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The suspension could nearly be a blessing for Messi's Barcelona career: He will now get the summer off, and if his absence means Argentina misses the 2018 World Cup, he will get next summer off, too. The AFA's national squad selection secretary Jorge Miasdoqui called the ban "a blow, and unfair". After the game, he shook the hands of two officials, then pointedly did not shake Carvalho's hand.
  • Federer continues winning run, but needs break

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    However, Federer added that now his body needed rest. I need time to prepare'. "My body needs healing". However, clay is notoriously his weakest surface and it's likely Federer will be targeting success at Wimbledon on his preferred surface of grass ahead of Roland Garros.
  • UN Security Council strongly condemns N.Korea missile test

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    Xi is likely to be more "stable" while political novice Trump could prove to be "reckless" on issues such as China's trade surplus with the U.S. - a constant source of irritation in Washington and an issue that Trump tweeted will make the talks "difficult".
  • Senators back women in wage furor

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    NHL players fully support the U.S. Women's National Team's efforts to reach an equitable agreement with US hockey. The women's players have been asking for, for example, four-year contracts instead of the one-year deal they now receive only in Olympic years.
  • Dustin Johnson questionable for Masters after fall

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    Winkle said Johnson hopes to be able to play. "He landed very hard on his lower back and is now resting, although quite uncomfortably. He has been advised to remain immobile and begin a regimen of anti-inflammatory medication and icing, with the hope of being able to play tomorrow".
  • Gamecocks book spot in title game

    Gamecocks book spot in title game

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    South Carolina's path to simply reaching the national championship game involves beating arguably the best team left standing: Gonzaga. Each of the Bulldogs' top performers favored Nike signature sneakers, specifically two of LeBron James' models.
  • Utah becomes first Power Five school to offer video game scholarships

    Utah becomes first Power Five school to offer video game scholarships

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    Have you always been more of a gamer than an athlete? More teams that will compete in other games are yet to be announced . "It is important for big colleges and their administrations to jump in", Dimick said in a press release. But outside of Utah, only non-Power Five universities have so far created official varsity programs. "We think it is a great opportunity for our students, the vibrant gaming community here on campus and Utah fans in general to come together and watch these players ...
  • In Shake Up, Rick Perry Moves Into Trump's National Security Inner Circle

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    Bannon said in a statement he had succeeded in returning the NSC back to its traditional role of coordinating foreign policy rather than running it. Although he is far more camera shy than some other members of Trump's inner circle, Bannon has given a series of interviews where he revealed and defended his nationalistic philosophy.
  • Rep. Maxine Waters: O'Reilly needs 'to go to jail'

    Rep. Maxine Waters: O'Reilly needs 'to go to jail'

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    Bill OReillys top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women. But according to Trump, O'Reilly "shouldn't have settled". "Just like other prominent and controversial people, I'm vulnerable to lawsuits from individuals who want me to pay them to avoid negative publicity", the statement read.
  • President Trump declares Syria chemical attack crossed 'many, many lines'

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    Trump again put most of the blame for the situation in Syria on former President Barack Obama, saying his decision in August 2013 against using USA military force there "set us back a long ways" in Syria and across the globe. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 20 children and 17 women were among those killed. "This is a new administration". The officials said Israel believes Assad has tons of chemical weapons now in his arsenal.
  • Heat's Waiters (ankle) starts conditioning drills

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    With both teams fighting to remain in the hunt for the final playoff spot in the East, the game was close until the Heat seized control in the third quarter. In the first half, the Heat led for a good portion of the first quarter, aided by their 6-of-9 shooting from long-range by five different players. "We only had eight turnovers", Spoelstra said.
  • Play suspended at Masters Par 3 Contest

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    The veteran caddie, who has toted for World Golf Hall of Fame member Vijay Singh, Nick Watney and is now on Keegan Bradley's bag, needed little time to think when asked about the difference between looping at Augusta National Golf Club during the Masters and any other tournament.