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US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg mulls presidential bid

The Bloomberg team are reportedly planning to focus on the so-called Super Tuesday contests in March, when 14 states, including California, Alabama and Colorado, will vote on a single day for their preferred White House nominee. If he enters the race, Mr Bloomberg will face intense scrutiny of his three-term …

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Son scores twice as Tottenham thrash Red Star Belgrade

Son has five goals in four Champions League appearances this season Son Heung-min scored twice following a difficult few days to take Tottenham towards the Champions League knockout stages by thrashing Red Star Belgrade. Spurs lie second in Group B, four points clear of Red Star in third, knowing one …

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Rodrygo hits hattrick

Rodrygo (left) completed his hat-trick in stoppage time after Karim Benzema’s brace Brazilian forward Rodrygo announced himself on club football’s biggest stage with a ‘perfect’ hat-trick in Real Madrid’s 6-0 defeat of Galatasaray. The 18-year-old became the second youngest player to score a Champions League treble, behind only Real legend …

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Dalian Atkinson: Police officer charged with footballer murder

Dalian Atkinson played for Aston Villa, Ipswich Town and Sheffield Wednesday A police officer has been charged with the murder of retired footballer Dalian Atkinson who died after being Tasered. The ex-Aston Villa striker, 48, was restrained by police officers at his father’s house in Telford, Shropshire, on 15 August …

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Ex-Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

Two former employees of Twitter have been charged in the US with spying for Saudi Arabia. The charges, unsealed on Wednesday in San Francisco, allege that Saudi agents sought personal information about Twitter users including known critics of the Saudi government. Court documents  named the two as Ahmad Abouammo, a …

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Barcelona 0-0 Slavia Prague

Lionel Messi protests to the referee Barcelona failed to score for the first time in 46 home games as they were held to a draw by Slavia Prague. Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since …

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Sadio Mane: Liverpool forward ‘not a diver’, says Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane “is not a diver” according to Reds’ boss Jurgen Klopp, despite the forward being booked for the offence at the weekend. Mane, 27, was cautioned in the 37th minute of Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Aston Villa on Saturday. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola then appeared to suggest the Senegal international …

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Andre Gomes: Everton midfielder suffers horrific ankle injury

Everton’s players rushed over to Andre Gomes and Tottenham’s Son Heung-min was distressed after seeing the aftermath Everton midfielder Andre Gomes will have surgery on Monday after suffering a horrific ankle injury in Sunday’s Premier League match against Tottenham. The Portuguese was taken straight to hospital where he has been …

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