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China airs pessimism about Korean tensions as Kim touts United Nations talks

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At least 49 countries were found to have violated U.N. Security Council resolutions on North Korea within the past five years by maintaining various illicit relations with the country, according to a report released by a US institute. White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster said over the weekend that the possibility of war with North Korea was "increasing everyday". Jeffrey Feltman flew to Beijing today after wrapping up a five-day visit to Pyongyang aimed at defusing the crisis, ... Read More »

Jones fitness boost for Man United ahead of derby

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The star player returns at a valuable time for the club given the suspension of Paul Pogba for three games, and adds a cushion for Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matic in midfield. "These are the lovely things that football can do", Mourinho said. We could feel in that period that the clubs were ready to work together for the city, that's no doubt. Read More »

Shubhankar emulates McIlroy for Joburg Open lead

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I wanted to play even though I shot a 10 under yesterday and it is always hard to follow up on a low round". "I'm very relieved, I had a lot of pressure this week but I know God was looking over me today". Bogeys at the start and end of Blomstrand's back nine resulted in a 10-under 62, enough to keep him one shot ahead of James Morrison and Erik van Rooyen , while Pulkkanen slipped into a share of fifth with Marcus Armitage . Read More »

Palestinian official: Pence is not welcome in Palestine

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Maliki comments were made before an Arab League meeting in Cairo to discuss President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and after Abbas said Washington could no longer be a peace broker. Demonstrations in condemnation of Trump were also held throughout the Arab and Muslim world. Scores more were wounded there and in the West Bank. Read More »

Army-Navy at the half: Mids lead a slugfest, 10-7

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Army is coming off a long-awaited and emotional win last season, followed by a bowl victory. On Saturday, it appeared as though Navy was going to pull out another close win, but this time it was Army which scored late and watched as Bennett Moehring's 48-yard field goal attempt sailed just wide. Read More »

Record for Senatla as USA, Canada cause Sevens shocks

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The match was virtually over as a contest after five minutes when Senatla showed off his fancy footwork for his second touchdown, and when he wrapped up his hat-trick in the eighth minute, he moved to 199 World Sevens Series tries in his career. Read More »

Manny Pacquiao talks up fight with UFC star Conor McGregor in 2018

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Pacquiao said he has spoken directly with McGregor's team. White also noted the only fight Diaz was looking for was a third bout against McGregor after they split their first two matches. In his most recent bout McGregor lost to Mayweather. "Stay fit my friend", Pacquaio wrote in the caption. Other options Pacquiao include a rematch with Horn or WBA and WBC welterweight champions Keith Thurman, with Malaysia, Dubai and Macau all being touted as potential locations. Read More »

Three things learned about Newcastle v Leicester: Fans' favourite under threat

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Newcastle , who have now taken only one point from their last seven games, grabbed an early lead through Spanish forward Joselu before goals from Riyad Mahrez and Demarai Gray turned the action-packed contest on its head. "We scored a terrific second goal and came back after we conceded again with a fantastic spirit". Leicester City are a good side but they are nowhere near the team that won the Premier League . Read More »

Boston College upsets No. 1 Duke 89-84

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On Saturday, in the first true road game of the season, an inability to string together stops finally caught up with the top-ranked Blue Devils. Duke, which has been ranked No. When these two teams met last season, the Blue Devils came away with a 93-82 victory at Cameron Indoor Stadium, with Jayson Tatum scoring a team-high 22 points. Read More »

Tottenham boss Pochettino: Title challenge over due to poor summer market

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But for me, the Premier League is the best in the world. "We have the possibility to bring them back", the Argentine said, according to The Guardian . "If not, it's so hard for them to affect and help the team". Time appears to be running out for Gareth Bale at Real Madrid . Boss Hughes said: "Some of the players who were involved in those games aren't with us any more, we've got a new group". Read More »

Nuggets beat Magic to end four-game skid

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Fournier rolled his ankle when he made a floater on the opening possession of overtime in the Magic's win Wednesday over the Hawks . The hits, as they say, keep on coming for the battered and beaten up Magic (11-16). "We've got a lot of talented guys here, guys that can fill it up when we're sharing the ball the way we're supposed to", Payton said Thursday. Ross last played in a game on November 29, with Isaac's most recent action coming on November 11. Read More »

Ben Duckett dropped from England squad over Perth bar incident

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The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed Duckett has been stood down on "disciplinary grounds" pending an investigation amid reports of an alcohol-related incident. Bairstow has dominated headlines throughout the series after it emerged he headbutted Bancroft in Perth as England prepared to face a Western Australia XI. Read More »

How will new Premier League football rights deal affect pubs?

