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Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a new law to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire disruptive employees and protect whistleblowers. Right now, it takes up to 264 days for an appeal to move through the process when trying to remove a bad employee. "Every veteran receiving care at VA facilities will now know that those entrusted with their care can be held responsible for their actions. Read More

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Fabinho would find Manchester United switch 'very tempting'

Fabinho would find Manchester United switch 'very tempting'

He formed a fantastic partnership with Tiemoue Bakayoko, a player who has also been linked with a move to United, but is widely tipped to move to Chelsea. "But it's a great club, sure enough I would think well about it". Fabinho previously played under the Portuguese coach during Mourinho's spell in charge of Real Madrid before he moved to Ligue 1 side AS Monaco in 2013. Read More

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Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

Ronaldo reportedly wants to leave Real after being accused by Spanish prosecutors of defrauding the authorities of €14.7 million (US$16.5 million, RM17.4 million) in tax through offshore companies. "We are here to watch some great football", Infantino said. Portugal boss Fernando Santos on the result: "We played a team that has very good, technical players". Read More

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We would have loved Messi at Madrid, says Florentino

Spanish rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid hardly conduct direct transfers, a situation that worsened after the messy switch of Luis Figo in 2000. And Perez said it would have been a dream to bring Messi to the Santiago Bernabeu, had it not been for Barca's early recruitment of the Argentina star, who moved to Camp Nou as a 13-year-old. Read More

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Cavs, GM David Griffin part ways

Billups retired following the 2013-14 season, his 20th in the league. It would appear that Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is looking to a former Detroit Pistons star for help. The Celtics traded the No. 1 pick. To that end, Cleveland has been trying to land a premier player to pair with James and guard Kyrie Irving , likely by trading away Love. Read More

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Rangers launch Europa League campaign against Prodgres Niederkorn of Luxembourg

Rangers launch Europa League campaign against Prodgres Niederkorn of Luxembourg

Skenderbeu return to European competition after a one-year ban imposed by European football governing body, UEFA, on match-fixing allegations in the 2015-2016 Champions and Europa League campaigns. They lost 3-0 on aggregate to Shamrock Rovers in the 2015/16 Europa league. The Welsh champions were drawn at home for the first leg, with the fixture set to take place on the 27/28 June. Read More

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Confederation Cup: Cameroon opens campaign against Chile

Chilean national team coach Juan Antonio Pizzi confirmed on Saturday that La Roja squad may play their Confederations Cup opening match without two of its best players. Chile believed they had broken the deadlock moments before the interval as Vidal's smart pass was finished expertly by Vargas only for the Video Assistant Referee to rule it as an offside. Read More

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Mayweather relishing McGregor bout

Mayweather relishing McGregor bout

Although there was no news yet regarding the pay-per-view and the ticket prices on the awaited fight, rumors have it that it would defeat the revenue charged between the last fight on Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio. "I feel embarrassed to say this but I'd be very surprised if [McGregor] wins a round", said Hatton. "Then the media started to get behind it and it literally got to the point where everywhere I went, it's the only thing anyone would ever ask us about". Read More

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Lexi Thompson takes 1-shot lead in Meijer LPGA Classic

Lexi Thompson takes 1-shot lead in Meijer LPGA Classic

Henderson had seven birdies - four in a row on Nos. "I'm really excited to be in this position, I haven't been in a little while and so I'm excited I have two more days left to kind of redeem myself". A large group followed Thompson, Michelle Wie and Lydia Ko around Friday and many came back to follow Thompson's group of Moriya Jutanugarn and Hyo Joo Kim Saturday. Read More

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Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

Miller's 63 came in the final round of the 1973 Open at legendary Oakmont, annually ranked as one of the most hard courses in the world. Greg Norman and Vijay Singh did it twice, for 31 rounds of 63 in total. Brooks Koepka made three birdies over his last seven holes for a 68 and joined Thomas one shot out of the lead. However, not all Americans fared well. Read More

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Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens

Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens

Beaulieu was a first round pick (17th overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft. Before that Nate split time between Montreal and Hamilton (the Habs old AHL affiliate) from 2012-13 to 2014-15. There is a roster freeze effective today at 3 p.m. EST. "Over the last three seasons, there have been moments when Beaulieu has looked terrific on the ice, but like most young defensemen, consistency has been a problem". Read More

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Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

We've done this before, but here's how it's going down. "With the expansion process upcoming, it forces you to make some decisions", Coyotes GM John Chayka said . At the same time, Las Vegas must submit contracts for any free agent they've signed during their special signing window. Nevertheless, that doesn't mean the draft is meaningless, it is in many ways a good indication of the type and quality of talent that teams are bringing in. Read More

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Portugal vs. Mexico in Confederations Cup

Portugal's forward Ricardo Quaresma (L) and Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrate scoring the first goal in the nets of Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa during the 2017 Confederations Cup group A football match between Portugal and Mexico at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 18, 2017. Read More

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Pouille to face Feliciano Lopez in Stuttgart Open final

Pouille to face Feliciano Lopez in Stuttgart Open final

Zverev will next face Feliciano Lopez of Spain for a place in the Sunday final. In a duel that lasted just over two hours, Lopez, World No.33, defeated Berdych 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-4, reports Efe. Sixth seed Zverev hit 16 aces and looked comfortable throughout. Mischa Zverev awaits Lopez in the semi-finals after the German beat Tommy Haas - Roger Federer's conqueror in the second round - in straight sets, 6-4 6-4. Read More

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Gianluigi Donnarumma will not renew his contract - AC Milan CEO

Gianluigi Donnarumma will not renew his contract - AC Milan CEO

The 18-year-old's deal expires next summer, prompting the Rossoneri to make an improved offer. Norberto Neto, Mattia Perin and Wojciech Szczesny are on Milan's wish-list after Gianluigi Donnarumma rejected a new contract. Club legend Daniele Massaro, who spent 10 years with the San Siro giants during the 80s and 90s, has suggested that Donnarumma likely already has a deal in the works with another club, and, in his view, the club in question is one of the Rossoneri's greatest rivals. Read More

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¡La décima! Nadal again a French CHAMP10N

Inevitably thoughts are already turning to Wimbledon and the prospect of Nadal repeating his 2008 and 2010 victories - both of which followed hot on the heels of winning French titles without dropping a set as he did this year. "He'll go to Wimbledon with so much confidence. When I watch him on TV I will be just as happy". After Wawrinka held for 1-1, Nadal saved the only break point he'd face for the next 90 minutes or so, then the onslaught began. Read More

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Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

Durant, in his first season with the Warriors, led the way in a 4-1 series win over the Cavaliers to capture his maiden National Basketball Association title. For the third straight quarter, Smith buried a three-pointer in the final 20 seconds of play, as he connected on an off-balance, contested triple from the left wing with just 18 seconds remaining in the period. Read More

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