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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, North Korea's Mangyongbong-92, right, carrying North Korea's members of art troupe is escorted as it approaches to Mukho Port in Donghae, South Korea. From smartphones to boat fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance international sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show the Olympic spirit as it welcomes hundreds of North Koreans to the country for the Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
February 07, 2018 - 11:31 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From smartphones to ship fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance international sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show the Olympic spirit as it welcomes hundreds of North Koreans for the Winter Games. Spearheaded by the U.S., the international community has...
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FILE - This July 15, 2015, file photo shows mixed martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey working out at Glendale Fighting Club in Glendale, Calif. The former UFC champion Rousey could soon make the move to WWE. She’s met with WWE executives and has seemed excited about the possibility of becoming a wrestler. Rousey may not debut at one of WWE’s signature events this weekend in Philadelphia because she’s filming a movie in Colombia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 28, 2018 - 11:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ronda Rousey's next bout in the ring won't come in mixed martial arts but in the world of professional wrestling. The biggest superstar in women's MMA officially made the jump to WWE on Sunday night with a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia. The former UFC...
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January 23, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — WWE star Enzo Amore has been fired by the wrestling promotion after a woman alleged on Twitter that he raped her and police opened a sexual assault investigation. The company said in a statement that Amore, whose real name is Eric Arndt, was fired Tuesday after initially being...
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January 20, 2018 - 2:53 am
The Rock told jabronis to know their role long before he traveled to Jumanji. Batista defended championships before he guarded the galaxy. Steve Austin left losers in his path with "Stone Cold" stunners instead of Skullbusters . Before the trio of WWE stars stretched into other entertainment...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2016, file photo Ronda Rousey stands in the cage after Amanda Nunes forced a stoppage in the first round of their women's bantamweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 207 in Las Vegas. Rousey's next fight could come in a WWE ring. WWE executive Paul Levesque, better known as wrestling superstar Triple H, had dinner with Rousey in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, Jan. 8, again fueling speculation that UFC's biggest female star could leave the octagon for a career in sports entertainment. "We are talking to Ronda, as we've been for a while," Levesque told The Associated Press by phone on Wednesday. "She has a lot of things going on. We have a lot of things going on. But we have a great relationship with her, a very friendly standpoint for a long period of time now. It was great to catch up with her." (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
January 10, 2018 - 8:19 pm
UFC star Ronda Rousey's next fight could come in a WWE ring. WWE executive Paul Levesque, better known as wrestling superstar Triple H, had dinner with Rousey in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, again fueling speculation that UFC's biggest female star could leave the octagon for a career in sports...
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Max Holloway, right, punches Jose Aldo, of Brazil, during the third round of a UFC 218 featherweight mixed martial arts bout, early Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Detroit. Holloway defeated Aldo by third-round TKO. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)
December 03, 2017 - 2:56 am
DETROIT (AP) — Max Holloway sought to build up his UFC legacy and push Jose Aldo closer to the end of his career. Done and done. Holloway defended his UFC featherweight title by dominating the former champion in a rematch, winning his 12th straight fight with a TKO late in the third round Saturday...
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November 28, 2017 - 4:04 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian wrestler says his managers told him to intentionally lose to a Russian competitor to avoid facing an Israeli wrestler in the next round. Ali Reza Karimi late Monday told the semi-official ISNA news agency that only one minute before the end of a Sunday round of the U-...
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October 10, 2017 - 5:25 am
MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania wrestling program has been banned from using school facilities after the coach described high school football players as "thugs" in a Facebook post. Ringgold Youth Wrestling Coach Doug Conroy tells WTAE-TV ( http://bit.ly/2yCrMwd ) he used the term in...
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 photo an unidentified heroin user, left, is injected by another man, right, on the street near a strip of land sometimes referred to as "Methadone Mile," in Boston. Residents and those recovering from drug addiction say the area has seen little to no improvement after city officials promised new measures to tackle the notorious drug haven last summer. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
October 05, 2017 - 12:08 am
BOSTON (AP) — Residents and people recovering from addiction say Boston's "Methadone Mile" has seen little to no improvement after city officials promised new measures to tackle the notorious drug haven last year. George Stergios is the local neighborhood association president. He says residents...
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A vendor checks on a smartphone near the friendship bridge connecting China and North Korea in the Chinese border town of Dandong, opposite side of the North Korean town of Sinuiju, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. The leaders of South Korea and Japan have agreed to work together to build support for further sanctions against North Korea following its latest nuclear test. (AP Photo/Helene Franchineau)
September 04, 2017 - 2:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is holding its second emergency meeting in a week about North Korea on Monday after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats wrestling with what to do about the North's persistent weapons programs. Scheduled after North...
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