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Watford 0-1 Arsenal: Gunners scrape through against 10 men Hornets as Troy Deeney sees red 11 minutes into match

Watford 0-1 Arsenal: Gunners scrape through against 10 men Hornets as Troy Deeney sees red 11 minutes into match

Sports
hard work Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang blocked Ben Foster's clearance to score the only goal of the game Arsenal did just enough to beat a 10 men Watford side to climb back into the top four of the Premier League. A disastrous two minutes at the start of the first half saw the Hornets go down 1-0 and their captain Troy Deeney sent off. The home side battled against the Gunners for the rest of the match and may have felt they could have got something out of the game. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang challenges Ben Foster for the goal Arsenal made six changes for their Premier League clash at Watford as Konstantinos Mavropanos made his first start since May. The Gunners face Napoli in the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final and travel to Ital...
Northern Ireland 2-1 Belarus: Late Josh Magennis strike sees Michael O’Neill’s men go top of Euro 2020 qualifying group

Northern Ireland 2-1 Belarus: Late Josh Magennis strike sees Michael O’Neill’s men go top of Euro 2020 qualifying group

Sports
TWO IN TWO With Germany and the Netherlands also in Group C this was a game Northern Ireland had to win and they just got over the line thanks to Magennis' 87th-minute goal Josh Magennis’ late goal ensured Northern Ireland continued their 100 per cent start to their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a 2-1 win over Belarus at Windsor Park. Jonny Evans nodded Michael O’Neill’s men in front after half an hour but Ihar Stasevich’s deflected effort pegged them back. Northern Ireland are top of Group C – a group that contains Germany and the Netherlands It looked like it was going to be a frustrating night for the Green and White Army but substitute Magennis fired home on 87 minutes to secure the three points. Norther...
Trump sees total rout of Islamic State group as imminent

Trump sees total rout of Islamic State group as imminent

World
US President Donald Trump has said territory held by the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq could be "100%" liberated as early as next week."It should be announced, probably some time next week, that we will have 100% of the caliphate," he told a gathering of coalition partners.However, he also cautioned that he wanted to "wait for the official word".Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged the US would continue to fight IS, despite withdrawing troops from Syria. Trump rewrites US Syria policy After the caliphate: Has IS been defeated? Mr Trump shocked coalition allies in December when he declared that the group had been defeated, amid reports he wanted to pull out US soldiers within 30 days.But he later slowed the withdrawal af...
The market's win streak is no fluke: A Wall Street bull sees record gains ahead

The market's win streak is no fluke: A Wall Street bull sees record gains ahead

Finance
The market's win streak may be just beginning. Edward Yardeni, who spent decades on Wall Street running investment strategy for firms such as Prudential and Deutsche Bank, predicts stocks will break out to all-time highs this year. He's partly building his bull case based on a chart pointing to negative market sentiment. "At the end of last year the bull-bear ratio, which is something we watch from Investors Intelligence, fell below one," the Yardeni Research president told CNBC's "Trading Nation" on Friday. "It's got an awfully good track record as a...
Sainsbury's sees retail sales fall 1.1% over Christmas

Sainsbury's sees retail sales fall 1.1% over Christmas

Business
Sainsbury's has seen sales fall over Christmas after non-food trading was hit by consumer caution.Like-for-like retail sales, which exclude sales from new stores, fell by 1.1% across the Christmas period.General merchandise sales, including at Sainsbury's-owned Argos, fell by 2.3% and overall clothing sales by 0.2%.Chief executive Mike Coupe said: "Retail markets are highly competitive and very promotional and the consumer outlook continues to be uncertain."Toy sales hitHe added: "General merchandise sales grew strongly over the key Christmas weeks and outperformed the market over the quarter. "Sales declined in the quarter due to cautious customer spending and our decision to reduce promotional activity across Black Friday. Clothing performed well, with...