough on Saturday. Callum Chambers, George Friend, James Husband and Gaston Ramirez are all now out. Tottenham's injury problems are mounting, halting what had been an encouraging switch to a three-at-the-back formation. Read More

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Cameroon beat Ghana to reach AFCON 2017 final

Cameroon beat Ghana to reach AFCON 2017 final

They were adventurous and ambitious, but Mohamed Salah opened the scoring when he curled a superb shot into the top left corner. A day earlier, the Pharaohs took down Burkina Faso to book their spot in the final, and they were jazzed. The latter boasted the talents of Benjamin Moukandjo, Vincent Aboubakar and Fabrice Ondoa and tenaciously survived an onslaught from Senegal, especially in the game's second half. Read More

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Jim Harbaugh Celebrates Recruit Signing by Jumping Into Pool, Because Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh Celebrates Recruit Signing by Jumping Into Pool, Because Jim Harbaugh

On Monday, a video was revealed of Martin saying he was going to MI and then doing a backflip with Harbaugh into the water to celebrate. Jim Harbaugh jumped in the pool for this one. Solomon had been committed to the Wolverines but decommitted in August. On Wednesday, Michigan got a big boost when 5-star defensive tackle Aubrey Solomon announced his commitment to the program. Read More

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Conte happy with same old Chelsea players

We are facing Antonio Conte's league leaders however, having just lost three on the trot against Swansea, Southampton and Wolves. Bournemouth 0-2 Crystal Palace: Crystal Palace finally earned a Premier League victory under Sam Allardyce as goals by Scott Dann and Christian Benteke secured the points against Bournemouth away at a rain-swept Vitality Stadium. Read More

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England win toss, opt to field vs India

He's given me the freedom of doing whatever I want to. "Playing a lot in Indian Premier League also helped me", said the wily tweaker. I tried to learn from whatever I saw in the first innings. After the team officials have asked for a larger ground to win the second T-20 worldwide, the most successful test captain of Indian cricket of his time , Sourav Ganguly urges Virat to play three spinners in the second T-20 global. Read More

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Mayweather says McGregor fight can 'absolutely' happen

Mayweather says McGregor fight can 'absolutely' happen

I've got the confidence. "When you're about to go on and do a pay-per-view that you're charging people $5 to listen to you talk, I'm sure you gotta say some pretty insane [stuff]", White said . "Nobody is my boss". "When he had that video call and Floyd was on the other line and he was saying "McGregor tapped out" and Floyd was saying 'I'm going to finish the job, ' he should have said, 'Shut you (expletive) mouth". Read More

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United Nations tiptoes around Trump stance on torture, refugees

Well Trump seems to, according to an interview with ABC news Wednesday afternoon: "Yes, absolutely", he said on whether he believes torture works and cited Daesh's atrocities as a reason to waterboard detainees. was "not playing on even field" relative to the atrocities that the Islamic State fighters were carrying out. "As a former war crimes prosecutor, I can tell you, it's radioactive, and, more importantly, from a realpolitik point of view, it just doesn't work". Read More

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Unhappy Klopp slams officials after League Cup exit

Unhappy Klopp slams officials after League Cup exit

The Saints sealed their 2 - 0 aggregate win over the Reds with another 1 - 0 win having won the first leg with a lone goal at St. Mary's. Earlier a Richard Stearman header after just 53 seconds and a superb breakaway finish from Andreas Weimann had stunned their Premier League opposition, sent the away fans into a frenzy and put Wolves 2-0 ahead before half time. Read More

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Tickets Expensive as Pro Bowl Returns to Mainland

Tickets Expensive as Pro Bowl Returns to Mainland

Players often cite injuries as a reason not to play, and that's obviously an acceptable reason, although many players are citing injuries that they had no problem playing with in the regular season. Tyreek Hill is also there so he should smoke anyone in the relay challenge if that's a race. Drone Drop features a drone dropping footballs into the hands of the Pro Bowlers like Odell Beckham Jr ., Chris Harris Jr., Jarvis Landry and Patrick Peterson. Read More

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Patrice Evra completes Marseille move

January 25, 2017 The Premier League side, however, failed to reach an agreement with the former Manchester United star who has eventually chose to return to his home country where he will play for Marseille for the next 18 months. He won two Serie A titles with the Turin giants, but had set his sights on a move elsewhere after losing his starting berth this campaign. Evra started his career with Marsala and has played for Monza, Nice, Monaco and United before joining Juventus in 2014. Read More

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Tiger Woods Selects TaylorMade as New Brand of Golf Clubs

Bay Hill was always feast or starvation for Woods; even during his peak years, he failed to finish inside the top 20 on five occasions. Ten years ago it seemed there was nothing in the game of golf Woods couldn't achieve. "Feeling good about it and doing it are two different things". Fans who have missed watching Tiger play are about to see a lot of him in the next month. Read More

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Burnley Trying To Fight Off West Ham To Land Midfielder

Snodgrass' contract at the KCOM expires in just five months time and having declined the offer of a new deal, it was expected that he would leave for free in the summer. The Croatian boss has already seen two bids for his services knocked back by Hull this month, the last one reported to have been £6million rising to £7.5million with add-ons. Read More

