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Sports Assad offers Eid prayers near area seized from IS
Author: 0 Assad offers Eid prayers near area seized from IS

But we have struck every ISIS fighter and/or vehicle that has tried to approach that convoy. The media arm of Lebanon's Hezbollah says the group has received the body of an Iranian Revolutionary Guard member recently captured and killed by the Islamic State group.

Sports Trump cares more about ideology than the victims of Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Trump cares more about ideology than the victims of Hurricane Harvey

At this dark time, Mexico offered to help, as good neighbors do. Trump doubled-down on his oft-repeated claim that Mexico was to pay for his proposed border wall, while Peña Nieto mostly talked around the issue and tried to play nice. By blindly ignoring a neighborly offer of disaster assistance, Trump has put himself in league with some odd company. "We had a list of aid and assistance that they have offered to provide that we are accepting".

Sports Alexis Sanchez set to stay after Lemar rejects Arsenal
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez set to stay after Lemar rejects Arsenal

City failed with two previous bids, the most recent a reported £18million, for the former Manchester United defender but with the Baggies holding out for £30m - and Evans on worldwide duty with Northern Ireland in San Marino - that deal also fell by the wayside.

Sports Man City aim for club record Alexis Sanchez deal
Author: 0 Man City aim for club record Alexis Sanchez deal

The English network pointed out that the club wanted to sign the player without including any other player in the deal, where Rahim Strling was offered City Suite in the deal, but the offer was rejected. Ian Wright has demanded that Arsenal cash in on Alexis Sanchez now rather than lose the South American next summer. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is a Liverpool player.

Sports Governor declares state of emergency amid stubborn Northern California wildfire
Author: 0 Governor declares state of emergency amid stubborn Northern California wildfire

More than 1,600 firefighters are battling the so-called Ponderosa Fire , another natural disaster striking the USA while the South battles tropical storm Harvey . The Mud Fire is one of three fires burning on BLM-managed lands along the California-Nevada border northeast of Susanville, California. For the first time in several years the 747 SuperTanker dropped retardant on a wildfire in the United States.

Sports Sharapova's savage response to Wozniacki criticism
Author: 0 Sharapova's savage response to Wozniacki criticism

After 67 minutes, Kenin's resistance was broken. "You can see after her first match how the crowd welcomed her back". The Spaniard, who has not dropped a set, will become the first player to face four qualifiers at a Grand Slam in the Open Era (since 1967).

Sports Federer confident of going far despite first-round scare
Author: 0 Federer confident of going far despite first-round scare

Federer managed another escape, something many of his peers have not engineered in the early rounds at Flushing Meadows. When Federer converted a break point with Tiafoe serving at 1-2, 30-40 in the fifth set-on a charging Federer backhand pass-the five-time USA champ seemed at last to attain real security.

Sports MS Dhoni recharges himself with an on-field power nap
Author: 0 MS Dhoni recharges himself with an on-field power nap

When I am playing a match, then also I keep talking to him as there is no one better to judge you because he is watching from behind the wicket . When we're getting new players every game, it gets very hard from a confidence point of view.

Sports Footballer Wayne Rooney 'arrested on suspicion of drink driving'
Author: 0 Footballer Wayne Rooney 'arrested on suspicion of drink driving'

Rooney, 31, has been booked for "suspicion of drink driving", the BBC reported. Rooney is due in court on September 18, according to multiple reports . Do you think professional footballers should set better examples? "But I believe now is the time to bow out". The footballer's wife, Coleen , is pregnant with the couple's fourth child and is now on holidays in Spain with their three sons.

Sports Conor McGregor Admits He Was Wrong About Floyd Mayweather
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Admits He Was Wrong About Floyd Mayweather

Preliminary figures released by Showtime PPV on Friday showed the fight was tracking in the "mid to high" 4 million range, threatening the 4.6 million record set by Mayweather's 2015 fight with Manny Pacquiao . Espinoza said he should know by next week whether the fight will end up No. 1 or No. 2 on the all-time list. "He should have celebrated Conor in what he did, winning rounds against the best of all-time, saying "look, I beat him (McGregor) up worst than Floyd, now we're going to ...

