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  • Key developments following North Korea's rocket launch

    Key developments following North Korea's rocket launch

    Associated Press
    Key developments following North Korea's rocket launch

    North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions. World leaders say Sunday's launch violated a U.N. ban on Pyongyang's use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea says the launch of a new Earth observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong 4, or Shining Star 4, is part of a peaceful space program. …

  • Senate to vote on hitting North Korea with tougher sanctions

    Senate to vote on hitting North Korea with tougher sanctions

    Associated Press
    Senate to vote on hitting North Korea with tougher sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is considering hitting North Korea with more stringent sanctions in the wake of Pyongyang's satellite launch and technical advances that U.S. intelligence agencies say the reclusive Asian nation is making in its nuclear weapons program. …

  • 'Game changers' Ozil and Sanchez vital to title push - Rosicky

    'Game changers' Ozil and Sanchez vital to title push - Rosicky

    Reuters
    'Game changers' Ozil and Sanchez vital to title push - Rosicky

    (Reuters) - "Game changers" Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez will have to play pivotal roles if Arsenal are to end their 12-year wait for a Premier League title, midfielder Tomas Rosicky said. Sanchez, who joined from Spanish side Barcelona in 2014, is one of the most feared wingers in the league, having scored 16 goals in his debut season with the North London side. Ozil scored four goals but has firmly established himself as one of the world's top creative talents, having set up a league-high …

  • Klopp rues late freekick to West Ham in FA Cup exit

    Klopp rues late freekick to West Ham in FA Cup exit

    Reuters
    Klopp rues late freekick to West Ham in FA Cup exit

    Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp rued a crucial late free-kick awarded to West Ham on Tuesday but insisted his team can take a lot of positives despite their FA Cup exit. Klopp returned to training on Monday after suffering a serious bout of appendicitis last weekend only to see Angelo Ogbonna's late header from a freekick seal West Ham's 2-1 win. It was a fresh setback for the Reds who squandered a two-goal lead in the final 10 minutes of Saturday's Premier League draw with Sunderland. …

  • FA Cup: Honours go to Ogbonna as last-gasp West Ham advance

    FA Cup: Honours go to Ogbonna as last-gasp West Ham advance

    Reuters
    FA Cup: Honours go to Ogbonna as last-gasp West Ham advance

    Angelo Ogbonna leapt high to power home a header in the dying seconds of extra time to claim a timely first goal for the club as West Ham United sank Liverpool 2-1 on Tuesday to reach the last 16 of the FA Cup. The Italian defender met a free kick from Dimitri Payet and sent his effort back across keeper Simon Mignolet and into the far corner of the net to seal the London team's first-ever FA Cup win over Liverpool in eight meetings. The hosts took the lead in the fourth-round replay when …