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'Disappointed' O'Neill to discuss Republic future after play-off defeat

'Disappointed' O'Neill to discuss Republic future after play-off defeat

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Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill will speak to the country's football association about his future after failing to reach the World Cup.The Republic were trounced 5-1 by Denmark in the play-offs. In October, O'Neill and assistant Roy Keane agreed contract extensions to remain until the Euro 2020 campaign."I thought there was an agreement. I'll speak to [FAI chief] John Delaney - I've not spoken to him since we spoke about the new contract," said O'Neill.O'Neill and Keane were appointed in November 2013 after the departure of previous boss Giovanni Trapattoni.They guided the Republic to Euro 2016, losing to France in the last 16.Match report: Republic or Ireland 1-5 DenmarkRelive Denmark's victory over the Republic of IrelandWhich teams have qualified for the World Cup?What you ne...
Roy Miller: Kansas City Chiefs release embattled DT after domestic battery charge

Roy Miller: Kansas City Chiefs release embattled DT after domestic battery charge

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The Kansas City Chiefs released defensive tackle Roy Miller on Monday, two days after he was arrested in Jacksonville, Fla., and charged with domestic battery of his wife. "We did release Roy and we're going to move on from that," Chiefs coach Andy Reid told reporters Monday, declining to answer further questions about Miller being waived. "I can't really talk about anything from a legal standpoint, so I'm going to just leave it at that." Miller, 30, is accused of dragging his wife by the hair, tearing a braid from her head and nearly ripping off her shirt, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office incident report. According to report, the altercation between the 6-foot-1, 301-pound player and Nicole Miller began with an argument after the couple returned home separately. Nicole Mille...
In Florida, all eyes on Puerto Rican voters after Maria

In Florida, all eyes on Puerto Rican voters after Maria

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Javier Gonzalez has joined a human tide of more than 130,000 U.S. citizens arriving in Florida since Hurricane Maria wrecked Puerto Rico, grateful for a place to start over but resenting how their island has been treated since the disaster. More than a million Puerto Ricans — about 5 percent of Florida's population — already call the state home, and given the outrage many feel over President Donald Trump's handling of the storm, political observers say this voting bloc could loosen the Republican Party's hold on this battleground state. Gonzalez, 38, saw the storm destroy the restaurant he opened with his father five years ago. Without power or reliable water, he became violently ill from food poisoning for three weeks. Finally, he packed his bags, determined to make his future in Miami i
Rocket launch rescheduled after aircraft enters restricted space

Rocket launch rescheduled after aircraft enters restricted space

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Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Orbital OTK rescheduled Saturday's Antares rocket launch after another aircraft flew into restricted airspace near NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.The rocket was expected to carry the Cygnus aircraft into orbit and deliver 7,400 pounds of supplies, equipment and science experiments to the International Space Station.Within 2 minutes of the scheduled launch time of 7:37 a.m., Orbital OTK scrapped the launch saying a "small aircraft" was flying at about 500 feet some 6 miles offshore."We were working no issues until an aircraft flew into restricted airspace," the aerospace company said on Twitter. "We are currently de-tanking and will be ready to go tomorrow morning."Orbital OTK rescheduled the launch for 7:14 a.m. Sunday.Should skies remain clear, it was predicte...
Manchester City news: A Premier League assessment after eleven games

Manchester City news: A Premier League assessment after eleven games

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Things have gone swimmingly for Manchester City in the Premier League this season Thursday, November 9, 2017This season has seen City live up to the expectation of having Pep Guardiola as manager and some have even suggested they could go an entire season unbeaten in the league. League position: 1st (31 points)Best game: Manchester City 5-0 Liverpool Worst game: Manchester City 1-1 Everton Best player: Kevin De Bruyne The Belgian showed signs of brilliance last season, but De Bruyne has really taken his game to the next level this term. If he carries on like this it will be hard to look at anyone else as the Premier League's star man. ReportManchester City have been streets ahead of any other side and look unstoppable at present with t...