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Groves vs Eubank Jr: Why do George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr not get on? Rivalry in focus

The two men differ in age by barely a year but have had quite different careers, Groves winning a world title last year after three times losing with a global strap on the line while Eubank Jr is only just now getting a shot at one. But they will face familiar foes tonight when they get in the ring together, having previously sparred as many as 300 rounds against each other. There is little doubting that they know exactly who they are up against and don’t appear to like what…

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Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp eyeing surprise move Victor Wanyama and one thing may help

Liverpool will welcome Naby Keita to the club in the summer once he completes his move from RB Leipzig. But while the Reds already have one player coming in, there are still major question marks over one current Liverpool star and whether he will leave. Emre Can is yet to commit his future to the club and Juventus are expected make an approach once his contract is up at the end of the season.  And Liverpool are said to be already preparing for his possible departure by turning their attention…

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Chinese New Year 2018 wishes: How to wish a happy new year in Chinese

Chinese people greet one another with unique sayings when they meet during the Chinese New Year. There are different ways to greet people during Chinese New Year and plenty of greetings and sayings you can use. They are used to wish good fortune in health, family, business and careers. The most straightforward way to say “Happy Chinese New Year” in Mandarin is xīn nián (new year) kuài lè (happy), which is written as 新年快乐 in simplified Chinese characters. It literally translates as happy new year and can be used during…

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America’s Olympic team: faster, higher, stronger for longer – with kids

There’s something new under the sun in Pyeongchang: the first two American women to become five-time Winter Olympians. Snowboarder Kelly Clark and cross-country skier Kikkan Randall both began their Olympic careers on home turf in Salt Lake City, and have not only reached the top of their sport but also brought along a new generation of world-class competitors. They are among a growing number of competitors coming back for successive Olympic Games in record numbers: this year there are 12 four-time Olympians on Team USA – triple the number there…

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Off the slopes, Olympians look up and out for a larger cause

Olympic gold-medalist snowboarder Kelly Clark was standing in a lift line when she felt a tug on her sleeve. Chloe Kim, then age 8, had spotted her snowboarding hero and was asking to ride up together. Clark said sure. Recommended: Test your knowledge of the Winter Olympics! Today Kim won her own Olympic gold. And Clark was there to see it – because she is still competing. When Clark stood at the top of the pipe on the third and final run today, she was up against not only the…

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For urban high-schoolers in Kansas City, a launching pad for their careers

Lyndon Ersery is a junior studying engineering at the University of Missouri. Thanks to some intensive workforce training, he is well on his way to a successful career in the field. A product of the public school system in Kansas City, Mo., Mr. Ersery is familiar with the barriers that students who don’t have access to contacts and internships encounter in trying to explore such a field. He credits Green Works, a nonprofit organization in Kansas City, with helping to provide him with a launching pad for his collegiate –…

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When military deployment costs a spouse their job

WASHINGTON — Lakesha Cole has been through six deployments and five base transfers as a spouse of a Marine. Each move has represented an exhausting, if familiar routine: There’s the task of packing and unpacking an entire home. Of enrolling three children under the age of 13 in new schools, and tracking down available child care. Of adjusting to a new neighborhood, with new neighbors and friends and routines. But perhaps the most draining step of the process is the part where the final decision lies mainly outside Cole’s, and…

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Wenger’s young signings no longer succeed – has he lost his touch? | Ed Aarons

“One day I’ll give you the list of those at the top level who have made careers with me and you will see,” boasted Arsène Wenger in 2010. “You will be absolutely astonished.” Eight years on and Arsenal supporters could be forgiven for wondering if their long-serving manager has lost his touch. The arrivals of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the January transfer window marked a significant change in Arsenal’s transfer policy under the FrenchmanWenger. For the first time since the summer of 2012, he bought two players who…

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Why grand jury testimony could imperil Trump

Legal analysis What are President Donald Trump’s options? The New York Times is reporting that sources say the president’s lawyers are concerned about Trump sitting down with the special counsel Robert Mueller and have advised him against doing a wide-ranging interview with the special counsel. NBC News reported last month that preliminary talks were underway for the format for Trump to provide information to Mueller, including possibly by means of written responses to questions in lieu of a formal sit down. The president’s legal team said after The Times’ story…

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Why a grand jury subpoena from Mueller could imperil Trump

Legal analysis What are President Donald Trump’s options? The New York Times is reporting that sources say the president’s lawyers are concerned about Trump sitting down with special counsel Robert Mueller and have advised him against doing a wide-ranging interview. NBC News reported last month that preliminary talks were underway on a format for Trump to provide information to Mueller, including possibly by written responses to questions in lieu of a formal sit-down. The president’s legal team said after The Times’ article on Monday night that the negotiations with the…

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