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Sports Man charged following death of Violet-Grace Youens
Author: 0 Man charged following death of Violet-Grace Youens

On Wednesday his mother, Alicia McAteer, 41, called for him to come home. He said: 'The auto came through the lights - it must have been going 70 to 80mph and hit the woman and child, who were crossing the road'. She said: "I'm a mum to children and I don't know how I would feel if this happened to them". She said: "I feel selfish for feeling like this because of what the family is going through".

Sports French Presidential candidate Fillon's wife charged over fake job scandal
Author: 0 French Presidential candidate Fillon's wife charged over fake job scandal

There are also separate questions about a job Penelpope Fillon had at a literary magazine owned by a billionaire friend of the couple, for which she allegedly did little or no actual work. Last week, he accused Socialist President Francois Hollande of using the finance ministry to collect information on politicians, including his former prime minister Manuel Valls, which was then leaked to the press.

Author: 0 Monaco star 'open to Man United transfer on one condition'

The Daily Express report Bakayoko wants to play for a top-level manager - and Old Trafford chief Jose Mourinho fits the bill. Monaco - who face Borussia Dortmund in the last eight of the Champions League - lead PSG by three points with eight matches remaining and the clubs meet in the Coupe de la Ligue final on Saturday.

Author: 0 Mets' Familia suspended 15 games for domestic violence

The suspension will mean that Familia will forfeit 18 days of pay, which include off-days that will equal up to $700,000 he will lose. The suspension stems from an incident in which Familia was arrested after police were called to his home in Fort Lee, N.J., to investigate a dispute between him and his wife.

Sports Schweinsteiger did not get chance to say a 'proper goodbye' at United
Author: 0 Schweinsteiger did not get chance to say a 'proper goodbye' at United

He was mobbed by United States football fans as he jetted into Chicago airport, where he was happy to pose for selfies and look relaxed among the army of American autograph hunters. "My head is more than 100%". The former Manchester United midfielder was unveiled as a Fire player on Wednesday, addressing the media for the first time since leaving the Premier League club.

Sports Riots break out in the streets of Paris
Author: 0 Riots break out in the streets of Paris

The family's lawyer, Calvin Job, said they "totally contest" the police's version of events, and that Liu didn't try to injure anyone. One of the man's daughters told French media that her father, who spoke little French, had gone to the door holding a pair of scissors he had been using to prepare fish.

Author: 0 Watch Hassan Whiteside beat the Pistons at the buzzer with tip

Miami continues its bid for the playoffs Wednesday night when it visits the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. IMPRESSIVE PUSH Mr. Dragic said the impressive push they are having of late is attributable to the team chemistry that eluded them early in the season.

Sports Roger Goodell says he's actually planning to attend the Patriots' home opener
Author: 0 Roger Goodell says he's actually planning to attend the Patriots' home opener

Goodell was asked if he plans on being at the Patriots' first game next season. Neither did he visit the 2015 season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers nor the 2016 AFC title game (instead visiting Atlanta two weeks in a row). And I don't think that needs any explanation. Before the Super Bowl, Goodell had said , "If I am invited back to Foxborough, I'll come". "I would tell you that it is not awkward at all for me", Goodell said.

Sports Brazil become first team to qualify for 2018 World Cup
Author: 0 Brazil become first team to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Argentina won the match 1-0. Speaking after Tuesday's victory at Arena Corinthians, Chelsea attacker Willian welcomed the renewed interest in Brazil's exploits but knows they remain a long way from adding to their haul of worldwide silverware on the big stage in 2018.

Sports Ref target of death threats after Kentucky loss
Author: 0 Ref target of death threats after Kentucky loss

Kentucky kept the score close despite being whistled for 19 fouls, with Malik Monk, De'Aaron Fox and Bam Adebayo getting two each in the first half alone to help put the Wildcats in a five-point halftime deficit. The Kentucky athletic department released a statement asking fans to show good sportsmanship. ESPN reports that Higgins is scheduled to work the Final Four.

Sports Saints coach Payton: Team not looking to bring in Manziel
Author: 0 Saints coach Payton: Team not looking to bring in Manziel

However Payton downplayed reports that his team was considering a deal for the disgraced free agent quarterback. Since the Patriots won the Super Bowl, it's the last pick in the round. Currently, it's my understanding he hasn't signed his tender, so it was just that. Payton was essentially echoing comments made earlier on Wednesday by Saints general manager Mickey Loomis.

