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Transfer news LIVE updates: Alexis Sanchez to Man Utd; Arsenal star to sign new contract

Transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest gossip and rumours involving Europe’s top clubs Thursday 18 January Sturridge to Inter 17:30: Bookmakers Coral have slashed the odds further on Daniel Sturridge to join Inter Milan this transfer window to 1-4, having been 4-6 yesterday. Inter Milan and Sevilla have expressed their interest about a possible loan deal for the England international. But Coral think Inter will seal the deal later this month. “The money continues to pour in for Daniel Sturridge to join Inter Milan and punters are convinced that…

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Alexis Sanchez on brink of Man Utd move as shop prints No 7 shirts

Alexis Sanchez was at Arsenal training today for perhaps the last time before he moves to Manchester United. Arsene Wenger says the deal could be done within the next 24 hours. United will send Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal in return for Sanchez, with some reports claiming the Gunners also want £10m from the deal. And it appears as though Adidas are in the know over the transfer. A shopper on London’s Oxford Street noticed the kit manufacturer’s flagship store is already printing ‘Alexis 7’ shirts. Alexis Sanchez is all set…

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Winter storm kills at least eight as it paralyzes the South

At least eight people have been killed by icy weather paralyzing the South, which crippled transportation and left tens of thousands of customers without power, authorities and meteorologists said Wednesday. Almost 1,700 arrivals and departures were canceled or delayed by late Wednesday afternoon at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, which recorded 2.3 inches of snow Tuesday night and Wednesday. Hundreds of other delays and cancellations were reported at airports in New Orleans, Houston, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Raleigh, North Carolina. The governors of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and North Carolina all…

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Children on President Trump: ‘Work on This Man’s Heart’

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the activist’s children spoke out about President Trump’s policies and recent comments More Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he preached decried disparaging remarks President Donald Trump is said to have made about African countries, while protests between Haitian immigrants and Trump supporters broke out near the president’s Florida resort Monday, the official federal holiday honoring King. At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored the late civil rights leader on what would have been…

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MLK Day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

ATLANTA — Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he once preached decried disparaging remarks President Donald Trump is said to have made about African countries, while protests between Haitian immigrants and Trump supporters broke out near the president’s Florida resort Monday, the official federal holiday honoring King. At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored the late civil rights leader on what would have been his 89th birthday and ahead of the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee. Trump…

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What is Martin Luther King Jr Day? Who was Martin Luther King and how is MLK day marked?

Martin Luther King Jr.’s work was cut brutally short when he was assassinated aged 39 but his legacy lives on with an annual day dedicated to his memory and work. Here’s what you need to know. What is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and how is MLK day marked? Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a US federal holiday marking the birthday of the Baptist minister. It is celebrated on the third Monday of January every year. This year has special significance because it marks the 50th anniversary of the…

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Here’s how to honor King’s legacy of service on Monday

In 1957, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech in Montgomery, Alabama, in which he declared, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” In that spirit, since 1983, the third Monday in January has been set aside as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It serves as a time of reflection and a call to action. In the mid-90s, the slogan “A Day On, Not a Day Off” was promoted to push the importance of service on MLK Day, which falls this year on…

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Arsenal make bid for Angel Di Maria but Manchester United are scuppering deal

Arsenal are eyeing PSG star Di Maria as a replacement for Alexis Sanchez, who is wanted by both Manchester clubs this month. Yet Spanish website Don Balon say the north London giants face a fight persuading the Argentina international to sign on, with memories from his nightmare time at United still on his mind. The Red Devils splashed out £60million to sign the player from Real Madrid ahead of Arsenal in 2014 in Louis van Gaal’s first season in charge. A bright start then followed with Di Maria blossoming on…

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Pastor applauded after admitting to past ‘sexual incident’ with teen

A pastor at a Tennessee megachurch received a standing ovation after admitting to a “sexual incident” with a high school student 20 years ago — days after a woman came forward to accuse him of sexual assault. “As a college student on staff at a church in Texas more than 20 years ago, I regretfully had a sexual incident with a female high school senior in the church,” Pastor Andy Savage told the congregation at Highpoint Church in Memphis on Sunday in a video streamed online. Savage’s revelation came two…

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Pastor admits to past ‘sexual incident’ with teen, gets standing ovation

A pastor at a Tennessee megachurch received a standing ovation after admitting to a “sexual incident” with a high school student 20 years ago — days after a woman came forward to accuse him of sexual assault. “As a college student on staff at a church in Texas more than 20 years ago, I regretfully had a sexual incident with a female high school senior in the church,” Pastor Andy Savage told the congregation at Highpoint Church in Memphis on Sunday in a video streamed online. Savage’s revelation came two…

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