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Four full rounds of Premier League games will reportedly be up for grabs - three midweek rounds of fixtures and a programme on a public holiday. For British television viewers, it is a chance for the first time to choose their team's game rather than have it dictated to them by the schedulers. Read More »

Who was Homai Vyarawalla?

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They later shifted to Delhi. After completing her education from Bombay University and Sir JJ School of Art, she started taking snaps of the daily life of Mumbaikars and in this way become a professional photographer. She was first introduced to photography by her husband Manekcshaw Vyarawala, a photographer at the Times of India. Her work soon started gaining national attention , and in 1942 she had moved to Delhi with her family to work at the British Information Services. Read More »

How to Watch West Ham vs. Chelsea

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But he has endured an erratic start to his spell at the London Stadium and, while Cole rates Hart as a "fantastic goalkeeper", he understands Moyes' decision to sideline the 30-year-old. Conte was angered in midweek when he was pressed on his relationship with Luiz and the legitimacy of his injury, saying: 'If you don't trust me that is your problem'. Read More »

Warriors make history with flawless 6-0 road trip

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The Pistons are one of those teams that play with an edge in games like this and have a quality defense that can bother these Golden State shooters. "We had a couple guys open outside, but it is easier to see that on tape than it does when you are out there in the paint". Read More »

White House says United States will take part in Winter Olympics

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The 33-year-old American won the Olympic downhill title at Vancouver 2010 but was unable to participate four years later in Sochi because of a knee injury. Pyeongchang, the venue for next year's Winter Olympics is approximately 80km from the demilitarised zone dividing North and South Korea. "I want to represent our country well, and I don't think there are a lot of people in our government that do that." No, actually I think every US team member is invited so no I won't go. Read More »

Steelers WR Antonio Brown on toe injury: 'I'm feeling a lot better'

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While numerous faces have changed over the past decade-plus, the stakes and the style of play between the AFC North rivals have not. However, he was able to take the field and put together a strong performance against the Cincinnati Bengals , recording eight catches for 101 receiving yards and a touchdown . Read More »

Derrick Rose on motives for return: 'I don't care about no money'

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With dynamic guard Isaiah Thomas expected to return from a hip injury this season, Rose may find playing time hard to come by when he returns since Thomas, Dwyane Wade , LeBron James and J.R. "I was just figuring things out", he added. Rose hasn't played since November 7 against the Milwaukee Bucks due to what was initially described as a sprained ankle . Read More »

Saints' Sean Payton bemoans 'extremely poor' officiating after loss to Falcons

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The penalty gave the Falcons a new set of downs and allowed them to run out the clock for a 20-17 victory. New Orleans still had two timeouts, however, so there was a chance it could get the ball back for a last-ditch field goal effort by forcing a three-and-out - an opportunity Payton promptly squandered by getting flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after he sprinted onto the field to confront the officials over his last timeout. Read More »

Arsenal star duo will not be sold in January claims Martin Keown

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The 29-year-old is now rated at around £15m-20m by the north London giants, and the Gunners boss remains reluctant on selling him to Manchester United and would place priority on transfer interest from overseas clubs. Arsenal sit 5th in the standings, only a point off Liverpool in 4th. However, Arsenal still have time before the January transfer window opens to convince Ozil to sign on. Read More »

