But while Wenger confirmed he expected the situation to be resolved soon, he said he did not know what the final outcome would be.
Mesut Ozil was also missing because of injury and Arsenal's lineup looked a shadow of the past teams under Wenger.
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The White House's announcement coincided with a series of new sanctions by the Treasury Department targeting Iranian officials. Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against the new sanctions, although it did not specify how.
Danny Welbeck, Shkodran Mustafi and Maitland Niles all came close to breaking the deadlock in the first half but Bournemouth remained compact at the back.
Alexandre Lacazette, a player who has been low on confidence of late started up top - and with Sanchez departing the Frenchman now has an even bigger onus on him to become Arsenal's main goal scorer, something he couldn't manage on the day.
There was a much clearer claim for a spot-kick moments later in the Arsenal area when Alex Iwobi handled Ibe's free-kick but refereeKevin Friend decided the contact was unintentional.
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Temperatures on Monday will remain steady through Noon, with teens and single digits by afternoon. Winds will be increasing throughout the evening before shifting out of the north in the morning.
On the pitch, however, the Gunners could not lift the gloom that has surrounded the club in recent weeks, despite Hector Bellerin's cross-shot somewhat fortuitously giving the visitors a lead in the 52nd minute.
Bournemouth were perhaps quite unfortunate not to be awarded a penalty before the break as Iwobi looked to have moved his arm towards the ball from a corner.
But the Cherries' response was fantastic, and two goals in four minutes from Callum Wilson and Jordon Ibe put them 2-1 ahead and on course for a famous win.
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Trump gave Congress six months to find a way to allow immigrant approved for the DACA program to remain in the USA permanently. But some of those issues will likely have to wait due to the sense of urgency running through these discussions.
Although the Gunners defence was again found wanting, when Callum Wilsons steered home a left-footed effort after great work from Ryan Fraser who provided the assist on the 70th minute to equalise for Bournemouth 1-1.
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Atlanta was the NFL's highest-scoring team last season, but its lowest production was in a 24-15 defeat to the Eagles . Elliott connected on a 53-yard field goal as time expired in the first half, closing the Eagles' deficit to 10-9.
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What can be done? With most utilities out of commission or about to be cut off, staying behind was not an option for many. Search and rescue crews recovered the body of Morgan Corey, 25, who was found in debris near Mill Road about 9 a.m.
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"It's a constantly moving number", said Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown , adding that he expected the death toll to rise. The mudslide swept through the coastal community of Montecito on Tuesday morning, catching numerous victims entirely off-guard.
Sismo de 7.8 grados sacude a Honduras; lo resiente México
En ese sentido se recomienda a los Comités de Emergencia Local mantener la observación y monitoreo que conlleva la alerta verde. El terremoto ocurrió a las 02:51 horas GMT, a 44 km al del archipiélago islas del Cisne y a 10 km de profundidad .
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The young are most affected, with as many as 40 percent out of work according to analysts, and rural areas particularly hard-hit. A regional official confirms that two people were killed in clashes in the western town of Dorud during an "illegal protest".