Author: 0 Driver tries running over officers near Capitol Hill; suspect in custody

EDT, a spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police Department said. Police say the incident appears to be criminal, not terrorism. The incident occurred near the U.S. They said one person is in custody. Shots were fired as law enforcement attempted to arrest the woman, during which she attempted to ram both a Capitol Police vehicle and other officers who were on foot, Malecki said.

Author: 0 #INDvAUS: Australian media launch all-out attack on Virat Kohli, label him 'classless'

Before Australia, India defeated Srilanka, West Indies, New Zealand and England on a trot. "That was the most important thing and the most challenging thing for us". ICC Chief Executive David Richardson: "On behalf of the ICC, I would like to congratulate India for achieving and maintaining number-one status amid some stiff competition, particularly from Australia and Pakistan who both held the top spot over the past year, and South Africa who have had some great Test series wins of late".

Sports Puerto Rico Open : Points powers to victory
Author: 0 Puerto Rico Open : Points powers to victory

The second round, which started Friday after completion of Thursday's weather-hit first, endured its own weather delay before darkness halted play with 45 players still on the course. Three men reached -11 at the halfway stage, as Bryson DeChambeau, DA Points and Bill Lunde are all looking down on the rest of the field with 36 holes to go of the PGA Tour's alternate event to the ongoing WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

Sports Colombia mad over Wiz Khalifa's visit to Pablo Escobar tomb
Author: 0 Colombia mad over Wiz Khalifa's visit to Pablo Escobar tomb

The 29-year-old rapper was down in South America for a concert and he visited the grave site, where he left flowers and reportedly smoked a joint. After Wiz Khalifa shared photos of his visit to Pablo Escobar's grave, the Mayor of Medellin publicly criticized his homage.

Sports James, Cavs bounce back with 112-105 victory over Hornets
Author: 0 James, Cavs bounce back with 112-105 victory over Hornets

Friday night's effort marked his 18th career 30-point game against Charlotte and the victory improved his record to 10-1 against the Hornets since his return to Cleveland, 39-6 over the course of his career. Washington open a tough five-game road trip Saturday at Cleveland. The rematch was dominated early by the Celtics as they hit eight three-pointers during a 37-point second quarter to grow their lead as high as 26 points.

Sports Taskin bags hat-trick after Mendis maiden ton
Author: 0 Taskin bags hat-trick after Mendis maiden ton

Earlier, Kusal Mendis' maiden ODI century propelled Sri Lanka to 311 all out. The wash-out also means Bangladesh , who won the first match by 90 runs on Saturday, can not lose the three-match ODI series. It means the Tigers won't lose the three-game affair and the onus will be on the hosts to win the final ODI if they are to salvage the series. Taskin Ahmed knocked out Asela Gunaratne, Suranga Lakmal and Nuwan Pradeep of successive deliveries to stop a torrent of runs from the Sri ...

Author: 0 Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack taken off ice on stretcher following overtime loss

I saw the replay right now. "We're going to have to have to more good ones coming up". Athanasiou appeared to make contact with Lack's head; the Swedish netminder has been out on two different occasions with concussions this season. It is highly unlikely that there will any chance of them making the playoffs this year, barring a flawless run, but the team continues to fight for every point and the games still appear to matter to them.

Sports Formula One: Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton in first race of season
Author: 0 Formula One: Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton in first race of season

The Ferrari driver took the lead over Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas in his first win of the year. "He has proved to be be one of the quickest drivers on the grid and l would love to have a close battle". He was among the seven drivers who failed to finish. Max Verstappen, Felipe Massa , Sergio Perez, Carlos Sainz, Daniil Kvyat and Esteban Ocon then rounded out the top 10.

Author: 0 NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now?

Las Vegas welcomed a legitimate sports franchise with welcome arms and the Nevada legislature was able to finagle public money to help fund a stadium. The Raiders are essentially guaranteed to stay in Oakland until 2019 or 2020 until a new $1.9 billion stadium is built. He said his goal in the meantime was to "bring a championship back to Oakland ".