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Sixers beat Clippers as Nerlens Noel stuffs the stat-sheet

In fact, the team has too many options in Richaun Holmes , Joel Embiid , Nerlens Noel , and Jahlil Okafor . Those are the top three teams in the Eastern Conference. Sixers fans will also once again get the pleasure of watching Jabari Parker, one of two people selected before Embiid in the 2014 NBA Draft and someone who now in his 3rd year is yet to show the skyhigh potential Embiid has shown in his rookie season, although in fairness to Parker he has taken a huge step forward this season ... Read More

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Croat Lucic-Boroni into Melbourne Park semi-finals

Croat Lucic-Boroni into Melbourne Park semi-finals

An emotional Mirjana Lucic-Baroni has continued her remarkable run into the Australian Open semi-finals with a topsy-turvy 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 upset victory over number five seed Karolina Pliskova. The 79th-ranked Lucic-Baroni is surprised she is getting another chance at this stage of her career. Lucic-Baroni arrived at match points when Pliskova netted a forehand and sealed it when the Czech missed the return. Read More

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Liberty Media's Formula 1 Acquisition Gets Checkered Flag

Liberty Media's Formula 1 Acquisition Gets Checkered Flag

My position has been taken by Chase Carey. Liberty, the company headed by USA media tycoon John Malone, is close to completing its acquisition of F1's commercial rights from former owner CVC. He added: "My days in the office will be getting quieter now". At the time, it was unclear whether Ecclestone would still play a role in the management of the sport. Read More

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Antonio Brown fined $10000 by Steelers for postgame Facebook Live video

Antonio Brown fined $10000 by Steelers for postgame Facebook Live video

The stunt violated the NFL's policy on social media use and is against league rules pertaining to video use in the locker room. The NFL is now conducting their own investigation and may impose another fine. So be it. We'll be ready for their ass'. Brown did apologized for the incident saying his "emotions and excitement" got the best of him. "Yeah, as you know I'm not on SnapFace and all that", he said . Read More

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Former, Current MLB Players Killed in Separate Car Crashes

Former, Current MLB Players Killed in Separate Car Crashes

The children talked quietly among themselves as they sat in the patio of the house Ventura bought after signing with the Royals. Ventura wasn't wearing his seat belt and was driving through fog at the time of the crash. Martinez and Ventura were close. "I always told him to be careful", said Martinez, who recalled Ventura as intense and very cheerful. Both men were natives of the Dominican Republic. Read More

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Conte: Chelsea 'exploited the weekend'

Conte: Chelsea 'exploited the weekend'

With Chelsea refusing to consider selling their leading scorer, Conte appears to have smoothed any troubled waters and Costa returned to full training this week. "I repeat: he's very happy to stay with us and to play with Chelsea ". Abel Hernandez seems to have regained his goal scoring touch under the new manager after he scored one against Swansea in the FA Cup and a brace against Bournemouth. Read More

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Rooney is now a Manchester United legend - Mourinho

Wayne Rooney has swept his way into Manchester United legend - and Jose Mourinho is just glad the wait for goal No 250 is over. Sir Bobby Charlton held the record with 249 goal which Rooney equalled against Reading in the FA Cup. While Rooney may not yet be as widely loved as the man he has replaced as United's all-time top scorer, his impact is undeniable. "To be the leading goalscorer for United - overtaking Sir Bobby - and for England is an incredible achievement". Read More

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Niners' York May be Leaning Toward Gutekunst as GM

Cardinals vice president of player personnel Terry McDonough also remains a possibility. San Francisco began another round of interviews last week after deciding on Atlanta Falcons head coach Kyle Shanahan as head coach. A front-office move is not expected until the candidates can meet with Shanahan. Last March he became Green Bay's director of player personnel. Other first-time GM candidates interviewed were the Seahaws' Scott Fitterer, Indianapolis Colts' Jimmy Raye III, the Carolina ... Read More

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Gerard Deulofeu hasn't moved to AC Milan

Gerard Deulofeu hasn't moved to AC Milan

Deulofeu initially joined Everton on loan in 2013 and signed permanently in the summer of 2015 following a year in Sevilla. Speaking in his press conference on Thursday, Everton boss Ronald Koeman confirmed the winger wasn't part of his plans for the remainder of the season, opening the door for the move to Milan to be completed. Read More

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Arsenal extend defender Mertesacker's deal

Arsenal extend defender Mertesacker's deal

Meanwhile, Wenger does not expect to "do anything special" during transfer window. "It's what they've repeated for 20 games, it's not a coincidence and every time you see them play at home against a big team you think "this time they might not do it" and they do it [almost] every time". Read More

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Djokovic: Amazing Istomin was a worthy victor

Djokovic: Amazing Istomin was a worthy victor

He's a well-deserved victor. He then grew in confidence, holding easily to get to 5-4 ahead and find himself serving for the biggest win of his career. Djokovic saved set points to briefly keep dreams of a four-set victory in sight, but Istomin answered the call in the tiebreak and refused to let the Serbian star down easy. Read More

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