Sports Toyota Center being used as shelter for flood victims in Houston
Author: 0 Toyota Center being used as shelter for flood victims in Houston

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said police had rescued more than 3,000, while the Coast Guard said it had also rescued 3,000 by boat and air. Houston Rockets owner Les Alexander has pledged $4 million to the charitable fund that was set up on Sunday after Turner said he received an "overwhelming" number of inquires from citizens and corporations about helping out.

Sports India thrashes Sri Lanka by 168 runs in 4th ODI
Author: 0 India thrashes Sri Lanka by 168 runs in 4th ODI

Malinga, who has been struggling with a longstanding leg injury, revealed after Sri Lanka's 168-run loss at the hands of India on Thursday in the fourth ODI, that he has been thinking about retiring from global cricket, as he has not been able to perform consistently at a high level.

Sports Arsenal FC Transfer Deadline Day Talk: Alexis Sanchez, Thomas Lemar
Author: 0 Arsenal FC Transfer Deadline Day Talk: Alexis Sanchez, Thomas Lemar

Sanchez scored a total of 24 goals in the Premier League for Arsenal last season and will be out of contract next season. Chelsea and Liverpool croiss swords to land Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. I firmly believe that this deal is purely down to Agüero himself, having realised that his playing opportunities are going to be few and far between.

Sports Saints WR Willie Snead Suspended For First 3 Games Of Season
Author: 0 Saints WR Willie Snead Suspended For First 3 Games Of Season

Head coach Sean Payton said that it was due to missed practice time, but it seems that it was also due to future missed practice time. "Obviously it's unfortunate, and I think knowing Willie, a bit surprising". The New Orleans Saints will be without one of their top wide receivers to open the season. Snead has not practiced as of late and did not appear in the final preseason game.

Sports Nigeria Thrash Cameroon In World Cup Qualifier
Author: 0 Nigeria Thrash Cameroon In World Cup Qualifier

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari congratulated Nigeria's Super Eagles on their impressive win over the Indomitable Lions. We don't have a chance of reaching the World Cup. Cameroon coach Hugo Broos has admitted they lost to a better and more determined team after they were trounced 4-0 by Nigeria today in a World Cup qualifier, but they will still fight to defend the country's honour when both teams clash again on Monday.

Sports Cleveland Browns release Brock Osweiler
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns release Brock Osweiler

There were rumors of trade talks, but the Browns could not find a taker for his $17 million contract. It also means the Browns will likely keep Cody Kessler and Kevin Hogan behind DeShone Kizer , who will start September 10 against the Steelers.

Sports US Open: Roger Federer shows off streaky form once again
Author: 0 US Open: Roger Federer shows off streaky form once again

Start time: Nadal vs Daniel is the last match of the day at the Arthur Ashe. The 31-year-old Spaniard won 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 over the 24-year-old Daniel, who fell to 0-4 against the top-10 rival. We played in the doubles here back when we were juniors and have met loads of times. The Japanese pipped the world No 8, who needed to win the title in order to become the world No 1, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in the second round.

Sports Beyonce and other celebs are dontating to Houston
Author: 0 Beyonce and other celebs are dontating to Houston

With at least 15 lives lost in flood waters, and catastrophic damage affecting the community , Kevin Hart began the celebrity aid efforts by promising US$25,000 ($31,422), as well as reaching out to other celebrities including Beyonce and The Rock to ask them to do the same as part of the Hurricane Harvey Challenge .

Sports Thomas Lemar Shows Arsenal What Could Have Been With Dazzling Goal
Author: 0 Thomas Lemar Shows Arsenal What Could Have Been With Dazzling Goal

It wasn't all bad for Arsenal , who managed to hold on to their most prized possession, Sanchez. If players come in, I think it makes sense to think about what we do on the other side. However, with Oxlade-Chamberlain gone and Sanchez possibly set to follow, Wenger is now looking to splash the cash to maintain Arsenal's hopes of a return to the Champions League.

Sports Tottenham wins bid for Swansea's Llorente
Author: 0 Tottenham wins bid for Swansea's Llorente

The former Spanish global enjoyed an impressive debut in the English football, playing a key role in avoiding Swansea's relegation by scoring 15 goals in 33 Premier League appearances. In addition to this quintet, the integration of defender Andreas Christensen from Chelsea's academy/loan system into the first team setup has the feel of a new signing.