OR hire Florida State assistant coaching candidate as head coach

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After getting fired at FIU, Cristobal returned to his roots as an offensive line coach. However, Cristobal should inherit a good team and already has a player in quarterback Justin Herbert who is on Heisman watch for next season. But, in 2012, the Panthers and Cristobal regressed significantly, compiling just a 3-9 record on the year. However, he took FIU to consecutive bowl games in 2010 and 2011. Read More »

Theo Walcott: 'Players want to give Arsene Wenger a selection headache'

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Wilshere, without an Arsenal goal since May 2015, saw an effort from the edge of the box tipped over before breaking his duck with a well-taken strike moments later. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits it is unrealistic for the Gunners to talk about winning the Premier League title. "You respect the decision of your fans [to stay home]". Read More »

Steinhoff crashes after Moody's downgrade

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However, analysts quickly began to identify problems with the partial rescue plan. Ratings agency Moody's has downgraded Steinhoff International by four notches and placed the furniture retailer's rating on review for another downgrade. Read More »

Cameroon star Vincent Aboubakar double sees Porto through to knock-out stages

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The goal was his first in Champions League goal after 1470 days. Two first half goals from Cameroon star Vincent Aboubakar helped Porto grab a place in the last 16 of the European Champions League with victory over Monaco . Alvaro Negredo opened the scoring after ten minutes from the penalty spot, before Naby Keita levelled the scoring with just three minutes left to play. Read More »

MLB Trade rumors: NY Yankees on Giancarlo Stanton's list

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Craig Mish and Jim Bowden of SiriusXM are reporting that Giancarlo Stanton has indicated a preference for joining the Dodgers or Yankees in a trade. Throw in Sanchez, who belted 33 homers and had 90 RBIs, who was part of a lineup that led Major League Baseball in homers (241) and was second in runs (858), and it's easy to understand why many would view the Yankees' offense invincible with Stanton in tow. Read More »

Moyes set to drop Hart?

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Moyes' side are next in action against Chelsea at the weekend, before they take on Arsenal. Hart, on loan from Manchester City after a season playing in Serie A for Torino, has come in for criticism this season with West Ham having conceded 32 goals in 15 games - the worst record of the 20 Premier League clubs. Read More »

Tributes to police officer killed in Wargrave collision

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He was known for his appearances on the TV show Road Wars . The elderly woman was a passenger in the auto, and the driver was rushed to hospital. The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating the cause of the crash. Friends and family of the newlywed officer yesterday placed flowers at the crash spot, paying tribute to him as well as the other victim - named locally as Gladys Goodwin. Read More »

West Brom Manager Alan Pardew Fears Losing Jonny Evans

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It's understood both teams, who had been linked with the Northern Ireland ace in the summer, will return to test the Baggies' resolve, with the Midlands club valuing their captain at £30million. "I've learnt that the players have a thirst for success and a determination to turn things around", added Pardew. "A win would lift the confidence of the players". Read More »

Ryan Shazier to fans: 'Support is uplifting to me and my family'

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The team initially said that Shazier, 25, would not require surgery . ESPN reported on Tuesday that Steelers linebacker Vince Williams said Shazier told him at the time of the injury that he had feeling in his lower extremities. "I'm not anxious about him playing for us again, I'm more anxious about him", defensive coordinator Keith Butler told the paper. Shazier called the defense to his teammates, relaying plays through the headset. Read More »

Man City midfielder Fernandinho: Pogba ban a Man Utd blow

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He's a very complete midfielder, he can do all things . " He will be a big miss but another player will play and try his best ", Mata proclaimed. Jones has become one of the first names on the team-sheet for Jose Mourinho this season and has helped them achieve the best defensive record in the Premier League , conceding just nine goals. Read More »

Georges St-Pierre Vacates UFC Title, Robert Whittaker Crowned Undisputed Champion

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The question remains if St-Pierre will ever compete at 185 pounds again, as many believe that he only took the Bisping fight because he considered it to be an easy match-up. UFC 221 will be the first time Perth has hosted a UFC event. Respected MMA journalist Ariel Helwani reported on Thursday that preliminary talks were underway which would see Whittaker, the interim middleweight champion, face Rockhold on February 11. Read More »